Press Release – New hires for Portsoken

Portsoken, the fast growing new independent MGA and insurance broker specialising in the recruitment and property professionals sector, is pleased to announce two new senior hires from 1 March 2015.

Andrew Prescott

Andrew Prescott, previously a co-founder of Dallas Kirkland RecruitInsure, now part of AJ Gallagher, joins Portsoken as director with responsibility for developing the company’s recruitment insurance specialism with brokers and the direct market. With more than 25 years’ experience in the recruitment insurance sector, Andrew adds significantly to the team’s expertise.

Alex Skriptchenkov

Alex Skriptchenkov, previously Associate Director with Agent Assure, part of AJ Gallagher, joins Portsoken as Associate Director with responsibility for developing the company’s property professional specialism. An expert in professional indemnity, Alex has spent the last 12 years specialising in insuring estate and lettings agents, and property investors. Portsoken has a particular focus in the property professionals sector and aims to become one of the leading brokers and underwriting agents in this field.

Robin Kirkland, Portsoken’s Chairman, commented ‘It gives me great pleasure to announce these senior appointments for Portsoken, both Andrew and Alex are both experts in their respective sectors of Recruitment insurance and Property Professional insurance, they are both well known to brokers and will enhance our offering and capabilities considerably’.


About Portsoken

Portsoken is a fast growing independent MGA and insurance broker, with a particular focus on the Recruitment industry and Property Professional sector.

We are also one of the UK’s leading specialists in arranging indemnity solutions for missing share certificates and other complex legal indemnities.


Mark Addis, Managing Director – Tel 020 8667 2109 / 07581 713953