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Hugh Currell

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Hugh Currell

Partnerships & Commercial

Hugh has worked at ActiveQuote for over 11 years in a combination of roles across Marketing, Commercial and Partnerships and is now Head of Partnerships ensuring ActiveQuote’s business partners and their customers experience a first-class approach to account management, commercial return and positive customer outcomes in-line with our values.

About Hugh

Hugh began his career in digital marketing after graduating with a degree in Journalism in 2012. He joined ActiveQuote the following year as a Digital Marketing Executive, where he supported the Business Development team by managing accounts, SEO and PPC campaigns, and identifying new opportunities. 

As ActiveQuote evolved and grew,  the Partnerships department was established, and Hugh took on the role of Senior Partnerships Manager from 2019 to 2023. In 2023, he was appointed Head of Partnerships.

In this role, Hugh leverages his extensive experience and deep understanding of the personal protection and health insurance industry to foster and manage partnership relationships effectively. His business acumen and proven track record of delivering commercial results have been instrumental in his success.

What Hugh’s Customers Have to Say

“Hugh has been instrumental in the growth of our partnership. He brings a structured management process with reliable performance reporting, meeting agendas and action summaries. Hugh is transparent and honest and also cooperative and supportive in pushing new ideas forward through the different teams at ActiveQuote.”

“Hugh’s account management is strong as always, Hugh is a credit to the business and really great to have had him on the account since day one.”

Hugh’s Experience & Previous Work

ActiveQuote

  • Head of Partnerships; 2023 to present
      • Drive and lead the Partnerships & Business Development department as part of the Senior Management Team working alongside the CEO, COO and CFO and other Senior Managers.
      • Manage all commercial and growth strategies for our white-label relationships including customer acquisition and growth, software development and contract negotiation.
      • Develop and grow all existing partnerships maximising ROI for all stakeholders.
      • Identify new business opportunities and lead commercial tenders and RFPs for prospective partners.
      • Act as a single point-of-contact for commercial partnerships.
      • Be part of an overarching strategy that drives ActiveQuote forward as the leading health and protection comparison website and advised insurance broker in the UK.
  • Senior Partnerships Manager; 2019 to 2023
      • Managing our white-label relationships with the UK's biggest price comparison websites.
      • Develop and grow the existing partnership channels.
      • Identify new business opportunities in health insurance, income protection insurance and life insurance.
      • Act as the single point-of-contact for ActiveQuote's white-label partners as their dedicated account manager.
  • Partnerships Manager; 2016-2019
      • Managing our white-label relationships with the UK's biggest price comparison websites.
      • Develop and grow the existing partnership channels.
      • Identify new business opportunities in health insurance, income protection insurance and life insurance.
      • Act as the single point-of-contact for ActiveQuote's white-label partners as their dedicated account manager.
  • Business Development Executive; 2016
      • Supporting the Head of Business Development in their role.
      • Manage existing white-label and affiliate partners.
      • Identify new opportunities in health insurance, income protection insurance and life insurance.
  • Digital Marketing Executive; 2013-2016
      • Creating a wide range of different marketing materials.
      • Support partners with their marketing strategy and goals.
      • Update and maintain the company CMS for daily news and industry-related stories.
      • Engage with the PPC campaigns and optimise performance.

Speak to Hugh about:

  • Commercial opportunities
  • White-label solutions
  • Affiliate partnerships
  • Customer Introductions
  • Lead generation

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