Davies and Keoghs at the ABI Conference

Welcome to our page for the ABI Conference 2024

We’re thrilled to be exhibiting at this year’s ABI Conference for the very first time!

Our experts from across Davies & Keoghs have come together to chat with the industry on how we can work together to drive change and make an impact on major issues affecting our insurance industry.

With over 50 years’ experience developing bespoke, technology-enabled, end-to-end solutions, our experts in presence at this year’s conference ranges claims TPA specialists, legal experts across a range of claims classes including property, casualty, and counter fraud. Our talent solutions team, specialising in helping insurance firms make the most of the apprenticeship levy will be taking part too.

How we can help

Legal Solutions


Disrupting insurance law with top 40 expertise and award-winning technology, our Legal Solutions arm Keoghs has an outstanding track record in reducing indemnity spend and improving claims processes. We provide coverage across the whole of the UK, including the jurisdictions of Scotland and Northern Ireland, plus specialist London market knowledge from our office in the City of London.


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Claims Solutions


Working with the insurance industry to deliver great customer service, and improved underwriting performance through efficient claims management. Our core and volume team provide support across property, motor, casualty, and niche lines. Our complex and speciality teams work with clients to manage high value and complex claims. With a presence in London, we support the London market, as well as the wider insurance industry across the UK & Ireland.


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Accelerating business, technology, and people performance for the insurance industry. We are expert-led specialists offering multi-disciplinary, multi-capability expertise within business strategy, customer experience, data, and analytics. We support clients with digital learning, people and organisational performance, operational excellence, and improvement. With a focus on regulatory compliance, risk, controls and assurance, technology transformation and digitisation.’


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Helping organisations worldwide tackle their business challenges and reach their commercial goals – all through the lens of innovation. With just the right mix of technical expertise and tried and tested solutions and services we work closely with organisations to deliver enterprise-scale transformation, at pace. We’re passionate about innovation, but we’re driven by your business goals.


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Meet our people

Samantha Ramen | Market Affairs Director
Samantha is responsible for leading our market affairs and thought leadership programme. This includes keeping informed with and influencing any policy development that may affect the insurance industry.
Natalie Larnder | Head of Market Affairs
Natalie has strategically influenced policy in the insurance industry, both at Keoghs and in her prior role as Senior Policy Adviser at the Association of British Insurers.
Howard Dean | Head of Costs
Howard leads a niche team handling high-value costs claims, providing strategic advice and conducting strategic litigation. Howard has also been heavily involved in civil justice reform.
Ken Young | Head of Complex and CAT PI
Ken leads the national complex team and handles complex and high value claims. Ken is working with insurers and the ABI regarding the Personal Injury Discount Rate review.
Matthew Rogers | Partner
Matthew has over 25 years’ experience of handling high value and complex insurance related disputes, as well as large loss property damage claims dealing with liability and policy indemnity disputes.
Carolyn Blunt | Vice President – Academy
Carolyn helps navigate the sourcing and development of diverse apprentices and graduates into the insurance industry. Carolyn is keen to help firms navigate funding and outreach programmes.
Neil Strickland | Business Development Director
Neil has over 30 years’ experience across underwriting, client relationships, business development, customer experience, industry practices, operations, and risk consulting. Recently, Neil co-founded an InsurTech.
Scott Dalziel | Principal Consultant
Scott specialises in continuous improvement methodology and works with employers to meet their strategic skills and recruitment objectives whilst amplifying Apprenticeships and vocational pathways.
Nikki Ceko | Strategic Client Director
Nikki leads the growth and development of key clients, supporting firms with services from across Davies. Nikki has technical knowledge and understanding of the regulatory and operational landscape.
Rhys Williams | Chief Growth Officer – Claims
Rhys has been in the sector for over 15 years. Working with some of our largest clients and key partners, Rhys continues to face the market for all things Claims.

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