Ivernia Insurance | About Us
Meet the management team of Ivernia insurance, one of Ireland's leading underwriting agencies.
Ivernia, About Us, Management Team, Seamus Merity, John Gregan, Alan Lynch, CEO, Product & Pricing, Claims
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About Us

Who We Are

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.


Leadership Team

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. The 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.

Andrew Rigby (UK)

Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director

Andy is the Chief Executive Officer of Ivernia Insurance. With previous roles at Allianz, Markerstudy, Willis Towers Watson and Hastings Direct, as well as extensive experience consulting to other insurance firms around the world, Andy has a deep knowledge and expertise in general insurance. At Ivernia, Andy hopes to continue to build on the successes of the past and continue to drive profitable growth for the business whilst also delivering a “best in class” experience for our customers.

Adrian Maguire

Head of Pricing

Adrian is Head of Pricing at Ivernia. He holds a PhD and BSc in physics, mathematical and computational sciences and has 7+ years’ experience in Insurance Pricing and Analytics. Adrian previously led the Pricing and Analytics teams as Head of Pricing and Analytics for Motor, Home, Van and Travel insurance in one of Irelands largest Insurance brokers (The AA Ireland) and was also responsible for operational analytics for both contact centre and roadside rescue operations. Adrian brings technical and leadership experience in implementation of new technologies and methodologies to advance the growth and profitability of Ivernia insurance and to position Ivernia as a leading business in the insurance industry.

Annette Adams

Head of Claims Management

Annette is Head of Claims at Ivernia. With over 30 years’ experience in general Insurance, having held a number of senior roles, including Claims Manager in Aviva insurance, Head of Claims Operations in Zurich Insurance and a number of consulting roles including FBD Insurance. She brings claims technical and operational expertise and has successfully delivered a number of large change transformation programs. Annette brings her leadership and technical expertise to drive customer excellence in the claims management approach.

Liam O’Neill

Senior Claims Executive

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.

Graeme Murdock

Head of Underwriting

Graeme is the Head of Underwriting at Ivernia. With over 20 years in general experience and 10 years in senior underwriting roles, including Motor Portfolio Lead in Zurich Insurance and Portfolio and Underwriting Manager at Footprint Underwriting. Graeme brings leadership and technical experience to drive profitable growth of the Ivernia business.