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We are pleased to announce the recruitment of a new Business Producer to 1884 Europe

We are pleased to announce the recruitment of a new Business Producer to 1884 Europe

26 May 2016

The Standard Syndicate has created service companies to work alongside the Syndicate's underwriting team in London to enable our retail broking partners and their insureds to transact business with The Standard Syndicate. The Standard Syndicate Services Limited, trading as 1884 Europe, supports our partners throughout Europe with responsive, knowledgeable and efficient access to Lloyd's capacity. Our new Business Producer, Nicola Jones, is joining 1884 Europe to replace Sarah McGurk as the point of contact for new business enquiries emanating from brokers in Europe.

Nicola joins us from BMS Harris & Dixon Marine where she was a Senior Marine Liability Broker. She has 14 years' experience in the marine insurance market, with expertise in Protection & Indemnity and Liability risks, largely focusing on Europe, all of which makes her perfectly placed to expand on current relationships in this new role.
You can contact her on +44 207 767 2905 or

We are delighted that Sarah McGurk will now be the Underwriter for Directors’ and Officers’ (D&O) Liability insurance. D&O Liability insurance covers assureds that are held personally liable for any decision, act or omission made in their professional capacity within their company. Sarah has acted as a wholesale and retail broker in both England and Canada for over 15 years. She has acted for clients in a variety of industries including marine, oil & gas, travel and tourism and commercial risks. Prior to joining the syndicate, she was an underwriter of D&O insurance for 5 years with a major multinational insurer.
You can contact her on +44 20 7767 2039 or

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Robert Dorey
Active Underwriter
Tel +44 20 3320 8831
Mobile +44 7775 515 878

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