Russell started his career in the Aviation insurance market in 1979. He began his career at Lloyd’s Broker Hargreaves, Reiss and Quinn. In 2001 he co-founded Tyser’s aviation broking department and ran the operation until his appointment in 2006 as General Aviation Underwriter at Wellington Underwriting. Russell joined Antares in 2012. He holds a UK Private Pilot’s Licence and is a representative on the Council of the UK General Aviation Safety Council.