Broker Support

Folgate has a number of Business Development Managers and Underwriters, all of whom are proud to offer comprehensive support to brokers around the UK.

Click on your area to learn more about your dedicated Business Development Manager and gain access to their direct contact details and social media links.

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Paul Craig – South East England & East Midlands

Telephone: 07989 248355

Email: paul.craig@folgateltd.com
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Paul Craig has worked in the insurance industry for over 20 years, working in Financial Services, Personal Lines management, and was a Director of a Commercial Insurance Broker prior to joining the company.

He enjoys travelling, is a keen motorcyclist, and is a family man with two daughters.

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Matthew Somers – South West England, Wales & West Midlands

Telephone: 07817 578 290

Email: matthew.somers@folgateltd.com
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Matt joined the company as a Senior Development Underwriter in 2018 and previously held senior underwriting positions at both Aviva and RSA.

Matt has the ability to Underwrite within your office and thrives on building strong relationships with brokers.

In his spare time Matt enjoys volunteer work and is a keen guitarist and general music enthusiast.

Please contact Matt if you would like an appointment which can include:

– New & renewal business underwriting
– Bespoke schemes
– TOBA enhancements
– Binding authorities

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Derek Russell – Northern England

Telephone: 020 7256 3100

Email: derek.russell@folgateltd.com
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Derek has spent many years within the insurance industry and ran his own commercial brokerage prior to joining the company in 1998. He now heads up the Business Development Department.

Derek is a keen family man and within his spare time enjoys fishing, watching football and visiting France.

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Derek Russell – Scotland

Telephone: 020 7256 3100

Email: derek.russell@folgateltd.com
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Derek has spent many years within the insurance industry and ran his own commercial brokerage prior to joining the company in 1998. He now heads up the Business Development Department.

Derek is a keen family man and within his spare time enjoys fishing, watching football and visiting France.