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So, you've taken a look through the site and seen the variety of the risk profession and you like what you see. How about those who work in it? Get connected through Twitter, read our risk blog, or take a look through some of our other case studies for a flavour of risk around the UK and beyond.

Liam, Herrington, Apprentice, NC Insurance

Liam, Herrington, Apprentice, NC Insurance

School I Sixth Form I Apprenticeship I Broking Assistant
No matter how many times you are shown how to do something, nothing will teach you better than being in the situation itself.
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Nousheen Hassan, CEO/Director, Innovative Risk & Audit Solutions Limited

Nousheen Hassan, CEO/Director, Innovative Risk & Audit Solutions Limited

University I Head of Internal Audit I Head of Risk
In my area of expertise, I have been able to gain a great insight into the way an organisation operates and how all the different parts of the organisation come together.
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Colm Tully, MAPFRE Group

Colm Tully, MAPFRE Group

University I Account Executive I Commercial Manager I ACII, Chartered Insurer
My role allows me to be involved in all the different elements of our commercial operation, which means no two days are the same.
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Sally Blake, Zurich Insurance

Sally Blake, Zurich Insurance

University I Graduate Development Programme I Business Analyst
Insurance is a huge industry with a wide range of roles. Regardless of what you start off doing, you can always find something new to try.
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Daniel Nicholls, Miller Insurance Services LLP

Daniel Nicholls, Miller Insurance Services LLP

University I Broker I Manage North American business stream for Miller’s Onshore Energy team
There is quite a lot of travel in my role, I am in US/Canada/Mexico every other month for at least a week each time.
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Adam Broster, Zurich Insurance

Adam Broster, Zurich Insurance

University I Graduate Trainee on the Future Leaders Business Graduate Programme
I wanted to work in a rapidly changing and developing industry that has the opportunity to make a difference and really benefit customers.
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Shannon Lima Cert CII, Zurich Insurance

Shannon Lima Cert CII, Zurich Insurance

A levels I Apprenticeship
I enjoy many aspects of my role – but probably most of all the fact that there are opportunities everywhere.
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Jack Mulligan, Zurich Insurance

Jack Mulligan, Zurich Insurance

A levels I Apprentice
This has been a very rewarding journey, and I continue to improve my skills every day
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Bethany Spacey, Zurich Insurance

A levels I Assistant Underwriting Service Specialist
I chose a career in insurance because the sector manages risks that we all face.
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Georgia Austin, Zurich Insurance

Georgia Austin, Zurich Insurance

A levels I Assistant Underwriting Service Specialist
One of the main befits of working in this profession is the stability of your career.
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Freddie Jones, XL Catlin

Freddie Jones, XL Catlin

BA Economics and Finance I XL Catlin Development programme
As the work I perform varies from quarter to quarter, there’s no typical working day!
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Ben Geffen, Brightside Group

Ben Geffen, Brightside Group

BA Philosophy I Graduate Trainee Insurance Broker
If I go to management with an idea, which they approve, they will let me lead the project
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Rebecca Winterhalder ACII, Ageas

Rebecca Winterhalder ACII, Ageas

Graduate scheme I Team Leader I Claims Analyst I Motor Claims Operations Manager
Insurance is the career of choice if you want to help people and really make a difference
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Nigel Fryer ACII Chartered Insurer, NFU Mutual

Nigel Fryer ACII Chartered Insurer, NFU Mutual

University I Claims roles I Large Loss Manager
It was important to me to find a career where I had the opportunity to try new things. Insurance has definitely given me that.
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Amie Procter Cert CII, Home & Legacy Insurance Services

Amie Procter Cert CII, Home & Legacy Insurance Services

A levels I Account Executive
The insurance sector provides lots of development opportunities and my work experience at H&L was so positive
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Victoria Woor Cert CII, Willis Towers Watson

Victoria Woor Cert CII, Willis Towers Watson

A levels I Account Handler
I work at the world’s largest insurance broker dealing specifically with international Fine Art, Jewellery and Specie risks
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Andrew Fletcher Cert CII, Bluefin

Andrew Fletcher Cert CII, Bluefin

College I Apprenticeship I Commercial Broker
I have gained the skills I need to work with clients independently
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Claire McDonald ACII Chartered Insurer, AGCS

Claire McDonald ACII Chartered Insurer, AGCS

A levels I Underwriting roles I Chief Underwriting Officer I Head of Operations I Head of Global Governance for Operations
I have travelled, lived in another country, been able to have a diverse career all whilst working for one employer
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Michael Daly, AXA

Michael Daly, AXA

University | Placement | Graduate Programme
An incredible organisation for upcoming talent: Michael's AXA story
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Paris Riseborough, ANV

Paris Riseborough, ANV

University | Assistant Underwriter - Aviation
I believe that now is a good time to be a younger employee in the market.
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Ryan Legge Cert CII, Hayes Parsons

Ryan Legge Cert CII, Hayes Parsons

A levels I Apprenticeship I Commercial Account Handler
Through the Apprenticeship, I've gained a lot of confidence and have definitely improved my people skills
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Jonathan Catley Cert CII, Aon UK

Jonathan Catley Cert CII, Aon UK

School I Client Service Advisor
I chose insurance because I had the opportunity to work for a multinational business that can offer me huge opportunities
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Becky Sherwin, Cert CII Arthur J. Gallagher Insurance Brokers Limited (AJG)

Becky Sherwin, Cert CII Arthur J. Gallagher Insurance Brokers Limited (AJG)

Administrator Apprentice AJG | Cert CII | Insurance Broker
I am now studying towards obtaining my CII Diploma in Insurance. The intention is for me to develop into a fully fledged Corporate Account Manager.
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Hannah Nicholson, Broking Assistant Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG)

Hannah Nicholson, Broking Assistant Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG)

Team Leader in Hospitality | Broking Apprentice at AJG
I have recently just started to study for the first level which is the Foundation Insurance Test. Hopefully this time next year I will be studying for a higher professional qualification while working as an Account Manager.
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Amy Garnett LLB (Hons) Cert CII, Garwyn - A Davies Company

Amy Garnett LLB (Hons) Cert CII, Garwyn - A Davies Company

University | Paralegal | Liability Loss Adjuster
I have found the skills that I gained in the study and practice of law to be a valuable asset in my career as a Loss Adjuster.
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Louise Martin ACII, Hiscox

Louise Martin ACII, Hiscox

A levels | Admin Team, Allianz | Various Underwriting Roles, Allianz | Development Underwriter, Hiscox
A levels | Admin Team, Allianz | Various Underwriting Roles, Allianz | Development Underwriter, Hiscox
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Adam Marks, Willis Towers Watson

Adam Marks, Willis Towers Watson

Willis' FINEX Division, Apprenticeship in Providing Financial Services | Professional Indemnity New Busness Account Handler
Having completed an Apprenticeship with Willis Towers Watson, Adam talks about his experiences so far.
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