Emmanuel Kenning 2019

Emmanuel Kenning

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.

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Articles by Emmanuel Kenning

Software house stats lay bare the BI claims workload

Figures collated by Acturis for Post have revealed there were over 39 times more business interruption claims handled by brokers through the software house since the start of the coronavirus pandemic than the average seen across the same periods of 2018…

Miller to expand employee ownership after sale

The existing partners of Miller will be reinvesting into the business to keep a “substantial minority ownership” and targeting broader employee ownership as part of the deal that sees the firm switch hands from Willis Towers Watson to Cinven and GIC.

RSA in £7.2bn sale talks

RSA has confirmed it is in takeover talks with Canadian insurer Intact Financial Corporation and Danish provider Tryg about a £7.2bn deal that would split up the business.

Analysis: FCA sets sights on broker failures

The Financial Conduct Authority’s Dear CEO letter at the start of September revisited its concerns about insurance intermediaries being at risk of financial failure during the Covid-19 crisis and the need to plan for orderly wind-downs.

Colin O’Farrell to retire from QBE after 34 years

Colin O’Farrell, chief underwriting officer of insurance for QBE International, will be retiring from the business at the end of this year with deputy CUO Nick Hankin stepping up as interim CUO on 1 January, the provider has announced.

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