Matthew Dover

Matthew Dover

Head of Underwriting and Compliance

Matthew and Douglas have worked together for 12 years and created Renovation Insurance Brokers before moving into Renovation Underwriting.  Matthew has a law degree, is a chartered insurer and has a post graduate diploma in conservation of the historic environment. Matthew is well placed to advise on the insurance of renovation projects but particularly in the area of listed property. 

Matthew has a teenage family, is a keen reader, a dollar art artist and a rather poor but committed guitarist. 

DDI: 01480 478798

Mobile: 07833 433699

Chris Harris

Chris Harris

Lead Underwriter

Chris has worked with in the renovation sector for the past 8 years.  He works out of our London office and specialises in large complex renovation cases including basements, facade retentions, piling and art installations. Chris is Cert CII and studying for his associateship. 

When not working with us Chris is working on his golf game and watching football. 

DDI: 01480 226049

Mobile: 07775 445507

Vikki Llewellyn

Vikki Llewellyn

Senior Underwriter

Vikki has worked in the insurance industry for the past 23 years, working in both broking and underwriting. Vikki has worked on specialist renovation products for the past 14 years and joined Renovation Underwriting in September 2019. 

Vikki has a young daughter and out of the office she enjoys spending time with her and is also a big fan of Strictly Come Dancing. 

DDI: 01480 2260440

Mobile: 07407 815671

Stuart Rickett

Stuart Rickett

Senior Underwriter (Unoccupied Risks)

Stuart has been working in the insurance industry for over 25 years both as a broker and underwriter. Joining Renovation Underwriting in 2018, Stuart has brought his experience and knowledge of property insurance and in particular unoccupied property insurance to the team and is responsible for underwriting and administration of our Unoccupied Property policy. He is also an underwriter on our Renovation Portfolio product.

Out of the office Stuart enjoys pretending to be Indiana Jones with his keen interest in archaeology. In the summer months you may also find him sailing his boat on a pond somewhere.

DDI: 01480 226045

Mobile: 07384 796234

Jason Trindade

Jason Trindade


Jason has worked with us for nearly 3 years now, following a career spanning over ten years elsewhere in construction and legal insurance. Jason specialises in mid and high net worth projects and takes a particular interest in old castle and mill renovations. Jason is Cert CII and working towards his associateship. 

In his spare time Jason is a football fan, a movie buff and is currently trying his best to learn archery and wing chun. 

DDI: 01480 226048

Mobile: 07825 319781

Maxine Owen

Maxine Owen

Finance Manager

With nearly 30 years’ experience in the Finance and Accounting sector. Maxine has worked within the Private Medical, Vehicle, Transport and Education Industry and has been with Renovation Underwriting Ltd since 2017. Maxine has worked in Corporate Treasury and Foreign Exchange/Money Market and managed multi-currency exposure with inter-company transactions.  Prior to working with us Maxine managed an Academy Trust Finance Department and reported to the Department of Education, Auditors and Governors. Maxine is an affiliated member of AAT.
Weekends are spent watching her children play football, rugby, cricket or any other sport available.

DDI: 01480 47879

katherine hesketh

Katherine Hesketh

Marketing Manager

Katherine is a Marketing Manager at Keystone Marketing - and the dedicated communications lead for Renovation Underwriting's marketing activity. A graduate and diploma qualified online communications specialist with over 15 years professional marketing and project management experience, Katherine is a focused and experienced marketer. She prides herself on taking a detailed approach to project management, a holistic approach to strategy and a creative approach to campaign development and delivery.

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