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Meet our team

Between us, we’ve seen it all. Get in touch to pick our brains; we’re always happy to share our knowledge and help you find the solutions you need.

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Account Handlers

Sarah Elson
Senior Account Manager

Sarah has been an Insurance Broker for over 30 years, looking after some of her clients for as many years. Initially working with Martin & Galpin in South Bristol, she became part of John Lampier & Son before they sold to the Jelf Group. Like all of the team Sarah prides herself on client service and a broad understanding of all things insurance, with customer service being her top priority.

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[email protected]
Call
0117 325 0649

John Fair
Account Manager

John started his career in insurance broking over 10 years ago working for Aon Ltd. He then worked for Jelf from 2011 before joining Venture in 2020. Specialising in Property Insurance, John has over 8 years’ experience dealing with Block Managing Agents, commercial property owners and residential property owners

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Nicky Williams
Account Manager

Nicky has over 25 year experience in the Insurance Industry starting her career on the underwriting side and progressing through various roles whilst working for 3 major Insurers. In 2000 she moved into broking, bringing her underwriting knowledge and experience to work directly with both clients and Insurers, building and maintaining important relationships.

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[email protected]
Call
0117 325 1452

Louisa Rees
Account Manager

Louisa joined us in 2015 having previously worked with most of us at Lampier Insurance Brokers in Bristol. Louisa started her insurance career with International Insurance Brokers, Aon in 2000 and subsequently joined Lampiers in 2007. Like us all she has a wealth of experience in all aspects of business insurance and is a welcome addition to the team.

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[email protected]
Call
0117 325 0647

Sam Patel
Senior Account Manager

Sam joined us in 2017 from Arthur J Gallagher in Bristol where she specialised predominately in the live events, media and commercial pyrotechnics sector. She started her career in the insurance industry in 2004 and has varied experience in both personal and commercial lines. Sam is currently working towards her ACII qualification and hopes to achieve this in the near future.

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[email protected]
Call
0117 325 9979

Harriet Rochford
Account Manager

Harriet joined us in 2018 having worked previously at Higos Insurance Services in Bath and has nearly 10 years’ experience working in general commercial insurance. She is Cert CII qualified and looks forward to progressing further with her professional studies. Harriet prides herself on attention to detail and with customer service being her top priority.

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[email protected]
Call
0117 363 7803

Jonquil Hawkins
Account Manager

Jonquil has over 25 years broking experience starting in personal lines and moving to commercial insurance in 2000. Jonquil specializes predominately in Property Owners and Fleet Insurance, but has varied experience in both personal and commercial insurance.

Email
[email protected]
Call
0117 325 1459

Lisa Everett
Account Manager

Lisa has been looking after our key clients for many years, both as the first employee of Venture and previously at John Lampier/Jelf. A Chartered Insurance Broker, she has worked in our industry for over 20 years. Lisa is married with 2 boys and enjoys running and cycling in her spare time.

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[email protected]
Call
0117 325 0646

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