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.
Axa XL has named Michael Colao as global chief underwriting officer, cyber, reporting to the recently promoted global CUO for financial lines, Libby Benet.
The Worshipful Company of Insurers has called on the industry to donate the money and equipment needed to supply 10,000 computers to schools so that all children can access online learning.
MS Amlin Underwriting has appointed Vishal Desai as chief risk officer joining from the Bank of England where he holds the role of acting head of division general insurance risk specialists & chief actuary.
Fitch Ratings has a worsening outlook for the UK non-life company sector, Graham Coutts, senior director, head of EMEA reinsurance has confirmed with market combined ratios for motor and home likely to be above 100% in 2021.
Julie Page has been named as UK CEO in the leadership team that will come into place when Aon’s takeover of Willis Towers Watson completes.
PIB Group can double in size over the next five years, CEO Brendan McManus told Post after private equity firm Apax Partners became the firm’s lead investor taking over from The Carlyle Group which has retained a stake.
The process for appointing a new chair of the International Underwriting Association has begun, Post can reveal.
FCA will use ‘full range’ of regulatory tools and powers to ensure insurers meet expectations after BI ruling
The Financial Conduct Authority has set out the next steps it expects insurers to take after the Supreme Court judgment on the Covid-19 business interruption claims test case last Friday.
There was a fortyfold increase in business interruption claims put through software house Acturis in the week of the Supreme Court Covid-19 business interruption judgment, Post can reveal.
Lloyd’s has recruited Aviva’s managing director of UK commercial lines and global corporate and specialty Patrick Tiernan as its first chief of markets.
Sompo International has appointed Richard Brown to lead a new team focusing on property business through retail distribution channels in the UK, Europe and selected international territories including the Middle East and Israel.
The number of business interruption claims being submitted after the Supreme Court judgment has increased significantly with more anticipated over the coming weeks, loss adjusting firms have told Post.
The ratings of UK non-life insurers are likely to be unaffected by the Supreme Court ruling on Covid-19 business interruption claims, according to Fitch.
The industry must address the expectation gap on the back of the Supreme Court business interruption ruling, brokers said as they forecast tougher times ahead for managing general agents.
The Supreme Court’s ruling in favour of the Financial Conduct Authority on behalf of policyholders in the cases versus insurers over Covid-19 business interruption claims will have long-term ramifications for causation and trends clauses, according to…
The Supreme Court has substantially found in favour of the Financial Conduct Authority in the final stage of the Covid-19 business interruption test case. Post highlights key points given among the reasons behind the ruling.
Hiscox’s share price fell 4.5% in the immediate aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling in the Covid-19 business interruption test case.
Chaucer has promoted Deborah Wyatt to head of political risk and credit to replace current head Nick Kilhams who is retiring after 22 years with the company.