“Konsileo have arrived in the East Midlands and in turn we are disrupting the Insurance Broking Industry with a unique approach to Insurance that nurtures the often-jeopardised, client-broker relationship.”
Insurance Broker: Annalie Sheils
Insurance Broker Annalie Sheils, shares what it means to me to be part of a Teal organisation and why it has transformed not just her work life, but also her entire perspective on what it means to be part of a truly empowering company.
Who are Konsileo?
“Konsileo were formed in 2012 and in this short time, they have become ‘Modern Work Award’ Winners and been named as ‘Employer of the year’ for two years running. They have also been awarded Chartered Insurance Broker Status in 2022. Chartered titles are jealously guarded by professional bodies and are not awarded lightly. Only 12% of UK Insurance Brokers hold this status.
As of today, Konsileo have employed over 100 highly experienced Commercial Insurance Brokers throughout the UK and are growing fast. They enable brokers to be completely trusted, have access to the whole of the market with no restrictions, and build strong advisory relationships through expertise, in an authentic and personal way.
Imagine a workplace where hierarchies blur, individual brilliance thrives, and authentic connections blossom. This is the essence of a Teal organisation. In this vibrant ecosystem, every voice is valued, and the collective wisdom of the team is cherished. It’s a place where collaboration isn’t just a fad but a way of life, where everyone is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work and contribute to something greater.”
Here are a few of the amazing benefits that Annalie Sheils has experienced since joining Konsileo…
Trust and Autonomy
“Within this Teal landscape at Konsileo, trust is the beating heart that drives our actions.
Rather than relying on rigid rules and micro-management, we are given the freedom to explore our passions, make decisions, and forge our own path. Trust breeds responsibility, and responsibility ignites creativity, allowing us to unleash our true potential and make a genuine impact.
Deep Connections and Meaningful Relationships
Gone are the days of superficial workplace relationships.
At Konsileo, bonds are formed on a profound level. We celebrate each other’s unique strengths and perspectives, creating an environment where empathy, support, and collaboration thrive.
Growth and Learning Opportunities
Here, personal, and professional development aren’t buzzwords, but cherished ideals. We’re encouraged to expand our knowledge, acquire new skills, and embrace the full spectrum of our potential. I too am on a transformative journey, stepping out of my comfort zone and learning from the overwhelming collective knowledge of some the best brokers insurance has to offer.
I believe from my brief time here, that Teal organisations have a place in the modern world and can represent the future of work. By embracing the Teal ethos, and culture, we can cultivate workplaces that inspire, empower, and uplift every single individual who walks through their doors.
Konsileo even have their own Chaplain – Peter Heffron
Peter is an ordained priest and is serving his curacy in a large urban Parish in Northampton, supporting 15,000 people and multiple schools as well as being a volunteer chaplain for the NHS. Peter is part of our Central team and is available to speak to all Konsileo brokers 24/7 in complete confidence.
and finally, I would like to introduce myself: – Annalie Sheils – Client Director, East Midlands
Being a Client Director at Konsileo places me in the perfect position to provide excellent customer service with a high attention to detail. I am very inquisitive which enables me to identify cover issues as well as the ability to solve these in an efficient and pain-free manner, so my clients can go on running their business with peace of mind.
I conduct my services with integrity, fairness, and transparency, striving to give expert advice on a range of sectors and industries. Having worked with major UK and Ireland brokers, I have been exposed to a wide range of complex practices and processes, from Reinsurance premium allocations, global insurance regulations, claims to compliance. My clients have included Nokia, Motorola, Ericsson, Louis Vuitton/Motet Hennessy to name just a few.
I had a cancer diagnosis two years ago and the idea of returning to a corporate platform filled me with absolute dread and it started to have an impact on my mental health. During my sick leave I realised my life had been 30 years of non-stop work and I decided to reevaluate my career. In my opinion, Insurance has become more of a transactional service and not an insurance solution. I’m passionate about role and I cannot act as a ‘click and send’ Insurance Broker – I need to know every client has a tailor-made insurance solution and a broker who really cares about them.
I was drawn to Konsileo in 2018 and have now officially returned! It’s the best decision I have ever made. I love the company’s philosophy and mentality with treating customers fairly being at the core of everything we do. For me, Teal is the future business tool, enabling you to be your best self through managing your own diary, negating corporate pressures, and taking care of yourself through wholeness.
If you need any Commercial Insurance advice, please do not hesitate to contact me. (Fear not, I’m not a salesperson). I have a 30 years’ experience across all sectors of business and 100 colleagues who can assist if I need a particular specialist.”
I look forward to protecting your business, properly.