westinsure

YOUR FRIENDLY, LOCAL INSURANCE BROKER

About us

Whether you’re looking to cover yourself or your business, we know it’s crucial to have the right insurance policy in place.

As your local, independent insurance specialist, Westinsure Plymouth will provide a comprehensive range of policies you can trust – all of which can be tailored to suit your insurance requirements.

We help individuals and businesses across the South West including Plymouth, Torbay and Exeter.

Our friendly and experienced team has extensive industry knowledge and can help set up a new policy or renew a previous one. And should the worst happen, we’ll also guide you through the process if and when you need to make a claim.

We offer practical advice and provide a free, no-obligation review of your current policies. So get in touch with us today and find out how Westinsure Plymouth can help you secure the best insurance deal to suit you.

Brian Jones

Brian Jones

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Brian started working at Westinsure in 2004 and successfully completed a management buy-out four years later. He has many long-standing customers who have since become good friends and feels very passionate about building long-term relationships with all our clients. Brian is married to Jo, one of our Commercial Account Handlers, and has three children.

Paul Holding

Paul Holding

Account Executive

Paul started his career in commercial insurance 25 years ago with Pearl Assurance and then AXA and has won many awards during his career. He joined Westinsure in 2015 and is now responsible for sales and client retention, providing valuable experience to the company and our clients.

Samuel Cogger

Samuel Cogger

Account Executive

Sam joined Westinsure at the beginning of 2021 to expand and develop his insurance knowledge across commercial insurance. Coming from a background catering to sports professionals, media personnel and high net worth clients. Sam adds unique insurance knowledge to the team. Sam is hugely passionate about insurance and will always go the extra mile for all clients. Outside of work Sam enjoys watching and playing sports as well as socialising with friends and family.

Sarah Lee

Sarah Lee

Commercial Account Handler

Sarah joined the team at the beginning of 2020 and has a wealth of experience and knowledge after three decades working in commercial insurance, although she likes to think she doesn’t look old enough.  As a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute Sarah is currently Certified and working towards additional accreditation.  Away from the office she enjoys spending time with her real passion in life, her dogs, and horses.

Mike Nicholls

Mike Nicholls

COMMERCIAL ACCOUNT HANDLER

Mike joined Westinsure in 2019 and has more than 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry. He deals with all types of business insurance, from self-employed tradesmen to larger business risks, fleets and the motor trade. In his spare time, Mike watches and reads foreign crime drama. He’s also a big sports fan.

Jo Jones

Jo Jones

COMMERCIAL ACCOUNT HANDLER

Jo completed an apprenticeship with a commercial insurance broker, and now boasts 25 years’ experience. She joined Westinsure in 2007 as a commercial account handler, and ensures clients get the best customer service and care. In her spare time, Jo plays netball for the Westinsure team and enjoys spending time with her family.

Beverley Salmon

Beverley Salmon

ACCOUNTS CONTROLLER

Beverley joined Westinsure in 2007  and her responsibilities include banking monies paid, settling bills and reconciling bank accounts.

Naomi Lawson

Naomi Lawson

Personal Lines Handler

Naomi joined the company in late 2020 to handle our personal lines department. She quickly began developing strong relationships with our private clients. She has experience in customer management and works her hardest to provide her clients with the desired cover at a competitive price. Naomi is currently working towards completing her Cert CII accreditation. In her spare time, she enjoys days out with her family and shopping trips with her friends.

Samantha Woodmansey

Samantha Woodmansey

Commercial Account Handler

Samantha joined Westinsure in January 2021, having worked in the yacht insurance industry for 9 years previously, with her focus on Superyachts, the crew and liabilities associated with these more complex clients. She has completed her Cert CII and is now working towards completing her Diploma in Insurance. Sam uses her knowledge of insurance products to provide excellent customer service and works tirelessly to fully meet the needs and requirements of individuals and businesses.  Outside of work, she enjoys walks with her dog and spending time with friends and family.

Samantha Mitchell

Samantha Mitchell

Claims Handler

Sam began her insurance career in 2008 in personal lines as a sales advisor before moving onto customer service, claims handling, management, training, and underwriting. Sam has completed the Diploma in Insurance and joined Westinsure in 2021 where she is responsible for the claims department. She effectively manages expectations and has developed positive relationships with clients, and insurers, ensuring that all claims are dealt with effectively. Outside of work, Sam enjoys family days out and socialising with friends

Louise Wright

Louise Wright

Commercial Account Handler

Louise joined Westinsure in 2022 and has over 25 years’ experience within the insurance industry, most recently working as a Senior sales executive and office manager. Louise brings a vast amount of experience to the team which will greatly benefit our clients. Away from the office Louise enjoys walking, keeping fit, watching live music and spending time with her son

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