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We believe in being accessible, in keeping the gap between the digital process and real word decision-makers to minutes and hours, not days.

We service our brokers through an expert team of underwriters based in London and a number of regional offices across the UK. Our underwriters are here to support and service our broker partners wherever they are based and we strive to build long-term and close working relationships.

Management

Danny French
Danny has over 20 years experience as an underwriter and was part of the management team that founded Manchester Underwriting Management in 2010. Prior to that he spent 4 years at RSA, holding a senior position within the SME PI operation.
Mark Ford
Mark has over 25 years' PI underwriting experience. He was appointed underwriting manager with Saturn Professional Risks in 2004. In 2008 he joined the Royal & Sun Alliance portfolio team managing the PI book and this role included strategy, appetite, underwriting guidelines, pricing, rating engines and schemes.
Tom Hill
Tom has more than 10 years’ experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry, having begun his career as a Lloyd’s broker. Tom is responsible for the development Aqueous’ commercial Property & Casualty business and developing relationships with insurance capacity and regional, national and international brokers. He leads the P&C portfolio performance analysis and develops appropriate action(s) to drive profitable growth.
Terry Shaw
Terry has over 20 years experience in the PI market as both a broker and underwriter in the London, UK regional and international markets. Executive Director at Aqueous and heading up the Manchester office.

The Team

Jon Gleave
Jon Gleave
Business Development Manager
Daniel Dorrell
Dan joined Aqueous early in 2018 as Development Underwriter, bringing with him vast experience in the industry from Towergate and Bluefin Underwriting. Dan has built longstanding valued relationships with brokers across the UK for a number of years. He now manages the day to day trading with valued partner brokers, whilst working closely with regional brokers to ensure we deliver a superior product range with a friendly service.
Daniel Dorrell
Development Underwriter
Stuart Barker
Stuart has been Underwriting PI, Financial Lines & Cyber for 13 years with Chubb, AIG and more recently managing the Southern Regional PFL book for QBE. Stuart joined Aqueous in 2018 to build a presence in the South West and enhance the underwriting offering in the region.
Stuart Barker
Senior Underwriter
Hayley Frankish
Hayley has over 15 years underwriting experience, she started her underwriting career at Chubb in 2006, before undertaking roles at Brit, ACE, AIG and CFC Underwriting, before joining Aqueous in 2017.
Hayley Frankish
Senior Underwriter
Alexander Stephenson
Alex joined Aqueous in July 2021 having spent 10 years at Manchester Underwriting where he’d been a senior professional indemnity underwriter. He has previously worked at RSA and at broker Millers.
Alexander Stephenson
Senior Underwriter
Nick James
Nick began his underwriting career with RSA in 2010, based in Chesham, Manchester and London writing and developing their Professional Indemnity and Financial lines portfolio. He Joined the Aqueous PI underwriting team from RSA in 2017 and alongside Ashley Jordan, has been instrumental in the success of the Aqueous online quoting system since its launch in 2017.
Nick James
Senior Underwriter
Ashley Jordan
Ashley started his underwriting career with RSA in 2013. He subsequently joined the Aqueous Underwriting team in early 2017 and has become the face of our Professional Indemnity E-trade business, both undertaking broker visits and system usage training whilst continuously managing submissions and referrals generated on a daily basis.
Ashley Jordan
Underwriter
Mathew Harvey
Mat has over 10 years of professional & financial lines experience including underwriting roles at AXA, AIG and QBE.
Mathew Harvey
Underwriter

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