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Executive Administration and Facilities

Loretta Smith

Executive Assistant to CEO

Loretta has worked in the insurance industry for ten years, having previously worked for Euler Hermes and Travelers, where her roles saw her working in the collections, claims and reinsurance divisions.

Loretta joined Castel in November 2013 to support CEO Mark Birrell.

In her spare time, Loretta enjoys socialising, hairdressing and keeping fit.

Annie Preston


Annie joined Castel in September 2021, with a wealth of experience as a corporate receptionist, particularly in the City of London.

In her spare time Annie enjoys dining out, travelling, and socialising.