Five Minutes With… James McGhie, managing director of Apex General

Five Minutes With… James McGhie, managing director of Apex General | Insurance Business

Five Minutes With… James McGhie, managing director of Apex General
Why did you get into insurance?
Followed in the footsteps of two friends’ fathers.

How would you sum up insurance brokers in three words? 
Like their comforts.

How would you change the industry?
Modernise it with a sustainable twist. 

What’s the most important thing a broker can do to develop their business?
Eliminate waste, better profit, better for the environment.
 
What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?
Always treat others like you expect to be treated.

If you were Prime Minister for one day, what would you do?
Think a greener tinge of blue.

What has been the highlight of your career?
Watching the rise of Apex.

What’s your favoured style of coffee?
Small flat white.

Union, league, soccer or other?
All sport is good.

If you could invite three people to dinner, dead or alive, and excluding family and friends, who would they be and why?
Peter Blake & Ed Hillary – New Zealanders who made the impossible possible. Steve Jobs for his disruptive innovation. Three of them together could change the Planet and protect our futures.

Complete this sentence: If I wasn’t in insurance, I would be…
Travelling.