Meet the Team

Stephen Gibson - ACII Managing Director

Stephen Gibson

ACII Managing Director

Stephen has over 25 years of working in senior roles within the travel insurance and personal lines high net worth sectors.

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Email: stephen@avidinsurance.co.uk
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John Inwood - Underwriting Director

John Inwood

Underwriting Director

Over 25 years senior leadership & underwriting experience within large insurance groups, a specialist in SME, Commercial, Corporate and International markets.

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Tim Ward - Director

Tim Ward

Director

Previously Group Finance Director role within a large specialist insurer, overseeing significant growth of the company before joining Avid in 2011, now providing non-executive support to the management team.

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Jon Terry - Finance Director

Jon Terry

Finance Director

Chartered Accountant with over 13 years’ experience. Responsible for financial management and supporting our ambitious growth plans.

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Mike Patchett - Head of Specialty

Mike Patchett

Head of Specialty

Mike is senior manager with over twenty years experience within the specialist MGA arena. He is currently developing a range of products for the Sports and Leisure sector.

 

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Lee Longley - Head of Commercial

Lee Longley

Head of Commercial

ACII qualified. Lee has over 20 years experience in the insurance industry specialising in the underwriting and relationship management of niche commercial insurance products.

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Steve Duxbury - Head of Ancillary Motor

Steve Duxbury

Head of Ancillary Motor

Steve has over 20 years’ experience in the General Insurance Industry, specialising in the new business development of large corporate partnerships and the ongoing relationship management functions.

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Email: steved@avidinsurance.co.uk
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Dan Baldwin - Head of Personal Lines

Dan Baldwin

Head of Personal Lines

Dan has worked in the insurance industry for over 15 years, combining relationship management experience with a data-driven approach to schemes underwriting.

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Tom Dunkerley - Data & Analysis Manager

Tom Dunkerley

Data & Analysis Manager

A qualified accountant for over 10 years, Tom has coupled his finance skills with his in depth knowledge of insurance to provide a dynamic approach to financial and insurance reporting.

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Joanne Coughlan - Business Manager

Joanne Coughlan

Business Manager

Joanne has responsibility for client account management including policy wording, marketing and distribution planning to final scheme delivery & implementation.

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Email: joanne@avidinsurance.co.uk
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Judy Nugent - Underwriting Development Manager

Judy Nugent

Underwriting Development Manager

An experienced insurance specialist with responsibility for client liaison to maximise conversion of business in specific areas. Provides detailed reporting to support growth.

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Claire Holden - Finance Manager

Claire Holden

Finance Manager

An experienced insurance & financial services professional, Claire manages the smooth running of all Avid's financial transactions, suppling MI to assist in decision making. 

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Email: claire@avidinsurance.co.uk
Andrew Daykin - Commercial Underwriter

Andrew Daykin

Commercial Underwriter

Andrew has 10 years' experience in the property & commercial combined markets, specialising in underwriting, account management and product development.

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Email: andrew@avidinsurance.co.uk
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Robert Gray - Commercial Underwriter

Robert Gray

Commercial Underwriter

Having spent the last 5 years working in the finance industry after graduating with a degree in Business and Management, Robert is our newest commercial underwriter. He is currently working his way through his Chartered Institute Qualifications.

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Email: robert@avidinsurance.co.uk
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