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  • Bespoke A rated cover across a broad range of professions
  • Offering the industry expertise to address the most complex exposures
  • Working with clients and brokers to deliver precisely worded cover

The division offers bespoke cover across a broad spectrum of professions, ranging from architects and engineers to contractors and insurance brokers, and spanning specialist emerging professions and markets.

Our expertise means we can work with highly specialised practitioners in fields such as research, pharmaceuticals, and oil and gas, and can consider complex exposures in emerging and often volatile market environments. Our remit spans:

  • Accountants
  • Architects
  • Design and Construct contractors
  • Engineers
  • Insurance Brokers – including MGAs
  • IT
  • Oil and Gas Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Scientific Research Firms
  • Specialist emerging professions and markets
  • Surveyors

Our underwriters recognise the multitude of liabilities professional teams currently face and have the insight and foresight to closely monitor how these risks are evolving in a fast-changing business environment.

Our work with clients and brokers means every policy is designed to deliver maximum coverage for premium spend, with no wastage. Further, our leading-edge underwriting technology platform supports a fast and efficient turn-around from initial submission response through to bind and the issuance of documentation.

The Volante Professional Indemnity Team

David Mercer

Managing Director

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Biography

David Mercer

Managing Director

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David Mercer is a highly respected professional indemnity practitioner with over 30 years of insurance industry experience spanning both the broking and underwriting arenas.

Most recently, he was a Director of PI at an international MGA, having joined that firm in 2008. Prior to this, David was an Executive Director of the PI team at Lockton and their predecessors Alexander Forbes and Nelson Hurst. He is ACII qualified.

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Jenna Terry

Underwriter

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Biography

Jenna Terry

Underwriter

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Jenna joins Volante with our regional PI team, she has 8 years experience in the insurance industry and is Cert Cii qualified. Starting off as an insurance technician within a Lloyds MGA, Prior to joining Volante, she was a professional indemnity underwriter at CNA Hardy.

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Kristy Mannin

Regional Portfolio Manager

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Biography

Kristy Mannin

Regional Portfolio Manager

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Kristy Mannin is a well-respected professional indemnity practitioner with over 12 years of insurance industry experience spanning both the broking and underwriting arenas.

Most recently, she was an Underwriter at DUAL, having joined that firm in 2014. Prior to this, Kristy was Team Leader of a Commercial Wholesale broking department. She is DIP qualified and currently working towards her ACII. Kristy has also been nominated for two Women In Insurance Awards including Underwriting Professional of the Year.

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Rachel Darke

Assistant Underwriter

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Biography

Rachel Darke

Assistant Underwriter

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Rachel has a wealth of experience at Heath Lambert in the wordings team, Swiss Re on the RI side, moving back to Heath and then joining Millers. She has also supported the UW teams at Antares.

Rachel’s last role before joining Volante was 6 years at Maven, Aon’s MGA, in the PI team.

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