Motor Fleet

Our knowledgeable Motor Fleet team have over 50 years’ experience of working as brokers, underwriters and in risk management, within the Lloyd’s and London Market, offering unparalleled access to the leading insurers in this class. As one of few remaining independent London wholesale brokers, we pride ourselves on our service levels, and doing what is best for our broker partners and their clients. We act with integrity and transparency, and are always accessible to discuss in detail the nature of a client’s fleet risk, and create bespoke solutions for how this risk can be placed into the London Market.

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Head of Motor

Kevin Dawes

Head of Motor

Languages:

Eng

Kevin Dawes

Head of Motor

Languages:

Eng

Speciality areas

  • Motor Fleet
  • Leadership Team

Kevin Dawes is the head of motor for Consilium. Kevin oversees motor fleet placement for the division.

He joined the group in October 2020 and has over 20 years of London market motor fleet experience, both in broking and underwriting. He was previously head of motor underwriting for HDI Global, and is a very well-known and respected figure in the market, able to help with difficult to place risks.

Kevin is an FA qualified football coach and much of his spare time is devoted to training and developing players.

"I joined Consilium for its entrepreneurial approach.”

Target Risks

As one of few remaining independent London wholesale brokers, we pride ourselves on our service levels, and doing what is best for our broker partners and their clients. We act with integrity and transparency, and are always accessible to discuss in detail the nature of a client’s fleet risk, and create bespoke solutions for how this risk can be placed into the London Market.

Target Risks

  • Haulage
  • Waste & Recycling
  • Liquid & Hazardous
  • Own Goods – All trades considered
  • Bus/Coach & Minibus
  • Self-Drive Hire
  • Credit Hire
  • Taxi – Public & Private Hire
  • Chauffeur

Improve your clients fleet risk profile

We have vast experience with difficult to place fleet risks and distressed fleet operations, and provide risk management advice to brokers on how to improve their clients’ risk profile. Improving a risk profile makes a claim less likely, and can save a client money on their premium. We have the capability to fully survey a risk and report back with risk management suggestions. By partnering with leading insurers that embrace technological methods to mitigate the risk of loss, there are often many ways a risk profile can become more attractive. This includes use of telematics, where driving data is reported back to the insurer through a fitted device, or adding modern cameras to vehicles, which can also encourage safer driver behaviour. We have key relationships with telematics and camera providers, and recommend driver training courses to demonstrate evidence of best practice. We have the ability to work with leading insurers on risk managed long term agreements that have proven results in improving risk performance.

Motor team

Our product experts have deep, specialist knowledge in their field, built up over years of experience placing risks into Lloyd’s and the London Market. We love sharing our knowledge and that’s why we give you direct access to them.

Chris McAdams

Senior Account Executive

Languages:

Eng

Chris McAdams

Senior Account Executive

Languages:

Eng

Speciality areas

  • Motor Fleet

Chris McAdams is a senior account executive for Consilium. Chris works in the motor fleet team and is responsible for strategic business placement and broker/underwriter relationship building.

He joined the group in November 2020 and has over 11 years of experience in motor fleet insurance. This has included involvement in both underwriting and broking for Lloyd’s syndicates and national brokers.

When he isn’t working for Consilium, you'll often find Chris on the golf course “trying” to improve his handicap.

“I saw a great opportunity to be part of a market leading independent broker.”

Dean Temple

Senior Account Executive

Languages:

Eng

Dean Temple

Senior Account Executive

Languages:

Eng

Speciality areas

  • Motor Fleet

Dean Temple is a senior account executive at Consilium. Dean is responsible for motor fleet renewals and growing new business in London through the Lloyd’s and MGA markets.

He joined the group in 2018, and has 37 years of motor fleet experience. He previously spent five years as an underwriter at Brit Insurance before moving to Catlin to help set up a new motor fleet department.

If he wasn't working for Consilium, you would find him watching new bands live every week at various venues.

“I was attracted to join Consilium as they are a growing and forward thinking independent broker.”

Liam Keaveney

Senior Account Executive

Languages:

Eng

Liam Keaveney

Senior Account Executive

Languages:

Eng

Speciality areas

  • Motor Fleet

Liam Keaveney is a senior account executive at Consilium. Liam works with our UK brokers to ensure they receive swift and professional service for their London market fleet business.

He joined the group in 2012, initially in charge of online marketing/development from our Billericay retail office. From there he has moved up and carved a path within the motor fleet team since its inception in 2013.

Liam is an avid motorsport fan and a general fan of all things on four wheels. Most years he can be found at the annual Nürburgring 24-hour and Le Mans 24-hour races watching and wishing he was taking part

“The insurance market has always interested me and working for Consilium has given me the skills and knowledge needed to get a firm grasp on the industry. I was fortunate enough to join the group at a pivotal moment in its history and am honoured to be part of the team that makes us a respected and successful London broker.”

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Tracey Bailey

Senior Account Executive

Languages:

Eng

Tracey Bailey

Senior Account Executive

Languages:

Eng

Speciality areas

  • Motor Fleet

Tracey Bailey is a senior account executive for Consilium. Tracey is responsible for placing motor fleet business into the Lloyd’s market, looking after the renewals of our fleet clients placed within Lloyd’s, and giving support to our retail agents.

She joined the group in May 2015, and has 25 years of fleet underwriting experience, working at Markel, Brit and QBE.

When Tracey isn’t working for Consilium, you could find her spending time on her allotment and upcycling anything made of wood – her favourite lockdown purchase has been a new sander.

“Having been on the insurance company side of the industry all my career I saw this as an exciting opportunity to take on a broking role within Lloyd’s. When I joined the London team we were much smaller and it’s been great to be part of a company that has grown and diversified so much over the past six years.”

Billie Simmonds

Account Administrator

Languages:

Eng

Billie Simmonds

Account Administrator

Languages:

Eng

Speciality areas

  • Motor Fleet

Billie Simmonds is an accounts administrator at Consilium. Billie is responsible for dealing with various queries from agents and insurers, and providing administrative support to the senior account executives and head of motor.

She joined the group in May 2017 having previously worked as a commercial motor support technician at LV= Insurance and supported various motor teams.

Outside of work, Billie enjoys going out socialising, and meeting up with friends.

"I joined Consilium as I wanted to work for a company that cares about their employees.”