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.
Inspire Insurance Services has gone into liquidation after the Financial Conduct Authority ordered the Coventry-based broker to shut up shop last month.
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…
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.
There is a 10% risk of a stagflation scenario which would knock more than 2% off insurance premium growth in Europe next year, according to analysis by Swiss Re.
Former Towergate and RSA boss Mike Lawton, vice president of business insurance at Travelers Europe, will now also be responsible for specialty business including its Lloyd’s syndicate, the insurer has confirmed.
Brokers have hailed private equity house Cinven and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC buying Miller from Willis Towers Watson as a deal with no losers.
Loss adjusters are looking to technology to deal with business interruption claims, with the market preparing for a possible influx following the upcoming Supreme Court test case review.
Vincent Gardner has left the post of group mergers and acquisitions director at Ethos Broking, Post can reveal.
The Financial Conduct Authority has shut down Inspire Insurance Services and ordered the broker to ringfence relevant funds in a string of sweeping instructions.
The Supreme Court will start hearing the appeals of six insurers, the Hiscox Action Group and the Financial Conduct Authority in the ongoing Covid-19 business interruption test case on Monday 16 November, the FCA has confirmed.
Insurers are facing criticism from residents of high rise buildings over insurance costs, waking watch requirements and taking an overly "binary" approach, while professional indemnity insurance access is driving a fire risk assessor crisis.
Commerical insurance focused insurtech Cytora has moved to a remote-first set-up for employees including a £2000 annual budget for each member of staff to spend on travel within the UK and around the world.
QBE has appointed Richard Pryce as interim group CEO as it continues the process of finding a replacement for Pat Regan who left abruptly at the start of September after an investigation into “workplace communications”.
Applied Systems has a three to five year strategic plan to take “significant market share” in the UK and Ireland and become the market leader in the software sector, according to Europe CEO Andy Fairchild.
RSA’s appeal of the High Court business interruption test case ruling only covers two policies, court documents have revealed, and does not include the Marsh/Jelf resilience (RSA4) wording shared by multiple insurers.
Deputy Judge of the High Court Richard Salter QC has ruled in favour of Allianz in a business interruption and property damage legal dispute decision which he accepted may be “of consequence for other potential claimants” and “something of a footnote” to…
Specialists across the insurance industry have voiced their concerns about the potential for a build-up of legionella bacteria in buildings left empty over lockdown.