MEET OUR BROKERS

Konsileo became FCA authorised in 2017 and has been recruiting commercial insurance brokers to join us since September 2017. We hire brokers based on their individual expertise and knowledge of how to advise on risks in businesses – not just how to sell an insurance product.

Find out more about our commercial insurance brokers’ expertise and how they could help with your business insurance below, or if you are interested in joining Konsileo as a broker click here to find out more.

Daniel Cotgrove

Daniel Cotgrove

Client Director, Kent

With 9 years’ industry experience, Dan has developed a wide range of commercial broking skills within the region of Kent.

Developing fantastic client & business relationships, offering risk and business advice to ensure clients are always protected.

Daniel.Cotgrove@konsileo.com

01227 668140 / 07563 390 785

Leigh Williamson

Leigh Williamson

Client Director, Kent

With 9 years’ broking experience, Leigh has great knowledge of Commercial Vehicles and Motor Trade risks within the region of Kent, alongside his general commercial offering.

Always going above and beyond for his clients, Leigh is a real industry expert with great market knowledge to get the best protection for his clients.

Leigh.Williamson@konsileo.com

01227 668141 / 07925 473 907

Stuart Williams

Stuart Williams

Client Director, Midlands

Stuart is a Chartered insurance broker with over 30 years’ experience arranging insurance for retail commercial and industrial clients.

With a focus on customer service, detailed analysis of business risk exposures and solutions to meet the client budget, Stuart is ideally placed to offer an alternative approach to arranging commercial insurance protection.

Stuart.Williams@konsileo.com

07468 468 300

David Edwards

David Edwards

Client Director, Herts

David is a respected specialist Trade Credit broker with over 8 years’ experience arranging complex debtor insurance for many UK commercial clients.

With a focus on customer service, detailed analysis of client risk exposures and bespoke solutions to meet cover and budget, David is best placed to arrange Trade Credit Insurance protection alongside other insurances.

David.Edwards@konsileo.com

07979 257 620

Mark Cooper

Mark Cooper

Client Director, South

Mark has been in insurance since 1989 ranging from claims, underwriting, broking and on the management & operations side. He has Cert CII & NEBOSH Level 3 qualifications and has held research positions meaning he fully understands emerging risks in several insurance markets.

Extensive experience in the Commercial Insurance and Health & Safety ensures that he can comprehensively advise clients on the best value for money covers to protect their businesses.

Mark.Cooper@konsileo.com

07961 263 076

Lauren Cooper

Lauren Cooper

Client Director, South

With 6 years’ experience working in commercial insurance with LV, Thomas & Co and Swinton Business; Lauren has had exposure to several commercial risks plus has a passion for great client service after having exposure to dealing with complaints early in her career.

She was also named by insurance business UK magazine as one of their ‘Young Guns 2017’. As one of Konsileo’s commercial insurance brokers, Lauren is keen to listen to clients and ensure they feel happy and safe with the protection she offers.

Lauren.Cooper@konsileo.com

07450 383 594

James Winchester

James Winchester

Client Director, South

James has worked in insurance since 2006, in direct markets, broking and delegated authorities with reputable brands, dealing with clients on all levels. Throughout his career he has realised the importance of knowing a business in full to offer the right insurance with a unique risk profile.

Having gained the Cert CII, and a Diploma from the H&SE, means James fully appreciates risks from multiple angles, enabling him to give the best advice and value to clients. His expertise lies primarily in the Marine, Manufacturing, Entertainment, Transport and SME sectors.

James.Winchester@konsileo.com

07984 005 508

Kim Appleby-Jones

Kim Appleby-Jones

Client Director, Wales

With over 30 years of experience working both for Insurance Companies, such as the NFU Mutual, and Insurance Brokers, Kim is passionate on providing the best service to commercial clients which takes pressure off their workload to enable them to concentrate on running their own businesses.

Kim.ApplebyJones@konsileo.com

07584 903 685

Najma Ditta

Najma Ditta

Client Director, Midlands

Najma is ideally placed to arrange commercial insurance and risk management programmes by offering a bespoke approach, meeting the demands of clients by delivering the most appropriate insurance cover.

With a focus on enhanced customer service,
building relationships and caring about clients with ongoing support, Najma will get to know you and ensure your business is protected properly.

Najma.Ditta@konsileo.com

07772 786 786

James Boreham

James Boreham

Client Director, South East

James is an experienced, technology-oriented commercial broker with proven track record of 20 years working in the insurance industry. Driven by quality service, he takes pride in understanding the particular requirements of every client and providing the most appropriate insurance for their business.

With a BA (Hons) Degree in Financial Services and CII accreditation, James has the technical expertise to provide the very best advice and guidance. If you are in the South East and need advice on general corporate coverage, property or liability cover, make sure you get in touch with James.

James.Boreham@konsileo.com

07960 996 853

Joseph Betts

Joseph Betts

Client Director, South West

With 20 years’ experience in insurance, including positions in underwriting, broking and business development, Joseph has a full appreciation for all workings and nuances that his clients, colleagues and insurance partners face on a daily basis. His focus has always been on the client and the best advice that can possibly be given.

He holds a Certificate in Insurance Broking by the CII and his specialties include (but are not limited to) Logistics, Leisure and Renewable Energy. Creative and innovative in his approach to broking, clients can be safe in the knowledge that their needs are Josephs’s priority.

Joseph.Betts@konsileo.com

07711 292 662

Luke Davies

Luke Davies

Client Director, London

Luke is a committed broker with over 15 years of experience in the commercial insurance market. Having a broad area of expertise, Luke has previously worked with motor, entertainment and local government industries; including offering insurance programmes related to property, casualty and commercial combined risks for SMEs.

Luke prides himself on being able to remove anxiety for clients about risk management, enabling them to run their businesses peacefully without having to worry about having the right protection.

Luke.Davies@konsileo.com

07495 859 888

Peter Wilson

Peter Wilson

Client Director, West

With 35 years of experience, Peter is a veteran of managing insurance for small-medium enterprises and providing advice for all types of commercial risks. Over the course of his career, Peter has worked for insurers and brokers so understands how to get the best deal for his clients and enjoys making complicated issues as simple as possible.

Although a generalist broker, Peter has a background in looking after professional risks, particularly where there is an element of manual work involved and has a great affinity for manufacturing businesses where a portion of the end products are destined for the US, a high risk industry or is considered safety critical.

Get in touch if you run a business in the West or South Midlands and need informed advice on all of your insurance exposure from someone that understands your needs thoroughly. 

Peter.Wilson@konsileo.com

07805 373 312

Malini Gunawardena

Malini Gunawardena

Client Director, London

Malini is a Chartered Insurance Broker with over 20 years of industry experience. Over the course of her career she has focused on managing insurance cover, risks and claims for SMEs. Thanks to this background she has comprehensive knowledge of complex commercial products, primarily being an expert in commercial combined, property portfolios and care home insurance, as well as claim handling.

Delivering value for her clients is an integral part of Malini’s approach; she does this through in-depth analysis of her client’s risk exposures and by tailoring the right cover according to the specific needs of every business. She always goes the extra mile for her clients, so get in touch with Malini today if you need an expert claims handler that can cater to all your insurance needs.

Malini.Gunawardena@konsileo.com

07969 164 735

Could you be next?

Could you be next?

Client Director

If you are looking for a better way of working, where your expertise are recognised and you are valued by us as an employer, and by your clients for having more time to give great client service then Konsileo might be the right move for you.

Find out more about working for us and the recruitment process here, or contact our HR Partner to discuss how Konsileo could work for you:

Kristina Lushey –  kristina.lushey@konsileo.com

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