Blog Authors

Meet the authorship team for the Contractor Umbrella Blog:

Lisa Keeble
Lisa Keeble is the Managing Director for ContractorUmbrella Ltd, one of the UK’s Most Respected Umbrella Companies and founder member of AllUmbrellaCompaniesAreEqual. Learn more about Lisa on Google.

Lisa has over 15 years experience in the financial services sector, with a background in management accounting and credit control. Since Lisa took over the reins in 2003, the business has continued to grow from strength to strength. Lisa’s aim for ContractorUmbrella is to become the largest umbrella company in the UK without losing any integrity or service levels that the business has become famous for.


Lucy Smith
Lucy Smith is the Sales & Marketing Manager for ContractorUmbrella Ltd and founder member of AllUmbrellaCompaniesAreEqual. Learn more about Lucy on Google.

Lucy graduated with a degree in design management & has over 14 years experience of both agency & client side work. With skills in brand communication, relationship management, Lucy is keen to ensure that any clients we work with, either agencies or contractors, are provided with all the information they require to build confidence & trust in the brand.


Roger Westlake
Roger Westlake is the Compliance Manager for ContractorUmbrella Ltd.

For 40 years, Roger worked as a Tax Inspector at the Inland Revenue. Having spent a considerable part of his life investigating tax evasion, Roger brings his expertise & knowledge to ContractorUmbrella, where he works closely with the staff to ensure they are committed to absolute compliance with all legislation. Roger also runs the “Ask Roger” forum on the website, giving contractors the opportunity to speak to someone in the know without any obligations. Roger is also the voice for AllUmbrellaCompaniesAreEqual.