The London market Education Group (LMEG) advises the CII on the
quality and relevance of its learning provision for all sectors and
disciplines within the London market. It is made up of highly
experienced practitioners and specialists who have deep knowledge
of training and development programmes tailored for the London
The group meets four times a year, ensuring that the CII's
London market provision, including the Award in London Market
Insurance, continues to meet the needs of those who work in or with
this vitally important sector of the insurance business.
Nick Gooding FCII (Chair)
Nick has just completed 39 years in the London insurance market.
The majority of his career has been spent in underwriting marine
cargo insurance at Lloyd's. He is currently Senior Cargo
Underwriter at XL London Market Ltd having previously held similar
positions at Sturge and Wellington syndicates.
He has been involved in London market training initiatives for
over 20 years.
Alison Cooper FCII Dip PFS
Alison is an independent training specialist, running her own
successful consultancy ACT One Training Services for the past 10
Alison has over 20 years insurance experience, working in the
City of London, having started her career with Phoenix Assurance.
ACT One develops and delivers insurance courses for both the
general insurance and financial planning sectors and operates on
the basis that learning can be fun! Alison is currently chair of
the CII Learning Development Forum and as a Chartered Insurance
Practitioner, has recently achieved CII Accredited Trainer
Charlotte Warr Solicitor, ACII, Chartered Insurer, Associate of
Charlotte has been in the London market for 24 years, handling
claims across a variety of classes of business for both companies
and Lloyd's syndicates.
She is now a full time trainer and consultant and teaches
clients from all parts of the market both in the UK and
internationally on a number of topics including technical training
on various classes of business and also market processes and
systems. Charlotte is a solicitor and also a Chartered Insurer.
Geraldine is a barrister and has worked for the London and
International Insurance Brokers Association (LIIBA) in its various
forms for 25 years.
She is responsible for the LIIBA's Education and Training
Committee and sits on the joint London market committees
responsible for Marine Education (MIEC) and Reinsurance Education
John Hobbs FMS, MCIPD, MCMI
John has worked in the London market since 1976 in various
operational and project management roles, including 11 years as an
HR and training specialist with a Lloyd's managing agency and a
He is currently Director of Market Services at the International
Underwriting Association, where his responsibilities include
educational and training initiatives in conjunction with member
companies and various London market educational bodies.