Covéa Insurance expands its Real Estate team to support increased trading activity

27th July

Covéa Insurance is pleased to announce that it has further expanded its London-based trading team to support the significant growth of the insurer’s successful Real Estate product. Holly Simkin has joined the team as Assistant Underwriter, and is committed to helping the team to maintain the strong performance that it has seen in the months since the product was launched.

Holly has spent the past four years working directly with customers for a major broker in the Real Estate sector, where she gained a wealth of experience. This experience will enable Covéa Insurance to continue to provide the high standards of service that customers in the sector expect.

Gareth Roberts, Senior Regional Underwriter commented:

"I am very pleased to welcome Holly into our team. Her extensive Real Estate experience will help further strengthen our service offering. We have seen significant growth in London so far in 2015, and Holly will provide crucial support for our panel of Real Estate specialists."




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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