Judges

2018 Award Judges

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Siân Barton

Editor

Insurance Age

Siân has been writing about the insurance sector since 2014 and is currently editor of Insurance Age.

@InsuranceSian

 

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Andy Briscoe

chair

Money Advice Service and the UK Financial Capability Board

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Jack Brownhill

Founder

World Motor Insurance Consultancy

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James Dalton

Director of general insurance policy

Association of British Insurers

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Angela Darling

Experienced insurance chair and non-executive Director

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Stephanie Denton

Editor

Insurance Post

Stephanie began writing about insurance over 12 years ago when she joined the Post team as a reporter in 2004. Since then she has worked her way various roles on the magazine and became editor in 2013.
In addition to writing about the insurance industry, Stephanie also has a thing or two to say about it, and is often asked to comment on various areas of the industry on television and radio.

As editor, Stephanie is also heavily involved in the brand's events, and is instrumental on both the Rehabilitation First Awards, and the British Insurance Awards judging panels.

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Julia Graham

Technical Director

AIRMIC

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Peter Graham

Executive Chairman

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Chris Hanks

Insurance non-executive and former general manager

Allianz Commercial

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Peter Hubbard

Former CEO of UK General and AXA Insurance

Chairman of Co-Op Insurance

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Malcolm Hyde

Executive Director

Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters

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Steve Jenkins

Development Director

Chartered Insurance Institute

Steve has over 35 years experience in financial services. Much of his early career was spend working in various roles within the AXA group in the life sector, latterly as Head of Bancassurance.

Steve joined the CII in 2006 with a brief to lead its corporate and market relationships. He played a leading role in shaping the CII's response to the UK Regulator's Retail Distribution Review, a key element of which was the promotion of professional standards. He has worked closely with the UK general insurance industry Taskforce defining and implementing the Aldermanbury Declaration, a framework of professional standards for insurers and insurance brokers. More recently Steve played a key role in the review of Corporate Chartered status for the financial planning and general insurance markets.

Steve leads CII's support for employers in the UK market and has played a key role expanding CII's international presence where it is working with local regulators, major employers and education institutes.

Steve is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner

 

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Olly Laughton-Scott

Partner

IMAS Corporate Advisors

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Mick McAteer

Founder and co-Director

The Financial Inclusion Centre

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Barbara Merry

Chair of IWIN

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John O'Roarke

Chairman at Howich Farrelly and partner

ABC Investors

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Helen-Clare Pope

Head of insurable risk

Tesco Stores

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Barbara Schönhofer

Founder, Insurance Supper club and CEO

Schönhofer

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Barry Smith

Non-executive and former group chief operating officer

Ageas

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Dave Smith

Non-executive

Lockton Companies and former CEO, Zurich UK

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Peter Staddon

Managing Director

Managing General Agents’ Association

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Jonathan Swift

Director of Content

Insurance Post

Post and Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift has written and commented about the insurance industry since 1998. He has appeared on television speaking about topics as diverse as the insurance implications of Michael Jackson's death to the consequences of consolidation on motor premiums; and is a past winner of the British Insurance Brokers' Association journalist of the year and Association of British Insurers general insurance trade journalist prizes.
Jonathan has chaired/ hosted over 100 insurance events from roundtables involving a small specially invited audience, to addressing over 2000 people at the British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall. He is listed as a top 50 insurtech influencer by Insurtech News and presently coordinates the All Party Parliamentary Group for Insurance and Financial Services.

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Ashton West OBE

CEO

Motor Insurers' Bureau

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Steve White

Chief Executive

British Insurance Brokers Association

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Gerald Williams

Director

FitzGerald Consulting

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David Worsfold

Founder

Worsfold Media Services