Who's who

The Axiom team has worked together for many years and has built up a strong reputation in the market for service, consistency and flexibility.

Operating within the core classes of Insurance, our staff have a wealth of underwriting experience and are keen to discuss the specific needs of your clients and wherever possible, look to offer a workable alternative solution.

We are committed to the ongoing development of our staff and actively encourage progress towards attaining CII qualifications. 


Mike Bottle ACII

Managing Director

Mike is a founding director of Axiom and has over 22 years experience in Underwriting.

Mike began his career working for Kiln, a leading Lloyd's Syndicate before joining its service company, Link to develop the Syndicate's non motor propositions.

In more recent years, he has concentrated on running and developing Link Underwriting Agency, before creating Axiom.


Derek Jordan ACII

Underwriting Director

Derek is a founding director of Axiom Underwriting; he is an insurance professional with 29 years experience in Underwriting and relationship management.

Derek began his career in 1980 with Sun Alliance, for the last 12 years he has been responsible for the underwriting and development of the Link Insurance household account.

Derek will be spending a large part of his time working closely with our underwriting teams to ensure that our highly valued trading relationships are fully supported.


Nick Godden

Claims & Audit

Nick has 29 years of experience in dealing with a wide range of claims activities including Accident and Health business.

Nick's previous experience includes 4 years as a Claims Director for a leading Lloyds Syndicate.

Nick's responsibilities include Audit, selection and liaison with outsourced service providers to ensure effective and compliant process


Andrew Deller BSc (Hons)

Financial Controller

Andrew has 18 years experience in insurance accounting working for Kiln's service company; Link and more recently for Link/Zenith Insurance.

Andrews responsibilities encompass all aspects of company accounting and insurance accounting to our capital providers.