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

Tuesday: 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

Essex South

25 Springfield Lyons Approach, Chelmsford Business Park, Chelmsford, CM2 5LB

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

Tuesday: 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

Welcome to NFU Mutual Essex South agency. From private individuals to farm and commercial businesses, we offer professional and down to earth help on your insurance, pension and investment requirements. 
 
At the Essex South office, we take time to get to know our customers in order to understand their needs. The business is led by Frank Thorogood and Sian Williams. They are supported by a dedicated team of knowledgeable insurance professionals who work hard to provide quality NFU Mutual products.

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Our team

Frank Thorogood

Frank Thorogood

Agent

Frank’s background is rooted firmly in the farming industry. Having grown up on the family farm near Chelmsford, he ran his horse feed production and supply company for over a decade. Having sold that and passed control of two side businesses to his wife, he took a year studying an MBA, followed by two enjoyable years as a farming consultant. Frank is responsible for running the agency alongside Sian in addition to looking after new and existing farm and commercial clients. He is also the NFU Group Secretary for South Essex.

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Sian Williams

Sian Williams

Agent

Sian has worked in the insurance industry for 30 years, advising commercial clients on their insurance needs within a variety of industry sectors. In addition, she has fulfilled a number of managerial roles and is past President of the Insurance Institute of Chelmsford and South Essex. Sian is responsible for running the agency alongside Frank and will also be looking after new and existing farm and commercial clients.

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Chris Lewis

Chris Lewis

Local Business Adviser

Chris has worked for the South Essex agency for 4 years. He is primarily focussed on meeting potential commercial customers to discuss the extent of our product offering and providing bespoke proposals to suit their individual requirements.

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Vicky Zarzecki

Vicky Zarzecki

Office Manager

Vicky has worked for NFU Mutual for 17 years and has been at the Essex South agency for 8 of these. She ensures the smooth running of the office and has a full knowledge of all our products and services and is your first contact point, if Frank and Sian are not available.

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Carol Lawrence

Carol Lawrence

Account Executive

Carol has worked for NFU Mutual for 9 years and is a local business adviser, meeting clients face-to-face to review their insurance programmes. She specialises in commercial insurances, motor, home and Bespoke (high net worth policies).

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Sarah Ashton

Sales Manager and Life Lead Co-Ordinator

Sarah ran her own equestrian estate for over ten years. In addition, she has over 15 years insurance experience. She has responsibility for our Customer Service and Sales Team, together with first point of contact for life/investment services.

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Liam Cosgrove

Insurance Adviser

Liam is part of our main office team and deals with motor and home enquiries for both new and existing customers as well as commercial business renewals.

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Liam Cosgrove

Samuel Jones

Insurance Adviser

Sam is part of our main office team and deals with motor and home enquiries for both new and existing customers as well as commercial business renewals.

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Andy Smith

Insurance Adviser

Andy is part of our main office team and deals with motor and home enquiries for both new and existing customers.

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Vincent Mear

Claims Manager

Vincent has been dealing with claims for three decades. He is here to assist you in all matters claims and works with both you and your regional claims colleagues to ensure a timely, effective and fair claims settlements.

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Louise Lepley

Louise Lepley

Accounts Controller

Louise's role within the office is to deal with the customer payments, invoices and client account queries.

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Carla Livermore

Contact Manager

Carla is part of our sales team and works closely with Chris Lewis. She is responsible for our contact management strategy and is in contact with our commercial prospects.

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Rob Bright

Risk Management Consultant

Rob advises our clients on NFU Mutual risk management services which can help with their health and safety requirements.

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Rachel Johnston

Financial Adviser

Rachel is an NFU Mutual Financial Adviser who can be contacted via the office or direct on 07791 714456. She is available for a financial review on life assurance, pensions and investments.

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