AMIR SALIM BA CERT CII | Director
Having graduated from Napier University in 2003 with BA in Business Studies, Amir went on to become Director at Insure Smart in 2004, with help from his late brother and Insure Smart co-founder, Athar, who sadly passed away in 2006. Amir’s background is in retail, giving him insight into the day-to-day running of small and medium-sized businesses.
IAN MCCULLOCH Dip Mgmt BSc ACII| Director
Ian has spent most of his life in insurance, earning an Advanced Diploma in Insurance and becoming a Chartered Insurance Broker along the way. Ian started the business with Athar in 2004 and has seen it grow to the company we know today. A family man with four children, Ian still manages to sneak off for a game of squash or 5-a-side.
ASHAR SALIM CERT CII | Partner
Ashar has been with the company since it was founded. He specialises in most areas of commercial insurance and enjoys building relationships with his long-standing clients. He is married, has two children, and is a forever hopeful Liverpool supporter. He enjoys playing 5-a-side football and regularly participates in charity sporting events.
MAZHAR SALIM | Partner
Maz has been a Partner at Insure Smart since 2004. He comes primarily from a retail background and has owned and run many businesses over the years which gives him an acute perspective of the concerns some of our clients have. Being well connected, he utilises his contacts to attract new business to Insure Smart.
SHAUN PEARSON | Head of Sales
Shaun joined Insure Smart in 2007. He started as an Account Executive and was promoted to develop the new business in 2013. Shaun earned an SVQ in Business Management and is currently working towards a diploma in insurance. On weekends, Shaun can usually be found working on home projects and spending time with his wife and young son.
DARREN MCQUADE CERT CII | Account Executive
Darren joined Insure Smart in 2010. He has worked in the production and manufacturing industry and came to us as a trusted Account Executive. Though Darren works in new and existing business, he is also directly involved in Insure Smart’s marketing strategy. He revels in the kitchen and loves spending time with his partner and two young sons.
KASIA KOSOWSKA CERT CII | Account Executive
Kasia joined Insure Smart in 2016. Kasia achieved a BA in the International System of Human Rights Protection in her native Poland. She has taken steps to gain her insurance qualifications to become a true information resource. Out of work, Kasia spends her time looking after her son.
GRACE BOYD | Administrator
Grace joined Insure Smart in 2016, bringing with her a wealth of experience. She has worked as a customer service agent for large companies which took her across Europe, so she knows what high-quality service looks like. Grace has a love of hill walking and can often be spotted on weekends with her walking boots on, camera in hand.
MALIKA TATAI | Administrator
Malika joined Insure Smart in 2016 after achieving a BA in Foreign Language and English Literature in her native Algeria. Malika speaks three languages fluently, is learning a fourth as well as a counselling certificate. When not at work or reading foreign dictionaries, Malika enjoys basketball, swimming, martial arts and partakes in charitable work.
ASIF RAFIQ | Account Executive
Asif recently joined Insure Smart and brings with him experience in sales and e-commerce. He works with new and existing clients north and south of the border and is currently working towards his Certificate in Insurance. Whisper it, but legend has it he plays off single figures on the golf course… sometimes.
HARRY McCULLOCH | Office Accountant
Harry joined Insure Smart in 2017 and quickly took up the role of Office Accountant. He is currently working towards his Certificate in Insurance. Harry has a ‘work hard, play hard’ ethos and much of his free time is taken up by his love of MMA, the gym, and partying on weekends.
ADAM SALIM| Administration Assistant
Adam joined Insure Smart recently as an Office Junior after successfully completing an HNC in Business Administration at Fife College. He is always keen to expand on his insurance knowledge and is currently working towards his Certificate in Insurance. When not working or learning, Adam enjoys running and playing football.
YOU | Your Role
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