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.
Weeks away from launch, Wrisk co-founder Nigel Barton talks to Jonathan Swift about how his business hopes to change the insurance ‘dialogue’, the need for start-ups to forge partnerships with well-known brands, and why it is necessary for the UK to keep…
Indro Mukerjee, the outgoing CEO of Watchstone has admitted that while it might have been more “romantic” or “Hollywood” to have grown the business by acquisitions during his two year tenure, it would not have benefited shareholders long term.
Exclusive: Young driver and telematics specialist Ingenie is poised to branch out into non-motor products and expand its underwriting footprint to older UK drivers.
GI CEO Colm Holmes discusses Aviva UK's 'social purpose' and how it is helping customers defy uncertainty.
Brokers, there is still time left to shape the runners and riders for this year’s Underwriting Service Awards.
Cyber has dropped from the biggest concern among insurance bosses to seventh, according to the latest CEO Outlook from consultancy KPMG.
Exclusive: Halo Insurance is to launch in Australia later this year in what will be its first underwriting venture with new owner Zurich.
In preparation for Post's Digital Insurance World event, here are six more insurtech start-ups to watch.
Insurance United Against Dementia: How JLT Specialty is building a strategic partnership with Alzheimer's Society
As Insurance United Against Dementia looks to build on the momentum of its association with the British Insurance Awards, Jonathan Swift spoke to JLT Specialty about its tie up with IUAD's charity partner Alzheimer's Society.
Almost $1bn ($985m) was invested in insurtech in the second quarter of 2017.
Exclusive: Towergate Underwriting head of claims Jon Cawley is to take over Matthew Scott as NFU Mutual’s head of claims.
As a younger music fan, nothing gave me a greater kick than finding a band on the bottom of a bill in a grimy venue that blew me away.
Aviva, Allianz and Zurich are among the firms leading the way in terms of the shortlist for the Insurance Fraud Awards 2017.
Described as “a true statesman of our industry”, Stephen Catlin was a worthy winner of the achievement award at the 2017 British Insurance Awards last night.
A “seasoned campaigner,” Crawford & Company’s chief client officer Benedict Burke was handed the Insurance Personality of the Year prize at the British Insurance Awards last night for a sterling 18 months which has seen him make a mark on a number of…
RSA high flier Hannah Kate Smith acclaimed as the 2017 Young Achiever at the British insurance Awards
Described by her employer RSA as a “dynamic, future business leader,” the British Insurance Awards Young Achiever winner Hannah Kate Smith proved a popular choice last night.
Industry stakeholders have given the green light to a new structure to support an industry standard for connecting data through the repairer supply chain during the claims process.
Smart Choice CEO and co-founder Sibtain Jiwani tells Jonathan Swift about the challenges of building a Pakistan-based insurtech business in an immature, yet potentially lucrative market.
Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on the relationship between children's television and insurance over the last four decades.
Post content director Jonathan Swift reflects on the Daily Mail coverage of insurers reportedly ripping off loyal customers, and asks if beneath the tabloid headlines there lies a home truth the industry needs to act on?