Type of expert: Insurance and businessAreas of expertise: Business, C-Suite level, CEO, Charity, Consumer, Finance, Politics
Simon Lancaster – Founder and CEO, SJL Insurance Services and conservative-leaning businessman
Simon Lancaster is a hugely successful businessman and leading insurance expert. He founded SJL Insurance Services in 2001 with a local grant of £500, and his firm is currently writing nearly £18 million Gross Written Premiums per year with 60 staff. SJL Insurance is one of the leading owner owned Insurance Brokers in the UK. Since the Brexit vote in June 2016, the firm has grown in revenue by 40%. SJL Insurance is headquartered in Worcester with offices in the City of London and became a Lloyds of London registered broker in 2017. SJL Insurance has clients all over the UK, with 95% of their business coming from businesses. Since becoming a Lloyds of London broker, SJL now enjoy a growing part of their revenue from businesses outside of the UK, from all over the world.
SJL Insurance works with clients directly, and as a wholesale insurance broker. They started as a wholesale scheme broker and transact business via a growing network of over 1100 FCA regulated independent insurance brokers across the whole of the UK. All of these brokers are personally visited by SJL Insurance before they are granted access.
With access to Lloyds of London and the UK’s leading composite insurance market, SJL are able to source and place a vast range of comprehensive insurance products at market leading prices.
In 2019, Simon established the SJL Foundation in order to help the young and/or less well-off to set up their own companies.
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One of the UK's leading insurance experts and insurance brokers for TV and radio. Founded an insurance broking firm in 2001 which now turns over £18 million in revenue per year. Conservative-leaning businessman.