David's eldest son, Joe, joined Balens in January 2000 after completing a two year advanced business course. In 2003, he became the Affinity Schemes Manager.  A department which now looks after over 350 Associations who hold customised Insurance schemes through us, ensuring that their members, get an excellent and stress free service.  Joe has been instrumental in the development of systems and processes within the Affinities Department to help ensure the smooth running of the insurance renewal process for our clients.  Joe has gained qualifications through The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and has attended many CPD courses in various subjects, keeping up to date with changes in legislation, along with completion of Management Development courses.

In December 2011 Joe was appointed a Director of Balens and in 2018 moved to being joint Managing Director with his brother Josh.  Joe helps to look after all aspects of Balens Ltd as well as continued oversight of the Affinity Schemes Department.