Kevin Richmond Sep 22, 2014 1:10:00 PM 4 min read

Eurobase appoints Stuart Elliston as Insurance Development Director

Eurobase continues investment in its people to support business growth with insurance and group services appointments.

Eurobase Insurance Solutions, a leading global software and services provider and part of Eurobase International Group, announces the recent appointments of Stuart Elliston and Muriel Hardie to Eurobase’s insurance team and Richard Ellis and Sean Somersall-Weekes to Eurobase’s group services team. The new senior appointments reflect the company’s insurance business growth and continued investment in its people, products and infrastructure.

Stuart Elliston joins Eurobase as Insurance Development Director; a newly-created, important role within the business and one which will be central to refining the effective delivery of insurance software development projects. Stuart will also be responsible for the coordination, support, mentoring and development of Eurobase Insurance Solutions team members.

Stuart joins Eurobase from Northdoor, where he was Head of Product Development. He has over 11 years’ software house experience and started his career as a developer before quickly moving into project management.

Commenting on his appointment, Stuart Elliston, Insurance Development Director said, “I am delighted to have joined Eurobase, a company that is well-regarded for both its professionalism and for the depth and breadth of its fully integrated, complete, end-to-end re/insurance administration platform, synergy2. Eurobase has a long-standing commitment to delivering value to clients, and I look forward further developing our capabilities and proposition to clients”.

Reporting to Stuart, Muriel Hardie, Insurance Development Manager, will be responsible for ensuring that the company’s highest, ISO 9001 Certified, standards are implemented across all client work and that the committed timescales and budget are met. Muriel is an experienced Development Services Manager, Test Manager, Project Manager, is a Certified Scrum Master, and has over 20 years’ technology experience.

Stuart and Muriel are also joined by Eurobase Group Services Managers, Sean Somersall-Weekes and Richard Ellis. Richard assumes the role of Client Support Services Manager and brings over 7 years’ experience in the Insurance, IT Managed Services, Financial Services and BPO industries to his role. He will ensure that client Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and commercial frameworks are met. His role is a fundamental part of the Eurobase commitment to clients and supports a key deliverable of the Eurobase Insurance Operations Board.

Sean Somersall-Weekes joins as Group Quality Manager. Eurobase’s Quality Management System drives and supports the continuous improvement in quality of services and deliverables to clients. Sean is a highly qualified Senior Services, Business Manager and Quality Practitioner with over 25 years’ experience providing industry standard quality audits, assessment, compliance, solutions development and implementation.

Commenting on the appointments John Wilson, Chairman and CEO, Eurobase International Group, said, “The recent new insurance hires expand our already successful team and provide a robust platform for continued growth. Stuart Elliston is a highly experienced insurance market technology specialist. His contribution to enhancing our existing capabilities and advancing our business solutions will support the continued growth of synergy2.

He added, “Stuart, Muriel, Richard and Sean all bring considerable expertise to their roles, and having people of their calibre and experience join Eurobase demonstrates the emphasis we place on surpassing our clients’ expectations. I am sure that our colleague and clients alike will find their input to the business to be invaluable.”