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Jason Storah, Aviva

A fresh face on Insurance Post’s Power List in 2024 is Jason Storah, who was appointed CEO of UK & Ireland General Insurance in August 2023.

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.

Ant Middle, Ageas

Ant Middle, CEO of Ageas UK, leaps up 16 places on Insurance Post’s Power List and is likely to climb even higher up the ranking of the industry’s movers and shakers if his parent company continues to court UK targets despite the DLG rebufal.

Graeme Trudgill, Biba

Graeme Trudgill was appointed CEO of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association in July 2023 and was able hit the ground running thanks to his close working relationship with predecessor Steve White.

Simon Matson, Gallagher

Simon Matson, executive vice president of Gallagher Global Brokerage, is a familiar face in the general insurance industry.

Hannah Gurga, Association of British Insurers

Hannah Gurga, director general of the Association of British Insurers, maintains her 18th position on the Insurance Post’s Power List thanks to her efforts to prove the industry’s worth to whoever will occupy 10 Downing Street later this year.

Cristina Nestares, Admiral

Cristina Nestares, CEO of Admiral UK, ruffled rival’s feathers in 2023 by picking up the pace of innovation at the motor insurance giant and changing tack by snapping up RSA’s direct home and pet business.

Lisa Bartlett, Crawford

Lisa Bartlett, chief operating officer for international at Crawford, is the first and only woman leader of a UK-based loss adjusting company.

Mike Bruce, Brown & Brown

Since his appearance on last year’s Insurance Post Power List, Mike Bruce has been promoted to CEO of Brown & Brown Europe and has also finally joined LinkedIn.

Sam Woods, Prudential Regulation Authority

In the run-up to a general election Sam Woods, chief executive of the Prudential Regulation Authority, has been clear it will be for the government, not regulators, to ensure insurers invest the dividends of forthcoming solvency reforms in the UK.

Julie Page, Aon

Julie Page, CEO of EMEA at Aon, has slipped down three places in this year’s Insurance Post Power List due to the fact Jane Kielty has risen up the ranks and stepped up to spearhead the organisation’s UK growth plans.

Tim Bailey, Zurich

Tim Bailey was named president of the Association of British Insurers in summer 2023 and has been CEO of Zurich UK since 2021.

Kevin Spencer, Markerstudy

Kevin Spencer, chief executive of Markerstudy Group, has big ambitions and his ability to do massive deals in 2023 sees him leap up 21 places in this year’s Insurance Post Power List.

Colm Holmes, Allianz UK

Colm Holmes joined Allianz as CEO in December 2021 with a mission: to make the business the number one insurer in the UK.

Tara Foley, Axa

Tara Foley was appointed as CEO of Axa UK & Ireland in September 2023 but was already a familiar face in the industry having joined the provider in November 2020 as CEO of the retail business.

Nigel Walsh, Google Cloud

The number of deals insurers have been making with Google Cloud to finally deliver that seamless, personalised insurance experience that customers used to shopping via Amazon and streaming films via Netflix is ramping up.

Ken Norgrove, RSA

If you think you’re busy, then you should read what Ken Norgrove, CEO of RSA UK & International, was up to in 2023.

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.

Diary of an Insurer: Sedgwick’s Kristina Bahari

Kristina Bahari, customer care specialist at Sedgwick, kicks off 2024 by helping those whose homes have been damaged by Storm Gerrit and juggles the school run with helping a customer with medical difficulties find suitable temporary accommodation.

Big Interview: Tara Foley, Axa

Tara Foley, CEO of Axa UK & Ireland, outlines how the business can now do intraday pricing, shares the provider’s growth plans, and reveals how artificial intelligence is changing ways of working at the insurer.

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