Stephanie joined the Post team as a reporter in 2004 and held roles including senior reporter, supplements editor and special projects editor before becoming editor in 2013.
Stephanie has taken the title into the modern era with the Post Live app launching – a continuously updated content app, which became responsive across all platforms in 2016. Also that year, Stephanie oversaw the switch from publishing weekly to monthly, introducing the high quality magazine we know today – publishing the first monthly edition in May 2016 along with a redesigned website reflecting reader demands for online daily content and breaking news with longer form detailed analysis in print. In an age of search engine optimisation, Post also added ‘Insurance’ to its moniker to become Insurance Post, a title it had been affectionately known by for years.
Under her stewardship the Insurance Post brand has won the British Insurance Broker's Association best Publication Award (2019) and Willis Towers Watson media awards (Re)Insurance & Risk Publication of the Year (2020).
Beginning her career by winning the British Insurance Broker's Association Most Promising Newcomer in 2005 and Medical Journalism Awards Best newcomer, trade journalist in financial healthcare in 2006, she continued to take home awards Biba Best Trade News (2006) and Stephanie was named as Biba Overall Journalist of the Year in 2018.
In addition to writing about the insurance industry, Stephanie also has a thing or two to say about it, has been asked to comment on various areas of the industry on television and radio.
As editor, Stephanie is also heavily involved in the brand's events and is on the British Insurance Awards judging panel.
Insurers have urged the Ministry of Justice to release the rules for the whiplash portal as soon as possible, after delays earlier this year.
While pandemics have been predicted for some time it’s fair to say not many people had foreseen an almost global lockdown, a workforce at home and a virus that affects every walk of life.
The rumours and water cooler conversations began in July 2019 as soon as it was confirmed market stalwart Amanda Blanc had left Zurich after only nine months.
News that Amazon is expanding in the Indian insurance market coupled with its recent recruitment in the UK could leave insurers feeling a bit worried for their staff and their business.
Following a leadership restructure earlier this year and the confirmation of former Lloyd’s leader Sean McGovern as CEO for the UK and Lloyd’s market, Axa XL has now made changes to the leadership team for its UK and Lloyd’s region.
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There have always been points of conflict in the insurer and broker relationship but this week that reached a new low as RSA offered up Marsh as a human shield in its battle to avoid payment of business interruption claims for the Covid-19 pandemic.
Insurers' comments about the duty of brokers made in the defences in the ongoing Financial Conduct Authority business interruption court case are "irrelevant" and "unhelpful" according to British Insurance Brokers' Association CEO Steve White.
Covid-19 Resilience Survey 2: Two-thirds of insurance staff are not keen to return to the office, while 90% are anxious about using public transport
The majority of insurance staff feel worried or anxious about a return to the office environment, while 90% of those surveyed had major concerns about using public transport to get there a survey by Post has found.
Post conducted its first Resilience Survey in late March to find out how the sector was adapting to this new way of working. It revealed the ability for employers to handle staff wellbeing, especially mental health, and manage business if staff numbers…
A trio of insurtechs have confirmed early-stage fund raising of almost £20m only one week after the market was warned to expect a slowdown in investment due to Covid-19.
Lawyers have warned that insurers could face an influx of employers' liability claims after the government changed it stance and is actively encouraging those who can’t work from home to return to their workplace following an easing of coronavirus…
Brokers have raised concerns over the future of care home insurance cover as insurers stop quoting new business after care home responsibilities change in light of Covid-19.
Should there ever be a zombie apocalypse my friends, family and colleagues know that I fully expect to be the first to be picked off, equally should I ever be lost in the remote woods with a bunch of strangers and a monster on the loose I’d be the one at…
As part of the Inclusion at Lloyd’s programme six partner networks have been set up to help bolster diversity and inclusion in insurance. Before the lockdown, Post gathered representatives from some of the networks together to find out what progress has…