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 is responsible for the operations side of events.   Roger Edwards joined as Marketing Director in 2016.

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. 


Kevin Carr MCIPR joined Protection Review as chief executive in 2010, following a glowing career with PruProtect and LifeSearch (initially starting his career as a mortgage adviser). See for more.


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 and helps companies with their marketing strategies, content and social media.
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Jo Miller previously worked for EY as an operations manager in the Financial Services practice. She is now Director of Operations for Protection Review and oversees all aspect of the running of the events. Additionally, Jo is also Co-chair of the IPTF and provides operational support to the Protection Distributors Group (PDG).



Co-chairman Peter Le Beau MBE, FCII, JP, has spent most of his corporate life in reinsurance, having started as a life underwriter. 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.



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