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Premier Business and Private Insurance, MCM Insurance Brokers Ireland


We have been in business for 20 years and you can count on us to deliver the cover you need at the price you want for a wide range of business. Our client base stretches across the whole country and ranges from the small contractor to larger companies with Multi Million Euro Turnover.

Our role at MCM Insurance Brokers Ltd is to enable businesses to be the best that they can be by reducing the burden of worry when it comes to getting appropriate insurance cover. We have access to a large panel of Irish Based insurers, Lloyds Insurance Market, MGAs and schemes many of whom specialise in covering high risk or unusual requirements. We have strong links to MCM Group in the UK (with 40 years’ experience), which give us access markets that are not available to the majority of Brokers in the Irish Market'.

Our commitment to a knowledgeable, friendly and professional approach to business means that many of our clients stay with us for many years. You need someone you can trust, and we have a hard-earned and deserved reputation for dependability and commitment that will assist you in meeting the challenges that the future will bring.

Any policy taken out with us will be fully managed by our experienced team. If you ever need to make a claim, our team will liaise with your Insurers and aim for a settlement that’s fast and fair with minimal hassle.

Find out more about what we offer by taking a look around our website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please get in touch, we will still be able to help.

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Meet our experienced and professional team

Eugene Nelson

Director

Eugene commenced his Insurance career in 1987, working in Manchester and London but has specialised in Commercial Risks since 1992.

His formative years were spent servicing the Irish ex pat community for mainly construction related risks such as Civils and Ground workers. He moved back to Ireland in 1996 and formed MCM Insurance Brokers Ltd.

The brokerage has kept its core business being totally commercial and in particular heavy risk liabilities but has expanded into all aspects of commercial covers such as Hotel and Leisure, Pubs and Nightclubs, motor fleet.

A specialist area that is more enjoyment than work is marine hull for the fishing industry. Having family in the industry it has always been an interest and is a pleasure to travel around the coast talking to fishermen andlook at the vessels which in some cases are the most advanced in the European fleet.

Martin Higgins B.Eng. CIP

Martin Higgins B.Eng. CIP

Director

Martin has B.Eng (Honours) Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering. Following on from University, he has worked in a variety of management roles within the Pharmaceutical, Heavy Manufacturing, Quarrying & Concrete Products, Container Glass Manufacture and Insulation Product Manufacture before making the move into Insurance.

He moved to Quinn Insurance in early 2002 and had a number of senior management roles including Commercial Non-Motor Claims Manager and Commercial Fleet Claims Manager before spending 6 years as Commercial Fleet Manager with responsibility for a large team servicing all aspects of requirements for both direct customers and Brokers in Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and UK.

Martin joined MCM Insurance Brokers Ltd in October 2010 and is now responsible for day to day operation of our Ballina Office. He has instigated a series of operational changes internally to provide major efficiency improvements and these has made major increase to the customer service levels that we can offer to our clients. He has also successfully coped with the additional workload in opening our new Office in Enniskillen and serves on the Council of the Sligo Insurance Institute.

Martin deals with the management of his own large book of Commercial Business customers across the construction, utility & telecommunication, hospitality, haulage, retail, waste & recycling and all other commercial sectors.

Julie Jennings BBS CIP

Julie Jennings BBS CIP

Associate Director

Julie is a BBS ( Bachelor of Business ) and has worked in the Insurance Industry for over 10 years. In order to gain experience she commenced her career in personal lines insurance , private motor and household.

Due to her success in this area she was quickly promoted to Assistance Branch Manager. Having seen the Commercial accounts sector Julie decided to take her exams and qualified as a Certified Insurance Practitioner (CIP) in 2010. She progressed into the SME/Commercial Section in 2013 further expanding her knowledge in every aspect of Business insurance.

Julie moved to MCM Insurances Brokers Ltd as Commercial Account Executive in 2015 and has settled into our team very well. Having been given the freedom to go out and talk to potential customers she quickly built an impressive client bank. She has a proven track record in Sales and this, allied with outstanding customer service, has allowed her to make a strong contribution to the company.

Julie was promoted to Associate Director in January 2019 and her talents have not gone unnoticed as the Insurance Institute of Sligo asked her to join the Board in 2016. She is now taking on the role as President in 2019 have held the role of Vice President in 2018.

Gary Finch

Account Executive

Gary has worked in the Insurance Industry for the past 13 years. He worked in the Private Lines Department in Quinn Direct/Liberty Insurance and quoted Private Car, Commercial Vehicle, Household and Health Insurance for both New Business and Renewal Customers.

Gary has completed Insurance qualifications in Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. He left Liberty Insurance in June 2016 to take up a position within the Private Lines Department in Dickson & Co Insurance Brokers in Omagh. He made the move to their Commercial Department in December 2016 and made light work of this transition and would have significant experience across all commercial products with particular interest in Hospitality, Construction and Motor Fleet Insurance.

He joined MCM Insurance Brokers Ltd in March 2018 and quickly settled into his new role as an Account Executive and has become a valuable member of our Sales Team. He has worked hard and gained a substantial client base nationwide.

Neil Howard CIP

Account Executive

Neil has worked within the Insurance Industry since 1998. He has worked in Personal Lines , Commercial Underwriting and now Commercial Broking.

He has worked in Underwriting for Axa Insurance, Zurich and FBD Insurance and has also worked in Broking for Kidd & Arachas Insurance Brokers.

This experience had Neil working in European, UK, Australian and Asian Markets. Neil has joined MCM Insurance Brokers in August 2019 and will Manage the New Dublin Office.

Neil is a Certified Insurance Practitioner (CIP) after completing Exams in 2013.

Neil loves dealing and meeting with Potential Clients and has particular interest in Hospitality, Construction and Start Up Company Insurance.

Claire Davis CIP

Account Handler

Claire has worked in the Insurance Industry since 2005 when she started as a Claims Handler with Quinn Insurance/Liberty Insurance for Commercial Non Motor Claims.  As she gained relevant experienced, she was promoted to Team Leader looking after a Team of In House

Claims Handlers and Regional Claims Managers. She then moved to Specialised Fleet Claims Terms before becoming a Claims Analyst.

She left Liberty Insurance in September 2015 to take up a position in Insurance Management Solutions as a Claims Handler and dealt with various types of claims.

She joined MCM Insurance Brokers Ltd in March 2018 and has now a broad range of knowledge and experience of all Commercial Products to add to her extensive experience on Claims. She is fully CIP Qualified having done all of the requisite exams and is a valued member of the team.

Tina Naughton APA

Account Handler

Tina has worked in the Insurance Industry for the past 15 years. Her initial role in the Sector was as Commercial Non Motor Claims Handler in Quinn Insurance. In this role, she dealt with a wide variety of claims including Material Damage, Business Interruption in addition to Employers and Public/Products Liability. This gave her an excellent grounding in both claims and the complexities of the various policy covers.

Tina then moved to MCM Insurance Brokers Ltd in July 2009 and has been a valuable member of the team since then. She has a wide range of product knowledge and can always be relied upon to provide excellent customer service and attention to all of our clients.

Lorna Coyle

Account Handler

Lorna was introduced to the Insurance Market 12 years’ ago with Quinn Insurance and Liberty Insurance where she was a member of the private lines team. She has developed an extensive knowledge of their Private Motor, Commercial Vehicle and Household Products.

In June 2016 Lorna then moved on to Insurance Management Solutions where she was a Multi Skilled Agent where her roles included Customer Service Agent, Complaints Coordinator and Accounts Clerk.

Lorna joined the MCM Insurance Brokers Ltd in March 2018 and now have gained a broad experience across all Commercial Products. She is currently studying for her Insurance Exams and is a valued team member. 

Kerry Nixon CIP

Account Handler

Kerry has worked in the Insurance Industry since 2004 when she started working for Quinn Insurance and progressed through the various departments from Personal Lines, Commercial Account Handler, Commercial Team Leader and later becoming Senior Broker Representative and then working as a Commercial Claims Handler.

She moved to Thomond Underwriting in 2012 as a Commercial Account Executive later being promoted to a Team Leader position.

In 2016, Kerry decided to move to the Broker channel and has held a number of varying positions with local brokerages which further extended her comprehensive experience of the sector.

She joined MCM Insurance Brokers Ltd in 2019 and has quickly settled into her new role. She is fully CIP Qualified having done all of the requisite exams and is a valued team member. 

Administration & Support team

We have a highly motivated and experienced Administration & Support Team in place to ensure that, in conjunction with our Sales Team, we provide the highest possible levels of Customer Service to all of our customer base.

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