Directors’ and Officers’ Liability in a hard market – making the case to clients
D&O can be a difficult class of business for clients to understand and insurers/brokers to sell (especially in the current hard market). This session looks at these issues and suggests some practical solutions.
By the end of this session, delegates will be able to:
- Impact of hard market – price increases and cover restrictions
- Impact of cyber incidents on D&O claims and risk profiles
- Articulating the cover benefits to clients
Nick offers a unique combination of skills in the UK insurance training sector – an industry sales specialist and a professional coach and trainer.
Nick is an Economics graduate with over 25 years corporate insurance broking experience He was a highly successful sales producer in the UK broking market before progressing into regional and then national sales leadership roles.
As National Development Director at HSBC, Nick was one of only 40 people from a global workforce of 265,000 selected as part of the STARS programme to recognise exceptional performance. He is a highly trained consultative sales specialist, and his experience includes a secondment with a major management consultant to design a best practice sales process. In the mid-2000s, Nick developed a chronic health condition; his journey to recovery fostered a new range of interests, and a passion for health, and performance. He studied widely, qualifying as a Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), obtaining a Diploma in Life Coaching, before going on to study Corporate/Business Coaching with The Coaching Academy.
Nick is also a qualified Holistic Lifestyle Coach and Advanced Exercise Coach. In the last two years Nick has worked in a self-employed capacity in training, coaching, and consulting. He works with a specialist adviser in Insurance sector M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions), and through Nick Thomas & Associates.
Diane Jenkins BA (Hons), ACII, Chartered Insurance Broker
Diane has huge experience working with major Brokers across a range of roles and disciplines, to include:
- Programme design
- New business
- Client Servicing
- Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) due diligence
Diane is now a highly respected trainer to the insurance market.
Diane’s strength is in practical application of knowledge with specific specialisms including Business Interruption, Cyber and Property Owners.
She is the Education Secretary and former chairperson of the London Business Interruption Association. She was part of the IIL Advance Study Group - Business Interruption Policy Wordings and has collaborated with the authors of several Business Interruption textbooks.
She is a member of the Cyber Insurance Association, and she carries out the insurance cyber policy reviews for Cyber|Decider (https://www.cyberdecider.com/)
Diane’s work includes delivery as an Associate for Nick Thomas & Associates.
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