Discover what's important for brokers with Ecclesiastical

Welcome to "Covered in 15"! Podcast series from Ecclesiastical for brokers.

Meet the hosts, find out what topics we'll be discussing and how this can give brokers an insight in current trends and market movement.

Description: What’s important to you as broker? What topics would you like more insight on?

Summary: An introduction from our hosts about what insurance brokers, of all shapes and sizes, can expect from the podcast series.

Quote: “We've deliberately focused the podcasts on things that brokers have told us are important to them. We also want to react to what they tell us. So we want to listen to their feedback, and develop topics that they say are going to be important and relevant to them.”

Run time: 05.08

About the hosts:

Adrian Saunders, Commercial Director at Ecclesiastical, is responsible for delivering Ecclesiastical’s UK intermediated business. Before joining Ecclesiastical, Adrian held senior roles at Marsh, Zurich and Hiscox. Away from insurance, Adrian is a self-confessed cycling addict. Combining his passions for charity giving and cycling, he previously raised funds for charity by completing London Ride 100 three times and cycling across Vietnam and Cambodia.

Chris Withers, Broker Distribution Director at Ecclesiastical, is responsible for developing Ecclesiastical’s proposition for its broker partners, leading the sales team and for building even stronger relationships with brokers. Having joined the company in 2015, Chris has over 25 years’ of wide-ranging insurance industry experience, having worked at Covea and RSA prior to joining Ecclesiastical.

Tony Fletcher, Corporate Director at Ecclesiastical, is responsible for leading the schemes division which has been writing business on a delegated authority basis for over 25 years. Tony’s career has focussed on business development and underwriting. He is a member of the Cambridge Insurance Institute and is a past president, having held the position in 2006/07.

Sarah Willoughby, Art & Private Client Business Director at Ecclesiastical, leads the Art & Private Clients team and brings over 28 years’ experience in the high net worth sector. Sarah joined Ecclesiastical in 2016 after 16 years with Oak Underwriting where she was Deputy Managing Director and over the years has been involved in all aspects of the business bringing a wealth of high net worth expertise and knowledge.

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