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.
Global Risk Partners, now known as Brown & Brown Europe, spent £150m on 18 deals in the past nine months of 2022 as the sale of the consolidator completed, according to a filing at Companies House.
Howden has rebranded A-Plan and Aston Lark, introducing its own name to 215 locations across the UK and Ireland.
The Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed new measures to support leaseholders in the multi-occupancy buildings insurance market will come into force on 31 December which for brokers will mean being transparent on commission and a near ban on paying…
Ratings agency Moody’s has kept its negative outlook on the prospect for UK property and casualty insurance warning of higher reinsurance costs and pressure on personal lines margins as price growth lags inflationary cost increases.
Ecclesiastical Insurance’s combined operating ratio in the UK and Ireland shot up to 106.6% in the first half of 2023 from 94.5% in the same period of 2022.
Celebrating his first year as UK CEO of Hiscox, Jon Dye tells Insurance Age about the central role of brokers in the insurer’s growth strategy across its new operating model in high net worth, beefed up regional structure and schemes ambitions.
Clear Group swooped for its third deal in September buying Bluestone Insurance Services to boost its presence in the South West.
Arkel Underwriting has rolled out its landlord product, Premier Let, on Applied Systems in its second partnership with the software provider in a matter of months.
The Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority have released consultation papers setting out proposals to boost diversity and inclusion to support healthy work cultures, reduce groupthink and unlock talent.
Hiscox has appointed Chris Hanson, Darren Love, Laura Garrard and Alex Bailey as the regional managers for its UK broker business, Insurance Age can reveal.
Bristol-based Park Insurance has rolled out its first formal broker apprentice programme open to recent school leavers and those with work experience in other areas looking to move their career in a new direction.
Specialist Risk Investments’ bill for buying motor trade specialist Hamilton Leigh in 2022 totalled £11.52m, according to a filing at Companies House.
PIB Group has appointed Charles Burgess as CEO for underwriting and schemes.
The Financial Conduct Authority has written to insurers, calling on them to take action, as it released the latest set of fair value data and again brought the spotlight onto the issue of high commission levels.
Ian Donaldson, Ardonagh Retail CEO and inbound Markerstudy Retail CEO, has hailed the proposed merger as being able to boost growth, product footprint and acquisitions but declined to be drawn on any interest in RSA’s personal lines business.
Allianz has appointed Henry Topham as managing director of its UK retail business succeeding Heather Smith who is moving to Axa Health as CEO.