Barrie has been the insurance analyst at Panmure Gordon since 2007 covering both Life and General Insurance. He started his career underwriting at Royal Insurance, becoming an Underwriting Manager in its City office. Following a period as Investor Relations Manager he became an insurance equity research analyst at Charterhouse Securities, and then Cheuvreux. Barrie has been regularly ranked top 3 in the Extel UK Small/mid cap survey, including #1, and has received numerous Starmine awards including #1 for earnings accuracy. He studied Economics at Liverpool, is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII) and a Chartered Insurer.