Ivernia Insurance is one of Ireland’s leading underwriting agencies offering a wide range of services to assist our clients with their insurance solutions. Ivernia operates with the simple philosophy of helping our customers manage everyday risks at the best value.
Ivernia’s goal is to make insurance more affordable and to assist customers during unexpected events. Developing and maintaining strong industry relationships is the cornerstone of Ivernia’s business philosophy and shapes the direction of the overall business strategy.
Ivernia is committed to making a positive contribution to the insurance industry and developing a business renowned for excellent customer relations. Ivernia was founded on the fundamental principles of trust, integrity, value and quality.
The Ivernia leadership team is made up of experienced general insurance executives, all of whom have operated in senior roles in major insurance companies and loss adjusting businesses. Headed by Seamus Merity, this team has accumulated significant experience in underwriting, actuarial, finance, claims, distribution and marketing which is now being applied to the benefit of brokers and consumers in this new underwriting agency. The leadership team are supported by the Board of Directors.
Seamus is an experienced insurance professional who has over 40 years experience in the Irish insurance industry, most recently as Head of Broker Development with KennCo Underwriting Ltd, Ireland’s largest underwriting agency. Prior to this, Seamus worked with AXA Ireland for over 35 years in various senior management positions including Head of Marketing, Head of Direct Business and Head of Broker Business.
Seamus is a former director of both AXA Assistance and Inse-com Ltd, and former Chairman of the Personal Insurances Committee within Insurance Ireland.
John is the Head of Product & Pricing at Ivernia. With over 25 years in general insurance, John has a wealth of experience in the industry and has taken on various roles in the past including managerial roles in both personal lines and pricing. Prior to his arrival, John was a director in several areas including finance, claims, personal lines products (Aviva Europe), as well as being Head of Commercial Underwriting and Pricing.
Liam has served in senior claims management and operations roles in the Insurance Industry in Ireland and the UK for the last 15 years. Throughout his career, he has become an experienced consultant and specialist in motor and liability claims. He has had significant involvement in major claims heading up the motor large loss division in Liberty Insurance. Prior to working in the insurance industry Liam has held a wide breadth of senior leadership, commercial and Managing Director positions across industry both in Ireland and the UK. Liam will bring this leadership experience to facilitate growth of the Ivernia business and customer excellence in the claims management approach.