The team is made up of a vast amount of senior experience across the protection industry


Protection Review is the definitive review of the UK's multi-billion pound health and protection insurance industry. Established in 2003 by its then co-directors Peter Le Beau and Andy Couchman, Kevin Carr joined as chief executive in 2010, followed by Jo Miller who runs the research arm of the business, The Syndicate.   Roger Edwards joined as Marketing Director in 2016 and the team are supported by Frances Delhoy.

As well as providing an independent view of the protection market, the annual Protection Review conference and awards is regarded as the go to event for the industry. Protection Review also publishes monthly product reviews, regular thought leadership pieces and conducts industry polls.  The Syndicate research community carries out annual research tracking consumer sentiment towards protection insurance. 

Co-chairman Peter Le Beau MBE, FCII, JP  spent most of his corporate life in reinsurance, having started as a life underwriter. After a highly successful and enjoyable career, he formed Le Beau Visage in 2001, and co-founded Protection Review in 2003. He was awarded the MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2009. See for more.

Fellow co-chairman and FCII Andy Couchman's corporate career was spent mainly in product marketing (after also starting as a life underwriter),managing a number of market leading products. He established Bank House Communications Ltd in 1995 and co-founded Protection Review with Peter in 2003. See for more.

Previously qualified IFA and mortgage adviser Kevin Carr MCIPR joined Peter and Andy at Protection Review as chief executive in 2010, following a glowing career with PruProtect and before that LifeSearch (initially starting his career as a mortgage adviser).
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Roger Edwards has vast industry experience and previous roles include managing director of Bright Grey and Scottish Provident. He launched Roger Edwards Marketing Ltd in 2013. See for more.

Frances Delhoy has spent most of her career in Insurance. She had a long and varied career within the Life Division of Swiss re between 1984 and 1996 and helped Peter set up Le Beau Visage when it was formed in February 2001.  Frances is responsible for all the administration of the business and, with many years' experience managing major conferences, is responsible for running The-Net-Work and The Protection Review Seminar and Launch Dinner.

Jo Miller is the latest recruit to the Protection Review team and helps run the website and manage the research projects that Protection Review are involved in. Jo previously worked for Ernst & Young LLP as an Operations Manager in their EMEIA Financial Services team.  Prior to this, Jo worked for an international events organiser as an operations and events manager.

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