Covéa Insurance appoints new commercial Field Underwriter

10th March

Covéa Insurance has expanded its Southern regional presence with the appointment of Steph Butler to the role of Field Underwriter. The role will focus on delivering underwriting solutions for small and mid sized businesses with the aim of supporting profitable growth of the company’s commercial account.

Having recently completed a secondment as Business Development Manager in the Reading office, Steph gained valuable experience, as well as establishing strong working relationships with brokers, that will be of benefit in her new role

Speaking about her appointment, Keith Hector, who heads up Covéa Insurance’s Southern Regional Team, said;

“As an experienced successful underwriter from our Reading Regional office, and having worked previously for a regional broker, Steph brings a real understanding of the commercial market. She made a big impact during her secondment and we already have a number of brokers keen to work with her to develop joint trading opportunities.”




About Covéa Insurance

Covea Insurance plc is the UK underwriting business of leading French mutual insurance group Covéa, who are number 1 for property and liability insurance in France, generating over 16.9 billion Euros in premiums in 2018.  

Covéa Insurance looks after the insurance needs of over 1.5 million policyholders; delivering financial reassurance through its Standard & Poor’s A+ stable rating, as a guaranteed subsidiary of Covéa.  It has Gold Investors in People accreditation and has been named one of the top 75 employers in West Yorkshire & the Humber.

The company offers motor, household, protection, pet, mid and high net worth insurance and a range of commercial insurance products, through a range of distribution channels. Employing over 1800 people, Covéa Insurance has a strong people and service ethos, having Investors In People Gold accreditation and is signatory to the HM Treasury Women In Finance Charter. It also has World Class service accreditation from the Institute of Customer Service for its Motor Claims, Home Claims and Underwriting Services teams as well as Chartered Insurer status for its Commercial and Mid/High Net Worth business.

In 2018, Covéa Insurance were recipients of the Personal Lines Insurer of the Year award at both the British Insurance Awards and the Insurance Times Awards and was the top rated insurer in the Insurance Times Broker Service Survey for both Personal and Commercial Lines.

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