Cristina Diciu

Cristina Diciu

Reporter, Insurance Age

Cristina joined Insurance Age in 2021, after having received her master’s degree in broadcast journalism from City, University of London.

She moved to the UK in 2019 from Bucharest, Romania, where she used to work as a reporter for a national newspaper, covering breaking news, politics, and current affairs, and as a translator at a national radio station.

In her free time, Cristina likes to read fantasy novels and study foreign languages, having also worked as an English and French teacher for a Japanese language platform.

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Articles by Cristina Diciu

XS Direct's UK MGA stops writing new business

The Irish broker, which acts as an MGA in the UK, stopped accepting new business from 7 January after it was unable to renew its agency agreements with insurers. Its renewals business will also cease from 1 March.

CII announces interim CEO

Jonathan Clark will take over from Sian Fisher at the end of March 2022 as the search for a permanent CEO is underway.

Motor premium drop starts to stabilise

For the first time in over a year, the cost of car insurance has increased in some UK regions while the average premium has now reached £782, Consumer Intelligence reported.

Iprism adds product to SSP platform

According to the MGA, the platform removes the need for brokers to rekey quote data and provides a full quote and bind service, from rating and pricing to core administration, data analytics, and full policy documentation at point of sale.

Ardonagh to buy MDS Group

The deal furthers the broker’s plan to expand its worldwide reach after revealing fresh investment from the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority earlier this month.

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