MGAA recruits Julia Coakley as new Head of Operations


The Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA) has today announced the appointment of Julia Coakley as Head of Operations.  

Previously Senior Customer Relationship Manager at the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) and before that, the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), Julia has also worked as a specialist HNW underwriter at insurer Chubb and at insurance broker Lark.

Julia will be responsible for all operational functions of the MGAA and is a direct replacement for Ben Busfield.

Talking about her appointment, Julia commented:

"I am excited to be joining the MGAA at this important time in its development. My primary focus will be on ensuring we continue to deliver operational excellence and service to all our membership tiers in addition to developing meaningful and relevant business relationships for the benefit of the MGAA community.”

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About MGAA

The Managing General Agents' Association is a not-for-profit trade association representing true MGAs. Our aim is to represent and support the UK MGA market.  We work within the professional framework of the Chartered Insurance Institute and our members sign the MGAA Code of ethics.

Managing General Agents (MGAs) are an important, established and fast-growing sector of the UK insurance industry.

Over 300 MGAs currently underwrite over 10% of the UK’s £47 billion general insurance market premiums.

MGAs deserve specific representation to lobby on their behalf, communicate their considerable benefits and drive best practice.

The Managing General Agents’ Association (MGAA) was formed in 2011 to fulfil this role.

The total number of full MGA members now stands at 101, which collectively represent over £3.5bn of underwriting capacity. 

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