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Company Information: Innovation Broking

Innovation Broking is an independent commercial insurance broker based in London, specialising in board level advice and risk management services for larger UK based companies. Innovation has offices in the City of London and in Watford, just north of the capital. The company employs 25 staff and is an acknowledged expert in managing corporate risks, global programs, VC backed businesses, and in the provision of specialist insurance for the technology sector, in part via its membership of TechAssure. The company provides both independent insurance broking and employee benefits services for its clients.

Innovation was founded in 2015 by Paul Dickson, CEO and Howard Pearson, MD. Paul has over 35 years’ broking experience and founded award-winning UK based Dickson Insurance Brokers in the late 1980s. Paul sold the company to Private Equity owned Giles Insurance Brokers in 2008, subsequently acting as Managing Director for London and South England at Giles, and following that company’s acquisition by Arthur J. Gallagher, taking on the same MD role for AJG, where he managed 14 offices and c. £75m in gross premiums. Howard is the former Chief Executive of OAMPS UK, at the time a top 50 UK insurance broker, now part of Arthur J.Gallagher, and has held previous MD positions at Miller Insurance (UK) and for Giles Insurance Brokers Commercial Division.

Innovation is a member of global technology-risks association TechAssure; the worldwide WING association; and, the UK broker trade association BIBA where Paul sits on the Smaller Brokers Advisory Board. Innovation Broking is a trading name of Dickson Financial Services Limited.

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  • Board level advice and risk management services for larger UK based companies.
  • I personally specialise in the more complex elements of insurance. These extensions to the "Standard Covers" are often overlooked and can be the most crucial:
  • Extended Business Interruption Cover
  • Specified Supplier Extensions
  • Product Recall
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Cyber Liability
  • Network Interruption Insurance
  • International
  • Contractual Requirements

Specialist Keywords

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  • General Insurance
  • Public Liability
  • Employers Liability
  • Business Interruption
  • Property Insurance
  • Motor Fleet
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Directors & Officers Insurance
  • Cyber Liability
  • Contract Review
  • Risk Management
  • Risk Analysis
  • International
  • Technology

Jonathan Marlow

Member since February 12, 2018
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