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Ware Branch

Fox Talbot House, Amwell End, Ware, SG12 9HW

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Wecome to NFU Mutual's Ware branch, from private individuals to farm and commercial businesses, we can offer professional and down to earth help on your insurance, pension and investment requirements.

At the Ware branch we take the time to know our customers in order to understand their needs. The business is led by Leonie King who is supported by a dedicated team of insurance professionals who are experienced and knowledgeable and work hard to provide quality NFU Mutual products at a fair price with a first class customer and claims service.

Our team

Leonie King

Leonie King BSc Hons

Agent
Leonie has worked for NFU Mutual for over 20 years at both Ware and Royston branches and for the Ware branch 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 demand and she prides herself with providing high levels of customer service. Leonie is responsible for the running of the branch in addition to looking after new and existing clients and she is also group secretary for the Hertford NFU branch. expand text
Sarah Mackness

Sarah Mackness Cert CII

Agent
Has worked for NFU Mutual for nearly 9 years, starting in a local branch as a Customer Service Adviser, then on to sales and most recently as a Locum Agency Manager for the East region. Studying at Writtle College and being part of Essex Young Farmers means she has a personal interest in the farming industry, however her different roles have meant she has knowledge of both commercial business clients as well as farming. She is jointly responsible for running the branch alongside Leonie King, which includes looking after our existing customers and advising on all available products. expand text

Vanessa Girdlestone

Account Executive
Vanessa has worked for NFU Mutual for 14 years and for Ware branch since 2011. Vanessa manages and leads the new business within the branch and can talk you through all of your motor, personal and business needs. Vanessa specialises in medium to large business and also high net worth house insurance within the branch. expand text

Paula Tucker

Office Manager
Paula has worked for the Ware branch for over 16 years and her role ensures the smooth running of the office and administration team and she has full knowledge of all our products and services including all commercial and business policies. expand text

Geri Williamson

Lead Generator/Marketing Co-Ordinator
Geri joined the Ware branch in May 2017 to support the acquisition of new business and brand awareness for the agency. She has vast experience generating new sales within advertising, letting agents and for Which? magazine. She works closely with Vanessa to build relationships with new customers and develop the way the agency is able to connect with its new and existing customers. expand text

Ros Watson

Customer Service Adviser
Ros has worked for the Ware branch for 17 years and can talk you through your options on all motor and personal insurances and equine, property owner products and other package business products. Ros also administers claims within the branch. expand text

Manda Freeman

Customer Service Adviser
Manda has worked for the branch for 8 years and can talk you through your options for motor, personal, equine and property owner products and other package business products. Manda also administers claims within the branch. expand text

Nick Dale

Customer Service Adviser
Nick has been with the branch since May 2016 and has experience in working with high net worth clients as an Estate Agent for over 4 years. He is currently licensed to support customers with all motor & home policies and is working towards being fully licensed to include business & farming products by the end of 2017. expand text

Tom Rogers

Customer Service Adviser
Tom started working for the branch in February 2016 and has worked as an Underwriter and Renewals Clerk at a local brokerage for the last 2 years. He is currently licensed to support customers with motor products and is working towards being fully licensed to include home, business and farming products by the end of 2017. expand text

Cara Dowton

Admin Support
Cara has worked for the branch for 7 years and works with the team providing administrative support and some sales support. expand text

Rachel Johnston DipFA CeMAP

Financial Adviser
Rachel has worked in the financial services industry for over 10 years and provides expert advice on investments and pensions products. “I take the time to understand the needs of the clients by discussing their future plans and aspirations”. Rachel prides herself on taking a fresh approach to financial advice by discussing options not previously considered by customers and by keeping things simple and jargon free. Financial decisions require much consideration and Rachel meets clients over two appointments. This allows her to really get to know you. She can then produce a personalised financial planning report that is specific to your situation. So, whether you are looking to make your savings work harder, protect the lifestyle of your family or plan for your retirement, please give her a call. expand text

Dianne Crossingham

Coordinator for Financial Adviser
Dianne supports Rachel and the team by coordinating and planning Rachel’s diary. expand text

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