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.
The tipping point between level two and level three automation is a potentially dangerous place, according to the head of motor at Direct Line.
Strict laws to prevent drivers using mobile phones – even hands free – would have the biggest impact on vehicle collision numbers, the Zurich UK CEO told Post's Motor Insurance World event last week.
Incubator Insurtech Gateway has launched a new investment fund today backed by insurance companies that is aiming to raise and inject up to £30m in start-ups between now and 2023.
Exclusive: The working group looking into the feasibility of an insurance museum in the Square Mile has rejected the idea of hosting exhibits within the new Museum of London in favour of a stand-alone site, should there be enough interest.
Having taking over the reins of National Windscreens as managing director in 2018, Jan Teo spoke to Jonathan Swift about what attracted her to the role; the challenges the business faces and what it is like being caught up in a motor manufacturer space…
Crawford & Company has bolstered its client relationship function with a trio of senior hires from major insurers.
US loss adjusting business Global Risk Solutions has recruited a pair of senior former Crawford & Company executives to launch a UK office.
This week Aviva has been tipped to unveil a new structure which will again see its UK general insurance and life/pensions businesses split. Jonathan Swift reflects on why this should not come as a surprise as history dictates the insurer has never been…
London-based insurtech Artificial Labs has announced it has raised £4.2m in a seed round to scale up its team, product offering and geographic reach.
Jonathan Swift reflects on the turnaround at ERS and why Aquiline might have decided to wait to sell the motor insuer
Cytora, a provider of artificial intelligence-powered solutions for the commercial insurance sector, today announced the largest funding round by a UK-based insurtech in 2019 as it looks to expand its product suite and enter new territories including the…
Crawford & Company has begun the search for a new president, UK and Ireland, after incumbent Clive Nicholls announced his intention to retire on the 30 September 2019.
Exclusive: A pair of loss adjusters have teamed up with a former Premier League football player to target insurers, brokers and suppliers with a well-being app.
Post content editor Jonathan Swift looks at past aborted insurance bids and talks to consider whether a deal between Aon and Willis Towers Watson is dead, or merely on ice for now
Aviva's share price nudged up a few pennies on Monday as it announced Maurice Tulloch as its new group CEO. Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on why - despite his initial cynicism - the British-Canadian boss might have the attributes to…
Jonathan Swift reflects on whether Direct Line's new "understated" and "inquisitive" CEO Penny James might be the right person at the right time, given the on-going pricing review.
With the deadline for entering the British Insurance Awards getting ever closer, what better time to introduce the judges who will be casting an eye over these years submissions? Post canvasses them for their favourite memories of previous BIAs and their…
The burden of legacy or heritage technologies is not a new issue for the insurance industry.
Those that work in insurance have long known it has reputation issues.
Having bemoaned the insurance sector's lack of 'pull' in recruiting outside its gene/talent pool, Jonathan Swift suggests Aviva might be about to prove him wrong.