It’s been 10 years since motor broker 1st Central launched in the UK, with policies sold exclusively over the phone or the internet. Simon Walker, who became CEO of parent company First Central Group in January, expects online giants like Amazon or…
Aviva Global Corporate & Specialty's new managing director Patrick Tiernan is confident of profitable growth. He tells Jonathan Swift how he hopes to take the business to the next level.
With business models facing increasing threats from more directions than ever before, John Ludlow, CEO of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers, spoke to Post weeks before its members gather in Liverpool and he warned risk managers need to be at…
In less than a year in her new role as managing director for Junction and BGL Customer Services, Ali Crossley has helped implement more than 100 digital improvements across the group's brands.
Halal Insure has recently launched sharia-compliant household insurance covers. Its CEO Faizal Karbani speaks to David Worsfold about his hopes for takaful insurance in the UK.
With massive investment and growth since its acquisition by Marsh, Jelf CEO Phil Barton tells Will Kirkman about the broker’s plans for the future
When Post published its top 100 Insurtech firms at the start of the month, eyebrows were raised by the inclusion of Indian digital insurer Acko at number two. To find out more about this start-up Jonathan Swift spoke to its CEO and founder Varun Dua.
A veteran of brokers Towergate and Hyperion Group, and latterly insurer Axa, Matthew Reed is now fronting his own insurtech. Here he speaks to Jonathan Swift about how the managing general agent plans to make it easier for brokers to sell corporate…
Industry veteran Andy Homer talks to Ryan Hewlett about life after Towergate, the insurtech world and why Brexit represents an open door for the canny Angel investor.
AIG head of UK regions Romaney O’Malley has been heading the group’s industrial segment since June 2016. She explains to Will Kirkman how the insurer is reshaping its approach to risk and fostering its female talent
Two months on from his appointment as head of the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department, Post sat down with detective chief inspector Andy Fyfe to discuss the ways Ifed is tackling insurance fraud.
With their restrictive covenants expiring at the end of 2017, the former LV general insurance management are now free to re-enter the market. Jonathan Swift speaks to the quintet about their new consortium ABC Investors, digital innovation and what it…
Mark Waters, legal expenses underwriter at Lloyd's (re)insurer Antares, on promoting legal expenses cover for Asian businesses.
John Eves has replaced Jonathan Clarke as president of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters. Eves will balance his new responsibility alongside his role as managing director of Irish loss adjusting firm, Thornton & Partners. The new Cila president,…
In November, the Forum of Insurance Lawyers appointed Stephen Hines as its 22nd president in its 25th anniversary year. Post sat down with him to discuss his aims and ambitions for the group.
Lemonade CEO Daniel Schreiber talks about the expansion plans of the US-based start-up that uses artificial intelligence to validate claims and donates profits to charities.
Kevin Angelini, head of strategy, insurance consulting and technology, Asia-Pacific, at international broker consultancy Willis Towers Watson offers his thoughts on China's online insurance phenomenon.
Lyndon Wood is an author, TV presenter and entrepreneur behind the largest independent insurance broker in Wales.
LIoyd’s CEO Inga Beale was elected the 121st president of the Chartered Insurance Institute at the body’s annual general meeting in July.
BLM partners Jennette Newman and Julian Smart explain how macroeconomic trends can be analysed to predict insurance claims.
After spending the past year hiving up a dozen entities under the Pen Underwriting roof, CEO Jon Turner talks to Will Kirkman about the managing general agent’s drive to be a ‘virtual insurer’ with the firepower to invest in data analytics and new…
Morten Gregersen, business development director Asia, Scope Technology, explains the opportunities for usage-based insurance in Asia-Pacific.
Manjit Takhtar, finance director and interim CEO of Charles Taylor Insurance Services, talks about hurricane claims and the role of the business in incubating maanging general agents.
Mapfre Global Risks is working on a UK retail proposition, says Chris Smith, chief regions and markets officer – International.