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Managing Director, Steve, has been in the insurance industry since leaving school in 1979. Steve joined Routen Chaplin in 1989, with 10 years of experience behind him. Today, with a thorough understanding of Routen Chaplin and the industry, he manages the day-to-day running of the business, whilst also looking after a number of business insurance clients. Steve acts with the highest levels of precision and professionalism.

Heavily involved in the community, Steve is a trustee at Treetops Hospice Care and is a member of the Finance & Income Generation committee. Likewise, Steve is a member of Long Eaton Chamber of Trade, which promotes trading in the area, involving and representing the business community on the economic development of the town. Steve also used to play for Long Eaton RFC, which Routen Chaplin now sponsor.

In his spare time, Steve likes to run and play taxi driver to his daughter. He is also a season ticketholder at Mansfield Town Football Club.

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Philippa joined Routen Chaplin as our Commercial Director in January 2019. With over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, Philippa brings a wealth of technical expertise to our team and has previously held roles at Willis Towers Watson and Towergate Insurance.

As Commercial Director, Philippa oversees the smooth running of the commercial team and offers advice and guidance, both internally and externally. In addition to this, Philippa liaises with insurers and manages insurance policies for clients, advising on cover and implementing the most appropriate insurance solution for clients’ requirements.

Outside of work, Philippa enjoys travelling, walking her dogs and going to the gym.

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