Senior reporter, Insurance Post
Emmanuel is senior reporter on Post covering the broking beat.
He has over a decade of experience writing about the insurance industry. He started his career as a reporter on broker-focused title Professional Broking in 2009 becoming a senior reporter ahead of joining Insurance Age at the end of 2010.
Promoted to features editor in October 2011 Emmanuel became editor the following June holding the post for nearly six years before deciding to return to being a reporter to focus on news writing and analysis.
Along with deep knowledge of insurance he has also gained a solid understanding of reinsurance through a year writing on the market with a particular focus on insurance-linked securities at Trading Risk.
He re-joined Infopro Digital in late 2019 taking up the position of senior reporter at Insurance Post working on extended in-depth analysis and data driven research on key sections of the industry along with covering day to day news and writing opinion pieces.
Unsecured creditors have submitted £27.68m in claims against motor broker and managing general agent Staveley Head Limited, far in excess of the £9.98m on the company’s books when Duff & Phelps were appointed as administrators in February 2020.
Law firm Mishcon de Reya, which represented the Hiscox Action Group in the business interruption insurance test case, has revealed it has seen instructions concerning the emergence of disputes in the global reinsurance market.
Antoine Gosset-Grainville will take over as Axa chairman when Denis Duverne retires in April 2022.
Pool Re has appointed Katy Huang as head of digital transformation and added Axa boss Claudio Gienal and National House Building Council chairman Alan Rubenstein to its board.
Hiscox has appointed its area director for the South, Isha Patel, as head of direct commercial in the UK.
Direct Insurance has named group chief operating officer Tom Downs as the leader of a multi-million pound investment in operations and IT to widen its digital capabilities.
CII boss Sian Fisher addresses local institute concerns over grant scheme aimed at tackling seven figure deficit
Exclusive: The Chartered Insurance Institute’s 2020 deficit is no longer going to be of the “magnitude” of £7m, CEO Sian Fisher told Post as she addressed concerns around local institute grant schemes.
Cécile Fresneau will take the helm of QBE European Operations’ insurance division, overseeing the business in Europe and international markets in addition to the UK, from the start of next month.
The 2020 results from Aon, Gallagher, Marsh and Willis Towers Watson showed the big four still delivering global organic growth despite the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, though in some cases figures for Europe, the Middle East and Africa units showed…
Pet insurance insurtech Bought By Many has appointed Julia Ingall as its first global chief people officer ahead of a recruitment drive to help international expansion.
Liberty Specialty Markets has named Marleen Lemmens as European chief operating officer joining from Aon Netherlands.
There will be no job losses from Markerstudy buying Brightside with the brand and Bristol office being kept, Gary Humphreys, group underwriting director at Markerstudy, told Post.
Intact Financial Corporation has confirmed that Scott Egan will stay as CEO of RSA’s UK and international business after its takeover of the insurer, which is scheduled to complete next quarter.
Chubb has named Richard Shanks claims director for the UK and Ireland, succeeding John Latter.
Aviva has posted a combined operating ratio of 98.5% for its UK general insurance business in 2020, reporting growth across commercial lines and progress on its pledge to slash its available personal lines products by 80%.
JM Glendinning has invested in a management buyout of Liverpool-based Butterworth Spengler to become the majority owner, Post can reveal.
Andrew Horton is stepping down as Beazley CEO handing over to Adrian Cox ahead of becoming group CEO of QBE Insurance, the two insurers have confirmed.
After a year dominated by the Covid-19 crisis and Brexit, Liiba leader Chris Croft discusses the future of the trade association and London Market with Emmanuel Kenning, his passion for the Americas and how he got into insurance after working on rail…
Exclusive research by Consumer Intelligence for Post has revealed that the UK public would support increases in almost any other tax ahead of insurance premium tax if the Chancellor opts to bring in rises to help pay for the costs of battling the Covid…
The only doubt around the bill to pay for fighting the Covid-19 pandemic is just how big it is, considers Post senior reporter Emmanuel Kenning.