About

The Basics

Premier Underwriting Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and you can verify that and our permissions at www.fca.org.uk. The Firm Reference Number is 307164. Premier's registered address is 37 Commercial Road, Poole, Dorset BH14 0HU and the Registered Number is 3760475.

 

Where does Premier fit in

Premier negotiates capacity from Insurers such as our associated company Premier Insurance Company Limited and New India Assurance Company Limited and uses that to design and price its own products. These are then distributed through a network of carefully selected intermediaries from which customers make their purchase either directly or via Price Comparison websites.

 

The Directors

Paul Gray

Managing Director

Paul has been the owner and Managing Director of Premier Underwriting since its inception in 1999. Prior to that he held senior underwriting positions at several major insurers. Following the success of Premier Underwriting Limited, Paul went on to conceive and create Premier Insurance Company Limited in 2009. It is a wholly owned insurer based in Gibraltar and regulated by the FSC, which writes Personal Lines business.

Ian Jeffery

Underwriting Director

Involved with Premier Underwriting since its launch in 1999, Ian is ACII qualified and has over 30 years motor insurance underwriting experience covering Private Car and Commercial Vehicle. Alongside the underwriting, he manages external relationships with key business partners and is responsible for investigating and combatting application fraud.

Chris Cooper

Operational Director

With a career exclusively in financial services Chris’s past responsibilities have included relationship management with many of the top 100 UK companies, managing administration, compliance and IT departments as well as systems development and project management within the insurance and broking community.

Terry Cavanagh

Non Executive Director

Terry is ACII -Chartered Insurer qualified and has 50+ years’ experience in the Motor Insurance market. Upon retirement from full time employment where he held the position of Motor and Home Insurance Director at a large UK top ten insurer, Terry joined Premier as a Non -Executive Director and brings a wealth of experience to his role.