Arran Brudenell – Managing Director & Funeral Director

Arran joined the firm in 2004, having previously worked for a large travel agent in Leicester. Having no funeral experience, Arran very quickly set about learning as much as he could from John and Pat, and then embarked upon completing the Diploma in Funeral Directing through the National Association of Funeral Directors. Arran completed this complex course in less than 18 months, and at the time was one of the youngest qualified funeral directors in the country.

In 2007, Arran was nominated for, and subsequently won a National Training Award for his achievements in the funeral industry in such a short time.

Arran is responsible for the day to day running of the business, and together with the other members of staff, ensures every funeral takes place in accordance with the families’ wishes.

Arran is involved with the profession nationally in a variety of roles, including

  • A member of the British Institute of Funeral Directors
  • A member of the Executive Committee of the Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF)
  • A member of the SAIFCharter Committee
  • Arran was the National President for SAIF in 2012/2013.
  • Arran is currently the Chairman of the Independents Funeral Directors College.

Arran is a qualified funeral director and holds the following qualifications

  • Diploma in Funeral Directing
  • Certificate in Funeral Practice
  • BA (Hons) in Business Management (De Montfort University)