MEET OUR BROKERS

Konsileo is an FCA authorised commercial insurance broker. 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 ACII

Stuart Williams ACII

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

Elizabeth Olusoga ACII

Elizabeth Olusoga ACII

Client Director

Elizabeth has 19 years commercial insurance and 15 years post chartered experience within the industry, working in the Multinational Account Management division of Marsh for most of her career. She has gained extensive experience in multinational and reverse flow business,
consistently receiving great client feedback in providing solutions to complex risks.

Highly focused on building strong relationships with her clients and excellent account management, Elizabeth is highly experienced in offering expert technical advice to clients on different levels and in various sectors.

Elizabeth.Olusoga@konsileo.com

07891 382 607

Lisa Petherick ACII            Chartered Insurance Broker

Lisa Petherick ACII Chartered Insurance Broker

Client Director

Lisa is an experienced insurance professional and risk management advisor, working for over 20 years in the insurance profession. As a Chartered Insurance Broker, she combines strong technical skills with a proactive and solution-orientated mindset. Lisa is driven by helping businesses mitigate their risks and maximise their operational and trading potential.

Contact her if you run a business that operates in part or in full in the North of England and you want to make an informed decision on how to best protect your assets and mitigate your risks whilst taking your business forward.

Lisa.Petherick@konsileo.com

07717 776 514

James Winchester Cert CII

James Winchester Cert CII

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

Malini Gunawardena ACII Chartered Insurance Broker

Malini Gunawardena ACII Chartered Insurance Broker

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

Stephen Appleby Jones ACII Chartered Insurance Broker

Stephen Appleby Jones ACII Chartered Insurance Broker

Client Director, Wales

Stephen has over 40 years’ experience in insurance, spanning from an underwriter with a major insurance company to Managing Director of a Chartered Insurance Brokerage. He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and has experience in a wide variety of risks and industries.

In particular, Stephen has comprehensive knowledge of complex risks and also specialises in the leisure industry including museums, theatres, art galleries, civic centres, holiday and theme parks, as well as the education sector and the motor industry including motorcycle motor trade and fleet.

Stephen provides a personal professional service to clients and develops a long term client relationship to fully understand clients’ businesses, exposures and risks.

Stephen.ApplebyJones@konsileo.com 

07584 904 108

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 you as a commercial client.

Kim’s expertise lies primarily in the hospitality, motor trade and entertainment industries. Her experience and advice will take pressure off your workload, enabling you to concentrate on growing your business.

Get in touch with Kim if you run a business in Wales and seek risk insights and tailored insurance from a professional that can fully understand your needs.

Kim.ApplebyJones@konsileo.com

07584 903 685

Joseph Betts Cert CII

Joseph Betts Cert CII

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’ priority.

Joseph.Betts@konsileo.com

07711 292 662

Chris Fitzgerald MBA FCII Chartered Insurance Broker

Chris Fitzgerald MBA FCII Chartered Insurance Broker

Client Director - North

With over 30 years of experience, Chris is an innovative risk advisor with strong technical proficiency and commitment to exceptional client service. Strategic in his approach, Chris works with commercial and professional clients to identify their business risks and help them achieve their financial and corporate objectives.

His expertise lies both in Professional Indemnity cover for architects, consulting engineers and solicitors, as well as business protection for companies operating in various specialist sectors, such as manufacturing, media and tech.

Chris.Fitzgerald@konsileo.com

07545 929 901

Toru Ohyama

Toru Ohyama

Client Director

Toru has been providing insurance and risk management advice for the Japanese commercial sector both in the UK and Europe for the last 30 years, including roles with Aon and Marsh. Toru uses a strategic approach to risk management, looking after medium and large organisations, helping them define their business risk profile while saving on insurance cost.

Get in touch with Toru if you seek risk and insurance guidance from an experienced professional with deep understanding of the UK and global market trends.

Toru.Ohyama@konsileo.com

07887 917 114

Ian Gardiner

Ian Gardiner

Client Director

Ian is an experienced insurance professional with over 30 years service in the industry managing and placing a wide variety of general insurance risks, including motor trade, retail, construction, manufacturing and wholesaling.

He has a unique insight into the risks that businesses face having worked for both major insurers and brokers holding positions in claims, before moving into client facing underwriting and servicing roles and latterly broking.

His passion is building great long term client relationships, becoming a valued member of your team as a trusted adviser in all areas of risk management and transfer.

Ian.Gardiner@konsileo.com

07814 386 887

Paul Turner

Paul Turner

Client Director

With 30 years’ broking experience, Paul is expert in managing insurance for SMEs and professionals, having worked in both complex and packaged risks in the commercial sector. 

He has a background in manufacturing and professional risks, as well as in the leisure industry managing cover for pubs, restaurants and nightclubs. He is well informed in the emerging markets of Directors’ and Officers’ and Cyber insurance.

Paul knows his markets and is available to visit clients for a free review of covers. Get in touch if you run a business in the Yorkshire North East Regions and need informed advice on all of your insurance requirements.

Paul.Turner@konsileo.com

07962 944 101

Gavin Cox

Gavin Cox

Client Director

With 30 years’ experience in insurance, working for both insurance companies such as Allianz and insurance brokers, Gavin is a highly experienced, motivated and Cert CII qualified insurance broker.

During his time in the insurance industry, he has become proficient across all lines of coverage including motor trade, commercial combined, construction, transport & logistics, cyber and professional indemnity to name just a few.

Working closely alongside businesses from SMEs through to multi-million pound turnover organisations, Gavin takes the time to learn about your business and industry which enables him to provide the best advice and cover, ultimately giving you the peace of mind that your business is fully protected at all times.

Gavin.Cox@konsileo.com

07771 363 083

Karl Dawson

Karl Dawson

Client Director

Karl has over 5 years broking experience in his local area of Kent and specialises in commercial vehicle insurance including motor trade, taxi and courier insurance.

Karl has always had glowing feedback on his levels of customer service leading to building lasting customer relationships, ensuring his clients always have the correct insurance covers in place to protect their businesses.

Karl is also looking to expand his expertise by gaining the CII qualifications and broaden his client base into the hospitality and leisure industries via his connections and passion of music, he performs in a band in his spare time in various local venues.

Karl.Dawson@konsileo.com 

01843 621109 / 07455 633 321 

Vince Clark

Vince Clark

Client Director

With over 30 years of experience in the general insurance industry, Vince has spent the last ten years specialising in motor trade and associated businesses including motorsport, vehicle transportation and engineering. However, Vince is a professional in handling all types of commercial insurance, from SMEs to large corporate companies.

With his focus on customer service, Vince likes to get to know the people behind the business, as well as deliver the right insurance for the company’s needs.

Vince.Clark@konsileo.com

07419 320 248

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