Edinburgh Road, Stranraer, DG9 7HF
At NFU Mutual Stranraer agency, we pride ourselves on our local knowledge and personal service.
You can drop in and deal with the same team for all your insurance needs; so you don't have to explain who you are and what you do every time you speak to us.
David became an Agent in August 2018 and took over the post of Senior Agent when Ian Macpherson retired in December 2018. A farmer's son originally from Dumfries, David studied Agriculture at SAC Auchincruive before returning home to the family farm near Stranraer. After a career in the public sector, David is now enjoying being back working in the agricultural industry. Getting out and about, building relationships within the local farming community is a part of the job David enjoys. He is Group Secretary for the NFU Scotland Wigtown branch and is available to assist with any Union matters. To find out about how David can help you with farming/commercial insurance, financial planning or risk management, please don't hesitate to contact him - David_Murchie@nfumutual.co.uk
Wilma joined the agency in November 1999 having previously been an Inspector with the Department of Agriculture. Wilma has a wealth of experience in rural, farming and commercial insurance and coming from an active farming background has a wide knowledge of all aspects of farming. She is also Assistant NFU Scotland Group Secretary for the Wigtown branch and will be delighted to provide you with help and support with any query you have. Contact: Wilma_Benson@nfumutual.co.uk
Kathryn joined the agency in June 2011 as a Customer Service Adviser, stepping up to the role of Office Manager in March 2019. As a farmer's daughter Kathryn enjoys working in the agency and can assist with farm, commercial, motor, home and equine enquiries over the phone or face-to-face and is also responsible for overseeing the Claims Service within the agency. Kathryn is also available to arrange appointments with our Financial Adviser Alan Leslie.
Accounts Manager / Agents PA
Audrey joined the agency in 2011 as an Office Administrator having previously had 15 years' clerical experience with Dumfries & Galloway Council and the NHS. She moved up to her current role in March 2019. Audrey is responsible for the day-to-day running of the agency and is in charge of overseeing the management of client’s financial transactions, including the review and issuing of renewal documents. As Agents PA she organises the Agents diaries and assists with the completion of the post call review documents.
Customer Service Adviser
Janie joined the Stranraer team in April 2019 having previously worked as a personal banker. Janie has a wealth of experience in customer service and will be pleased to help you with any queries you may have on motor, home and lifestyle and equine products. Janie can assist with motor claims and is also available to arrange appointments with our NFU Mutual Financial Adviser, Alan Leslie.
Insurance Sales Clerk / Claims Handler
Lee joined the Agency in July 2019. As current treasurer of Stranraer & Rhins Young Farmers Club and Chairman of Wigtownshire Young Farmers Association, he is well known in the community. Lee deals with motor new business sales and customer enquiries as well as any motor changes. Lee is also happy to help with any queries you may have regarding new or existing claims and is available to arrange appointments with our NFU Mutual Financial Adviser, Alan Leslie.
Keith Thom Dip PFS
Financial Services Co-ordinator
Keith manages the diaries of NFU Mutual Financial Advisers and has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, 24 of them with NFU Mutual as a Financial Adviser. Speak to Keith or any of our team to arrange a financial review with one of the NFU Mutual Financial Advisers.
With 30 years' experience in financial services, Alan is able to provide our clients with expert holistic financial advice from NFU Mutual’s range of financial services products. If you would like to meet with Alan to discuss your personal financial circumstances and opportunities, please call the agency.
Risk Management Services
Laura is able to provide advice and solutions to customers on their health & safety requirements. NFU Mutual Risk Management Services can also deliver health & safety training including, IOSH managing safely and working safely, first aid at work, emergency first aid and first aid refresher training, VQ working safely in agriculture, fire warden training, manual handling training and much more. For more information on NFU Mutual's Risk Management Services please contact the agency.