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.
Lockton has appointed Shelley Wright as head of UK commercial wholesale joining from Swiss Re to succeed David Lee who will be retiring in the next 12 months.
Clear Group grew revenue by 26% to £56.7m in 2022 driven by 10% organic growth and five acquisitions.
Clear Group has bought specialist commercial lines managing general agent Profile Risk Solutions, trading as Profile Underwriting, adding its third MGA in a month, Insurance Age can reveal.
Operating profit from Somerset Bridge Group’s broking arm, which includes GoSkippy and Vavista, fell in 2022 by 18% to £2.7m.
Tysers has gone toe-to-toe with Howden with the launch of Tysers Live, a new division dedicated to servicing the needs of the global entertainment industry.
Motor specialist Lucida Broking Holdings grew turnover in continuing operations by 28% in 2022 to £47m, according to a filing at Companies House.
HSB has promoted Stacey Sheridan to network relationship manager as it looks to strengthen its broker proposition.
WTW has swooped for Marsh’s Lucy Clarke as its new president of risk and broking.
PIB Group upped its merger and acquisition spending to £506.2m in 2022, as it snapped up 23 businesses with considerable expansion into Europe.
Aston Lark grew revenue by 22% to £84.5m in the year to 30 September 2022.
Arch UK regional division has promoted Julie Collins to branch manager in Bristol, succeeding Ruth Hitchcox who has been named national production improvement lead.
Moneysupermarket grew insurance revenue by 23% in the first six months of the year to £105.6m.
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has added wellbeing and employee benefits provider Vivup as an associate, bringing its total of associates and partners to 68.
Brokers have engaged with Build Back Better, and want to communicate the benefits to clients, Flood Re CEO Andy Bord has confirmed, as the mutual reinsurer outlined plans to help educate the sector.
The UK head of sales and marketing at Arag, Andy Talbot, has promised brokers ‘best of breed products’ with a takeover of Das UK in the offing.
John Read has hailed the “wealth of opportunities” after stepping up to be managing director of WTW Networks.