About GFH Underwriting
GFH Underwriting Agency LTD. (GFH) is a Managing General Agent (MGA) /
Wholesale Insurance Broker.
GFH is 100% owned by NACORA Holding AG, a global insurance broking company which is a member of the Kuehne + Nagel Group of Companies, one of the world’s leading logistics providers with offices in over 100 countries and 63,000 employees.
GFH Underwriting Agency Ltd. is a premium Underwriting Agency (MGA) for commercial insurance brokers formed in 2013.
Our Underwriter Team
CEO & Managing Director
Darryl assumed the role of CEO & Managing Director at GFH Underwriting Agency Ltd, Canada in 2020. Darryl brings a broad range of working experience across all lines of insurance for over 20 years. His primary focus among all lines of business is managing GFH’s International Marine business.
Darryl’s extensive knowledge covers a variety of product lines and industry sectors within the general and specialty insurance landscape. As CEO & Managing Director, Darryl manages all frontline relationships with GFH’s Insurance companies & retail broker partners, allowing GFH to diversify its portfolio and offer the best of class in product and coverage. Darryl ensures GFH’s day to day operations run smoothly, achieving broker satisfaction from their initial onboarding experience, to the service and support they receive.
Darryl holds a Bachelor’s degree along with a RIBO Level II Unrestricted brokers License and CIP (Charterd Insurance Professional Designtation) designation.
Jean joined GFH in 2020. Jean has over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry, both marketing and client facing, providing her with a strong knowledge of the policy wordings, insurance marketplace, and various coverages available. She has worked on a number of industries including, but not limited to transportation, waste management, manufacturing, environmental, chemical, mining and power and utilities.
Jean’s vast experience and technical knowledge of policy wordings and the insurance market place, will assist her to offer GFH’s brokers with the suitable coverages and insurance companies best suited for their business exposures.
She has completed her Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designations.
Ted has been involved in the insurance business since 1989 in many different capacities as an Agent, Broker, Underwriter, Managing General Agent & Brokerage Owner.
During this time he has managed marine insurance programs for Lloyds and Domestic Insurer’s, focusing primarily on marine risks.
He is dedicated and focused on ensuring that his clients receive the best insurance policy, coverage and advice.
Ted is a Member of RIBO, IBAO, IIO, MIABC, the Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters and The Economic Club.
Maritimes (NS, NB, PEI & NL)
Scott has been actively involved in the Marine Insurance business for more than 20 years.
In the past 20 years, he has been working with his network of brokers as an Underwriter handling commercial & pleasure craft as well as providing wholesale solutions on tough to place business.
What We’re Known For
We tailor insurance products to your needs and the needs of your business.
Being honest with our clients is one of our most important traits.
We analyze your risk exposure to assure you are using the right products for your venture.