"A CULTURE OF CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AND CUSTOMER SERVICE EXCELLENCE IS CORE TO OUR BUSINESS."
J MONKCOM – CHAIRMAN

ABOUT THE WESSEX GROUP

Based in the centre of Winchester, Hampshire the Wessex Group were originally the UK operation of Aflac, a large US Health Insurer, which closed to new business in the 1990’s. Over the past 20 years we have built on this insurance and operational expertise to become a leading independent provider.
General insurance specialist administrator
Supporting insurers and intermediaries
Technology driven efficiency, innovation and customer service
Supporting multiple products and business models
Meeting major insurers highest benchmark for data security

Jon Monkcom – Chairman

Jon has a BA in Literature and, after completing his traineeship with KPMG, qualified as a Chartered Accountant. In 1987 Jon joined Aflac and in 1993, set-up an insurance administration company to manage the run-off policies from this business as they withdrew from the European Market. In 1995 Jon purchased the Aflac business from its US Owners. Jon is Chairman of the Wessex Group, a Non-Executive Director of Accelerator Limited and on the Executive of the Hampshire Sculpture Trust.

NIGEL PRESTON – JOINT MANAGING DIRECTOR

Nigel was educated at Blundell’s School and Somerset College of Art and Technology. In 1982 Nigel entered the Insurance industry working for the Edward Lumley Group as an Account Manager. Before joining Jon in 1995 as co-founder of the Wessex Group, Nigel also worked for Aflac and Bain Hogg specialising in various Sales and Marketing roles in their scheme division. Nigel is on the committee of Protect, an association of companies and individuals involved in the UK protection markets.

GARETH SAMPSON – JOINT MANAGING DIRECTOR

Gareth left university with a BCom (Hons) in Business Finance and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young (South Africa) in 1995. Gareth moved to the UK in 1998 and joined the Wessex Group in 2002 where he is Joint Managing Director. In 2004 he obtained a Masters degree in Business Administration from Bournemouth University. Gareth is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales and a non-resident member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.