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.
WH&R McCartney is believed to be the oldest independent broker in Scotland. With only a handful of years left to go until its centenary, directors Graeme Robb and Alan Kirkwood are confident of further growth and success for the Motherwell-based firm.
Stevenson Seacombe Partnership has bought a 51% holding in fellow The Broker Investment Group firm member Whitefield Insurance based in Ramsbottom, Lancashire.
Sabre Insurance has moved its pricing and direct insurance platforms to CDL, Insurance Age can reveal.
Green Insurance Group has bought Brighton-based Petherwick Insurance Brokers for an undisclosed sum adding to Global Risk Partners’ South Eastern hub.
Zurich has confirmed that Jacqui Kelly, head of strategic accounts, will take on the role of head of sales and distribution on an interim basis succeeding Aviva-bound Michelle Taylor.
Ardonagh Advisory has struck its third broker deal in a week buying AMS Insurance Solutions.
Aviva has recruited Michelle Taylor from Zurich as it unveiled new structures for its commercial lines business, consisting of SME, Global Corporate and Specialty and distribution.
Andrew Cunis, managing director of private clients at Gallagher, shares how the offering has grown to £100m of gross written premium, and the firm's goal of 10% year-on-year organic growth.
Keith Hector has been named as commercial team leader at Covéa, succeeding Carolyn Callan.
CDL has looked at Australia, Canada, Latin America and Europe as it plans to grow with partners across the world, CEO Nigel Phillips told Insurance Age.