News editor, Insurance Age
Emmanuel is the News editor of Insurance Age and has over a decade of experience writing about the insurance industry.
Well connected with the broking community he is now in his second stint at Insurance Age.
He started his career as a reporter on broker-focused title Professional Broking in 2009 becoming a senior reporter ahead of joining Insurance Age at the end of 2010.
Promoted to features editor in October 2011 Emmanuel became editor the following June holding the post for nearly six years before deciding to return to being a reporter to focus on news writing and analysis.
Along with deep knowledge of insurance he has also gained a solid understanding of reinsurance through a year writing on the market with a particular focus on insurance-linked securities at Trading Risk.
He re-joined Infopro-Digital in late 2019 taking up the position of senior reporter at Post working on the broking beat.
Emmanuel returned to Insurance Age in February 2022 to lead the news team. He focuses on bringing in and editing exclusive news and analyses along with keeping readers up to date on company announcements throughout the sector.
He also supports the editor across videos, podcasts, events, profile interviews, data driven research, opinion pieces and more to help keep Insurance Age ahead of the competition.
CFC group CEO David Walsh and Graeme Newman, CEO of CFC Underwriting, will leave in 2024, the provider has confirmed following the completion of an investigation by Lloyd’s into allegations of non-financial misconduct at the company.
Bspoke Insurance Group has struck a deal to buy the personal lines elements of the Police & Forces Mutual businesses – Police Mutual Healthcare and Police Mutual General Insurance – from The Royal London Mutual Insurance Society.
Tesco Bank has moved to offer non-standard home insurance to customers via a partnership with Prestige Underwriting.
Markel Group’s State National Companies will be entering the UK on 1 January 2024 with capacity for managing general agents, focusing on specialty commercial lines in a move designed to support an “underserved” market.
Tokio Marine HCC International has invested in new premises in Manchester, and revealed underwriting appointments in the city and Birmingham as it pursues growth in the UK regional professional risks market.
Managing general agent C-Quence has launched a real estate product for the property owners market, and unveiled a ‘drag & drop’ automated submission reader.
Over 50s specialist Saga has appointed Mike Hazell as group CEO, succeeding Euan Sutherland with immediate effect.
Atec Group, which includes wholesale B2B property specialist Ceta Insurance and managing general agent Arkel, has revealed 34% organic growth in turnover – a record for the business.
Tim Coles has been promoted to the newly created role of CEO for the European operations of Bridge Specialty Group, Brown & Brown’s wholesale broker segment.
Australian-owned consolidator PSC Holdings UK has revealed a post-tax profit of £795,000 for retail broking, alongside a £6m bill for buying Turner Rawlinson and a further deal in 2023.
Cyber insurance provider CFC has upgraded its packaged insurance policies for professional services businesses in a move it claimed could be a “game changer” for SMEs that cannot afford standalone cyber cover.
A High Court judge has denied Alec and Robert Finch permission to appeal after being found guilty of fraud in September.
AssuredPartners stands ready to help push the Yorkshire-based firm on its growth journey, says UK & Ireland CEO.
AssuredPartners has bought Somerset-based Atom Insurance Brokers.
Biba has welcomed the appointment of Bim Afolami, and expressed hopes of a positive relationship while praising predecessor Andrew Griffith.
Ten people have been arrested across the country, and 18 vehicles seized during a two-week police operation to tackle commercial insurance fraud.