Underwriting, Broking & Claims

London, Lloyd’s and the Regions

Our Underwriting & Broking unit has a proven long term track record working with candidates and clients from in London, Lloyd’s and the Regions from junior to Senior Level. Partnering with companies from large corporate to SME.

Our Claims and Loss Adjusting unit has been working with clients across the London and Regional markets since the company’s foundation in 2006. With a proven track record of delivering both highly technical and specialist roles through to volume assignments our market knowledge and contact networks within the niche are unrivalled.


Range from CEO, COO, Broking Director, Producing Broker, Account Director, Account Executive, Account Handler, Account Technician and Broker Backup


Range from CUO, Underwriting Director, Senior Underwriter, Underwriter and Underwriting Assistant.


Claims Director, Claims Manager, Senior Adjuster, Claims Adjuster, Claims Handler, Negotiator and Technician.

Loss Adjusting

We partner with clients and recruit from Senior to Junior level.

Meet the team

Matthew Waters
Matthew Waters


As company founder Matthew has built Harrison Holgate from the core principles of long term partnerships, trust and transparency.

Initially commencing his career within the insurance industry Matthew worked within Claims, Underwriting & Sales before moving into recruitment with a large PLC firm. With a 15 year track record successfully recruiting within Underwriting, Broking and Claims Matthew now focuses on running and growing the Underwriting and Broking unit.

020 4537 4001

Paul Hodges
Paul Hodges


As a founding member of Harrison Holgate Paul has strengthened the growth of Harrison Holgate from its early beginnings. With an extensive track record delivering successfully from Claims Director to Claims Handler level, Paul possesses a first-rate knowledge of the claims and reinsurance market and has an extensive personal contact network gained through more than 19 years recruiting within his niche. Paul is fully FIRP Cert RP qualified and is the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) champion for the firm.

020 4537 4002

Ian Bull
Ian Bull


Ian has joined Harrison Holgate with over twenty years of general insurance recruitment experience mainly operating in the London Market but with substantial experience of placing across the regions too. His role is to lead the growth strategy of our flagship underwriting and broking business. Ian has a proven experience at working at a senior level having built up strong relationships placing across both markets and can add substantial expertise in any recruitment process. Ian takes the time to network across the markets and understand the relationships in each sector in order to be successful.

020 4537 4007

Andy Edwards
Andy Edwards


With 14 years London market insurance training, technical grounding and knowledge Andy moved to the recruitment sector. Since 1999 he has been involved in specialist insurance recruitment, covering City, National & International disciplines from claims and back office roles to brokers, underwriters and producing teams.

Over the past 23 years Andy has built and consolidated Insurance recruitment teams for companies who operate within the London & Lloyd’s Market. More recently MGA capacity provision, M&A experience as well as head hunting and search assignments have been his main disciplines. It is with this in mind that Andy has joined Harrison Holgate to help develop individuals within the Insurance team, all of whom are experienced recruiters.

An exciting challenge ahead.

020 4537 4010

Lauren Brincat
Lauren Brincat


Lauren has joined Harrison Holgate with a strong 7 years of recruitment experience focusing on the City client base by growing and developing teams whilst always working closely with clients and candidates. Her experience reflects a true recruitment professional who takes the time to network and understand all requirements for what her candidates and clients are looking for.

Lauren specialises in Senior Account Handlers, Account Executives, Underwriters and Underwriting Managers, focusing on delivering a quality service in an open transparent manner. She will be working across the London and regional general insurance markets for the Senior Underwriting and Broking sectors.

020 4537 4011

Lauren Brincat
Madeleine Kerrane


Madeleine joined Harrison Holgate with 9 years' experience within Recruitment, working across the Professional Services Market. Prior to joining recruitment, she has 12 years' experience of working within Financial Services as a Financial Adviser.

She has an honest, fast paced, consultative approach which has resulted in exceptional hires and placements for her clients and candidates. Madeleine specialises in Senior Account Handler, Account Executive, Underwriter/Broker Support and Underwriter/Senior Underwriter positions working across the London general insurance market for the Senior Underwriting and Broking sectors.

020 4537 4012

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