Peter Cullum

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Peter Cullum is the founder and chairman of insurance company Towergate


Cullum began his insurance career in 1969 with the Royal Insurance Group, before moving to sales and marketing positions within Commercial Union and ITT London and Edinburgh. In 1991 he joined Economic Insurance and led the management buyout in 1996 when it was sold to Hiscox plc - he was then appointed group marketing director at Hiscox.

In 1997 Cullum started his own company insurance company Towergate.[1]

Letter to the Telegraph

On 1 April 2015 Cullum was one of 103 business leaders who wrote to the Telegraph praising the British Conservative Party's economic policies and claiming a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment' in the UK.[2]

Political donations

Recorded by the Electoral Commission:[3]

Date Name of donor Amount Donated to Subsidiary (parties only)
30/01/2008 Towergate Underwriting Group Ltd, Towergate House £15,000.00 Conservative/Unionist Members 1922 Committee


  1. Towergate Peter Cullum, accessed 2 April 2015.
  2. Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 2 April 2015.
  3. Electoral Commission, Donation Search, accessed 2 April 2015.