Call today: 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

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm


The Old Stables, Hyde Hall Farm, Buntingford, SG9 0RU

Visit today: 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

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Welcome to NFU Mutual Ware agency, from private individuals to farm and commercial businesses, we can offer professional and down to earth help on your insurance, pension and investment requirements. We recognise that each individual and business is unique so visiting our clients is an essential part of our offering as it allows us to fully understand their business and insurance needs.
Our office in Ware has a wealth of experience and sets high standards for delivering a first-class service to our customers. The business is led by Leonie King and Kevin Mitchell, who are supported by a dedicated team of insurance professionals who are experienced and knowledgeable in providing quality NFU Mutual products at a fair price with a first-class customer experience and claims service.

If you would like to know about the financial services and advice we can offer, please give us a call.

NFU Mutual

Leonie King

Leonie King BSc Hons

Senior Partner Agent

Leonie has worked for NFU Mutual for over 20 years and for the Ware agency since 2007. Her knowledge and experience within the farming and commercial market make her ideally suited to help ensure that our customers receive the service they require and she prides herself with providing high levels of customer service. Leonie is responsible for the running of the office in addition to looking after new and existing clients and she is also Group Secretary for the Hertford NFU branch.

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Kevin Mitchell

Kevin Mitchell

Partner Agent

Kevin has over 25 years of experience working for NFU Mutual across the South East and joined the Ware office in 2018. Kevin’s extensive experience of the insurance industry and NFU Mutual products has allowed him to forge many long-term relationships with our customers. Kevin is responsible for the running of the office alongside Leonie, as well as developing relationships with new and existing clients and he particularly specialises in mid-corporate business and high net worth clients.

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Ros Watson

Agency Manager

Ros has been with the Ware agency for over 20 years and has been the Agency Manager since 2018. Her role ensures the smooth running of the office and Customer Service Team. She has full knowledge of all NFU Mutual products and services.

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Julie Williams

Compliance Manager

Julie has had an extensive career within the banking and finance industry and now plays a crucial role in monitoring and assisting the agency with compliance to ensure the business operates in line with industry FCA regulation.

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Vanessa Girdlestone

Senior Account Executive

Vanessa has extensive experience working for NFU Mutual and has been part of the Ware office since 2011. Vanessa specialises in medium to large businesses and high net worth home insurance within the office and prides herself on her friendly, personal approach to insurance covers.

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Katy Bensley

Commercial and High Net Worth Insurance Consultant

Katy specialises in commercial and high net worth insurance, working in welcoming new clients to the NFU Mutual brand and the team here in Ware.

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Louise Keighrey

Senior Customer Service Adviser

Louise has been with NFU Mutual for over 10 years and has a wealth of experience across our product offering and claims service.

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Catherine Lee

Customer Service Adviser

Catherine is a key part of our customer service team and can help customers with motor, home and equine insurance. 


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Amy Adams

Customer Service Adviser

Amy is the most recent addition to the team in Ware and will be supporting customers with their motor, home and equine needs.

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Cara Dowton

Administrator/Renewal Co-ordinator

Cara is responsible for collating and sending out insurance renewals and works with the team to provide administrative support.

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Gaby Eyre

Agents PA

Gaby provides assistance to the Agents Leonie King and Kevin Mitchell and assists with marketing and events within the agency.

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Claire Jefferies

Financial Services Consultant

Claire is the office contact for financial planning and can assist with queries and appointments with an NFU Mutual Financial Adviser, including financial planning, investments and protection needs.

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Rob Bright

Risk Management Consultant

Rob advises our clients on NFU Mutual Risk Management Services which can help clients with their health and safety requirements.

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Laura Toynton

Training and Compliance Manager

Laura has over 15 years' experience in people management, coaching and mentoring teams and is supporting Julie Williams with agency compliance and staff training and development.

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Dan Hurd

Bespoke Private Client Specialist

Dan specialises in arranging insurances for our high net worth clients.  In addition to arranging NFU Mutual Bespoke home insurance tailored to client’s specific needs, he provides an ongoing dedicated service assisting with motor, business and financial service requirements.

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Matt Turner

Financial Consultant

Matt Turner is an NFU Mutual Financial Adviser who can offer expert advice on aspects of financial planning such as life protection products, investments, pensions, Inheritance Tax planning and many other services.

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Laura Garstang

Account Handler


Ria Hughes

Customer Service Assistant


James Cullen

Administrative Assistant