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Trade Credit: Risk Seminar Series 2022

Friday, June 17, 2022

We recently hosted our Trade Credit 2022 Risk Seminar series. Each seminar aimed to inform and educate brokers about the key Trade Credit risks emerging across various trade sectors, including Construction, Engineering & Metals, Retail and more.

There were three seminars in this year’s series, held in Manchester, Birmingham and London. Please scroll down to read an overview of the topics discussed in each seminar, as well as the panellists present at the seminars.

If you’d like to discuss any of the seminars in more detail, please reach out to a member of our underwriting team.

An Overview of Seminar 1: Manchester, Thursday 28 April

The first seminar in the series focused on the Metals, Retail, and Construction Trade sectors. The panel consisted of three Senior Credit Underwriters who have extensive experience and understanding in these industries.

The panel:

Tom Bryant: Senior Underwriter – Credit

Tom joined TMHCC in 2015 as a Senior Risk Underwriter, bringing a market-leading reputation and knowledge in metals & heavy industries. Previously Tom has worked at Aon, Euler Hermes, QBE and Stemcor Holdings.

Fiona O'Brien: Senior Underwriter – Credit

Fiona joined TMHCC in 2015 as a Senior Risk Underwriter, maintaining responsibility for the retail and advertising portfolios, as well as developing excellent relationships with clients and brokers. Fiona's previous employers include Grant Thornton, Ascot Underwriting Limited and QBE.

Alice Bremner: Senior Underwriter – Credit

Alice joined TMHCC in 2007 as a Credit Analyst. After progressing to Credit Underwriter in 2009, Alice showed particular interest in construction. In her current role as Senior Underwriter, Alice is responsible for managing and growing TMHCC’s construction portfolio, an area in which she is an expert.

An Overview of Seminar 2: Birmingham, Thursday 26 May

The second seminar in the series focused on the Metals, Construction and Food & Drink Trade sectors. The panel consisted of three Senior Credit Underwriters who have extensive experience and understanding in these industries.

The panel:

Tom Bryant: Senior Underwriter – Credit

Alice Bremner: Senior Underwriter – Credit

Laura Devoir: Senior Underwriter – Credit

Laura joined TMHCC as a Senior Credit Underwriter in October 2015, bringing a reputation as a leading underwriter in the Food & Beverages sectors. Laura has worked within the Trade Credit Insurance Market for 21 years, previously working at Amlin Credit and AIG.

An Overview of Seminar 3: London, Thursday 16 June

The last seminar in the series focused on the Food & Drink, Retail, and Media & Advertising Trade sectors. The panel consisted of two Senior Credit Underwriters and a Risk Underwriting Manager. Each speaker had extensive experience and understanding in their industries.

The panel:

Laura Devoir: Senior Underwriter – Credit

Fiona O'Brien: Senior Underwriter – Credit

Chris Ardern: Risk Underwriting Manager – Credit

Chris joined TMHCC as a Risk Credit Underwriting Manager in September 2015, with 23 years of underwriting experience. Chris previously worked at Euler Trade Indemnity, Amlin Credit and QBE. He is at the forefront of growing the market presence and trade sector specialisms within TMHCC.

 

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