Tel: 01227 284700

Meet the Commercial Team

Stuart Dickinson, ACII, Chartered Insurer, MInstLM

Zenith Marque

Head of Commercial

Tel: 01227 284768

Email: stuart.dickinson@zenithmarque.com

Bio:

  • Began his career in 1985 with the Guardian Royal Exchange Group starting in the Personal Lines Department and progressing through a variety of underwriting roles.
  • Left his role as Development Underwriter leading a team in the South East Area office in order to take up an underwriting position at Guardian's London Market Division.
  • Moved to Lloyd's and SVB Syndicate G H Carrington to found the UK SME account in 1999.
  • Recruited by Chaucer in 2007 as Commercial Development Underwriter to broaden the range of UK products.
  • Promoted to Divisional Head, UK Commercial in 2011
  • Became Head of Commercial for Zenith Marque upon Markerstudy’s acquisition of Chaucer’s UK Division in 2015

Responsibilities:

  • Stuart is responsible for the Commercial Underwriting team based in Whitstable. They provide commercial insurance for small businesses of all types, from public liability for plumbers, to legal expenses for landlords, to theft cover for theatres.
  • Stuarts role is to define the commercial underwriting strategy for Zenith Marque, and to see through its implementation. Stuart also takes responsibility for pricing, profitability and delivering income in line with Zenith Marques aspirations.
  • Stuarts objective is to continue to grow the commercial business, so that Markerstudy becomes recognised as a major commercial player, just as it is in personal lines.

Tom Morrissey, ACII, Chartered Insurer, MInstLM

Zenith Marque

Deputy Head of Commercial

Tel: 01227 284004 ex 1201

Email: thomas.morrissey@zenithmarque.com

Bio:

  • Tom began his career in 1988 with the Sun Alliance in the West End progressing through a variety of underwriting roles.
  • Joined Aviva in 1999 as Account Manager for Property Owners Account
  • Joined Allianz in 2006 As Underwriting Development Manager
  • Joined Chaucer in 2008 to assist Stuart Dickinson in broadening the range of UK products. Rising to Deputy Head, UK Commercial with specialising in UK SME and Property Owners.
  • Became Deputy Head of Commercial for Zenith Marque upon Markerstudy’s acquisition of Chaucer’s UK Division in 2015.

Responsibilities:

  • Tom is the Deputy Head of the Zenith Marque Commercial Division based in Whitstable. Tom is responsible for the continued development of the Commercial SME and Property Owners business segments. Developing and implementing the business plans to deliver both growth and profitability whilst expanding the growing broker base and delivering excellent customer service. As well as managing these accounts, Tom has a hands-on roll in underwriting new and existing business, particular large clients and complex risks.
  • Tom is also responsible for the training and progression of a team of commercial underwriters and underwriting assistants to ensure that Zenith Marque continues to offer a superb level of technical expertise.

Keely Ide, Cert CII

Zenith Marque

Senior Commercial Assistant Underwriter

Tel: 01227 284004 ex 1200

Email: keely.ide@zenithmarque.com

Bio:

  • Keely joined Royal Sun Alliance in 1986 underwriting new business and specialising in general liability
  • She moved to Chaucer in September 2008, joining Stuart Dickinson to help in the founding of the UK Commercial department.
  • Keely is now Senior Assistant Underwriter within Zenith Marque, following Markerstudy’s acquisition of Chaucer’s UK Division in 2015.

Responsibilities:

  • Keely’s role as Senior Assistant Underwriter involves actively both product and personnel development. Keely acts as a mentor and technical referral for the team in respect of liability products, focussing on complex liability cases. Over the past two years she has developed and promoted a Professional Indemnity/Professional Services Product, which is called PL+, designed to meet the needs of SME contracting businesses. Keely is involved in the marketing of this product to increase market awareness on how the product works and its application for our clients.
  • Keely maintains the day-today running of the Tradesmans/Micro account, ensuring that great customer service and a high standard of underwriting is maintained.
  • Keely also carries out bespoke underwriting on a case-by-case basis and strive to ensure that all risks are underwritten properly and any gaps in cover eliminated. Keely monitors and generates business enquiries through the Extranet and Acturis systems, providing a high level e-trade quoting service for the brokers.

Kayleigh Wicks, Dip CII, MA

Zenith Marque 

Commercial Underwriting Team Leader

Tel: 01227 284004 ex 1010

Email: Kayleigh.wicks@zenithmarque.com

Bio:

  • Kayleigh joined Chaucer in December 2011, transferring to the Commercial team in 2012.
  • She is now a Team Leader within Zenith Marque, following Markerstudy’s acquisition of Chaucer’s UK Division in 2015.

Responsibilities:

  • Kayleigh mainly deals with liability and commercial combined policies, underwriting new business and dealing with existing business. She manages the new business and existing business Assistant Underwriters and Underwriting Assistants on a day-to-day basis, their training and development and underwriting referrals.

Clare Shahzad, Cert CII

Zenith Marque

Motor Trade Combined Assistant Underwriter

Tel: 01227 284700 ex 12226

Email: clare.shahzad@zenithmarque.com 

Bio:

  • Clare started her underwriting career with Highway in 1999, then moved to Tradex where she worked for 10 years.
  • Clare joined Markerstudy Insurance in July 2013 to underwrite Motor Trade Road Risks at the Chelmsford office.
  • She moved to the Zenith Marque commercial team in Whitstable in June 2016

Responsibilities:

  • Clare is responsible for the development and underwriting of the new Motor Trade Commercial Combined product. This is an existing new product to Zenith Marque which incorporates the existing Commercial garage risks product and the Road Risk product to make a comprehensive Motor Trade Combined package. Clare is involved with the on-going development of the scheme and in managing the profitability of broker accounts whilst developing and ensuring good business relations.

Elliot Ling, BSc (Hons)

Zenith Marque

Commercial Assistant Underwriter

Tel: 01227 284004

Email: Elliot.ling@zenithmarque.com

Bio:

  • Elliot joined Zenith Marque in September 2015 as Commercial Operation Representative.
  • He subsequently moved to the Commercial team as an Underwriting Assistant in the existing business team.
  • Elliot transferred to the new business team as Assistant Underwriter in 2016, originally working on the Property Owners account in May 2016, and latterly on the SME portfolio.

Responsibilities:

  • Elliot works with brokers on new business, helping to develop their Property Owners and Commercial SME accounts with Zenith Marque.

Alfie Foreman, Dip CII

Zenith Marque

Commercial Assistant Underwriter

Tel: 01227 284004 ex 1168

Email: alfie.foreman@zenithmarque.com

Bio:

  • Alfie joined Chaucer Insurance as a Referral and Underwriting Technician in the Motor Dept.
  • He moved to the commercial team as an underwriting Assistant in July 2016.
  • Alfie now works as an Assistant underwriter on the Motor Trade account

Responsibilities:

  • Alfie works in the Motor Trade team, primarily on new business. Within the team their are three main products: Motor Trade Garage Risks, Motorsports Combined and Motor Trade Combined. Alfie’s background in motor underwriting has been invaluable in the development of a full combined motor trade product. Motor Trade is a growth area for Zenith Marque; Alfie would be delighted to talk to any of our brokers about how we can service their Motor Trade clients.

Jasmine Fraser, Cert II

Zenith Marque

Commercial Assistant Underwriter 

Tel: 01227 284004 ex 1236

Email: jasmine.fraser@zenithmarque.com

Bio:

  • Jasmine joined Chaucer Insurance in April 2012 as a Customer Accounts and Sales Administration Advisor in Chaucer Direct.
  • She moved to the Zenith Marque Commercial team in February 2016 and now works in the Motor Trade team as an Assistant Underwriter.

Responsibilities:

  • Jasmine works in the Motor Trade team on new and existing business, specialising in our Motor Trade Garage Risks and Motor Trade Combined products.

Lorraine Caddick, BA (Hons)

Zenith Marque

Commercial Assistant Underwriter

Tel: 01227 284004 ex 1313

Email: Lorraine.caddick@zenithmarque.com

Bio:

  • Lorraine joined Zenith Marque in July 2015 as a Commercial Operations Representative.
  • She moved to the Zenith Marque commercial team in May 2016 and now works in the new business team concentrating on Extranet referrals.

Responsibilities:

  • Lorraine helps our brokers with their Extranet and Acturis Tradesman’s package referrals. Our niche positioning the market means that our broker partners refer business with all sorts of quirks. Whether its unusual trades, poor financial history or prior convictions, we try to accommodate as many as we can. We know that a quick response time and a flexible approach is key to converting these cases into new business.

Matthew Bingham

Zenith Marque                                                                                       

Commercial Assistant Underwriter                                                             

Tel: 01227 284004 ex 1222

Email: matthew.bingham@zenithmarque.com

Bio: 

  • Matthew joined Zenith Marque in June 2014 as a Commercial Operations Representative.
  • He moved to the Zenith Marque Commercial team in May 2016 and now works in the new business team concentrating on Property Owners.

Responsibilities:

  • Matthew prepares quotes for our Property Owners account; whether it's a single let pdh or an industrial park, our bespoke Property Owners package will provide the right cover at a competitive rate.

 

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