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Ian Selby

Ian Selby  

Commercial Director - Nexus CIFS

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Ian has been in the credit insurance market since 2005 and joined Nexus CIFS as a Risk Underwriter in 2008. Ian looks after a wide portfolio of policies and has specific responsibility for the construction sector and also has experience in IT and electronics gained from his underwriting role prior to joining Nexus CIFS. Ian was promoted to the position of Risk Underwriting Manager in November 2013.

Amee Shah

Amee Shah  

Group Compliance and Risk Officer

T: +44(0) 203 019 1110
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Dan Shiner

Dan Shiner  

Corporate Strategist

T: +44 (0) 203 019 1113
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Prior to joining Nexus at the start of 2017, Dan was an Assistant Manager at Ernst and Young where he spent over three years, focused on servicing clients in the Lloyd’s and London insurance markets. A qualified chartered accountant. Dan graduated from Manchester University with first class degree in Economics. Dan has also spent time interning at boutique investment banks and other accountancy practices.

Ravindra Shroff

Ravindra Shroff  

Managing Director - Nexus Marine

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Michael Sibthorpe

Michael Sibthorpe  

Chief Executive Officer, Insurance & Reinsurance

T: +44(0) 203 693 9302
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Mike was Chief Underwriting Officer for AmTrust at Lloyd’s. In the previous role, Mike was a member of AmTrust at Lloyd’s board and responsible for overseeing the underwriting strategy of the Company’s five syndicates following its acquisition of ANV. Prior to AmTrust, he was CEO for W R Berkley Syndicate 1967, having led the establishment of the Syndicate in 2009. Before that, Mike CEO of Brit Global Markets and Active Underwriter of Brit Syndicate 2987.

Henning Siess

Henning Siess  

German Country Head, Equinox Global

T: +49(0)40 3111 2842
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Henning is a Senior Underwriter based in Equinox Global’s Hamburg office and is responsible for the operation and growth of Equinox Global in Germany. In addition to Germany, Henning also focused on the Austrian, Swiss (German), Hong Kong and Singaporean business. Prior to joining Equinox Global, Henning worked with Euler Hermes in Hong Kong where he was based for 14 years, running the business in Greater China and Korea. Before Hong Kong, he worked on for Euler Hermes’ national and multinational business in Europe.

Souleymane Simpara

Souleymane Simpara  

Junior Claims Adjuster

T: +44(0)203 195 0825
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Souleymane is a French Qualified Lawyer and holds a Master of Laws in Insurance from Paris I Pantheon - Sorbonne University and Paris Dauphine University. Before joining Nexus Claims Management Services in January 2018 as a Junior Claims Adjuster, Souleymane worked for three years in Paris for a leading law firm in the insurance sector and for BNP Paribas Cardiff.

Rose Slane

Rose Slane  

Operational Manager, Equinox Global

T: +44 (0) 203 693 9321
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Rose joined Equinox Global following 7 years at Atradius where she was responsible for the Policy Administration and Office Management. Prior to her time at Atradius, she spent 5 years at Aon Trade Credit as an Assistant Broker, and 10 years at a large PLC helping to manage their credit insurance program.

William Slane

William Slane  

UK Assistant, Equinox Global

T: +44 (0) 203 693 9322
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Nicola Slater

Nicola Slater  

Commercial Underwriter

T: +44 (0) 203 011 5704
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Nicola joined Nexus CIFS in April 2016 as Commercial Underwriter. Nicola is responsible for the Midlands and South West whole turnover Trade Credit renewal book, broker relationships and supporting business development in the region.

Nicola started her insurance career in 1996 based in Solihull as an Accounts Assistant with CIA / Aon Trade Credit. Two years later, she became Account Executive and in 2007 was promoted to Client Director for Aon Credit International based in Birmingham.​

Tony Smith

Tony Smith  

Export Underwriting Manager

T: +44 (0) 203 011 5693
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Tony joined Nexus CIFS in November 2014 as Export Underwriting Manager. He has 25+ years experience in underwriting export risk, including 5 years with Mitsui, 13 years with Euler Hermes and most recently with AIG Europe Ltd, where he was Head of International Trade Credit for Western and Central Europe and also supported the development of AIG’s operation in Dubai. Whilst at Euler Hermes, Tony recruited and developed a strong, client focused, team with an excellent record for winning new export-related business cases and maintaining good relationships with existing clients. During his time at Euler, Tony also acted as the Regional representative on the Group Country Risk Committee.

Toby Smith

Toby Smith  

Trainee Underwriter - Financial Lines

T: +44(0)203 011 5680
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Since Toby left school, he has travelled the world and after returning from his travels, Toby ended up in a luxury boutique hotel company called “Mr & Mrs Smith” as a travel assistant. He then moved into the financial side of the company and became the junior credit controller. Toby started his insurance career in October 2016, this is when he joined Nexus, firstly in PI team and then quickly moved to DOFI.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith  

IBA Technician

T: +44 (0) 203 011 5617
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Wendy Smith

Wendy Smith  

Junior Credit Analyst, Equinox Global

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Mark Sowerby

Mark Sowerby  

Group Technical Underwriting Manager

T: +44 (0) 203 011 5636
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Mark joined Nexus from Novae where he had worked since January 2007. Prior to Novae he had 2 years Professional Indemnity underwriting experience for the UK Specialist Lines team at Limits Syndicate 2000 and the post of Finance Assistant at Gen Re Life Health.​

Christina Spelman

Christina Spelman  

Director and CUO, Nexus EBA

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Christina joined EBA as Chief Underwriting Officer in 2011. She started her career in accountancy and private banking. Her early employers included Lloyds TSB and Hill Samuel in Jersey. She moved to Bankers Trust Company in 1995 in the BT Insurance Products Group which became Rhine Re and then Alea Global Risk Limited underwriting the French construction account. With the assumption of this account by CGICE she moved to Gibraltar and subsequently EBA in London where she continued to underwrite it and take on the wider responsibilities.

Paul Spinks

Paul Spinks  

Senior Underwriter - Risk

T: +44 (0) 203 011 5681
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Paul has worked in Risk Underwriting since July 2011. Previously with Euler Hermes where he worked predominantly in the Construction, Metals and Timber sectors covering both domestic and export risks. Paul joined Nexus CIFS in March 2014 and his focus remains on the Construction sector.

James Steele-Perkins

James Steele-Perkins  

Director - Single Situation Credit, Contract Frustration and Political Risk

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James has over 20 years-experience within the insurance industry having held a number of underwriting and broking roles, most recently with Starr Underwriting Agents, where he was responsible for the development and management of the Political and Financial Risk division. James joined Starr from Willis, where as Executive Director within the Financial Solutions broking division he specialised in the placement of single situation Political Risk and Structured Credit transactional business. Prior to Willis James spent 3 years at Chubb European Group as a Structured Credit Underwriter, specialising in underwriting predominantly bank led emerging market single risk transactions. James also has experience of writing whole turnover and excess of loss Credit business having previously worked for ACE Group for 6 years, both in London and New York, where he was responsible for establishing ACE’s US Trade Credit platform. James has also held various risk orientated underwriting roles for both Gerling Namur and Euler Trade Indemnity.

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