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The Team

Director - John Raper

Married with two daughters. Educated at Bradford Grammar School. Professional experience – 15 years experience in financial industry, having worked in marketing, underwriting, personal banking, shareholder services and customer relations.

A founder member in 2004, initially involved in developing our marketing strategy, market research and databases and is now responsible for overall recruitment. Free time is spent around family.  Interests include music, Australia, computer games and supporting Bradford City Football club and Bingley Bantams Supporters.  

Director - Ian Raper FCII

Ian took early retirement in 2004 to assist in the development of the Company. His experience has been built up working at senior manager and director level with international, national and local firms in the risk management, insurance, banking and public utility industries. His particular areas of responsibility have been in customer service, technical insurance aspects and business development.

He continues to retain consultancy connections in these areas and has opened a new recruiting division dealing with placements of Account and Development Executives and Account Handlers in the General Insurance industry.

Family and business take a lot of his time but also very interested in computers, travel and Bradford City Football Club. Recently elected as Chairman of Bingley Bantams Supporters Group.

Business Development Consultant - Andrew Vaux

Educated at Bradford Grammar School and Hull University, Andrew has almost 30 years business and marketing experience, working in sectors including utilities, NHS, education and local government. He has two sons and has lived all his life in the Bradford district. His hobbies include charity work, walking, going to concerts and watching Bradford City. Another Bingley Bantams committee member.

His responsibilities within Rapport include advising on the Company’s PR and social media activities.

Company Secretary - Eileen Raper

Mother of John, wife of Ian. Trained as secretary in Shipping and managed an Estate agency. As well as acting as Company Secretary, she smoothes relationships between Directors when needed!

Interests - family and her menagerie of animals and birds (not necessarily in that order!)

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