Senior reporter, Insurance Post
Emmanuel is senior reporter on Post covering the broking beat.
Emmanuel previously worked for Incisive Media for nearly a decade from 2009 to 2019 as a reporter on Professional Broking magazine and then editor of Insurance Age.
He rejoined Post in late 2019.
Insurance heavyweights from across the market have come together to launch a steering group to improve the industry’s response to future pandemics.
Former Brightside and Markerstudy boss Martyn Holman has taken up the role of chairman at Arron Banks-owned Somerset Bridge Insurance Services following the decision of Mark Boleat to stand down, Post can reveal.
Rehabilitation specialists RTW Plus have appointed Mark Jones as client services manager.
Covéa delivered an underwriting loss of £22.3m in 2019 compared to a profit of £1.8m the year before, with the insurer hit by high levels of motor claims inflation and flat market premiums along with a lower level of reserve releases.
Chubb has named the recipients of the first three instalments of its planned $10m (£8m) contribution to coronavirus pandemic relief efforts around the world.
QBE is seeking to raise $825m (£655m) in light of the Covid-19 crisis split across a $750m placement with institutional investors and a $75m share purchase plan for eligible shareholders.
The Financial Conduct Authority has decided not to change the rules for premium finance as part of its guidance on temporary financial relief for consumer credit customers which came into force today.
Former Zurich and Axa boss Amanda Blanc has been picked to lead a cross-government review into why people did not have enough insurance cover in place during the November 2019 floods and deliver recommendations for future actions.
Davies has appointed James Heath to the newly created role of group chief risk officer.
Lawyers on the insurer and claimant sides have agreed to protocols and practices to help mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and allow for access to justice.
The Financial Conduct Authority has proposed a range of stop-gap measures to help consumer credit customers manage the financial hit from the coronavirus pandemic.
Travelers has committed $5m (£4m) to help families and communities in the UK, Ireland and North America hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ross Dennett has taken over as chairman of Thomas Miler Isle of Man replacing Rod Lingard who is retiring after more than 30 years with the group.
Post gathers feedback from across the industry on what Aon’s takeover of Willis – to create the biggest broker in the world – will mean for the market
Compre has recruited Eleni Iacovides as chief development officer, joining from Darag where she was group chief client officer for nearly four and a half years.
There have been three occasions when Sian Fisher, CEO of the Chartered Insurance Institute, went to the office and thought “things will never be the same again”.
Huw Evans, director general of the Association of British Insurers, has flagged that the trade body does not collect most of the data requested in a series of questions by Treasury Committee chair Mel Stride on the industry’s response to the coronavirus…