Covéa Insurance makes further regional appointments in Chelmsford

28th April

Covéa Insurance has made two new regional underwriting appointments to expand commercial underwriting capacity at its Chelmsford regional office and bring in additional expertise in the property sector. Sarah Manby joins as Regional Underwriter and Rebecca Chinnery as Assistant Underwriter.

Speaking about the appointments, Nick Cook, Regional Underwriting Manager at the Chelmsford Regional office comments:

“We are delighted that Sarah and Rebecca are joining the Chelmsford underwriting team. They both have excellent commercial underwriting experience, strengthening the existing team and giving us additional trading capacity. This will support the continuing profitable growth of our commercial business, and in particular of our real estate account.”

Rebecca joins from Amlin and Sarah from Towergate Underwriting in Colchester.




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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