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.
Professional indemnity premiums for independent financial advisers have soared, driven by a perfect storm of legislative and claims change
The $30bn premium global marine market could reasonably grow to $45bn in the next ten years according to Rob McAdams, head of marine at Munich Re Syndicate.
Brokers have called for the insurance industry to kick back against the increase in their Financial Services Compensation Scheme levy with the sector’s bill set to more than triple to £146.8m in 2021/22.
Following "data not dates" means there is no need to delay regulatory reforms where there is common ground, experts told the audience at the Association of British Insurers’ annual conference yesterday alongside calls for the watchdogs to have a…
FCA calls for even more progress from insurers as number of vulnerable customers reaches 27.7 million
The Financial Conduct Authority has revealed there was a 15% increase in the number of customers with vulnerable characteristics between March and October last year.
The dispute over business interruption cover has undoubtedly been difficult and most people will have only seen one set of headlines about the insurance industry during the pandemic, Allianz UK CEO and Association of British Insurers chair Jon Dye told…
Allianz was hit by £175m of UK Covid-19 business interruption claims in 2020, net of reinsurance, the insurer has said, as LV confirmed 300 redundancies from its Legal & General integration.
There was a record £10.5bn of UK insurance distribution mergers and acquisitions in 2020, according to research by Imas, Post can reveal.
Global Risk Partners has agreed to buy Marsh’s UK networks for an undisclosed sum in a deal expected to close next quarter.
Kingfisher has responded to claims by the sellers of Fresh Insurance that it exited key directors in “bad faith” in a further filing at the High Court.
Experts have reiterated that insurer ratings are unlikely to be hit by the outcome of the Supreme Court’s Covid-19 business interruption claims ruling but noted that there will “meaningful debate” over how much insurers can claim from their reinsurers.
Three judges in the Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber have dismissed all five appeals made by Leave EU and Arron Banks’ Eldon Insurance Services (now known as Somerset Bridge) in a case with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has launched its 2021 manifesto with the heading of ‘Resilience’ as it highlighted the ways it said brokers can help as the UK adapts to a post-pandemic normal after Brexit.
The number of notifications of business interruption claims posted on Acturis’ system increased by a multiple of 500 in the week after the Supreme Court ruling, Post can reveal.
Robert Kuchinski, deputy chairman of the International Underwriting Association and head of commercial insurance at Zurich UK, has been elected as the new chairman replacing Patrick Tiernan who will be leaving Aviva to become chief of markets at Lloyd’s.