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.
CEO, Rokstone Agriculture
Eric has over 21 years of experience underwriting livestock and equine business, including 10 years managing an underwriting team. Since 2013, Eric has built a book of livestock business from the ground up to nearly $30 million in annual GWP with Catlin, XL and finally AXA XL. Since late 2019 Eric managed the US based livestock and equine underwriting team for AXA XL. He has a strong agriculture industry knowledge and relationships with both brokers as well as clients.
COVERAGE AND LIMITS
Policy provides broad form coverage for losses to animals in transit that are your property or the property of others. Loss includes death, humane destruction, crippling, bruising, injury and/or escape of animals while in the due course of transit. Policy is extended to pay for salvage and recovery expenses, debris removal expenses, freight charges, theft, loss of value, and losses that occur due to vehicle breakdown or during loading and unloading.
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.
Vice President, Rokstone Agriculture
Steven has 23 years of work experience in the livestock and equine industries as well as a degree and upbringing in agriculture. He has 6 years of underwriting experience, consistently delivering profitable results. Steven was promoted to Senior Underwriter in 2020 and at AXA XL managed a $10 million GWP book of 75% livestock and 25% equine business. Steven has a strong knowledge of genetics across multiple species of livestock, as well as with Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses in the equine segment. Beyond his industry experience and technical knowledge, his strengths are in relationship development and management.
Senior Underwriter, Rokstone Agriculture
Alexandra has 5 years of experience underwriting both livestock and equine business. She has been involved in the equine industry since a young age, growing up riding sporthorses and then working for a Thoroughbred farm and for Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. Her college experience includes equine business management at Cazenovia College, and a Master of Business Administration at Clarkson University. Her focus turned to the livestock industry when she joined AXA XL in 2016, serving as a Livestock Underwriter until this July. She consistently demonstrates excellent business acumen, solid comprehension of profitability metrics, and is pursuing further education in data analytics to support the RARU book.