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Reading Branch

Unit 12, Brewery Court, Theale, Reading, RG7 5AJ

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Welcome to NFU Mutual's Reading branch, where we aim to meet your needs with a wide range of insurance and financial products, provided with a local, friendly and personal service.

A short journey from the town centre, yet deep within the local farming region, the Reading branch is perfectly equipped to serve all areas of the community in both insurance and financial products. Whether through a telephone conversation, or a face-to-face meeting within the agency itself, we would love to speak to you to assess what we can offer.

Our team

Tigi Singhateh Cert CII NVQ

Branch Manager
Tigi joined the Reading branch as our branch manager in September 2016, from his previous role with A J Gallagher. With over 20 years in the insurance industry, Tigi will bring a broad range of experience of all insurance products. He will be assisting primarily with commercial clients and looking at new business opportunities for risk management and our financial products coupling this with the day to day running of the team. Tigi also holds the position of group secretary to the National Farmers Union in the local area where he enjoys meeting and assisting the local members and being their voice in the community. Outside of his day job, Tigi enjoys family life with his two daughters. His hobbies include cycling and football. expand text

David Dickson BSc Cert CII

Office Manager/Claims Handler
David joined the branch in March 2011 as a customer support adviser, and is fully licensed to help with all motor, household, business or farming queries. He has been involved with customer service since graduating from the University of Reading in 2007, and progressed to become our office manager in 2014. He also deals with the claims we receive within the branch. Outside of the branch, David is a sports fanatic, and engages in sports journalism on a part-time basis. He also enjoys travelling around Europe and the USA as much as he can and attempting to run the odd half-marathon! expand text

Saira Begg

Account Executive
Saira has been with the branch since September 2014 and takes care of our high-value home insurance. Saira is available for face-to-face visits to provide advice on insuring high-value homes and valuables and is also the first point of contact to review our existing customers’ bespoke insurance. Saira enjoys cooking (which we all benefit from!), shopping and travelling the globe. expand text

Sarah Legg BA (Hons)

Sales Adviser
Sarah joined the branch in May 2015, arriving from a background in retail. Sarah is licensed in our motor and household products, whilst also being a specialist in our financial services. Sarah will take care of our new business queries going forward and would be delighted to hear from you! Sarah enjoys making and decorating cakes and ran her own business for a short time. She also enjoys travelling and taking on the odd art and craft project. expand text

Trevor Smith

Customer Support Adviser
Trevor has been with the branch since July 2007, and is the longest-serving member of the team in Reading, meaning his knowledge of our customers and the local area is second to none. He has thirty years of experience in the customer service industry (which, he assures us, he started in very young!) and is able to answer any queries regarding all of our insurance products. Outside of work, Trevor enjoys mixing family life with his beloved Reading Football Club, of which he is a season ticket holder. expand text

Samantha Bentham

Customer Support Adviser
Samantha has been with the Reading branch since July 2014, and is licensed in our motor and household products. She started working in insurance for a local broker twenty-five years ago, therefore brings a wealth of experience in the industry to the role and can assist our customers in a variety of areas. Samantha enjoys walking, gardening and growing plants for family and friends and antique hunting, plus has a love of Formula One motor racing. We have asked her to not actively look at insuring any of the drivers, though! expand text

Richard Price Dip CII

Customer Support Adviser
Richard joined the branch in April 2015, bringing with him thirty-five years of experience in both financial services and NFU Mutual. Richard previously served as one of our underwriters and has now made the move to our team to deal with all of your motor and personal queries. Richard enjoys watching sport, travelling and gardening. expand text

Caroline Parr

Customer Support Adviser
Caroline has been with the branch in Reading for six years, and is fully qualified to deal with most areas of the business. She combines this with her role as the agency accountant, providing our customers with any assistance or information they may need in that area of the business. expand text

Ross Greener

Financial Adviser
Ross is an NFU Mutual Financial Adviser and will be delighted to visit you and offer expert advice on aspects of financial planning*. expand text

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