Leading insurance broker Aston Lark, a Howden company, has continued its regional expansion, opening a new office in Norwich.
The new premises is in addition to those announced earlier this year in the Thames Valley and South Wales. Joining Aston Lark in Norwich is James Monkhouse, Director and Katherine Campbell, Sales Director.
“I’m delighted to be joining a business with a first-class reputation in the market amongst insurers and clients, with employee inclusion and ownership central to its culture. I’m excited by the opportunity to launch the Aston Lark brand in Norwich and the surrounding area and creating opportunities for local talent to develop and excel.
“We’re committed to a friendly and hands-on service, delivered by local people in local offices, with the ability to leverage the full support of the wider Howden Group to provide best-in-breed solutions to our valued clients”, said James.
Katherine Campbell also joins Aston Lark from Alan Boswell Group and has a strong track record of working in partnership with SMEs and corporates to help them mitigate risk and improve competitiveness. Katherine has provided insurance services to businesses in Norwich and East Anglia since 2002 and has experience across a variety of sectors, including transportation, agriculture, and manufacturing.
“What attracted me to Aston Lark was the opportunity to be part of something bigger,while having a strong commitment to inclusion and diversity.I am really excited to have the opportunity to open the Norwich office alongside James and provide more support and guidance to local clients”, said Katherine.
In April 2022, Aston Lark became part of Howden, the international insurance broking group, with the aim of creating a standout full-service broker, unrivalled in its quality, scale and reach in the UK and Ireland.The creation of this unique business means a range of opportunities for current employees, as well as new talent, as Aston Lark helps to build towards becoming the biggest and best British broker.