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.

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.

Dan Topping

Dan Topping MCSI ACIS

Non Executive Director for NUML


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Dan joined the Nexus Board in August 2014 following B. P. Marsh & Partners Plc’s investment in the Group. He has been an active investment professional in the private equity industry in Europe since 2007, and joined the Board of B. P. Marsh in 2011.

He currently serves on the boards of CBC UK Limited, Asia Reinsurance Brokers Pte Limited (Singapore), Bastion Reinsurance Brokerage (PTY) Limited (South Africa), Bulwark Investment Holdings (PTY) Limited (South Africa), Property And Liability Underwriting Managers (PTY) Limited (South Africa), CBC UK Limited (UK), The Fiducia MGA Company Limited (UK), Sterling Insurance PTY Ltd (Australia), MB Insurance Group PTY Ltd (Australia). Dan graduated from the University of Durham in 2005 and is a member of the CISI and the ICSA.

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.

Tim Coles

Tim Coles

Group Chief Operating Officer

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Prior to joining Nexus, Tim was with Hyperion Insurance Group for 13 expansive years. There he founded Howden’s leading investment industry division, was CEO of Howden London and then CEO of Howden Broking Group. Before that, Tim served in the British Army for 13 years with the Parachute Regiment and Special Forces.​

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.

Mike Sibthorpe

Mike Sibthorpe

CEO of Insurance and Reinsurance

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Mike was Chief Underwriting Officer for AmTrust at Lloyd’s. In the previous role, Mike was a member of AmTrust at Lloyd’s board and responsible for overseeing the underwriting strategy of the Company’s five syndicates following its acquisition of ANV. Prior to AmTrust, he was CEO for W R Berkley Syndicate 1967, having led the establishment of the Syndicate in 2009. Before that, Mike CEO of Brit Global Markets and Active Underwriter of Brit Syndicate 2987.

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.

Mike Sibthorpe

Mike Sibthorpe

CEO of Insurance and Reinsurance

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Mike was Chief Underwriting Officer for AmTrust at Lloyd’s. In the previous role, Mike was a member of AmTrust at Lloyd’s board and responsible for overseeing the underwriting strategy of the Company’s five syndicates following its acquisition of ANV. Prior to AmTrust, he was CEO for W R Berkley Syndicate 1967, having led the establishment of the Syndicate in 2009. Before that, Mike CEO of Brit Global Markets and Active Underwriter of Brit Syndicate 2987.

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.

Alexander Mobbs

Alexander Mobbs

Nexus Co-Founder & Executive Director

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Alex has 13 years underwriting experience within the Professional Lines market. He was previously Senior Underwriter, AVP for Axis Professional Lines and was one of the founding members of the Nexus team. Prior to Axis, Alex was employed by CNA from 2000 and assisted in developing the book from a standing start. Alex holds a BSc in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering.

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.​

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.

Tim Coles

Tim Coles

Group Chief Operating Officer

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Prior to joining Nexus, Tim was with Hyperion Insurance Group for 13 expansive years. There he founded Howden’s leading investment industry division, was CEO of Howden London and then CEO of Howden Broking Group. Before that, Tim served in the British Army for 13 years with the Parachute Regiment and Special Forces.​

André Ford

André Ford ACII, MISM

Group Chief Underwriting Officer & Director of Nexus Underwriting Ltd

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André has over 30 years experience in the insurance industry and is a qualified Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute. He joined Nexus in October 2011 from the position of Chief Underwriting Officer for Zurich Global Corporate’s Financial Institutions business (excluding USA and Canada). Prior to this he led their Financial Lines operations in the UK and Nordic Region for 3 years.
André holds a Certificate in Management from Nottingham Trent University.

James Lawrie

James Lawrie

Director, D&O/FI

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Jamie Ricketts

Jamie Ricketts

Chief Underwriting Officer

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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.

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.

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.

Tim Coles

Tim Coles

Group Chief Operating Officer

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Prior to joining Nexus, Tim was with Hyperion Insurance Group for 13 expansive years. There he founded Howden’s leading investment industry division, was CEO of Howden London and then CEO of Howden Broking Group. Before that, Tim served in the British Army for 13 years with the Parachute Regiment and Special Forces.​

Adam Kembrooke

Adam Kembrooke

CEO and President
Nexus US Group
Chief Legal Officer & Chief Risk Officer

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With over 14 years’ experience as a lawyer and over 16 years in the insurance market, Adam is Group Chief Legal Officer and Managing Director of Nexus Claims. Adam has experience working for US/London insurance companies, Lloyd’s syndicates, Lloyd’s brokers and underwriting agencies across all forms of speciality, financial and P&C lines, including General Liability, CAR, Product Liability, Professional Indemnity and Directors & Officers.

Mike Sibthorpe

Mike Sibthorpe

CEO of Insurance and Reinsurance

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Mike was Chief Underwriting Officer for AmTrust at Lloyd’s. In the previous role, Mike was a member of AmTrust at Lloyd’s board and responsible for overseeing the underwriting strategy of the Company’s five syndicates following its acquisition of ANV. Prior to AmTrust, he was CEO for W R Berkley Syndicate 1967, having led the establishment of the Syndicate in 2009. Before that, Mike CEO of Brit Global Markets and Active Underwriter of Brit Syndicate 2987.

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.

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.

Bob Lilley

Bob Lilley

Non Executive Chairman
Nexus CIFS

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Bob Lilley began his career in insurance at Trade Indemnity (now Euler Hermes) in 1979, where he held a number of senior management roles in underwriting, risk management and claims. Following this, he secured Director level positions with Jardine Insurance Brokers, and AMA Underwriting Agencies, before being invited by Aon UK to set up CIFS as an MGA and become MD in 1999 under Aon’s Alternative Market Operations reporting into Aon USA. In the same year Bob then established CIFS as its MD within the Novae Group before its ultimate acquisition to Nexus.

Richard Marriage

Richard Marriage

Managing Director
Nexus CIFS

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​Richard started in credit insurance in 1997 at Hermes Credit Services. He moved to Nexus CIFS at its inception in 2000 and covered risk and commercial underwriting. He was Underwriting Manager 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. In 2015 Richard re-joined Nexus CIFS as Managing Director.

Neil Payton

Neil Payton

Risk Director
Nexus CIFS

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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 CIFS 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.

James Steele-Perkins

James Steele-Perkins

Director
Single Situation, Contract Frustration and Political Risk

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James has over 20 years-experience within the insurance industry having held a number of underwriting and broking roles, most recently with Starr Underwriting Agents, where he was responsible for the development and management of the Political and Financial Risk division. James joined Starr from Willis, where as Executive Director within the Financial Solutions broking division he specialised in the placement of single situation Political Risk and Structured Credit transactional business. Prior to Willis James spent 3 years at Chubb European Group as a Structured Credit Underwriter, specialising in underwriting predominantly bank led emerging market single risk transactions. James also has experience of writing whole turnover and excess of loss Credit business having previously worked for ACE Group for 6 years, both in London and New York, where he was responsible for establishing ACE’s US Trade Credit platform. James has also held various risk orientated underwriting roles for both Gerling Namur and Euler Trade Indemnity.

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.

Tim Coles

Tim Coles

Group Chief Operating Officer

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Prior to joining Nexus, Tim was with Hyperion Insurance Group for 13 expansive years. There he founded Howden’s leading investment industry division, was CEO of Howden London and then CEO of Howden Broking Group. Before that, Tim served in the British Army for 13 years with the Parachute Regiment and Special Forces.​

André Ford

André Ford ACII, MISM

Group Chief Underwriting Officer & Director of Nexus Underwriting Ltd

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André has over 30 years experience in the insurance industry and is a qualified Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute. He joined Nexus in October 2011 from the position of Chief Underwriting Officer for Zurich Global Corporate’s Financial Institutions business (excluding USA and Canada). Prior to this he led their Financial Lines operations in the UK and Nordic Region for 3 years.
André holds a Certificate in Management from Nottingham Trent University.

Mike Holley

Mike Holley



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Mike Holley is the CEO and one of the founders of Equinox Global. Mike is involved in the operation and development of the business as well as dealing directly with major clients. Mike is well-known in the credit insurance industry, having worked in the sector since 1983. He has held various credit insurance positions and for many years he has led profitable business units in the sector at director level. He has often been associated with new developments in the industry, and is a leading commentator in the media, at conferences and other events.

Charles Penruddocke

Charles Penruddocke

Non-Executive Deputy Chairman


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Most recently MS Amlin Bermuda’s Head of Specialty Lines and Global Product Lead, Charles has in excess of forty years of experience in underwriting and broking and has held successful leadership roles across four continents. Prior to MS Amlin, Charles was Head of Specialty and International Underwriting at Arch Re in Bermuda, and he has been a member of Lloyd’s since 1974.

Mike Sibthorpe

Mike Sibthorpe

CEO of Insurance and Reinsurance

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Mike was Chief Underwriting Officer for AmTrust at Lloyd’s. In the previous role, Mike was a member of AmTrust at Lloyd’s board and responsible for overseeing the underwriting strategy of the Company’s five syndicates following its acquisition of ANV. Prior to AmTrust, he was CEO for W R Berkley Syndicate 1967, having led the establishment of the Syndicate in 2009. Before that, Mike CEO of Brit Global Markets and Active Underwriter of Brit Syndicate 2987.

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.

Mike Sibthorpe

Mike Sibthorpe

CEO of Insurance and Reinsurance

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Mike was Chief Underwriting Officer for AmTrust at Lloyd’s. In the previous role, Mike was a member of AmTrust at Lloyd’s board and responsible for overseeing the underwriting strategy of the Company’s five syndicates following its acquisition of ANV. Prior to AmTrust, he was CEO for W R Berkley Syndicate 1967, having led the establishment of the Syndicate in 2009. Before that, Mike CEO of Brit Global Markets and Active Underwriter of Brit Syndicate 2987.

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.

Tim Coles

Tim Coles

Group Chief Operating Officer

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Prior to joining Nexus, Tim was with Hyperion Insurance Group for 13 expansive years. There he founded Howden’s leading investment industry division, was CEO of Howden London and then CEO of Howden Broking Group. Before that, Tim served in the British Army for 13 years with the Parachute Regiment and Special Forces.​

Martin Mills

Martin Mills ACII

Chairman, Millstream Underwriting

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​Martin has over 30 years insurance industry experience. He developed Millstream to become a leading affinity accident & health insurance provider in the UK, insuring in excess of 500,000 people every year. Prior to establishing Millstream, Martin spent 11 years at Home and Overseas Insurance Company with responsibility for the sales, development and underwriting teams.
Martin is Chairman of the Travel Insurance Industry Committee.

Tim Brangwyn

Tim Brangwyn ACII

Managing Director

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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.​

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.

Mike Sibthorpe

Mike Sibthorpe

CEO of Insurance and Reinsurance

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Mike was Chief Underwriting Officer for AmTrust at Lloyd’s. In the previous role, Mike was a member of AmTrust at Lloyd’s board and responsible for overseeing the underwriting strategy of the Company’s five syndicates following its acquisition of ANV. Prior to AmTrust, he was CEO for W R Berkley Syndicate 1967, having led the establishment of the Syndicate in 2009. Before that, Mike CEO of Brit Global Markets and Active Underwriter of Brit Syndicate 2987.

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.

Tim Coles

Tim Coles

Group Chief Operating Officer

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Prior to joining Nexus, Tim was with Hyperion Insurance Group for 13 expansive years. There he founded Howden’s leading investment industry division, was CEO of Howden London and then CEO of Howden Broking Group. Before that, Tim served in the British Army for 13 years with the Parachute Regiment and Special Forces.​

Alexander Mobbs

Alexander Mobbs

Nexus Co-Founder & Executive Director

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Alex has 13 years underwriting experience within the Professional Lines market. He was previously Senior Underwriter, AVP for Axis Professional Lines and was one of the founding members of the Nexus team. Prior to Axis, Alex was employed by CNA from 2000 and assisted in developing the book from a standing start. Alex holds a BSc in Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering.

Simon Barker

Simon Barker

Managing Director, Nexus EBA

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Simon is responsible for marketing and our relationship with intermediaries, as well as EBA’s product design, client relationships and business production. He started his insurance career at C.T. Bowring and Company (now Marsh UK Ltd) which was followed by experience with smaller Lloyd’s brokers, joining the recently created EBA in 2000 as the executive co-director. He was largely responsible for the repositioning EBA in 2007.

Christina Spelman

Christina Spelman

Director and CUO, Nexus EBA

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Christina joined EBA as Chief Underwriting Officer in 2011. She started her career in accountancy and private banking. Her early employers included Lloyds TSB and Hill Samuel in Jersey. She moved to Bankers Trust Company in 1995 in the BT Insurance Products Group which became Rhine Re and then Alea Global Risk Limited underwriting the French construction account. With the assumption of this account by CGICE she moved to Gibraltar and subsequently EBA in London where she continued to underwrite it and take on the wider responsibilities.

Konstantina Gkouma

Konstantina Gkouma

Director, Nexus EBA

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Konstantina joined Nexus EBA in 2011 and has six years of experience in the Insurance industry. Prior to Nexus EBA, Konstantina worked in the Professional Training Sector. She has a degree in Economics and holds ACCA qualifications.

Tim Coles

Tim Coles

Group Chief Operating Officer

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Prior to joining Nexus, Tim was with Hyperion Insurance Group for 13 expansive years. There he founded Howden’s leading investment industry division, was CEO of Howden London and then CEO of Howden Broking Group. Before that, Tim served in the British Army for 13 years with the Parachute Regiment and Special Forces.​

Mike Holley

Mike Holley



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Mike Holley is the CEO and one of the founders of Equinox Global. Mike is involved in the operation and development of the business as well as dealing directly with major clients. Mike is well-known in the credit insurance industry, having worked in the sector since 1983. He has held various credit insurance positions and for many years he has led profitable business units in the sector at director level. He has often been associated with new developments in the industry, and is a leading commentator in the media, at conferences and other events.

Steen Parsholt

Steen Parsholt

Non-Executive Chairman


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Equinox Global’s Chairman, Steen Parsholt, was a member of the managing board of mono line credit insurer Atradius (ex NCM & Gerling-NCM) from 1999-2002. He was responsible for all client relationships, policy underwriting and group risk management. He was subsequently Chairman & CEO of Aon Nordic Region during 2004-5. Prior to this Steen had a long and successful international career in investment banking including periods at Citibank and UBS.

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.

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.

Richard Marriage

Richard Marriage

Managing Director
Nexus CIFS

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​Richard started in credit insurance in 1997 at Hermes Credit Services. He moved to Nexus CIFS at its inception in 2000 and covered risk and commercial underwriting. He was Underwriting Manager 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. In 2015 Richard re-joined Nexus CIFS as Managing Director.

Rob Crampton

Rob Crampton



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Rob is one of the founders of Equinox Global and the Chief Underwriting Officer. Rob is a certified accountant (FCCA) with a career spanning more than 30 years in finance and operations for various blue chip companies covering a range of sectors. Rob has worked in the credit insurance industry since 1997, initially as a buyer of the product, then as a broker and more recently as an underwriting risk manager, before starting Equinox Global.

Vicki Harrison

Vicki Harrison



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Vicki joins Equinox Global as Finance Director coming from Coface, where she has spent the last seven years as Director of Finance, Systems and Organisation for the UK and Ireland. Prior to this she has held a number of senior financial management positions in both private and listed companies in New Zealand, including her last role as Chief Financial Officer for Calan Healthcare Properties Trust. Vicki is responsible for the Finance and Operations functions and is based in the London office.

Frank Masteling

Frank Masteling



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Frank is a Senior Underwriter based in the Dutch office of Equinox Global. He is responsible for developing the business for Equinox Global in the Netherlands 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.

Charles Penruddocke

Charles Penruddocke

Non-Executive Deputy Chairman


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Most recently MS Amlin Bermuda’s Head of Specialty Lines and Global Product Lead, Charles has in excess of forty years of experience in underwriting and broking and has held successful leadership roles across four continents. Prior to MS Amlin, Charles was Head of Specialty and International Underwriting at Arch Re in Bermuda, and he has been a member of Lloyd’s since 1974.

Mike Sibthorpe

Mike Sibthorpe

CEO of Insurance and Reinsurance

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Mike was Chief Underwriting Officer for AmTrust at Lloyd’s. In the previous role, Mike was a member of AmTrust at Lloyd’s board and responsible for overseeing the underwriting strategy of the Company’s five syndicates following its acquisition of ANV. Prior to AmTrust, he was CEO for W R Berkley Syndicate 1967, having led the establishment of the Syndicate in 2009. Before that, Mike CEO of Brit Global Markets and Active Underwriter of Brit Syndicate 2987.

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.

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.

HAYDEN TENNANT

HAYDEN TENNANT



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Hayden is one of the founders of CRS and started his career in 1993, working for an independent broker and initially negotiating marine and aviation risks.

Following a move to Sedgwick/Marsh he was involved in major client servicing before becoming Northern Regional Sales Director. Hayden is an innovator and has negotiated credit insurance facilities for some of the UK’s major Groups. He has also developed products to support banking and finance in specialised industries.

Hayden loves all sports, is a keen cricketer and a racing aficionado. The Cheltenham Festival in particular is the highlight of his sporting calendar.

MIKE CLARK

MIKE CLARK



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One of the founders of CRS Mike started his career in 1983 at the Credit Insurance Association (CIA) where he worked for ten years. He then moved to Sedgwick/Marsh where he became National Sales Director of their Trade Credit Division and then Director of International Sales. He has negotiated credit policies for some of the UK’s major Plc’s.

With two young daughters Mike is outnumbered in a household full of females and he confirms that the battle for the TV remote control has now been lost. Mike loves music and sport. His annual ‘lads’ pilgrimage to South Carolina, where he enjoys golf in the sun and cold beer on the veranda, is a fixture in the diary.

LISA HUMPHRIES

LISA HUMPHRIES



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One of the founders of CRS Lisa has over 20 years experience in our market. She initially worked for Willis before joining Sedgwick/Marsh where she developed a particular specialism in metals and engineering. From those early days her sector experience has broadened and she has responsibility for some of our major clients in food and construction.

Lisa’s approach to broking combines technical ability, hard work, tenacity and a plain speaking ‘Northern’ approach that delivers results for her clients.

A long suffering Leeds United supporter, Lisa lives in hope of a long awaited return to Premier League glory. She also likes a fast car - a Jaguar is her current vehicle of choice but Lisa has her sights firmly set on a Porsche!

Sue Morley

Sue Morley

Non Executive Director for CRS


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Sue Morley joined Nexus CIFS as Service Director at its formative stage in October 1999 and is responsible for the servicing team involving all policy renewals and also claims. Prior to this she was at Aon for 10 years and the Branch Director of Aon Trade Credit (London office). Her career in credit insurance began as an Underwriter with Trade Indemnity (now Euler Hermes).

Tim Coles

Tim Coles

Group Chief Operating Officer

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Prior to joining Nexus, Tim was with Hyperion Insurance Group for 13 expansive years. There he founded Howden’s leading investment industry division, was CEO of Howden London and then CEO of Howden Broking Group. Before that, Tim served in the British Army for 13 years with the Parachute Regiment and Special Forces.​

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.

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.

Tim Coles

Tim Coles

Group Chief Operating Officer

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Prior to joining Nexus, Tim was with Hyperion Insurance Group for 13 expansive years. There he founded Howden’s leading investment industry division, was CEO of Howden London and then CEO of Howden Broking Group. Before that, Tim served in the British Army for 13 years with the Parachute Regiment and Special Forces.​

James Lawrie

James Lawrie

Director, D&O/FI

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Tim Coles

Tim Coles

Group Chief Operating Officer

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Prior to joining Nexus, Tim was with Hyperion Insurance Group for 13 expansive years. There he founded Howden’s leading investment industry division, was CEO of Howden London and then CEO of Howden Broking Group. Before that, Tim served in the British Army for 13 years with the Parachute Regiment and Special Forces.​

Ravi Shroff

Ravi Shroff

Managing Director

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Ravi has over 30 years’ experience as an insurance underwriter. He has worked in India for five years and has been working in Hong Kong since 1987. During this period he has worked with underwriting agencies as well as multi-national insurance groups.

Ravi worked as a multi-line insurer for the first 12 years, and later purely as a Marine Cargo underwriter after 1994. The challenge of keeping abreast of the ever-changing nature of the markets, cargo handling, political and social developments keep Ravi motivated.
Outside of work Ravi enjoys watching a duel on a tennis court between two players at the highest level, or the beautiful game of football played by any of the top clubs of the English Premier League.

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.

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.

Mike Sibthorpe

Mike Sibthorpe

CEO of Insurance and Reinsurance

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Mike was Chief Underwriting Officer for AmTrust at Lloyd’s. In the previous role, Mike was a member of AmTrust at Lloyd’s board and responsible for overseeing the underwriting strategy of the Company’s five syndicates following its acquisition of ANV. Prior to AmTrust, he was CEO for W R Berkley Syndicate 1967, having led the establishment of the Syndicate in 2009. Before that, Mike CEO of Brit Global Markets and Active Underwriter of Brit Syndicate 2987.

Simon Barker

Simon Barker

Managing Director, Nexus EBA

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Simon is responsible for marketing and our relationship with intermediaries, as well as EBA’s product design, client relationships and business production. He started his insurance career at C.T. Bowring and Company (now Marsh UK Ltd) which was followed by experience with smaller Lloyd’s brokers, joining the recently created EBA in 2000 as the executive co-director. He was largely responsible for the repositioning EBA in 2007.

Pierre-Eloi Gilles

Pierre-Eloi Gilles

Senior Underwriter and France Country Manager, Nexus EBA

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Pierre-Eloi joined EBA France in 2013. He began his insurance industry career in 2007 working between the Nancy and Toulouse offices of Securities and Financial Solutions. He also set up their branch office in French Guiana, where he developed a new book of Construction Insurance business.

In June 2009, he joined EBA’s French Team in London as an account handler underwriting Construction Insurance, Professional Indemnity, General and Product Liability under several Lloyds and non-Lloyds binding authorities whilst also broking open market placements.

Simon Barker

Simon Barker

Managing Director, Nexus EBA

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Simon is responsible for marketing and our relationship with intermediaries, as well as EBA’s product design, client relationships and business production. He started his insurance career at C.T. Bowring and Company (now Marsh UK Ltd) which was followed by experience with smaller Lloyd’s brokers, joining the recently created EBA in 2000 as the executive co-director. He was largely responsible for the repositioning EBA in 2007.

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.

Adam Kembrooke

Adam Kembrooke

CEO and President
Nexus US Group
Chief Legal Officer & Chief Risk Officer

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With over 14 years’ experience as a lawyer and over 16 years in the insurance market, Adam is Group Chief Legal Officer and Managing Director of Nexus Claims. Adam has experience working for US/London insurance companies, Lloyd’s syndicates, Lloyd’s brokers and underwriting agencies across all forms of speciality, financial and P&C lines, including General Liability, CAR, Product Liability, Professional Indemnity and Directors & Officers.

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.

Mike Sibthorpe

Mike Sibthorpe

CEO of Insurance and Reinsurance

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Mike was Chief Underwriting Officer for AmTrust at Lloyd’s. In the previous role, Mike was a member of AmTrust at Lloyd’s board and responsible for overseeing the underwriting strategy of the Company’s five syndicates following its acquisition of ANV. Prior to AmTrust, he was CEO for W R Berkley Syndicate 1967, having led the establishment of the Syndicate in 2009. Before that, Mike CEO of Brit Global Markets and Active Underwriter of Brit Syndicate 2987.

Mike Holley

Mike Holley



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Mike Holley is the CEO and one of the founders of Equinox Global. Mike is involved in the operation and development of the business as well as dealing directly with major clients. Mike is well-known in the credit insurance industry, having worked in the sector since 1983. He has held various credit insurance positions and for many years he has led profitable business units in the sector at director level. He has often been associated with new developments in the industry, and is a leading commentator in the media, at conferences and other events.

Antje Seiffert-Murphy



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Antje is a CFA® charterholder and she is responsible for Equinox’s North American operations. Based in Equinox Global’s New York office, Antje’s primary focus is on American business. Antje has eight years’ experience in trade credit, political risk and surety underwriting, and has worked across numerous industries and countries. Her knowledge in both primary and reinsurance trade credit underwriting extends from her time as a reinsurance underwriter in Hannover, Germany and primary risk underwriting capacities in New York.

Mike Holley

Mike Holley



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Mike Holley is the CEO and one of the founders of Equinox Global. Mike is involved in the operation and development of the business as well as dealing directly with major clients. Mike is well-known in the credit insurance industry, having worked in the sector since 1983. He has held various credit insurance positions and for many years he has led profitable business units in the sector at director level. He has often been associated with new developments in the industry, and is a leading commentator in the media, at conferences and other events.

Rob Crampton

Rob Crampton



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Rob is one of the founders of Equinox Global and the Chief Underwriting Officer. Rob is a certified accountant (FCCA) with a career spanning more than 30 years in finance and operations for various blue chip companies covering a range of sectors. Rob has worked in the credit insurance industry since 1997, initially as a buyer of the product, then as a broker and more recently as an underwriting risk manager, before starting Equinox Global.

James Lawrie

James Lawrie

Director, D&O/FI

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James Steele-Perkins

James Steele-Perkins

Director
Single Situation, Contract Frustration and Political Risk

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James has over 20 years-experience within the insurance industry having held a number of underwriting and broking roles, most recently with Starr Underwriting Agents, where he was responsible for the development and management of the Political and Financial Risk division. James joined Starr from Willis, where as Executive Director within the Financial Solutions broking division he specialised in the placement of single situation Political Risk and Structured Credit transactional business. Prior to Willis James spent 3 years at Chubb European Group as a Structured Credit Underwriter, specialising in underwriting predominantly bank led emerging market single risk transactions. James also has experience of writing whole turnover and excess of loss Credit business having previously worked for ACE Group for 6 years, both in London and New York, where he was responsible for establishing ACE’s US Trade Credit platform. James has also held various risk orientated underwriting roles for both Gerling Namur and Euler Trade Indemnity.

Ed Cornish

Ed Cornish

Senior Underwriter
Single Situation and Financial Risks

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Beginning his career at Catlin Underwriting Agency in 2003, Ed became Underwriting Technical Assistant for Political and Structured Trade Credit at Chubb Insurance Company of Europe until 2010, when he joined FINPRO, Marsh Ltd, as a Political Risk and Structured Credit broker for two years.

Moving back onto the underwriting side, Ed became a Political Risk and Structured Credit Underwriter at ANV Managing Agency before joining Beazley in 2014.

Callum Matthews

Callum Matthews

Underwriting Assistant
Single Situation, Contract Frustration and Political Risk

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Having graduated from the University of Sussex in July 2015 with a First class honours in Business and Management, Callum undertook work experience within Nexus CIFS for just under a month prior to travelling Central and South America. Upon his return Callum joined the Single Situation team as an Underwriting Assistant. Previously he worked for a Private Equity procurement consulting firm.

Thomas Bolton

Thomas Bolton

Assistant Underwriter

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Richard Marriage

Richard Marriage

Managing Director
Nexus CIFS

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​Richard started in credit insurance in 1997 at Hermes Credit Services. He moved to Nexus CIFS at its inception in 2000 and covered risk and commercial underwriting. He was Underwriting Manager 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. In 2015 Richard re-joined Nexus CIFS as Managing Director.

Neil Payton

Neil Payton

Risk Director
Nexus CIFS

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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 CIFS 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.

Vicki Cambridge

Vicki Cambridge

Senior Commercial Underwriter

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Vicki Cambridge began her career in the Financial Sector in July 1996 at Unisys as a Processing Clerk within the cheque clearing department. She started a new role at Pershing Securities Ltd in November 1999 in the Nominees Department and then joined Nexus CIFS in April 2003 as an Underwriting Administrator. Her current role is Senior Commercial Underwriter handling servicing issues and renewals.

Lois Hudson-Walford

Lois Hudson-Walford

Commercial Underwriter
New Business

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Lois Hudson started her insurance career in 2003 working for PI insurance company Dickson Manchester. She joined Nexus CIFS in March 2005 as an underwriting administrator and moved to the New Business team in August 06 in a support role. She is now a Commercial Underwriter underwriting business enquiries up to £15 million.

Hayley Flewers

Hayley Flewers

Commercial Underwriter, New Business

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Hayley has been working with Nexus since October 2010. Prior to this she studied for a degree at the University of Chester, where she attained a BSc in Psychology. She joined the Nexus CIFS team in January 2013 in the role of Underwriting Assistant to the Nexus CIFS team. Hayley has since been promoted to the role of Assistant Underwriter with the new business team.

Ian Selby

Ian Selby

Commercial Director
Nexus CIFS

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Ian has been in the credit insurance market since 2005 and joined Nexus CIFS as a Risk Underwriter in 2008. Ian looks after a wide portfolio of policies and has specific responsibility for the construction sector and also has experience in IT and electronics gained from his underwriting role prior to joining Nexus CIFS. Ian was promoted to the position of Risk Underwriting Manager in November 2013.

Derryck Blackman

Derryck Blackman

Risk Underwriter

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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 CIFS in December 2007 and has since specialised in the Retail Sector.

Victoria Bond

Victoria Bond

Risk Underwriter

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Victoria joined Nexus CIFS in January 2009. From 2005 she had been a Risk Underwriter with Euler Hermes where she worked across a broad range of sectors including the food, transport and advertising industries.

Dominic Rice

Dominic Rice

Risk Underwriter

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Dominic began working in credit insurance for Coface from 2006 to 2011 holding roles within the New Business and Portfolio teams and underwriting all sectors including export risk. Following this, he spent the last few years managing a dual risk and commercial role at AIG before joining Nexus CIFS as the dedicated New Business Risk Underwriter in September 2014.

Mark Rogers

Mark Rogers

Risk Underwriter

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Mark has been involved in underwriting since 2007, initially within the Title Insurance market for First Title. His Credit Insurance career began in 2009 with Coface where he worked on both the New Business and Portfolio Risk teams covering most industries and sectors, including export risks. Mark has knowledge across a number of trade sectors, including the Construction, Steel, Timber and Engineering trades, and also experience in the Retail, Food and Agriculture sectors. Mark’s focus within Nexus CIFS is on the construction sector.

Paul Spinks

Paul Spinks

Senior Risk Underwriter

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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 CIFS in March 2014 and his focus remains on the Construction sector.

Wendy Matson

Wendy Matson

Commercial Underwriter

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Wendy Matson joined CIFS in August 2004 as an Underwriting Assistant. She 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 has specialised in claims assessment and is now a Claims Underwriter working on Nexus CIFS claims.

Tony Smith

Tony Smith

Export Underwriting Manager

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Tony joined Nexus CIFS in November 2014 as Export Underwriting Manager. He has 25+ years experience in underwriting export risk, including 5 years with Mitsui, 13 years with Euler Hermes and most recently 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. Whilst at Euler Hermes, Tony recruited and developed a strong, client focused, team with an excellent record for winning new export-related business cases and maintaining good relationships with existing clients. During his time at Euler, Tony also acted as the Regional representative on the Group Country Risk Committee.

Danny Ismail

Danny Ismail

Senior Underwriter – New Business

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Daniel 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 CIFS, Danny is a Commercial Underwriter, underwriting new business enquiries in the £15-50m turnover range.

Jamie Ashton

Jamie Ashton

Trainee Underwriter

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Jamie is a graduate who joined Nexus CIFS in 2015 in an underwriting support role. Jamie is now a Trainee Underwriter responsible for new business and also the renewal of policies with turnover up to £1.5m.

Philip Oldfield

Philip Oldfield

Commercial Underwriter

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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, joining Aon in Manchester and became an underwriter in the Amlin credit team in 2007. He is responsible for a northern based portfolio and broker development in the region.

Gavin Brown

Gavin Brown

Commercial Underwriter, New Business

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Gavin Brown has worked in credit insurance since June 2006, most recently as an Account Manager responsible for a large portfolio in various trade sectors. He is responsible for Nexus CIFS’ portfolio of SME clients with a turnover of up to £5m.

Sarah Connolly

Sarah Connolly

Underwriting Assistant

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Sarah’s insurance career started back in 2012 as the receptionist for HCC Global. She was then promoted to Administration Assistant, supporting the Professional Indemnity, Financial Institutions and the Directors & Officers teams before joining Nexus in July 2015 as Underwriting Assistant.​

Marian Berden

Marian Berden



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Marian is a Senior Credit and Macro Analyst with extensive experience in the credit insurance industry. Marian was previously a Macro Analyst at Axis Capital focusing on political risk and credit insurance. Prior to Axis, Marian was a Senior Risk Analyst at Atradius and before that she worked for several years at the Ministry of Finance in the Netherlands as Policy Advisor for the Export Credit Insurance and Investment Guarantees division.

Jake Giddings

Jake Giddings

Risk Underwriter

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William Slane

William Slane

UK Assistant, Equinox Global

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Simon Jackson

Simon Jackson

Risk Underwriter

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Simon is a Credit Analyst based in London working across all countries and sectors. Joining from Euler Hermes where he spent three years; Simon began as a Credit Analyst where he managed buyer risk across a number of sectors before moving to Risk Underwriting, specialising in Retail, Electronics, Media and Textiles. Simon holds a (BSc) in Mathematical Business Analysis.

André Ford

André Ford ACII, MISM

Group Chief Underwriting Officer & Director of Nexus Underwriting Ltd

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André has over 30 years experience in the insurance industry and is a qualified Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute. He joined Nexus in October 2011 from the position of Chief Underwriting Officer for Zurich Global Corporate’s Financial Institutions business (excluding USA and Canada). Prior to this he led their Financial Lines operations in the UK and Nordic Region for 3 years.
André holds a Certificate in Management from Nottingham Trent University.

Kevin Gotts

Kevin Gotts

Nexus Co-Founder & Head of Specialty Asia

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Kevin was a founding member of the Nexus Group and has 30 years market experience. He was previously Vice President with Axis Professional Lines and Commercial D&O Manager. Before joining Axis, Kevin was D&O Team leader at Zurich, Senior Underwriter at Chubb and an AVP at AIG Ltd. Before moving into underwriting, he held numerous broking posts in the Professional Lines market.

Jamie Ricketts

Jamie Ricketts

Chief Underwriting Officer

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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

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.

Daniel Dibden

Daniel Dibden CERT CII

Assistant Specialty Underwriter

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Insurance Agent Reg. No, 15279078
Daniel joined Nexus in January 2014 as the Senior Underwriting Assistant in London. Daniel has 7 years Insurance experience working in both the Underwriting and Broking environments. Prior to joining Nexus, Daniel has worked for two Lloyds syndicates as the Assistant, primarily D&O focused, and also 2 Insurance Brokers on the Technical side. Daniel is now the Assistant Specialty Underwriter for Nexus Underwriting Asia. He is CII Certified and has also passed the Hong Kong IIQE Exams.

Sam Beer

Sam Beer

Junior Underwriter
Financial Lines

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Sam joined Nexus in October 2013 as an Administration Assistant after gaining two years sales experience within Field/E-commerce Sales and Recruitment. Sam has A level qualifications gained from Colchester Sixth Form College.

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.​

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.

Toby Smith

Toby Smith

Trainee Underwriter – Financial Lines

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Toby started his career at Nexus in 2015 as an Underwriting Assistant. Prior to this, he studied on a futures trading course and has previous experience as a junior credit controller. Toby has A level qualifications gained from Hurstpierpoint college.

James Lawrie

James Lawrie

Director, D&O/FI

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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.

Adam Yardley

Adam Yardley

Senior Underwriter
Financial Lines

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Adam joined Nexus Underwriting Limited in July 2014, from W.R Berkley Europe Ltd. He has over 10 years Professional Indemnity Underwriting experience, within the Regional & London Market, writing both International and Domestic business, covering all core professions.

Chris Moy

Chris Moy

Trainee Underwriter

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Chris joined Nexus in October 2012 as an Administration Assistant after completing his A Levels at Reigate College. Chris is now an Underwriter Assistant and is part of Nexus’ Professional Indemnity team. Chris is studying ACII exams to gain more knowledge about the market and also having internal training more specific to Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Nicole Dixon

Nicole Dixon

Trainee Underwriter, PI
Financial Lines

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Nicole joined Nexus in August 2015 as Reception & Assistant to the PI Underwriting Team. Prior to joining Nexus, Nicole worked as an Office and Facilities Manager for an IT Software Firm in London. Before moving to the City Nicole headed up the Midlands region as a Surveying Administrator in a construction company in Dunmow for 2 years. In February 2016 Nicole was promoted to Underwriting Assistant within the PI Underwriting Team.

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.

Rebecca Arnold

Rebecca Arnold

Underwriting Assistant
Financial Lines

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Rebecca Joined Nexus in September 2014 as an IBA Technician.

Prior to Nexus Rebecca has over 3 years finance experience working for an Aviation Insurance Broker where she gained valuable experience of the London Market.​

Martin Mills

Martin Mills ACII

Chairman, Millstream Underwriting

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​Martin has over 30 years insurance industry experience. He developed Millstream to become a leading affinity accident & health insurance provider in the UK, insuring in excess of 500,000 people every year. Prior to establishing Millstream, Martin spent 11 years at Home and Overseas Insurance Company with responsibility for the sales, development and underwriting teams.
Martin is Chairman of the Travel Insurance Industry Committee.

Tim Brangwyn

Tim Brangwyn ACII

Managing Director

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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.​

Roberto Amati

Roberto Amati

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.

Mark Copsey

Mark Copsey Cert CII

Development Underwriter, Accident & Health
UK and International

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Mark joined Millstream in 2014 having worked in the insurance industry for over 25 years, the last 16 being in the London Market (Underwriting and Lloyd’s broking). Operating in Personal and Commercial Lines markets, his expertise extends across the accident and health sector. Mark has built a strong understanding of the global insurance market having placed business in the UK and across the world, including Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.​

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, Millstream

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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.

Alexi De Turckheim

Alexi De Turckheim

Associate Director, Nexus EBA

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Alexi is the French country manager at EBA Insurance Services. Since joining in 2007 Alexi has successfully developed several portfolios of business in France and has helped develop EBA’s policy management IT systems. Being of dual nationality Alexi is both bilingual and bicultural and has a BSc (Hons) in Economics from Bath University in the UK and a Diploma d’Ecole Superieure de Commerce (Bac+5) from SKEMA Business School, Sophia Antipolis. He has a background in banking gained whilst working for BNP Paribas and Société Générale in Paris. Alexi is primarily responsible for managing EBA’s French binding authorities, helping EBA develop its business presence in France and broking French business.

Christina Spelman

Christina Spelman

Director and CUO, Nexus EBA

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Christina joined EBA as Chief Underwriting Officer in 2011. She started her career in accountancy and private banking. Her early employers included Lloyds TSB and Hill Samuel in Jersey. She moved to Bankers Trust Company in 1995 in the BT Insurance Products Group which became Rhine Re and then Alea Global Risk Limited underwriting the French construction account. With the assumption of this account by CGICE she moved to Gibraltar and subsequently EBA in London where she continued to underwrite it and take on the wider responsibilities.

Simon Barker

Simon Barker

Managing Director, Nexus EBA

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Simon is responsible for marketing and our relationship with intermediaries, as well as EBA’s product design, client relationships and business production. He started his insurance career at C.T. Bowring and Company (now Marsh UK Ltd) which was followed by experience with smaller Lloyd’s brokers, joining the recently created EBA in 2000 as the executive co-director. He was largely responsible for the repositioning EBA in 2007.

Cerise Edwards-Olivier

Cerise Edwards-Olivier

Assitant Underwriter (France), Nexus EBA

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Cerise began her insurance industry career in 2013 as a bilingual account handler with EBA Insurance Services, London. Staying with the company, she returned to France in January 2015 to become an underwriting assistant for Nexus EBA France. Her responsibilities include products such as the Developer’s Pack and more recently UK bonds.

Pierre-Eloi Gilles

Pierre-Eloi Gilles

Senior Underwriter and France Country Manager, Nexus EBA

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Pierre-Eloi joined EBA France in 2013. He began his insurance industry career in 2007 working between the Nancy and Toulouse offices of Securities and Financial Solutions. He also set up their branch office in French Guiana, where he developed a new book of Construction Insurance business.

In June 2009, he joined EBA’s French Team in London as an account handler underwriting Construction Insurance, Professional Indemnity, General and Product Liability under several Lloyds and non-Lloyds binding authorities whilst also broking open market placements.

Roberto Calabretti

Roberto Calabretti

Senior Underwriter and EBA Italia Manager, Nexus EBA

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Roberto’s career in the insurance industry started in 2007, initially working for an Italian insurance broker. His London career began in 2008 where he held the role of account executive/broker for London International Insurance Broker Ltd. This covered a variety of sectors including professional indemnity, public official, bloodstock, aviation, contingency and construction. In 2010 he joined Paul Napier Ltd, a Lloyd’s broker specialised in Financial Institution and Professional Indemnity industries, creating a new Italian department. In 2012 he joined EBA’s Italian Team as Senior Broker, underwriting Professional Indemnity, Public Official and D&O lines under several Lloyds and non-Lloyds binding authorities, also broking open market placements. In 2014 Roberto moved to Rome and recently started EBA ITALIA, EBA’s Italian branch.​

Stephen Comerford

Stephen Comerford

New Business Development Manager- Ireland&UK

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Priscilla Jodhee

Priscilla Jodhee

Underwriter Surety and Latent Defects, Nexus EBA

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Priscilla has ten years experience in Latent defects & Surety having previously worked for European Insurance Services Ltd - EISL (an MGA) as a senior underwriter and team leader. Priscilla worked as client relationship manager with french brokers. She joined Nexus in February 2017 as a bilingual Latent defects & Surety bonds underwriter.

Christopher Rowley

Christopher Rowley

Assistant Underwriter

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Christopher joined Nexus EBA in April 2017 as an Assistant Underwriter supporting the French team on a range of products including decennial and general liability, contractors’ all risk and professional indemnity. He is bilingual in English and French and also has a professional working proficiency in Italian. Christopher has a BSc (Hons) in Geography from the University of Birmingham and a MSc in Risk Analysis from King’s College London.

Marco Terruli

Marco Terruli

Underwriting Support
Surety and Latent Defects

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Marco graduated in law at the University of Parma and he wrote his dissertation on ” The crime of insider trading under the Italian law in comparison to American criminal law”. Marco attended the Erasmus project while studying at the Loyola University of Andalusia in Spain, where he learnt Spanish.

Marco Joined Nexus EBA in June 2017 and this was his first work experience in London and after his internship he started to work as underwriting support in Surety and Latent Defects providing legal advice for the Italian and Spanish market.

Simona Frisicale

Simona Frisicale

Underwriting Assistant

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Simona joined Nexus EBA in May 2016 as an intern, after a few months she was promoted to underwriting assistant supporting the Italian team in Rome. In 2013, Simona completed her Masters degree in Tourism Management at Sapienza University in Rome.

Petra Kolesova

Petra Kolesova

Assistant Underwriter

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Petra joined Nexus EBA in January 2018 as a Underwriting Assistant for Surety and Latent Defects. Prior to joining Nexus EBA, Petra worked as Executive Assistant for CEO at CRL Management Limited. During her three years at CRL, she became interested in underwriting and surety and enrolled to do her CII qualifications. She plans to do ACII qualification to endeavour her career within London Insurance Market.

Marco Lorenzon

Marco Lorenzon

Senior Underwriter
Surety and Bond, Nexus EBA

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Marco joined Nexus EBA in November 2013 as his first work experience in London. He started as Account Assistant, also helping the Italian team on Accidental and Health. In February 2016 was then promoted to Assistant Underwriter supporting the Surety and bonds team. Marco graduated in 2012 at University of Udine in Business Economics​.

Joshua Newoor

Joshua Newoor

Senior Underwriter Surety and Latent Defects

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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.

Adam Bass

Adam Bass

Junior Underwriter
Nexus Re

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After qualifying at The King John Mathematics college Adam joined Nexus in June 2014 as an Underwriting Assistant supporting the Professional Indemnity, Financial Institutions and Directors & officers teams. Prior to joining Nexus, Adam achieved the role of an Assistant Marketing Manager at a global events company. Adam is currently studying to complete his ACII qualifications to endeavour his career within the London market and looks forward to representing Nexus Re in the UK.

Kieron Farrelly

Chief Executive Officer

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Chris Holland

Vice President and Senior Underwriter

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Tim Hancox

Tim Hancox

Divisional Director Vectura

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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.

Stephen Fletcher

Stephen Fletcher

Managing Director
Vectura

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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.

Ravi Shroff

Ravi Shroff

Managing Director

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Insurance Agent Reg. No, 02127928
Ravi has over 30 years’ experience as an insurance underwriter. He has worked in India for five years and has been working in Hong Kong since 1987. During this period he has worked with underwriting agencies as well as multi-national insurance groups.

Ravi worked as a multi-line insurer for the first 12 years, and later purely as a Marine Cargo underwriter after 1994. The challenge of keeping abreast of the ever-changing nature of the markets, cargo handling, political and social developments keep Ravi motivated.
Outside of work Ravi enjoys watching a duel on a tennis court between two players at the highest level, or the beautiful game of football played by any of the top clubs of the English Premier League.

Adam Kembrooke

Adam Kembrooke

CEO and President
Nexus US Group
Chief Legal Officer & Chief Risk Officer

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With over 14 years’ experience as a lawyer and over 16 years in the insurance market, Adam is Group Chief Legal Officer and Managing Director of Nexus Claims. Adam has experience working for US/London insurance companies, Lloyd’s syndicates, Lloyd’s brokers and underwriting agencies across all forms of speciality, financial and P&C lines, including General Liability, CAR, Product Liability, Professional Indemnity and Directors & Officers.

Hayley Barnes

Hayley Barnes

Claims Manager

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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.

Gregory Coquin

Gregory Coquin

Claims Adjuster

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Gregory joined Nexus as a claims adjuster in September 2017. Prior to Nexus, he was working as an insurance technician at Elite insurance, handling French construction claims. Gregory holds a masters degree in insurance management from Ecole Superieur d’Assurance in Paris, and has worked as a claims handler for AXA and Allianz during his apprenticeship.

Souleymane Simpara

Souleymane Simpara

Junior Claims Adjuster

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Souleymane is a French qualified lawyer who holds a Master of Laws in Insurance from Paris I Pantheon - Sorbonne University and Paris Dauphine University. Before joining Nexus Claims in January 2018 as a Junior Claims Adjuster, Souleymane worked for three years in Paris for a leading law firm in the insurance sector and for BNP Paribas Cardif.

Amanda Westerberg

Amanda Westerberg

Claims Underwriter

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Amanda joined Nexus in April 2018 working as a Claims Underwriter on Professional Indemnity and Directors & Officers claims. Fluent in Swedish, Amanda also works with our Scandinavian coverholders. Prior to joining Nexus, she worked as a claims assistant at Beazley in the PI SME and Healthcare teams. Amanda graduated from Queen Mary University of London in 2016 where she studied law and is presently working toward her Dip CII exams.

Matthew Hunter



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Matthew is an Associate Solicitor seconded to Nexus from Simmons & Simmons LLP. Since joining the insurance industry in 2016, Matthew has worked on a wide range of claims, with particular focus on PI claims against financial institutions and regulated professionals, as well as claims against directors and officers of the same.

Anabel Philip



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Annabel is an Associate Solicitor seconded to Nexus from Reynolds Colman Bradley LLP. Annabel has over eight years of experience dealing with claims and complaints against professionals, financial institutions and directors and officers. She has also assisted with advices on policy coverage, wordings and claims management.

Simon Thomas



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Simon has widespread experience of professional indemnity disputes and over the last 20 years has acted on behalf of a variety of professionals (and their insurers) to defend claims against solicitors, brokers, accountants, estate agents and a range of construction professionals. Simon is seconded to Nexus from Carter Perry Bailey LLP.

Roxanne Thornhill

Roxanne Thornhill ACII Dip CILA

Senior Claims Underwriter

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Roxanne joined Nexus in July 2014 and is a Senior Claims Underwriter dealing with high value / complex trade credit claims. Roxanne has over 15 years’ claims handling experience and prior to joining Nexus, she was a Financial Risks Adjuster at Cunningham Lindsey dealing with trade credit and fidelity guarantee claims. Roxanne is ACII and Dip CILA qualified.

Charlotte Bates

Charlotte Bates

Junior Claims Underwriter

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Charlotte Joined Nexus in August 2017 after graduating from the University of Reading with a BA in Philosophy. Charlotte was promoted to Junior Claims Underwriter within the Nexus Trade Credit team after 6 months as a Claims Administration Assistant. In addition to this Charlotte had also coordinated the migration of claims files to our bespoke in house claims system.

Viviana Scutteri



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Viviana joined Nexus in June 2018 as a Claims Administration Assistant. She holds a MASTER in international and European Law and a MASTER in trade Law. She speaks four languages (French, Italian, Spanish and English). Prior to that she was working in France among the legal department for different companies.

Scott Day

Scott Day

Claims Manager
Vectura

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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.

Claudia Bonnetti



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