The Founders

In November 2013, Smith England was founded by Nigel Smith and Julie Smith, nee England.

Nigel Smith, Managing Director and Chartered Insurance Broker

Nigel has worked in the insurance industry for both insurers and brokers since 1976, and in 1989 qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute.  In 1990, he joined J K Lee Ltd, insurance brokers. 

Within a couple of years, he was appointed director, and helped establish the company’s reputation for professionalism, staff training, competence, technical expertise, risk analysis and designing reliable corporate insurance portfolios.  In 2001, he became a Chartered Insurance Broker. 

In 2008, J K Lee Ltd was sold to COBRA Holdings PLC.  From then, Nigel held director-level positions at J K Lee Ltd’s successor companies, until establishing Smith England. 

Julie Smith, Legal Officer

Julie Smith, nee England was a lawyer, before founding Smith England, and taking on the role of Legal Officer.