Gary Humphreys

Chief Underwriting Officer and Co-founder, Markerstudy Group

Gary Humphreys

Chief Underwriting Officer and Co-founder, Markerstudy Group

Biography

Gary is Group Chief Underwriting Officer and co-founder of Markerstudy Group which commenced trading in 2001 and has acquired circa 20 FCA/GFSC regulated entities to date, including Zenith Insurance PLC, Chaucer Syndicate’s UK Motor and Commercial business via Chaucer Insurance Services Limited, and most recently, the Co-op’s underwriting business, CIS General Insurance Limited, and Brightside Insurance.

An experienced insurance professional, Gary has enjoyed almost four decades in the industry. After establishing a career in underwriting in the Lloyd’s market, he joined forces with Kevin Spencer and the two formed the MGA that became Markerstudy under the umbrella of the Sterling Insurance Group with motor underwriting authorities from Zenith, NIG, Ibex at Lloyd’s, Groupama, ERS and others.

In 2018 Markerstudy Insurance Services Limited was created, now the largest MGA in the UK. Gary continues to lead the Group insurance operations, and is a member of the ABI GI Motor Executive Committee.