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Mark Woodall

President and CEO, Special Risk Insurance Managers Ltd.

Mark Woodall is the President and CEO of Special Risk Insurance Managers Ltd (SRIM). SRIM is the amalgamation of Sports-Can Insurance Consultants Ltd, NG Williams and Associates Ltd and Special Risk Insurance Brokers Ltd. The organization has operated as a true MGA since 1992. SRIM is one of the largest independent MGA’s operating within the Specialty Insurance market.

With a head office in Vancouver, SRIM has 6 offices throughout Canada and employs over 70 people nationally.

SRIM has been a coverholder with Lloyds since 1997.SRIM has displayed its commitment with the placement of 99% of all business written within Lloyds.

Mark Woodall has extensive long term involvement as a TPA and large loss adjuster for Lloyds. Mark was one of the leading large loss adjusters in Canada and traveled extensively on behalf of Lloyds syndicates.

Mark Woodall has been very vocal in his desire to see Lloyds become one of the best Insurers in Canada. He has been very proactive in promoting Lloyds in Canada on a number of issues, with the leading issue being claims handling and claims service.

Mark Woodall has been in the Insurance Industry since 1978. Mark has worked at the senior management level within a number of large domestic Insurers. He held the position of COO of a large independent adjusting company and then was self employed as a skilled large loss adjuster. Mark operated in a dual capacity for many years as a large loss adjuster and owner of an MGA.

Over his career he has become a regular speaker to the Insurance Industry. He has taught Insurance courses for the Insurance Institute of BC and was selected the British Columbia Instructor of the year in 1998. Mark was also selected as the Insurance person of the Year in the Province of BC in 2009. Mark is well recognized in the Insurance Industry within Canada and is regularly called upon to deal with difficult risks requiring specific expertise.

SRIM is also a leading contributor to community development projects. SRIM contributes over $150,000 annually to community based programs that enhance future growth of young persons with difficult lifestyles. SRIM is extensively involved in community based projects with the desire to develop its employees into community minded individuals.

SRIM is a leader in
1) Online services for small specialty lines products
2) Maintaining Underwriting standards within the current competitive environment
3) Staying within our Underwriting expertise comfort zone.
4) Provide industry leading responsiveness and service levels.
5) Leader in developing technology to enhance product delivery.
6) Promotion, propagation and advocacy of the Lloyds brand.