Allianz and LV win big at 2019 British Insurance Awards: Full list of winners

Achievement Award

Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.

It also shared the Transformational Deal of the Year with LV, which itself picked up three other awards including Personal Lines Insurer of the Year.

In terms of the special 25th anniversary awards voted for the audience, Aviva was named the Best of the Best Insurer, and Ardonagh Group the Best of the Best Broker.

The Insurance Personality of the Year was Axa managing director, underwriting and technical services David Williams and Achievement Award winner was Annette Court, pictured.

The host was comedian Paul Chowdhry and Rick Astley provided the musical finale with a 50 minute set thrilling the 2000 attendees.

Find out all about the winners. 

Full list of winners

Commercial Lines Broker of the Year – SME/mid-corporate

Winner: Towergate Insurance Brokers 

Shortlist:

Ascend Broking Group 
Ashley Page Insurance Brokers 
Aston Lark 
BHIB Insurance Brokers 
Club Insure & NDML 


Personal Lines Broker of the Year

Winner: All Clear 

Shortlist:

Aston Lark 
BGL Group 
Saga Services 
Staysure


Insurance Broker of the Year

Winner: Aston Lark

Shortlist:

Autonet and Carole Nash 
Bartlett & Company 
BGL Group 
Brunel Professions 
Caravan Guard 
 

Lloyd’s and London Market Broking team of the Year

Winner: Willis Towers Watson, Independent Oil and Gas team 

Shortlist:

Bartlett & Company 
Bishopsgate Insurance Brokers
Quality Care Insurance Services 


Managing General Agent of the Year

Winner: Direct Commercial 

Shortlist:

Arag 
Prestige Underwriting Services 
Risk Management Partners 


Risk and Resilience Award

Winner: RMS 

Shortlist:

Crises Control 
DAS UK Group 
Flood Re 
Zurich Insurance 


Claims Initiative of the Year – Insurer

Winner: QBE / Synectics Solutions / Cabinet Office 

Shortlist:

Covéa Insurance 
Pen Underwriting 
RSA Motability 
Zurich Insurance - Catastrophe Personal Injury Team


Claims Initiative of the Year – Outsourced Partner

Winner: Corporé 

Shortlist:

Clyde & Co 
DAC Beachcroft 
Keoghs 
Plastic Surgeon 


The Major Loss Award

Winner: Sedgwick International UK, HSB Engineering Insurance , AKW Group – Ransomware Attack

Shortlist:

AIG and Crawford & Company - Roding Primary School Fire 
Axa XL (formerly XL Catlin) Property Claims Team – Hurricane Irma Response 
Liberty Specialty Markets, Marsh and Sedgwick International UK - Novichok poisoning in Salisbury 
NFU Mutual, Crawford & Company, BTVK Advisory (formerly RGL) and Harris Balcombe – Gardman Fire 


Customer Care Award

Winner: LV

Shortlist:

Ageas
Aviva 
Covéa Insurance 
Marmalade 
Policy Bee


Outsourced Partner of the Year

Winner: Autoglass 

Shortlist:

Coplus 
DWF 
Hood Gp (with Sainsburys) 
Landmark Information Group 
Rradar 


Digital Insurance Innovation of the Year

Winner: BGL Group 

Shortlist:

360Globalnet 
Aviva 
Azur Group in partnership with Outra 
Legal & General 
Zurich Insurance 


Investing in the Profession/Training Award

Winner: Broker Network’s Learning Network 

Shortlist:

Allianz Insurance 
Aviva 
Bartlett & Company 
Be Wiser Insurance 
Covéa Insurance 


Technology Award

Winner: Iovation, a Trans Union Company

Shortlist:

Aviva 
CAPS Consortium 
Eviid 
Legal & General (and Altus Consulting) 
SBS Insurance 
Verisk 


Transformational Deal of the Year

Winner:  LV General Insurance and Allianz Insurance partnership 

Shortlist:

Sedgwick International UK acquisition of Cunningham Lindsey UK, Cunningham Lindsey International and integration with Vericlaim UK 
Verisk – Validus IVC acquisition 


Business Sustainability/ Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year

Winner: Allianz Insurance

Shortlist:

Claims Consortium Group
Covéa Insurance 
Crawford Contractor Connection 
DWF
Zurich Insurance [Youth Skills Programme]


The Diversity Award

Winner: Marsh 

Shortlist:

AIG UK 
Aviva 
Charles Taylor 
Covéa Insurance 
Zurich Insurance 


Insurance Start-up Award

Winner: Laka 

Shortlist:

Ascend Broking Group 
By Miles 
Cloud Insurance 
My First UK (Young People)
Urban Jungle 


Brand Management of the Year

Winner: LV

Shortlist:

Allianz Insurance 
DAS UK Group 
Staysure 
Zurich Insurance 


Young Achiever of the Year

Winner: Tom Garrett, RFIB 

Vicki Carr, Wrightsure Services (Hampshire) 
Jakub Chalupczak, RFIB 
Harriet Conway, Allianz Insurance 
Natasha Hookings, Be Wiser 
Kuldip Kang, Allianz Insurance


Specialist Insurer of the Year

Winner: CFC Underwriting 

Shortlist:

Ecclesiastical 
The Insurance Emporium
ERS 
Petplan 
Pool Re 


Commercial Lines Insurer of the Year

Winner: Allianz Insurance

Shortlist:

Aviva
Covéa Insurance 
Ecclesiastical 
Markel UK


Personal Lines Insurer of the Year

Winner: LV

Shortlist:

Ageas
Aviva
Legal & General 


General Insurer of the Year

Winner: Allianz Insurance 

Shortlist:

Ageas
AIG 
Aviva
Covéa Insurance 
LV


Best of the Best Insurers – 25th Anniversary Celebration Award

Winner: Aviva

Shortlist:

Ageas
Allianz
Axa
RSA
Zurich


Best of the Best Brokers Award – 25th Anniversary Celebration Award

Winner: Ardonagh Group

Shortlist:

Aon
Bollington Insurance 
Gallagher UK
Marsh 
Willis Towers Watson

Insurance Personality of the Year

Axa managing director, underwriting and technical services David Williams

The Achievement Award

Annette Court

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