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Charles Coburn


Head of Partnership Development

Charles joined Markel in October 2021 with over 30 years’ insurance experience behind him. Charles’s background spans across insurers, MGA’s and brokers, having spent time at Mapfre and UK General, with a business development focus on building new relationships and managing existing ones. Charles is passionate about delivering high service levels and closely engaging with Partners to maximise new opportunities.

Charles quotes: ‘Our Partnerships channel presents such an exciting opportunity at a time when there is a positive growth focus at Markel. By bringing together our service led programmes combined with quality insurance products, we have the capability to build ground breaking propositions, to only attract new Partners but to further strengthen and grow our existing Partners’.

Charles is married to Kate and has two children; Emily and Alex, plus Harvey the dog.