Bring a no fuss, efficient and effective approach to MGA development
Each member of our management team has extensive experience of the Lloyd’s and London company markets and has worked in a wide range of disciplines across these markets including in brokers, service providers and insurers.
The team has highly relevant expertise in the MGA arena across international platforms, including the UK and North America.
This know-how enables us to help MGA cells establish themselves without fuss and subsequently develop, grow and potentially realise a capital event, avoiding the pitfalls that they may otherwise face during their development.
CEO and Director of Business Development
Danny has considerable experience in leadership roles and strong expertise in creating, developing and running MGA incubator platforms, managing many MGAs across multiple territories.
Danny joined Vibe in 2016 to help create and establish VibeMM, prior to his appointment as CEO in January 2017. Danny has a dual role, leading the strategic direction of the business, and developing opportunities with insurers, brokers, and existing and start-up MGAs.
Prior to joining Vibe, Danny was Head of Business Development at Capita Insurance Services, where he was responsible for generating in excess of £40m of new support service contracts, most notably leading Capita’s bid for the management of Flood Re and the development of the flood proposition in BIBA’s commercial insurance scheme for businesses.
Head of Implementation and Claims Solutions
Gordon has extensive experience working on MGA incubator platforms through roles he has held as Head of Operations and Solutuions.
Gordon joined Vibe in 2016 to work on the start-up of VibeMM. His primary responsibilities include working with prospective MGA cells on their strategy and business plans. Gordon then provides support to each MGA cell as they are on-boarded and seek regulatory permissions, enabling them to conduct business through VibeMM. He also provides claims management oversight to each MGA cell from its inception.
With over 25 years’ experience in general insurance, Gordon’s career highlights include the development of the flood proposition in BIBA’s commercial insurance scheme for businesses. He was also part of the successful bid team at Capita for the management of Flood Re and managed the handover to the operational team. In a previous role with operational responsibility for credit control and operational excellence for a multi-national insurer, he achieved a reduction of £27m worth debt in 6 months. He also previously headed up a Coverholder Management team that managed over 1,200 coverholders on behalf of two Lloyd’s Managing Agents.
Gordon was previously a member of the MGAA Claims Forum.
Head of Operations and Relationship Management
Shaun has developed an extensive range of market relationships, as well as expertise managing third party vendor and client relationships across international platforms.
Shaun joined Vibe at the end of 2016 to work on the start-up of VibeMM. His primary responsibilities include working with and supporting MGA cells as they begin trading and subsequently work towards fulfilling their strategy and business plans. Shaun also manages the delivery of services provided by third party vendors to MGA cells and to VibeMM. This role ensures that all stakeholders meet compliance and regulatory requirements.
Prior to joining Vibe, most notably during his time with Charles Taylor, Shaun led the Business Development approach to the tender of the Static Claims Service for the Lloyd’s Market, securing as a result the appointment for 80% of the Lloyd’s Market’s static claims liabilities.
Shaun has also served as a Board Member of the Insurance and Reinsurance Legacy Association (IRLA), a not-for-profit insurance market association.