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Kevin is the founder and majority shareholder of Markerstudy Group. He spent his early days with a small provincial broker, then became an Agency Consultant and later, the Managing Director of Lloyd's broker Edgar Hamilton and Wellard. Kevin considers the creation of Markerstudy Group to be his proudest achievement.
GROUP UNDERWRITING DIRECTOR
Gary is the second largest shareholder and joint founder of Markerstudy Group. After a career in underwriting in the Lloyd’s market, he joined forces with Kevin Spencer in 1997 to establish the MGA that became Markerstudy. Gary continues to head up the insurance operations, as well as contributing to the development of other companies within the Group.
GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR
Following a first class degree in Economics and Business Economics at Southampton University, Keith qualified as a Chartered Accountant while working for Ernst and Young. After several senior auditing roles at KPMG, he became Financial Controller in various divisions of Equity Group (formerly Cox). Keith joined the Markerstudy Group board in 2005 with responsibility for group finance.
GROUP COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR
Martyn has an insurance career spanning 35 years, and a wealth of experience in underwriting, broking, sales and management. Before joining Markerstudy Group in January 2014, he spent 11 years at Brightside, in the retail insurance broking arm of the business, and secured the position of CEO in 2012. At Markerstudy, Martyn is responsible for identifying and developing new opportunities throughout the group and strengthening existing relationships.
GROUP CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Dan was appointed to the role of Group Chief Operating Officer (COO) in August 2018.
With more than 20 years’ experience in insurance and IT, Dan joined Markerstudy in 2011 as Head of IT. During this period, he transformed the division, and has achieved numerous industry awards.
HEAD OF BROKER MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCT GOVERNANCE
Amanda has a wealth of experience in the insurance industry. Starting her career at Norwich Union and going on to work for a variety of Insurance businesses – from start-ups to multinationals – she joined Markerstudy in February 2020 as Head of Broker Development – PL Nationals.
She was promoted to her current role in May 2020. Her many strengths include identifying opportunities, negotiation, and achieving profitable growth, underpinned by a great sense of humour.
We pride ourselves on our broker relationships and are happy to combine the flexibility of personal underwriting when required, with the ease and speed of full cycle EDI on the majority of our mainstream products.
This is usually one of my favourite seasons! Officially we’re now in Autumn and under normal circumstances we’d be sprinting headlong towards a glut of events filled with more air-kissing and hand-shaking than you can, hmm, shake a stick at!
Markerstudy Insurance Services Limited registered in England and Wales (No. 2135730) with registered office at 45 Westerham Road, Bessels Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 2QB. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (No. 475572).