Dougie Spencer Appointed as Hereford Director

16 May

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Dougie Spencer as Regional Director of Thomas Carroll’s Hereford office, affirming our business’ success to date and our plan to grow its presence in Herefordshire and the surrounding areas.

From Llantillio Pertholey, on the outskirts of Abergavenny, Dougie joined Thomas Carroll in 2015 as an Account Executive from NFU Mutual.

With 10 years of commercial insurance experience, Dougie has a wealth of knowledge across a variety of business sizes and sectors, ranging from property and construction to rural and leisure risks.

Based on Broad Street, Thomas Carroll recently celebrated five years in Hereford and was named UK Insurance Broker of the Year at both the 2018 British Insurance Awards and 2018 UK Broker Awards.

Douglas Spencer said:

“It is exciting to be part of Thomas Carroll’s future growth ambitions and I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to head up an already successful and qualified team.

We enjoy strong working relationships with our loyal client base and the local business community.

Adapting our business to meet changing client demands has contributed to Thomas Carroll’s success in Herefordshire in recent years. We are always looking at ways in which we can further enhance our broking expertise for the benefit of our customers.

Further developing specialist areas such as cyber risk and claims management will remain a priority and give us scope to grow.

I’m looking forward to this opportunity and enhancing Thomas Carroll’s offering to local clients and professionals in the area.

Commenting on the appointment, our Chief Executive Officer Rhys Thomas said:

“Having proactively contributed to the success of our Hereford office in recent years, Dougie has naturally evolved into this role.

We invest in succession planning to actively develop future leaders. Dougie shares our passion about putting clients first, what makes us unique and maintaining our independence.

Our people are our greatest asset. Creating a platform for our people to learn, grow and develop is the secret to our long-term sustainability and will help us achieve our goal to expand in Herefordshire and further afield.”