Commercial Combined (IRE)Visit iSure Underwriting
Our Commercial Combined product provides broad coverage for over 700 different trades, including property damage, business interruption, and legal liabilities protection. Our underwriters have appetite to write a property bias, Ireland domiciled portfolio of commercial risks between €1,000 to €30,000 premium & under €10m TSI any one location. Our appetite is for a selection of low to medium hazard risks, enabling us to develop sustainable long term accounts with our clients.
Our portfolio managers have a wealth of experience in their niche line of business and combine this with a dedication to helping our broker partners win and retain more business.
Director & Senior Underwriter, iSure Underwriting
Avril Cox is a director and senior underwriter at iSure Ireland, responsible for underwriting commercial insurance policies, broker development and marketing.
She joined iSure in November 2019, having spent over 15 years in the insurance industry working for MGAs and insurance companies.
Prior to getting into insurance Avril was an aspiring archaeologist and outside of work she volunteers on digs around Ireland and further afield. She also loves watersports, especially rowing.
“They say ‘if you love what you do you will never work a day in your life’ and I can honestly say I love what I do. I enjoy underwriting and the technical side of my job but also the social aspect, meeting brokers and developing relationships. There is an incredible sense of team within the company, despite the size and various departments and everyone really pulls together.”
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We are committed to always providing clear detail on our specific risk appetite to allow you to better understand our underwriting proposition.
Our wider teams are made up of leading underwriters and dedicated suppport staff to ensure that your experience working with us is forever a positive one.
Senior Underwriter & Director, iSure Underwiting
Barry O’Leary is a senior underwriter and director at iSure Underwriting, responsible for commercial combined new business and signing off on both MTA and EB referrals for team members.
He joined iSure/iFarm in July 2019 following 25 years working at Aviva in various commercial underwriting roles.
Outside of work Barry helps to coach GAA hurling and football for his local club St. Oliver Plunketts. He enjoys gardening and DIY projects.
“From day one, I was hugely impressed with the energy in iSure – I have acknowledged over a couple of years David Bearman’s entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to continue to evolve and further build a successful business. This “Tone at Top” cascades to all our businesses within Aventum and builds confidence among staff and respect among customers. Being part of the story is a sincere pleasure.”
Commercial Underwriter, iSure Underwriting
Lewis Phillips is a commercial underwriter at iSure Ireland, responsible for reviewing broker submissions and referrals against the company’s risk appetite and acceptance criteria and responding to broker queries in a timely manner.
He joined iSure in July 2020 as the third member of the Cork office. He previously worked as an existing business commercial underwriter for a large insurer in Cork and prior to that worked as an Insurer Development Manager for a personal lines broker in Bristol.
Outside of work, Lewis and his wife love getting out and exploring the wonderful scenery Ireland has to offer. He enjoys walking the cliffs and finding nice country pubs along the way. His other favourite pastime involves cheering on the Welsh rugby team.
“I feel privileged to be part of such a great team and appreciate all the support I've received since joining the company. Engaging with our broker partners and working with them to secure business is one of my favourite parts of the job, and I hope to continue to strengthen these relationships the longer we work together. I’m also excited about what the future holds for iSure and the direction the company is heading in.”
Commercial Underwriter, iSure Underwriting
Eanna O’Connell is a commercial underwriter at iSure Underwriting.
Eanna joined iSure in June 2020, with 12 years’ previous experience as a commercial underwriting, and another 5 years spent in commercial broking.
Outside of work, Eanna has a keen interest in most sports and assists with coaching the Under 7 boys Gaelic Football team for the local GAA club Killygarry.
“I joined the company as I noticed iSure appeared to be a very progressive player in the Irish market with a positive ‘can do’ attitude.”