Insurance Covid-Cast: What next for managing general agents?

In the 30th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together an expert panel to discuss what the future holds for managing general agents.

Joining Infopro Digital’s insurance content director Jonathan Swift to discuss concerns over a potential capacity squeeze; what a hardening market might mean for the different players in the MGA space from primary insurers to reinsurers; the prospects for start-ups; the ability to attract the best talent and big hitters; and the benefit of a good story and an edge, are:


Pat Brice, distribution director, CFC

Janthana Kaenprakhamroy, CEO and founder, Tapoly

Olly Laughton Scott, partner, IMAS Corporate Finance

Charles Manchester, CEO, Manchester Underwriting Management and chairman, Managing General Agents Association

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Jason Harris, QBE

Having spent a quarter of a century working in insurance, Jason Harris, who joined QBE as chief executive for international in October 2020, is a familiar face in the sector.

Adrian Cox, Beazley

Last, but certainly not least, to make it onto this year’s Insurance Post Power List is Adrian Cox, CEO of Beazley.

Power List: Ones to watch in insurance in 2024

Here are the ones to watch who narrowly missed out on a place in this year’s Insurance Post Power List, but based on their role, career to date and growing influence look set to feature in future rankings.

Amanda Blanc, Aviva

Amanda Blanc, CEO of Aviva Group, influenced some of the biggest changes in corporate Britain in 2023, winning her the top spot in Insurance Post’s Power List for the second year in a row.

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