Meet our team
Garry Riding
Managing Director

Garry started his career in insurance with Swinton where he was a branch manager from 1981 to 1992.

He set up Ridings Insurance and Advantage Insurance Centres, which now incorporates Police Insure, in 1992.

"My aim has always been to provide customers with highly competitively priced insurance products backed up with first-class customer service," says Garry.

"At Police Insure, we have tailored those products to suit the needs and demands of police officers and staff and extended the benefits of the cover and service we provide to their partners too.

"I genuinely believe that we offer great products, at competitive prices and, just as importantly, excellent customer service." Married to Paula, Garry lives in Bury and has two sons, Matthew and Daniel.

Mark Faint MBE
Director of Business Development

Mark joined Police Insure in January 2011, following 30 years' service with Cheshire Constabulary. He spent the majority of his career in CID at Halton and Warrington and on the Force Major Crime Investigation Unit.

For the last six years of his service, Mark had the privilege of being Chairman of Cheshire Police Federation and in 2011 he was rewarded with an MBE in recognition of his services to the Force.

Mark also works two days a week as the Business Development Manager for Cheshire Police Federation.

David Griffin
Business Development Manager

David joined Police Insure in April 2012 after 30 years' service with Cheshire Police. His police career was a mix of uniform duties and CID and also included spells with the Force Firearms Unit, underwater search team, air operations unit and press office.

His final postings were as a Chief inspector in Headquarters Crime Operations and ultimately uniform operational policing in Northern Division covering Warrington, Widnes and Runcorn.

He explained: "I was delighted to take up this post and to have the opportunity to meet serving and retired police officers and staff.

"As an ex cop, I still feel a tremendous sense of loyalty to the service and I enjoy being able to offer first rate products and services to members of the police family."

Darren Warner
Regional Business Development Manager (The Metropolitan and Kent)

Darren joined us in January 2015, following 30 years' service with the Met Police.

"It was the excellent service afforded to me as a customer that initially got my interest in working with Police Insure. I firmly believe in providing a first-class service and am confident we can deliver that to the police family through our quality products".

Darren spent the majority of his career in CID in various London boroughs and spent seven years within the Clubs & Vice Unit. For the last five years of his service, Darren worked as a Detective Inspector out of New Scotland Yard within Special Operations.

Married to Michelle, Darren lived in London for twenty years and has been in Whitstable, Kent for the last ten years.

"I'm looking forward to bringing this great business to the attention of the Met and my home force of Kent and meeting colleagues old and new along the way".