We are proud that the company has been established and running for 74 years. The expertise and knowledge of the staff is paramount in giving customers the level of service they deserve. Treating customers fairly is a high priority for us. As insurance agents in Southend, we carry out extensive research to find the best policies for your profession, situation, or personal circumstances.
With 30 years' experience in the industry starting as an office junior within a large privately owned Lloyd's Broker. Progressing up the chain to a placing broker specialising in Professional Indemnity, Financial Institutions, and more recently Cyber liability for SMEs and large multinational organisations.
Working in the Insurance industry for 20 years focusing on customer service. I established the industry consumer helpline dealing with distressed risks including but not exhaustive; obtaining insurance for underpinned/flood zone properties, Travel Insurance for people with Medical conditions and imported vehicles insuring on the Chassis number. We achieved the pinnacle FCA accreditation.
Nearly six years of Commercial Insurance experience. Starting as an Account Executive at a Lloyd's broker working mainly on Film and Media Production insurance on both a retail and wholesale basis. Moved back to working in Southend in 2022 on general Commercial and Private Lines insurance. Starting at LBH Insurance in June 2023.
With over 30 years' experience in the insurance industry specialising in High-Net-Worth Household Insurance, Property Owners and all types of retail insurance. Expanding my knowledge base to include Professional Indemnity cover in 2020 when joining LBH Insurance.
Working in the Insurance industry for more than 30 years starting the insurance journey as an Underwriter based in London specialising in Professional Indemnity, Media and Cyber insurance. Joining the LBH family in 2019 continuing to expand my insurance knowledge to help and guide our clients to navigate insurance. LBH has relationships with many of the leading Insurers and we aim to ensure that we provide the best coverage available and service to our clients from around the UK.
Starting a career in insurance in 2009 as a trainee account handler, which then propelled me into the world of insurance broking. From there I have continued the role into various brokerages gaining valuable experience and knowledge of a wide range of commercial insurance products, such as Fleet, Landlords, Unoccupied Properties, Tradesman, Shops, Offices, Construction, Scaffolders and Restaurants to name a few.
Working in the Insurance industry for more than 7 years, starting at a Lloyd's brokers focusing on Medical Malpractice Insurance. From there I continued with Insurance working on commercial lines at LBH Insurance expanding my knowledge within Professional Indemnity and moving into the Property market. I aim to provide our clients with a seamless and professional experience in sourcing their insurance needs.
I have worked in insurance for nearly 25 years now since leaving school. I started off in motorcycle insurance and progressed onto Household, Travel, and other products before moving to London and then to sunny Southend!
In my previous role I was a Manager of a Team dealing with Caravan and Landlords Insurance products and with a firm belief in Treating Customers Fairly and delivering positive outcomes for our clients, insurers and providers. I also firmly believe in training and development of staff as this is vital in these previously stated goals and many of my staff have gone onto hugely successful careers in the industry. I was also a School Governor for 7 years as I have a huge interest in education and leadership in general.
After nearly 20 years in my previous role, I joined LBH in 2022 as an Account Executive, assisting our clients in acquiring suitable cover for their needs and now as Compliance Manager my goal is to develop and maintain our regulatory responsibilities. The Team are all dedicated, experienced professionals with multiple years in the sector and we all look forward to developing the business.
Commenced his insurance career in 1971 with Commercial Union, West End office, and progressed to Local Manager Southend on Sea in 1983 dealing with all classes of insurance.
Circa 1988 transferred to the broking world in the local area and joined LBH in 2013.
Throughout that time he has always provided a personal service to both commercial and private clients many of whom have followed Chris from broking house to broking house and who have also become good friends and not just clients during the journey.
Establishing and maintaining relationships over the years has been a key factor in every role I have undertaken, so after many years working as an independent Financial Advisor specialising in Mortgage Advice for first time buyers to investors with large portfolios of properties, I then joined the Football industry becoming a Commercial Director for many football clubs.
Leslie B Holmes (Securities) Ltd Trading as LBH Insurance, is registered as a limited company in England and Wales under company number 00473495.
We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)reference number 310578.