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Key People

Kevin SpencerKevin Spencer

Group CEO
Kevin is the founder and majority shareholder of Markerstudy Group of Companies.  With a strong belief in the intermediary market, his early experience was formed in a small provincial broker, followed by the role of Agency Consultant and later, Managing Director of Lloyd's broker Edgar Hamilton and Wellard.  Following the birth of Markerstudy in 2001, Kevin considers the subsequent creation of this expansive Group of companies to be amongst his proudest achievements.



Gary HumphreysGary Humphreys

Group Underwriting Director

Gary is the second largest shareholder and joint founder of Markerstudy Group. After a career in underwriting in the Lloyd's market, he joined forces with Kevin Spencer in 1997 to establish the MGA that became Markerstudy. Gary continues to head up the insurance operations, as well as contributing to the development of other companies within the Group.



Keith BarberKeith Barber

Group Finance Director

Following a first class degree in Economics and Business Economics at Southampton University, Keith qualified as a Chartered Accountant while working for Ernst and Young. After several senior auditing roles at KPMG, he became Financial Controller in various divisions of Equity Group (formerly Cox). Keith joined the Markerstudy Group board in 2005 with responsibility for group finance.



Martyn HolmanMartyn Holman

Group Commercial Director

Martyn has an insurance career spanning 35 years, and a wealth of experience in underwriting, broking, sales and management. Before joining Markerstudy Group in January 2014, he spent 11 years at Brightside, in the retail insurance broking arm of the business, and secured the position of CEO in 2012. At Markerstudy, Martyn is responsible for identifying and developing new opportunities throughout the group and strengthening existing relationships.



Stuart Dickinson

Head of UK Insurance Non Motor

Stuart started his career in Personal Lines with the Guardian Royal Exchange Group in 1985, progressing to Development Underwriter and moving to the London Market Division in 1997. Stuart joined Lloyds and SVB Syndicate G H Carrington in 1999 to found the UK SME account. In 2007 Stuart was recruited by Chaucer, now Zenith Marque, as Commercial Development underwriter to broaden Chaucer’s range of UK retail products, in 2011 he became Head of Commercial in Chaucer’s UK Division before taking up his latest position following the acquisition by Markerstudy Group of Companies.



Jon Bryant

Fleet Division Head

Jon gained a degree in Business Studies from Southampton Institute and started his career working for a London market broker before moving to Chaucer in 2001 within the fleet department. In 2006, Jon moved to work for ERS in the London market as a Fleet Underwriter. Jon returned to Chaucer Insurance in 2008 to become Head of Fleet, operating predominately within the Lloyds market before changing his role to Head of Commercial Motor in 2012.



Gary Thompson

Product Head Zenith Marque Schemes

Gary has been in the insurance industry for 25 years and started his career with NIG. He has underwritten all classes of motor insurance during this time and has focussed on the non-standard market for the majority of his career. Gary has worked for Chaucer, now Zenith Marque, for over 12 years.

Working at Zenith Marque

We are part of the Markerstudy Group of Companies; a rapidly expanding business established in 2001 and employing over 3,000 staff in the UK.

Our aim is to be an employer of choice.  We seek to attract and develop the best people to help us achieve our ambitious plans for the future and to share in our success.

To view the vacancies currently available at Zenith Marque and the Markerstudy Group of companies, click here.

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