Tel: 01227 284700

Meet the Commercial Team

Tom Morrissey, ACII, Chartered Insurer, MInstLM

Markerstudy

Divisional Head Commercial

Tel: 01227 284004

Email: thomas.morrissey@markerstudy.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 widen the range of UK products. Specialising in UK SME and Property Owners.
  • Became Deputy Head of Commercial upon Markerstudy’s acquisition of Chaucer’s UK Division in 2015
  • Promoted to Division Head of Commercial in 2018

Responsibilities:

  • Tom is the Division Head of Commercial for Markerstudy based in Whitstable. Tom is responsible for the continued development and expansion of the Markerstudy Commercial SME product range. 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 leading the Commercial Team, Tom has a hands-on role in underwriting new and existing business, particularly 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 Markerstudy continues to offer a superb level of technical expertise.

Kayleigh Setterfield, Dip CII, MA

Markerstudy

Product Head Commercial

Tel: 01227 284004 

Email: Kayleigh.wicks@markerstudy.com

Bio:

  • Kayleigh joined Chaucer in December 2011, transferring to the Commercial team in 2012.
  • Having worked as a Team Leader within Zenith Marque, following Markerstudy’s acquisition of Chaucer’s UK Division in 2015, Kayleigh has progressed to Product Head for Commercial and is based in Whitstable.  

Responsibilities:

  • Kayleigh is responsible for the development of schemes and broker commercial accounts, and helping to grow and expand the Markerstudy Commercial offering.
  • Kayleigh’s focus is mainly on underwriting new business, specifically the more complex and larger Tradesmans’s and SME risks.
  • Alongside underwriting, Kayleigh is also responsible for the training and development of the team of Commercial Underwriters, taking technical referrals and undertaking training.

Keely Ide, Cert CII

Markerstudy

Senior Commercial Assistant Underwriter

Tel: 01227 284004

Email: keely.ide@markerstudy.com

Bio:

  • Keely joined Royal Sun Alliance in 1986 underwriting new business and specialising in general liability.
  • She moved to Chaucer in September 2008 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 three 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 strives to ensure that all risks are underwritten properly and any gaps in cover eliminated.

Elliot Ling, BSc (Hons)

Markerstudy

Commercial Underwriter

Tel: 01227 284004

Email: Elliot.ling@markerstudy.com

 Bio:

  • Elliot joined Zenith Marque in September 2015 as Commercial Operations 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 and is now a Commercial Underwriter.

Responsibilities:

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

Jasmine Fraser, Cert II

Markerstudy

Commercial Underwriter 

Tel: 01227 284004

Email: jasmine.fraser@markerstudy.com

Bio:

  • Jasmine joined Chaucer Insurance in April 2012 as a Customer Accounts and Sales Administration Advisor in Chaucer Direct.
  • She moved to the Commercial team in February 2016 and she is now an Underwriter specialising in Motor Trade Combined risks.

Responsibilities:

  • Jasmine primarily deals with Motor Trade Combined, Motor Trade Garage, and Motorsports Combined risks. She is responsible for the development and underwriting of new business, the ongoing progression of the scheme and maintaining strong relationships with our key brokers.

Lorraine Caddick, Cert CII

Markerstudy

Commercial Underwriter

Tel: 01227 284004

Email: Lorraine.caddick@markerstudy.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 which led to concentrating on Extranet referrals within the new business team and becoming an Assistant Underwriter.  Lorraine now works as an Underwriter with a focus on liability and tradesman’s policies.

Responsibilities:

  • Lorraine helps our brokers with their Extranet referrals and underwriting Tradesman’s risks. Our niche positioning the market means that our broker partners refer business with all sorts of quirks. Whether it is 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.
  • Lorraine also works with brokers to help develop their accounts and maintain a good working relationship with them.

Jessica Elvidge

Markerstudy

Commercial Underwriter

Tel: 01227 284004

Email:  jessica.elvidge@markerstudy.com

Bio:

  • Jessica joined Chaucer in January 2009 as an admin assistant to the Aviation Division, in May 2014 Jessica joined the commercial team as an underwriting assistant within the existing business team. Jessica is now a Commercial Underwriter for Markerstudy who manages the Underwriting Assistants plus writing new business. 

Responsibilities:

  • Jessica is responsible for the management of the Underwriting Assistants who work on existing business, training and developing them into Underwriters.
  • Jessica also writes new business and her main focus is tradesmans and liability business.

 

Neil Linwood Cert CII

Markerstudy

Commercial Underwriter

Tel: 01227 284004

Email: neil.linwood@markerstudy.com

Bio:

  • Neil joined Chaucer Insurance in March 2009 and worked within the claims department as an injury claims handler.
  • Neil transferred to the Commercial Underwriting team in December 2016 as an Underwriting Assistant.
  • He is now a Commercial Underwriter specialising in Commercial SME and Property Owners business

Responsibilities:

  • Neil is predominantly responsible for the underwriting of Commercial SME and Property Owners new business and to work with brokers to ensure we maintain our strong working relationships. 

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