January 18th, 2019 |

Alex started his career at Allianz on their Underwriting Graduate Programme and spent 6 years at the company with his final role as a Senior New Business Property & Casualty Underwriter in London. During this time, Alexander was recognised by the industry and awarded Young Underwriter of the Year at the Insurance Post Underwriting Services Awards in 2015 and completed his ACII. Alexander went on to start his own boutique commercial and high net worth insurance brokerage, Sioma, in 2018 and personally holds Chartered Insurance Broker status. In 2021, Alexander won the coveted BIBA Young Broker of the Year (under 35) award.

Nick Houghton is the CEO of JMG Group – which owns a collection of insurance brokers across the UK. Since leading an MBO of JM Glendinning Insurance Brokers in November 2020, the group has grown into a Top 50 UK Broker. Nick’s career began at Zurich insurance in the 1990’s after which he turned his hand to broking where he spent time at Alexander Forbes and Marsh. Before JM Glendinning, Nick worked at Towergate in a variety of roles, ending up as CEO of Broker Network.