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.
Personal injury took on a new meaning for me this week when I discovered a bruised ankle picked up during a recent paragliding adventure was actually a bad break.
After a slow start to 2017 I suddenly had lots of decisions to make this week about holidays, extracurricular activites and building plans (for my extension).
When I was a child you couldn’t get better than a Kwik Fit Fitter, they were the boys to trust!
As Christmas day draws near lawyers this week branded the Association of British Insurers’ legal challenge over the government’s discount rate review as “worthy of Scrooge himself”.
As well as embracing technology insurers of the future must employ data analysts to deal with the data it produces or fraud will continue according to RSA’s head of fraud.
Insurers have been urged to submit referrals of regulatory breaches by legal entities to the Solicitors Regulatory Authority to tackle the scourge of legal fraud and 'training camps'.
At a recent Claims Club meeting I was introduced to IBM’s Watson, an artificial intelligence technology platform that uses natural language processing and machine learning to reveal insights from large amounts of unstructured data, and it got me thinking.
I was reminded of the insurance industry this surprising sunny bank holiday weekend when I was required to sign a waiver to accept and acknowledge my participation in Gravity Force trampolining could entail "known and unknown risks that could result in…
Inga Beale and the British Insurance Awards are in the August issue of Post.
Insurer adoption of cloud hosted software-as-a-service technology is set to grow as a response to unprecedented regulatory change, according to research of 94 senior insurance decisionmakers and IT professionals.
CEO of Esure Group Stuart Vann is targeting growth in the insurer’s portfolio, claiming that "now is the time to grow".