Celebrating (re)insurance market talent

9 September 2021

Celebrating (re)insurance market talent

London

9 Sept 2021

THE WINNERS OF INSURANCE INSIDER HONOURS 2021

Firm awards

Practice area awards

Rising star awards

Jurisdiction awards

About

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Insurance Insider Honours.

 

The awards celebrated the best and brightest leaders from the wholesale, specialty and (re)insurance markets

 

For more information on sponsorsing with us for 2022, please get in touch with Jack Thomson, Commercial Director.

Timeline

Entries
Open 

 

25th Feb 2021

Entries
Closed

 

 6th May 2021

Shortlist Announced

 

15th July 2021

Awards Ceremony

 

28th Sep 2021

Shortlisted Companies Include

Acrisure •  AmWINS • Aon • Arceo AI • Ascot Group • Ascot Re •  Association of Professional Insurance Women • AXA XL • AXIS • Axis Re • Benchmark Insurance • BMS Re • Brit Global Specialty US • British Airways Cyber Attack Response • Burns & Wilcox • Cape Analytics • Chisel AI • Chubb Insurance • Clutch Analytics • CNA Insurance • Cowbell Cyber • Energetic Insurance • Everest Insurance • Executive Perils • Groundspeed Analytics • Hamilton Insurance • Hippo Insurance • HW Kaufman Group  • Hylant • ICAT •  Marsh • McKenzie Intelligence • McLarens • New Energy Risk • New Paradigm Group •  NFP Property & Casualty • ODNsure.com • PERse • ProSight Specialty Insurance •  Risk Point • RT Specialty • SCOR • Sedgwick • Sirius • Snapsheet • The American Equity Underwriters • The Bold Penguin Exchange • Thimble • Third Point Re • Tiger Risk Partners • Tremor Risk Transfer Marketplace • VAST • Victor North America

WINNERS 2021

 

(Re)insurance Transaction of the Year

WINNER

Aon Securities

Aon's Alternative Distribution parametric team

 CJ Coleman & Co

Freddie Mac

Premia Holdings

Premia, TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory,

Sidley

 

 

 

Broker of the Year

Sponsored by Arch Insurance International

WINNER

TigerRisk Partners

Acrisure Broker of the Year

 Aon's Reinsurance Solutions

Consilium

McGill and Partners

Towergate Insurance Brokers

 

 

 

Broking Initiative of the Year

WINNER

TigerRisk Partners

Aon - Aon-Praedicat collaboration

Aon - Alternative Distribution - Parametric Insurance Team

Ed Bermuda

Tysers

 

 

 

 ​Cuthbert Heath Award (Claims and Losses)

WINNER

Beazley

Crawford & Company

MSAmlin

Travelers Europe

 

 

 

Disruptor of the Year

WINNER

Ki

Cowbell Cyber

Huckleberry Insurance

Orca - by Imaginera Limited

Parametric Team within Aon's Alternative Distribution unit

Piiq Risk Partners

Relay Platform

 

 

 

Diversity & Inclusion Award

WINNER

Insurance Cultural Awareness Network (iCAN)

Charles Taylor

Crawford & Company

 

Victor Syndicate 2288
(Inclusion@Lloyd's Partner Networks)

 

PwC
Link - LGBTQ+ Insurance Network

 

Travelers Europe

 

 

 

 

  Insurance Innovation of the Year

WINNER

Parsyl

Global Health Risk Facility

Brit
Brit Direct Pay

 

Howden Insurance Brokers
Disaster relief finance using financial markets and risk transfer in an increasingly unpredictable world

 

KYND
Cyber Risk Management Platform for Insurers/Brokers/Organisations

 

 

Lloyds of London
London Bridge Risk PCC

 

Willis Towers Watson
Reputational Crisis Insurance

 

Ki
The first fully digital and algorithmically driven syndicate

 

Whitespace Software
Whitespace Platform

 

 

 

M&A Transaction of the Year

Sponsored by RPC

WINNER

CFC

Acrisure

Ark Insurance Holdings Ltd / White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd / TigerRisk Capital Markets & Advisory / Evercore International

Armour & Premia

Tysers Insurance Brokers

 

 

 

 

MGA of the Year

WINNER

Volante Global

Africa Specialty Risks

Certa Insurance Partners

CFC

Euclid Transactional

Frontier Global Underwriting

Rokstone Underwriting

 

 

 

Underwriting Initiative of the Year

WINNER

Katalyst Financial

CFC

Cowbell Cyber

Hiscox London Market

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Zurich

 

 

 

Young Broker of the Year

WINNER

Tim Thornhill

Tysers Insurance Brokers

Ashley Mills

Shepherd Compello

Garrett Grover 
TigerRisk Partners, UK

Gavin Studner  
Acrisure

Henry Bexson   
Piiq Risk Partners

 

 

 

 

Young Claims Professional of the Year

Sponsored by DOCOsoft

WINNER

Tom Paynel

Convex Group

 

Alexia Eliades   
Swiss Re

Angela Brown
CFC

Laura Flett
Hiscox

Nick Bertenshaw
McGill and Partners

Samantha Ellis
Tokio Marine Kiln

 

 

 

 Young Underwriter of the Year

WINNER

Luke Ogunlaja

Tokio Marine Kiln

 

Ashley Moulton

Coverys Syndicate 1975

Aura Radu
CFC

Bella Donegan
Canopius

Max Mallen
Liberty Mutual Reinsurance

Nick Milne
Optio Group

 

 

 

 

Outstanding Contributor of the Year – Risk

 Sponsored by EY

WINNER

Ian Beaton, CEO, Ark

Insurance Cultural Awareness Network (iCAN)

 

 

Outstanding Contributor of the Year – Distribution

 Sponsored by Allied World

WINNER

David Howden, CEO, Howden

 

 

 

 

CFO of the Year

Sponsored by Lloyds Bank

WINNER

Burkhard Keese, CFO, Lloyd's of London

 

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by Charles Taylor 

WINNER

Denis Kessler, Chairman, SCOR

Judges

A big thank you to our judges!
Rupert Atkin

Former Chairman

Talbot Group

Sheila Cameron

Chief Executive

Lloyd's Market Association

Neil Maidment

Former CUO

Beazley

Ulrich Wallin

Chairman of the Board

HDI Global Specialty

Dominic Christian

Global Chairman

Reinsurance Solutions, Aon

John Cavanagh

Founder

Beat Capital Partners Ltd

Mike Keating

CEO

Managing General Agents' Association

Sian Fisher

CEO

Chartered Insurance Institute

Adam McNestrie

Editor-in-Chief
(Chair of Judges)
Insider Publishing Group

Gavin Bradshaw

Head of Editorial Strategy (Chair of Judges)
Insider Engage

Sponsors

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Sponsoring the Honours

Sponsoring the Honours is not just about the awards night and networking, nor is it about your brand exposure in the lead up to the awards. It is about sponsors having the opportunity to align their company with the leading (re)insurance awards - one that brings the whole community together. You will gain excellent profiling through Insurance Insider and on our dedicated website ensuring your brand is carried to the masses. 

Please email events@insuranceinsider.com to find out more about sponsorship opportunities.