Perceptive Underwriting

The Team

Colin Thompson

Colin Thompson BA Hons

Founder & Group Chief Executive Officer

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Colin was Professional Lines Manager with Axis Specialty Europe Ltd prior to founding the Nexus Group. Starting out his career with a BA (Hons) Law Degree, he moved into insurance where he developed his wide knowledge of the industry through varying responsibilities, including Executive Protection Unit Manager and Transaction Liability Manager, for Chubb Insurance Company of Europe SA and as D&O Line Manager at CNA Insurance Company (Europe) Ltd.

Tim Brangwyn

Tim Brangwyn ACII

Group Chief Operating Officer

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Tim joined Millstream in 2016. He has 30 years experience acquired across a range of operational and management roles in both underwriting and broking businesses in the UK regional commercial insurance market.​

Stuart Rouse

Stuart Rouse Ba (Hons), ACMA

Group Chief Financial Officer

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Stuart has over 22 years’ experience in the industry. His previous roles include CFO for Fusion Insurance, Towergate Underwriting, CFO and COO of Towergate Financial, CFO of Aspen’s Managing Agency and Syndicate 4711 as well as Aspen’s Insurance Division. He was also Group COO of HW Wood the global insurance broker. Stuart has extensive experience in driving value and growth across the MGA insurer model.

Ian Whistondale

Ian Whistondale FRSA

Nexus Co-Founder & Non Executive Director

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Ian has worked in the London insurance market for the past 30 years. He has founded and managed many successful insurance underwriting and brokerage businesses, including an eponymous Lloyd’s Broker. As an investor and consultant to insurance and other business start-up ventures, Ian has an excellent understanding of the increasing risks and challenges that face the SME sector.

Hugh Morland

Hugh Morland MA (Oxon)

Nexus Co-Founder & Deputy Chairman

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Hugh has extensive experience of the insurance market that covers a period in excess of 40 years. He was previously Marsh Finpro Managing Director and also a member of the European Executive Committee. Prior to these commitments, he was Chief Executive Officer of Bowring Marsh and McLennan’s Finpro Division. Additionally he was Chief Executive Officer of their UK retail operations. Hugh’s European expertise was honed when, as Chief Executive Officer of CNA Insurance Company (Europe) Ltd, he oversaw the Company’s entire European operations.

Jeremy Adams

Jeremy Adams MA ACII

Non Executive Director

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Jeremy has had extensive experience in the insurance industry for 35 years, including Chief Executive of Novae Syndicates, one of the five founding directors of Special Risk Services, and broking many different classes of business with Willis and Aon. He brings invaluable independent insight and scrutiny for the group going forward.

Andrew Moss

Andrew Moss

Independent Non-Executive Chairman of NUML


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Andrew has had a long and distinguished career within the insurance industry including five years as Group CEO of Aviva Plc, and prior to this he spent four years as Director of Finance, Risk Management and Operations at Lloyd’s of London. In 2014 he joined Parker Fitzgerald, the London based Management Consultancy, as Chairman of the Advisory Board where he helped steer their recent acquisition by Accenture to its successful outcome.

Dan Topping

Dan Topping

Non Executive Director


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Dan Topping is the Chief Investment Officer of B.P. Marsh, with over a decade of experience in the financial services sector. Dan graduated from the University of Durham in 2005 and is a member of the Securities and Investment Institute and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Having spent two years at an independent London accountancy practice, he joined B. P. Marsh in 2007. He was appointed as a Director in 2011 and promoted to his current role in 2015.

Dan is a standing member of the B.P. Marsh Investment and Valuation Committees and currently serves as a Board Director across the portfolio.

Rob Amati

Rob Amati

Managing Director
Millstream Underwriting

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Rob joined Millstream in August 2018 with 20 Years’ experience in the financial services sector in a variety of leadership, sales and underwriting roles. Prior to joining Millstream he spent 10 years at RSA working in the regional commercial insurance market.

Dan Hallmark

Dan Hallmark

Senior Underwriter
Accident and Health

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Daniel joined Millstream in June 2017 to lead the underwriting team and brings with him nearly 15 years insurance industry experience. He joins us from Aviva where he was most recently the UK Affinity & Employee Benefits Manager. Prior to that Dan was an Accident & Health underwriter at ACE Group.

Dan is a Hammers fan, enjoys most sports and is juggling his professional exams with a busy work & home life.

Ashleigh Henderson

Ashleigh Henderson

Underwriter

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Ashleigh joined us in July 2016 bringing nearly 10 years of insurance & underwriting experience. Prior to joining Millstream Ashleigh was at Ageas in London where he spent 5 years as part of their underwriting team gaining expertise in UK Group and Individual Personal Accident, Business and Leisure travel risks.

Ashleigh now focuses on Employee Benefits Personal Accident & Travel schemes and Specialist UK Retail Travel schemes.

Aaron Williams

Aaron Williams Dip CII

Underwriter

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Aaron joined the underwriting team in June 2017 from Compass where he was Senior Underwriter for 5 years. With more than 12 years underwriting experience gained with insurers, MGAs and brokers, Aaron brings a rounded perspective and bags of Personal Accident, Travel and Life expertise.

Outside work Aaron is a football fan (a Gooner) and enjoys playing the guitar.

Katie English

Katie English Cert CII

Junior Underwriter

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Katie added further expertise to our underwriting team in November 2016. Already qualified to Cert CII level, she brings several years of experience in a broking environment and a determination to continue to develop both her knowledge and our capabilities. Outside work she is a keen badminton player.

Ian Groves

Ian Groves

Senior Development Underwriter

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Ian joined Millstream following the acquisition of the Global Flying Services portfolio from Hiscox in December 2018. An acknowledged expert in Loss of Licence and Personal Accident classes, particularly for aviators, Ian brings a wealth of experience to the team having worked for more than 30 years in the London market.

Jenny Gu

Jenny Gu

Development Underwriter
Millstream Global Flying

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Jenny joined the Millstream team following the acquisition of the Global Flying Services portfolio from Hiscox in December 2018.

A graduate of the University of Auckland, Jenny has gained underwriting experience over the last 5 years and brings a keen eye for detail with a passion for developing the business.

David Godley

David Godley

Director of Aerospace

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Tim Wright

Tim Wright

Chief Underwriting Officer, Space

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Richard Power

Richard Power

Director of Aerospace

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Martin Audis

Martin Audis

Senior Underwriter

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Henrietta Craven

Henrietta Craven

Assistant Underwriter

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Sam Langton

Sam Langton

Underwriting Assistant

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Simon Barker

Simon Barker

Managing Director

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Christina Spelman

Christina Spelman

Director and CUO, Nexus EBA

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Alexi De Turckheim

Alexi De Turckheim

Associate Director

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Joshua Newoor

Joshua Newoor

Technical Director
Surety and Latent Defects

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Priscilla Jodhee

Priscilla Jodhee

Business Development Manager (Directrice Commerciale)

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Pierre-Eloi Gilles

Pierre-Eloi Gilles

Senior Underwriter

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Stephen Comerford

Stephen Comerford

New Business Development Manager- Ireland&UK

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Petra Kolesova

Petra Kolesova

Assistant Underwriter

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Roberto Calabretti

Roberto Calabretti

Managing Director (Amministratore Delegato) Nexus EBA Srl and Country Manager

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Marco Lorenzon

Marco Lorenzon

Senior Underwriter
Surety and Bond, Nexus EBA

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Christopher Rowley

Christopher Rowley

Underwriting Assistant

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Marco Terruli

Marco Terruli

Junior Underwriter
Surety and Bond

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Simona Frisicale

Simona Frisicale

Junior Underwriter

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James Lawrie

James Lawrie

Managing Director of NUL

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James founded Apsley in 2013 and sold the business to Nexus in 2018. Prior to founding Apsley James worked at Towers Watson where he was a Senior Investment Consultant with responsibility for a multibillion dollar portfolio of Hedge Fund investments on behalf of some of the largest global sovereign wealth and pension funds. James joined Towers Watson from Global Macro and Fund of Hedge Fund manager Caliburn Capital Partners which was the alternative investment arm of Mizuho International. Prior to this James worked in insurance broking and investment banking.

James has contributed to various research papers and articles, as well as being regularly quoted in the press

James has a BA (Hons) in Politics from the Durham University, is a holder of the Investment Management Certificate and has a Diploma in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Jamie Ricketts

Jamie Ricketts

Managing Director of D&O/FI

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Jamie has 10 years underwriting experience within the Professional Lines market. He was previously Underwriter, AVP for Axis Professional Lines. Prior to Axis, Jamie was employed by AUM Group (an underwriting division of Aon) from 2003 and assisted primarily in developing the Pension Trustee Liability book of business.

Angie Einecker

Angie Einecker

Senior Underwriter
Financial Lines

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​Angie has 22 years underwriting experience within the Financial Lines market. She previously worked for Novae Underwriting Ltd as an Underwriter developing the management liability wordings and book of business. Angie also worked as a Senior Financial Lines Underwriter for Chartis, primarily on D&O and PTL, as well as acting as a referral point for the regional branches.

Chantell Livingstone

Chantell Livingstone

Senior Underwriter
Financial Lines

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Chantell joined Nexus as an Underwriting Assistant and was promoted to Underwriter in 2009. She has 11 years of market experience and was previously employed at Newline as the Financial Institutions Underwriting Assistant and Compliance Assistant where she was involved in key compliance market implementations.

Bertie Blackwell

Bertie Blackwell

Senior Underwriter
Financial Lines

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Louis Hawes

Louis Hawes

Underwriting Assistant
DOFI

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Louis attended Mayflower High School sixth form where he studied Business, Economics and Geography A levels. Having left Mayflower Louis started at Argenta where he worked in the group finance department as an assistant accountant. Outside of work Louis plays semi professional football and is a keen cricketer.

Joanne Edgley

Joanne Edgley

Managing Director
Commercial PI

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Joanne has worked for the past 19 years in the London insurance market specialising in Financial Lines. Prior to joining Nexus she held the position of Deputy Regional Underwriting Manager at Novae for 7 years. Joanne also focused on the Professional Indemnity sector whilst working at PRI Group, Denham Syndicate 990 and BP Theakston Syndicate 1101.​

Liz O’Connor

Liz O’Connor

Senior Underwriter
Financial Lines

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Liz joined Nexus from Novae where she had worked since April 2004 as a Financial Lines Underwriter. Her experience prior to Novae was as a Legal Expenses Assistant Underwriter for Abbey Legal Protection Ltd.

Pete Burton

Pete Burton

Senior Underwriter

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Pete started his insurance career over 11 years ago at Novae Syndicates Ltd. He has been underwriting since 2006 in the Regional Financial Lines Unit specialising in Professional Indemnity and Charity Trustee Indemnity.

Nicola Wilson

Nicola Wilson ACII

Senior Underwriter
Financial Lines

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Nicola started working in insurance in 1998, with Alexander Forbes as a broker and joined Marsh in 2002 where she spent 11 years broking before joining CFC Underwriting in 2013 as a PI underwriter, writing UK and international business. Nicola is ACII qualified.

James Rasmussen

James Rasmussen

Managing Director, Management Liability
UK

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Neil Ede

Neil Ede

Head of Management Liability
UK

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Stacy Paquet

Stacy Paquet

Head of Management & Professional Liability
US

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Stacy leads the Management and Professional Lines products/underwriting for Nexus US. She joined Nexus in 2019 with broad underwriting, claim and legal experience in management liability space for private companies and nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining Nexus, Stacy spent 11 years as the President and Chief Underwriting Officer of Management Liability for OneBeacon Insurance Group. She earned a bachelor’s degree from The University of Illinois and a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Bruce Simmons

Bruce Simmons

Vice President of Management and Professional Liability

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Richard Marriage

Richard Marriage

Managing Director

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Richard started in credit insurance in 1997 at Hermes Credit Services. He moved to CIFS at Novae at its inception in 2000 and was Underwriting Manager there until 2010 when he moved to Euler Hermes World Agency. At EHWA Richard’s responsibilities included leading the Account Management teams globally and overseeing the renewal portfolio for Northern Europe. CIFS was acquired by Nexus in 2012 and in 2015 Richard re-joined the CIFS team at Nexus. Most recently his role has expanded to be the Managing Director of Nexus Trade Credit, covering all our Trade Credit underwriting operations.

Ian Selby

Ian Selby

Commercial Director
UK

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Ian has been in the credit insurance market since 2005 and with Nexus Trade Credit since 2008. Initially a Risk Underwriter responsible primarily for construction policies, Ian took on more of a team oversight role as the Risk Underwriting Manager in January 2013 before moving onto the role of Commercial Director for the UK in November 2017.

Neil Payton

Neil Payton

Risk Director
UK

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Neil Payton began his career in credit insurance at Euler Hermes in 1998 underwriting domestic risks. In his time there he was exposed to various sectors including, Electronics, Construction/Metals and Timber/Paper. Neil joined Nexus in November 2004 on the Risk Underwriting team, underwriting a broad range of UK and export markets. He was promoted to Senior Risk Underwriter in 2009 and most recently to Risk Director in 2013. Neil continues to specialise underwriting in the Timber Trade and maintains a close relationship within the Timber Trade Federation.

Danny Ismail

Danny Ismail

Senior Underwriter – Commercial

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Danny Ismail joined the New Business Team in September 2015 after 8 years at Euler Hermes UK, where he worked in a variety of roles including International Account Management and New Business. At Nexus Trade Credit, Danny is a Senior Commercial Underwriter, overseeing the day to day running of the New Business Team and sub £10m Turnover Account Management Team, along with Underwriting New Business enquiries over £50m Turnover.

Vicki Cambridge

Vicki Cambridge

Senior Underwriter – Commercial Renewals

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Vicki joined Nexus in April 2003 as an Underwriting Administrator. Her current role is Senior Commercial Underwriter handling servicing issues and renewals for clients based in the South of England with annual turnovers above £10m.

Philip Oldfield

Philip Oldfield

Underwriter
Commercial

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Philip worked for many years as a Credit Manager for several large companies in the north of England. He moved into broking in 2000, initially working for Aon in Manchester and latterly Leeds and Glasgow, interspersed with a spell of new business underwriting for Amlin Trade Credit in 2007/2008, before joining Nexus at the end of June 2015. He is responsible for a northern based portfolio of policyholders and broker development in the region.

Wendy Matson

Wendy Matson

Underwriter
Commercial

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Wendy began her insurance career in 1998 working for Coface in a client services role and providing support to the underwriters. She then moved to Aon in 2002 working in the Market security department as a Trainee Analyst. Wendy joined us in August 2004 as an Underwriting Assistant then went on to work as a Claims Underwriter. More recently, she has joined the commercial team and is now a Renewal Underwriter.

Hayley Flewers

Hayley Flewers

Underwriter
Renewals

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Hayley joined Nexus in October 2010 working in the accounts department and then moving into an underwriter assistant’s role. She joined the Nexus Trade Credit team in January 2013 in the role of Underwriting Assistant to the team. In 2015 Hayley moved to the new business team where she wrote business up to £3m turnover. Hayley has since joined the renewals team and looking after policy holders up to £10m turnover.

Lois Hudson

Lois Hudson

Underwriter
Commercial

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Lois Hudson started her insurance career in 2003 working for PI insurance company Dickson Manchester. She joined Nexus in March 2005 as an Underwriting Administrator and moved to the New Business team in August 2006 in a support role. She is now a Commercial Underwriter, underwriting business enquiries from £10 to £50 million across all brokers.

Janine Cardew

Janine Cardew

Underwriter
Commercial

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Janine graduated from Southampton Solent University in 2006 with a degree in LLB Law with Criminology (Hons). Following completion of this, she worked at Ford Motor Company in the Executive Department handling escalated complaints and court cases. Since then she worked as an Office Manager/PA for a Property Management Company and a WPP Company. Janine joined Nexus in June 2017 as a Group Receptionist/PA, and in August 2018 she joined the Nexus Trade Credit team as a Trainee Commercial Underwriter (New Business), underwriting business enquires up to £10 million.

Gavin Brown

Gavin Brown

Underwriter
Commercial

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Gavin Brown has been in the Trade Credit industry for 13 years, 9 years at Euler Hermes and the past 4 years with Nexus. He spent the majority of this time within the Account Management area and back in early 2018 he made the move over to his current role within the New Business Team.

Jamie Ashton

Jamie Ashton

Assistant Underwriter
Commercial

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Jamie joined Nexus in 2015 as a graduate where he started in an underwriting support role helping the commercial renewal team with the general processing of documents and adjustments, and helped with the development of internal systems. Jamie then moved into an Assistant Underwriting role responsible for new business and renewals of SME business up to £1.5m turnover. He has since progressed into the role of managing all top up enquires, specifically focusing on the Australian Credit market.

Gina Wade

Gina Wade

Senior Underwriting Assistant

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Gina joined Nexus in 2015 after spending 23 years at RBS Global Financial Markets. She is responsible for supporting the Trade Credit Department with all policy documentation, processes and procedures.

Paul Spinks

Paul Spinks

Senior Underwriter
Risk

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Paul has worked in Risk Underwriting since July 2011. Previously with Euler Hermes where he worked predominantly in the Construction, Metals and Timber sectors covering both domestic and export risks. Paul joined Nexus in March 2014 and his focus remains on the Construction sector. Paul was promoted to Senior Underwriter in the Risk Team in 2018.

Tony Smith

Tony Smith

Senior Underwriter
Export Risk

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Tony joined Nexus in November 2014. He has 25+ years experience in underwriting export risk, starting with the Charles Letts diary group, he then spent 5 years with Mitsui and 13 years with Euler Hermes. Prior to Nexus, Tony was with AIG Europe Ltd, where he was Head of International Trade Credit for Western and Central Europe and also supported the development of AIG’s operation in Dubai.

Xhiljola Xhixhi

Xhiljola Xhixhi

Senior Underwriter
Risk

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Xhiljola joined Nexus six years ago, working as Credit Risk Analyst for our UK and Export business. She joined from Avnet UK (today Tech Data) where she worked for two years as a Credit Analyst, involved with credit insurance policy administration. Prior to that, she spent nine years working in the banking sector as a Corporate and SME Credit Risk Analyst for Piraeus Bank and National Commercial Bank of Albania (BKT). Xhiljola has LSE and MICM Accreditation in addition to her Marketing and Business Management Degree.

Derryck Blackman

Derryck Blackman

Underwriter
Risk

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Derryck Blackman has a long history within the financial sector and has previously worked for Paragon Personal Finance and ING Lease. He started his career in Credit Insurance in 2005 at Euler Hermes, where he operated in the Primary Products and Engineering Division, covering a variety of sectors including Automotive, Printing and Timber. Derryck joined Nexus in December 2007 and has since specialised in the Retail Sector.

Jake Giddings

Jake Giddings

Underwriter
Risk

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Jake Giddings joined Nexus Trade Credit in February 2019 as a Risk Underwriter. Jake is responsible for underwriting credit limits and monitoring exposures within the construction, timber and metals sectors. He previously spent 7 years at Euler Hermes where he worked in global account management and risk underwriting.

Darren Newman

Darren Newman

Underwriter
Risk

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Darren has worked in Risk Underwriting since December 2018 following 10 years at Euler Hermes where he worked predominantly in the Construction and Timber sectors. Since joining Nexus Trade Credit, Darren’s focus remains on the Construction sector.

Simon Jackson

Simon Jackson

Underwriter
Risk

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Simon works as a trade credit Risk Underwriter based in London. He joined Nexus from Euler Hermes where he spent three years focussing on Retail risk. Simon’s initial focus was on Excess Of Loss underwriting across all sectors before switching focus to Retail, Electronics and Steel sectors specifically for the UK Whole Turnover business. Simon holds a (Bsc) in Mathematical Business Analysis.

Victoria Bond

Victoria Bond

Underwriter
Risk

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Victoria joined Nexus in 2009 and has since specialised in the Food and Drink Sector. Before joining Nexus, she was a Risk Underwriter and Credit Analyst with Euler Hermes. Victoria is also a Chartered Management Accountant.

Jack Woodruff

Jack Woodruff

Senior Underwriter
Specialty

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Jack is a Senior Underwriter in our Specialty Credit division, responsible for the development of Single Buyer trade credit business globally and Excess of Loss policies. He has over ten years’ experience in trade credit insurance, having joined Nexus from Euler Hermes back in 2015. Jack spent two years working from the New York office as a Commercial Underwriter until September 2018. Prior to joining Nexus, he worked at Euler Hermes UK, underwriting domestic and export risk, with a focus on the Middle East. Before working in trade credit insurance Jack studied a Masters in Business and Financial Management at Northumbria University in Newcastle.

Jonathan Cristaldi

Jonathan Cristaldi

Underwriter
Specialty Risk

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Jonathan joined the Specialty Risk Division in October 2018, bringing credit analysis and commercial underwriting experience from Euler Hermes. His international experience includes roles in banking and law in the USA, the UK, Switzerland, Italy, and at the European Commission in Brussels. Jonathan speaks English, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese and some Mandarin.

Frank Masteling

Frank Masteling

Head of Nexus Trade Credit
The Netherlands

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As Head of Nexus Trade Credit in the Netherlands, Frank is responsible for developing the business for Nexus Trade Credit in the Netherlands, Belgium and Scandinavia. Frank has extensive experience in the financial services industry working for Rabobank for 9 years and Atradius for 14 years. At Atradius he has been working in both commercial and underwriting positions. His final position was head of the Special Products unit based in the Netherlands.

Angelos Zompoulis

Angelos Zompoulis

Credit Analyst

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Jordy Groot

Jordy Groot

Senior Credit Analyst

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After various jobs in the financial services sector, Jordy started his career in credit insurance in 2007 as Buyer Underwriter in the construction sector at Atradius Netherlands. In 2010 he transferred to Key Account Underwriting, working on international buyer portfolios of large exporting companies and multinationals in a wide variety of sectors. From 2012 Jordy’s focus moved to (new business) buyer underwriting for multinationals getting promoted to Senior Global Underwriter in 2014. In 2018 Jordy joined Nexus Trade Credit as Senior Credit Analyst in our Netherlands office.

Henning Siess

Henning Siess

Strartegic Consultant

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Henning is advising Nexus Trade Credit in strategic matters and supporting its growth with his decade long experience and extensive network. Prior to that Henning has been the Head of Nexus Trade Credit in the Hamburg office with responsibility for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Prior to joining Nexus, Henning worked with Euler Hermes in Hong Kong where he was based for 14 years, building and running the business in Greater China and Korea.

Samuel Fattahzadeh

Samuel Fattahzadeh

Head of Trade Credit Germany

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Located in Hamburg, Samuel is heading up the Nexus Trade Credit team in Germany, with additional responsibility for Austria and Switzerland. Prior to that Samuel has held senior positions as commercial underwriter and credit risk analyst, including responsibility for multinational clients as well as complex and emerging market risks.

Wendy Smith

Wendy Smith

Credit Analyst, US

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Vladimir Malenic

Vladimir Malenic

Head of Trade Credit
France

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Vladimir heads Nexus Trade Credit France and also manages Spain, Italy and Switzerland from our Paris office. With nearly 15 years experience in the market, Vladimir joined Nexus from Euler Hermes where he worked as a Senior Risk Underwriter, dealing with multinational contacts across various sectors. Vladimir has focused on the export market mainly, having dealt with counterparts from all countries and having also worked in Germany.

Jeremy Bongiorno

Jeremy Bongiorno

Senior Credit Analyst

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Jeremy is a Senior Credit Analyst based in our Paris office with 9 years’ experience in the credit insurance industry. He joined Nexus from Tinubu where he worked as a Senior Credit Analyst, in charge of key accounts customers operating across various sectors.

Stephen Fletcher

Stephen Fletcher

Managing Director
Marine

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Stephen formed Aquila Underwriting LLP in 2007 being Managing Director of a new cell concept underwriting agency where he created two individual divisions with a brief to develop further operations in varying classes of business. Prior to this he was employed at Allianz Global Corporate and Speciality where he was Head of Marine London responsible for all facets of management including results. Stephen began his insurance career in 1967 which has included ten years spent at Assurances Generales de France (AGF) as General Manager of their London marine operation. Stephen was an elected member of the ILU, a role he still holds and was one of the founding directors of the IUA in London.

Tim Hancox

Tim Hancox

Divisional Director
Marine

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Tim began his insurance career in 1969, also joining Vectura Underwriting as a Partner and Cargo Underwriter in 2007. His career has included stints at Allianz Global Corporate and Speciality, as Senior Cargo Underwriter, and at the CAMAT/AGF operation to deputise on Cargo Underwriting and develop internal management systems.

Ravi Shroff

Ravi Shroff

Managing Director
Marine Asia

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Ravi has 36 years’ experience as an underwriter. He worked in India for five years and has been in Hong Kong since 1987. Ravi has experience from both underwriting agencies and multinational insurance companies. Ravi spent the first 12 years at a multi-line insurer. Since 1994 his focus has been purely Marine Cargo.

Scott Day

Scott Day

Claims Manager
Marine

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Scott began his career at Insurance Broker Wills Faber & Dumas in 1987 handling Marine & Energy Claims. In 1996 he joined Guardian Royal Exchange as a senior marine claims adjuster. In 1999 he joined Cornhill Insurance which became part of the Allianz group to and responsible for managing all UK Cargo & Yacht claims. In 2008 Scott joined the Aquila underwriting as a Claims Manager, where he was responsible for all claims matters for the various underwriting cells. In 2015 with the Aquila’s support, Scott joined Pequod Group to form a specialist Marine Company, Nevis Claims as the Manager, where he continued to handle multi line claims emanating from Vectura and Sart Underwriting.

Kieron Farrelly

Chief Executive Officer

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Vern Ismen

Vern Ismen

Senior Vice President, Nexus Re

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Vern joined Nexus in July 2017, after over 19 years at ZON Re-USA and its predecessor company, overseeing contracts, claims and compliance in the reinsurance division. Prior to ZON Re, Vern spent 12 years on the broking side of reinsurance in a variety of roles.

Chris Holland

Vice President and Senior Underwriter

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Anthony Egerton

Anthony Egerton

Chief Executive Officer, Nexus Asia & Principal Officer, Nexus Structured Solutions

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Tony has more than 35 years of experience in the (re)insurance industry, specialising initially in the alternative risk transfer/structured finance sector, then more recently developing the Lloyd’s Franchise in Asia-Pacific. In 2010, he joined Huntington Partners LLP, the Singapore-based independent, specialist strategy consultancy and private equity firm. In 2012, he established Huntington Underwriting Limited, a Labuan Underwriting Manager, on behalf of the Huntington Group, focussing on Structured Solutions. Following an acquisition by the Nexus Group, Huntington Underwriting Limited became Nexus Structured Solutions in 2018.

Angus Ogg

Angus Ogg

Underwriting Director

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Richard Mills

Richard Mills

Associate Underwriter

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Richard Salmon

Richard Salmon

Head of Claims

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Richard joined Nexus in January 2019 as Head of Claims. He has over 20 years’ experience in Specialty claims handling across a number of jurisdictions, previously working for Lloyd’s brokers, insurance companies and an MGA. Specific experience includes PI, D&O, Cyber, Med Mal, Property, Med Mal & GL. He is also FCII qualified and a Non-Exec Board Member of the CII.

Hayley Barnes

Hayley Barnes

Claims Manager
Professional & Financial Lines

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As Claims Manager for Professional Lines, Hayley supervises the Claims team on a day to day basis and is the first point of contact for referrals. With over 25 years’ experience in the London Market, in both broking and claims, Hayley has real appreciation of the full claim life cycle and interests of key stakeholders.

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