Content director, insurance
Jonathan has written and commented about the insurance industry since 1998 as a reporter, news editor, editor and content director at Incisive Media.
He has appeared on television speaking about topics as diverse as the insurance implications of Michael Jackson's death to the consequences of consolidation on motor premiums; and is a past winner of the British Insurance Brokers' Association journalist of the year and Association of British Insurers general insurance trade journalist prizes.
Welcome to the fourth episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
With the news that ERS is planning to enter 'specialist commercial' lines, Post content director Jonathan Swift asks if we can get any insights into what that might mean by looking at previous diversification plays, recent appointments and its IT…
Fully Comp episode 3: Will parametrics live up to the hype - and could it ever enter the insurance mainstream?
Welcome to the third episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Welcome to the second episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Q&A: Former managing director of Ellis and Buckle and latterly chairman of Cunningham Lindsey UK Gerry Loughney
To tie in with his deep dive of the highs and lows of loss adjusting in the 1980s and 1990s, Post content director Jonathan Swift, caught up with former managing director of Ellis and Buckle and latterly chairman of Cunningham Lindsey UK Gerry Loughney…
As Post celebrates its 180th anniversary content director Jonathan Swift takes a look back at the highs and lows of loss adjusting through the 1980s and 1990s in the second of a two-part series.
Welcome to the first episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
As Post celebrates its 180th anniversary, content director Jonathan Swift takes a look back at the highs and lows of loss adjusting through the late 1980s to the early 2000s
It is the year 2030. Following the success of 2019’s Blueprint One and 2025’s Blueprint Two [which also co-opted in the IUA and broader stakeholder representation], Lloyd’s and the wider London market is now ready for the highly anticipated third…
Ahead of its first quarter 2021 launch, Lloyd’s of London syndicate Ki has received $500m (£390m) backing from Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and Fairfax Financial Holdings.
The founder of equity crowd-funding platform Syndicate Room is looking for individual investors on Seedrs for his latest venture, insurtech start-up Rnwl, that is targeting the 'pain point' of dual pricing.
With the individual and team tasks now completed, it is time for the five remaining candidates to reflect on them as they sit down with Suzanne Liversidge, sponsor Kennedys’ own Alan Sugar.
With the country in Covid-19 lockdown the five remaining apprentices are given their latest task through the means of video conferencing.
With Team KDA emerging as the winners of the podcast challenge, the apprentices now move onto their next task.
Insurance Covid-cast: Grumpy old insurance execs - Bunker, Cooter, Hanks and Smith on trading through a hard market
For the 36th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s Covid-Cast video series we gathered together an esteemed panel of ‘grumpy old insurance execs’ to talk about how to trade through a hard market, something many might have not experienced before.
Connected claims is the driver to take telematics closer to the mainstream, says Trak Global CEO Corrie
The next generation of telematics will involve low cost hardware coupled with smart phones and be based around the connected claims journey.
Future Focus 2030: The future of property podcast - how IoT sensors, automation and granular data will shape the next decade
It is the year 2030. The explosion of internet of things devices has really taken hold impacting both the personal and commercial property markets.
As part of a monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance market might change, with each part focusing on a specific issue through a 2030 lens. In the latest instalment, Jonathan Swift looks at how in 10 years new technologies from…
With topics decided, guests lined up and vox pops taped it is time for Team Empower and Team KDA to enter the studio to record their podcasts.
Briefing: Tesla CEO Musk warns incumbents it is building a 'great, major insurance company'. Should they be worried?
On last week’s Q2 briefing call Tesla CEO Elon Musk told insurers he is coming for their actuaries, to help him start an insurance ‘revolution’. But could his obsession with data and math have blinded him as to where the real battle in motor insurance…
Now that the six contestants have been split into teams and decided on their names, it is time for the apprentices to tackle their first challenge.
After a rigorous week interviewing rising insurance stars up and down the country, the field has been whittled down to six candidates, all competing for the prize of becoming the 2020 Claims Apprentice.
For the 35th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together a panel of senior insurance managers to discuss how productive staff have been since Covid-19 lockdown, and whether it has changed as restrictions have eased?