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

Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 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


Edinburgh Road, Stranraer, DG9 7HF

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

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 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

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.

Our team

David Murchie


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 -

Wilma Benson


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:

Kathryn Jamieson

Office Manager

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, Scott Connolly.

Audrey Irons

Accounts Manager / Agents PA

Audrey joined the agency in 2011 as an Office Administrator having previously had 15 years' clerical experience within the Civil Service and with Dumfries & Galloway Council.  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 clients’ financial transactions, including the review and issuing of renewal documents. As Agents’ PA she organises the Agents’ diaries and assists with the completion of review documents.

Lee Burns

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, Scott Connolly.

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.

Scott Connolly BA MLIBF DipFA

Financial Adviser

Scott will be delighted to visit you and offer expert advice on aspects of financial planning, providing holistic advice. Scott can help whether you're interested in protecting yourself and your business, tax efficient investing, retirement planning, succession planning or Inheritance Tax planning.

Laura Silvers

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.