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 MEET THE COLEMAN TEAM 

 Dedicated, Knowledgable Marine Insurance Experts 

Steven Risk

Steven Risk | Chief Executive Officer


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Steven commenced his insurance career in the Lloyds of London Insurance market in 1993, with his early working career within the Lloyds underwriting fraternity with specific focus upon international cargo, fine art and specie (jewellery and diamond insurance) sectors.

Having then left underwriting he moved into the insurance broker sector in 1998 again in the Lloyds Market with specific emphasis on International Hull & Cargo Insurance. Steven has been a member of the Coleman Team since 2006 having initially concentrated his focus upon business development in the Marine sector, he is now our Chief Executive Officer.

Andrew Skinner

Andrew Skinner BA (Hons), ACII | Head of Marine & Private Clients

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Andrew heads up the Marine Team, and has worked in the insurance industry since 1986. His depth of knowledge and contacts across the industry are invaluable and help him provide a steadying hand on the helm at Coleman Marine Insurance.

Away from the office Andrew can be found on the side line of either a rugby or football field, supporting his sons sporting endeavours.

Tony Pauffley

Tony Pauffley | Manager, Yacht & Commercial Craft


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Your contact for Introducers and New Business. Tony’s introduction to sailing started on the Hamble River at the age of seven in an Optimist. Since then he has spent the last 40+ years building, repairing, selling, sailing and now insuring boats. Tony is a much respected former Chairman for the Yacht Brokers Association.

His wife and four boys help to keep him fully occupied away from work and when he can mixes in some Skiing, Cycling, and Rugby (only supporting now).

Andy Coles

Andy Coles | Manager, Private Client Yacht


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Heading up our Private Client Yacht Team, Andy is our specialist for superyachts, compiling effective programmes of insurance for the larger yachts and also for those vessels with more complex requirements. With over eighteen years of experience in the insurance industry, Andy has worked the vast majority of this in the Marine and Private Clients Yacht sectors.

Andy joined the Coleman Team in 2009 after taking a year out to travel the world, taking in the sights of North America, the Pacific Islands, Australasia and Asia. When he’s not behind his desk, Andy treasures time with his young family and is always not too far away from the gym!

Amy Houldsworth

Amy Houldsworth BA (hons) ACII Chartered Insurance Broker
Cargo, Yacht Shipping & Marine Trade Executive

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Amy is your contact for Cargo, Yacht Shipping insurance & Marine Trade.

Amy began her insurance career back in 2004, the last 6 years of which has been focussed on the marine sector. In 2015 Amy achieved the Diploma in Insurance and in 2016 achieved her ACII qualification.

When not in the the office, Amy enjoys riding her horse and spending time with friends and family in the UK and abroad.

Martin Zepler

Martin Zepler Cert CII | Development Executive

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Martin is likely to be your first point of contact to place your new boat on cover. Give Martin the facts and he will come up with a quote.

He turned his hand to marine insurance having originally started out in the print industry. Martin spends his spare time Endurance Mountain Biking throughout the UK so as the road safety add says; watch out for Martin as you drive around.

Annabell Smith | Marine Claims Manager

Annabell Smith Dip CII | Marine Claims Manager


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Annabell handles the claims for the marine customers. She comes from a claims handling, general insurance background in the marine & domestic market.
Annabell is your ‘go-to-girl’ in the unfortunate event of you having to make a claim on your beloved Sunseeker. Annabell is a country girl at heart, with a touch of glamour.

Stephen Cooper | Account Executive

Stephen Cooper Cert CII | Account Executive


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Stephen has worked in the insurance industry since 1986 and he is part of our Marine Trade team along with Amy & Andrew.

He has the most amazing capacity to deal with vast quantities of work in a measured and accurate manner. He is always happy to help.

Away from the office Stephen enjoys time with his family and the family dog “Lola”.

Sue Kinney | Account Handler

Sue Kinney | Account Handler


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No-one knows how long Sue has been working in the Insurance industry and no-one dare ask either! Let’s just say Sue is an extremely experienced member of the Coleman Marine team, providing essential after sales service to clients throughout the lifetime of their boat ownership.

When not looking after marine clients, Sue likes to let her hair down at music festivals and concerts but don’t be fooled Sue always appreciates a little sophistication.

Natasha Ford | Account Handler

Natasha Ford MA Dip CII | Account Handler


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Joining the Coleman team in 2015, Natasha works alongside Andy within the Private Clients Yacht team, looking after the insurance requirements for our clients with high value yachts. Natasha is the main point of contact for renewals and is on hand to help with any queries throughout the policy period.

In 2015, Natasha achieved the Diploma in Insurance and is now working towards the ACII qualification.

When not in the office (or studying!), Natasha enjoys keeping fit, playing sports and spending time with her friends and family.

Natasha Ford | Account Handler

Dee Barron BA Cert CII | Account Handler


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Dee is your contact for Yacht & Commercial Craft Insurance

Her career in insurance spans over 32 years with a wealth of experience in sales, service and underwriting and has recently joined the Yacht & Commercial Team at Coleman in June 2016.

Dee is Cert CII qualified and holds a Post Graduate qualification in Professional & Personal Development from the University of Gloucestershire.

At home, she is very much involved in community groups and projects and is an active sea rower and charity volunteer.

Jonthan Purvis | Yacht Account Handler

Jonathan Purvis | Yacht Account Handler


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Jon is your contact for Yacht & Commercial Craft Hull insurance.

Jon began his insurance career here at Coleman in 2016 when he joined the Yacht & Commercial Craft Team. He is soon to start work towards his CII qualifications.

When not in the office, Jon loves nothing more than to be on the golf course working on his handicap instead, although much more improvement is still needed!

Lucy Weemes Cert CII | Administrator


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Lucy assists in the Marine Trade, Cargo and Marine Claims departments.

Lucy began her insurance career with Colemans in 2014 after finishing her A-Levels. In these 3 years Lucy has achieved the Cert CII qualification and a wealth of experience.

In her spare time, Lucy enjoys travelling with her boyfriend and spending time with her family.
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