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Get in touch for a quote

Call today: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Derbyshire Peaks - Ashbourne

King Edward Street, Ashbourne, DE6 1BW

Visit today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to NFU Mutual Derbyshire Peaks. Our Ashbourne office works closely with our partners in Chapel-en-le-Frith and Bakewell to provide you with local and professional support for your insurance and financial needs across Derbyshire and beyond.

The Derbyshire Peaks team offers a combined service which means customers have access to vast local knowledge, a breadth of experience and a commitment to providing high standards of service.

We offer a wide range of services and products for a broad church of business and personal insurance; from farming and high net worth clients to commercial enterprises operating locally and nationally – particularly those in the hospitality, food and drink and property sectors.

Taking the time to understand your needs and how we can support those is central to what we offer. Please feel free to drop into any of our offices in Ashbourne, Chapel-en-le-Frith or Bakewell to find out more or contact us directly.


NFU Mutual

Paul Cook

Paul Cook

Agent

With over 20 years' experience based in Ashbourne, Paul deals with all the agricultural and large commercial accounts. His role also involves introducing NFU Mutual's range of protection, pension and investment products, together with the excellent Risk Management Services business.

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Andrew Miles

Financial Adviser

Andrew is the Financial Adviser for the agency and can provide advice on NFU Mutual’s range of pensions, protection and investment products. As a long serving adviser with NFU Mutual, Andrew's local presence and in-depth knowledge is a key benefit for customers, providing robust advice that can be depended on.

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Sharon Shemilt

Sharon Shemilt

Office Manager

Sharon has the overall responsibility for the day to day running of the agency. She helps with training and ensuring the office maintains high standards. She also introduces life and Risk Management Services business together with supporting the accounts manager.

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Sharon Bull

Sharon Bull

Sales Administrator

Sharon is fully licensed for all NFU Mutual products, including motor, personal and commercial. She supports Paul with his NFU and NFU Mutual work and introduces life and Risk Management Services business.

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Barbara Cook

Accounts Manager

Barbara is responsible for the financial aspects of the business. She deals with all renewals, adjustments and returns and can also assist customers with any problems with BACS or debit card queries.

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Hannah Catton

Hannah Catton

Sales Administrator

Hannah is fully licensed for all NFU Mutual products and is responsible for the office cross-selling initiatives. She also specialises in all types of claims and liaises with service providers and loss adjusters on behalf of customers and is a life introducer.

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Debbie Ditchfield

Debbie Ditchfield

Sales Administrator

As a more recent addition to the team, Debbie has responsibility for motor and personal classes of business together with dealing with claims and equine queries. She can introduce customers to the NFU Mutual Financial Adviser.

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Jane Cartwright

Risk Management Services

Jane is the risk management sales consultant for the agency. Living in the local area, Jane is available for our business customers and provides a high level of technical advice and guidance on risk management and health & safety matters. Businesses can call the agency to make an appointment for Jane to visit and discuss all health & safety and risk management requirements.

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Ian Simpson

Sales Development Manager

Ian’s role is to work with the Agents and their teams, to build on the strong sustainable growth of the agency and the development of sales. This involves providing access to and the facilitating of support resources, from the wider NFU Mutual team.

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John Taylor

Customer Service Adviser

John joined the team in early 2021 and comes from an active Derbyshire farming background, he is currently trained in motor and personal insurance and is rapidly gaining experience of commercial and farming insurance. John graduated from Harper Adams in 2012 and has worked around agriculture all his life and brings a new energy to the team.

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Katherine Wright

Customer Sales Adviser

Katherine is the newest member of the team. After qualifying as a Legal Secretary, she has worked in various office environments from solicitors to agricultural. Katherine is currently working through her training to become licensed in all NFU Mutual Motor and Personal products.

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Chris Palmer

Business Development Manager

Passionate about all things hospitality, Chris was literally born into the industry, Chris is happiest when working with great people. With over twenty years’ experience, ranging from direct sales, account management, supply chain and manufacturing for both large corporate and independently local Chris is on to the next chapter and very much looking forward to his journey working with NFU Mutual Derbyshire Peaks.

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