Meet the Content and Brand Team

Introducing our content and PR experts who help keep our website up to date, so you’re always informed about all things insurance and finance.

Amy McDonnell

Content Manager

Having graduated as a Magazine Journalist in 2016, Amy spent the past five years working in various content roles spanning everything from health and fitness to gambling and lifestyle. For the past three years, she’s worked in financial services creating content to help customers make informed decisions about their money.


Ben Newman

Content Editor

Ben graduated with a BA in English Literature and History from Cardiff University in 2016. Before joining Admiral, he worked at a digital marketing agency, helping businesses improve their SEO rankings and produce better content.

He’s written about cars, finance, video games, music, legal services and even the labelling industry. Now he writes about insurance. 


Tegan Oldfield

Content Writer

Before joining Admiral, Tegan dabbled in the publishing industry, was assistant fiction editor of a literary magazine and also did a blog writing internship.

Since graduating with a Distinction in her Creative Writing MA at Cardiff University, she’s worked in content marketing and creation, creating quality blogs as well as copywriting across lots of platforms.  


Victoria Whittal-Williams

Head of Brand Communications

Victoria moved to Cardiff to study Media and Communication at University 20 years ago and never left.

Having joined Admiral in 2018, Victoria’s previous roles included managing several award-winning media campaigns and writing about property, personal finance, interior design, energy, utilities, leisure, travel and pets for over 15 years.

Victoria enjoys family outings, running and planning home improvements.

Justin Beddows

Consumer PR specialist

Justin has over 25 years’ experience working at Admiral. He started in the Claims department in 1996, fresh from graduating Cardiff University with a degree in English Language.

In 1999, Justin moved to the Communications team, where he worked for 14 years, responsible for all internal and external communication for Admiral Group.

Currently, Justin looks after Admiral consumer PR, including proactive campaigns and dealing with inbound media queries. There is very little he doesn’t know about Admiral or our insurance products.

Outside of work, Justin enjoys trying new restaurants and travelling to new destinations.

Gareth Herincx

Motor writer

Gareth is an experienced journalist, editor and copywriter specialising in motoring. He’s the editor of Automotive Blog and has worked across the media in newspapers, magazines, TV, teletext, radio and online for household names including the BBC, GMTV, ITV and MSN.

Gareth has also worked with Lloyds Bank, Nationwide and the Money Advice Service. He’s married with two children and lives near Bath, Somerset.

Tim Cattlin

Van writer

Tim started his career selling vans in the 1980s, progressing through dealer groups to management level. In 2016, he started his own consultancy business dedicated to the light commercial vehicle (LCV) industry.

His work is featured regularly in ‘What Van?’ where he’s on the panel of judges for the annual ‘Van of the Year’ awards.

To relax, Tim enjoys travel, long walks in his local area, Yorkshire and spending time with his pet cat, Leo.

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