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Catherine Hyde 

Catherine heads up the copyright protection team for H&B Administration LLP, assisting in the protecting of intellectual property on behalf of its members. Catherine is passionate about the fight against illegal downloads and protecting the future of the media and technology industries. As a qualified solicitor with a legal background in insurance fraud investigation and defence Catherine has a unique skill set perfectly suited to insured copyright protection.

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Kieron Sharp

Kieron is the CEO of the ‘Federation Against Copyright Theft’, managing partner member of H&B Administration LLP. His team at FACT are handle all private criminal prosecution matters for the LLP members. His distinguished 30 year career with the Metropolitan Police and City of London Police, included a four year secondment to Interpol as Head of the Economic Crime Department, and culminated in the position of Detective Chief Superintendent in charge of Specialist Crime Operations in the City of London. Kieron is also a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

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Simon Thomson

Simon is the first point of contact for our on-boarding members, and handles all insurance requirements for the LLP. His team in the City of London are integrated within our insurance partner and are on hand to offer advice and consultation for international rights holders. Simon is a Chartered Insurance Institute qualified broker at Lloyd's and his career has culminated in originating the LLP bespoke insurance product to protect intellectual property.

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Steven Wright

Steven consults for partner members of the LLP on enforcement liaison matters.
He was a sergeant in the Police Service where he served for over 20 years, he was a government advisor for CBRNE and worked directly with the UK government counter terrorist branches and international homeland defence divisions. His skill set naturally lends itself to copyright enforcement.