Emmanuel Kenning

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.

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Articles by Emmanuel Kenning

Insurance Age blog: A year of progress at the CII

Once again the UK dissolves into chaos and anarchy, writes Alasdair Stewart, head of business development, general insurance, at the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII). No, not the student protests, but the snow.

FSA warned not to stifle innovation

The length of time it takes the Financial Services Authority (FSA) to grant financial services firms permission to expand their businesses has more than doubled in the last year, says City law firm Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (RPC).

Roger Carr appointed president of CBI

Roger Carr is to succeed Incisive Media’s non-executive chairman, Helen Alexander, as president of the Confederation of British Industry. Mrs Alexander has been in the role since 2009 and Mr Carr will take up the post at the end of her term of office in…

Insurance Age blog: Snow effect on the economy

This morning, ahead of writing my first blog for Insurance Age, I was standing on a frozen railway platform and somewhat surprised that the trains were being cancelled faster than orders for “England 2018” t-shirts.

Giles makes its largest acquisition

Giles has announced the acquisition of RA Rossborough and its general insurance broking companies. While the amount of the deal has not been disclosed Giles has confirmed it is the largest acquisition in the company’s history.

ECIC appoints new underwriting manager

The Electrical Contractors’ Insurance Company has announced the appointment of Agneta Desouza as underwriting manager, reporting to chief underwriting officer, Richard Forrest-Smith.

PB Week: Through a child's eyes

I am involved in motor fleet risk management and my aim is to prevent accidents happening to anyone who uses the roads, be it a rider, driver or pedestrian, writes Doug Jenkins, motor risk manager at QBE.

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