David co-founded Corrie and Partners in 1999 and led the management buy out in 2007 from Corrie Bauckham Batts Holdings which was successfully rebranded as Endeavour Insurance Services in June of that year with David as Managing Director and then CEO from 2010.
David has over 30 years of insurance market experience. He started his insurance career in 1985 with CNA Re before progressing into broking where he has held various positions within the market. The majority of David’s broking experience was in the specialisation of delegated authority arrangements for overseas coverholders and niche international liability placements.
David joined SSL ENDEAVOUR in 2013 bringing with him 36 years of experience in the London Insurance Market.
In this role, David has worked on the strategic management of the company in developing internal resources in tandem with the production and management of MGA binding authority business.
Prior to 2013, David led a specialist lines team at one of London’s largest independent brokers in North American MGA business. Between 1978 and 1994, David worked in various (re) insurance areas of the market including, Livestock, Bloodstock, UK PI, Contingency and North American Treaty Reinsurance.
Sarah joined the claims team in 2008, having spent more than 16 years working in the London market.
Demonstrating a keen focus on efficiency, client and market service, and the customer relationship management capabilities needed to operate effectively and efficiently at varying levels within the organisation, Sarah was appointed to head up the claims team in 2010. She has since helped to develop and promote this department by re-defining our claims handling processes, and is an advocate for continuous improvement with a challenging and innovative service vision. Sarah’s focus reflects the company’s absolute commitment to claims services which, after all, is the ultimate shop window for our services.
Sarah was appointed to the board in 2015 as Support Services Director.
Gillian started her career in 1990 at Leslie & Godwin, now Aon, followed by time at Marsh.
She specialises in all aspects of Marine insurance, and has predominantly handled business from USA, Greece, Turkey and Asia.
After 12 years as Head of Broking at SSL, she will be promoted to Managing Director – Marine subject to FCA approval.
Luca started his career in Generali , Venice Headquarters, just after his master BA degree in 1986.
Surfing the markets since the late 80’S Luca has developed as a broker a unique mix of experiences in presiding and negotiating complex insurance solutions for some of the world largest clients such as corporate listed Ship Owners, Yard Shipbuilders and Space Manufactures , both as direct and as reinsurance broker.
As a Founding Partner and Executive Director of SSL Insurance Brokers LTD founded in 2003, Luca has been the driving force behind its expansion and outstanding client retention.
Luca’ focus now on sustaining SSL Endeavour combined talents and specialties to offer added value and bespoke solutions to our prestigious clients and beyond.