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.
The Broker Investment Group has bought out Kettering-based Hallsdale Insurance Brokers, having previously invested for a 30% stake in 2018.
Managing general agent Renovation Underwriting has launched non-negligence liability cover available either as part of a wider renovation cover or as a standalone product.
Ecclesiastical is launching a new leisure product as part of its plans to double the size of the business.
Only 49% of brokers agree the long-term benefits to their firm of the Consumer Duty will outweigh the short-term costs, according to research by the Financial Conduct Authority.
The Financial Conduct Authority has set out that 69% of brokers believe they will be ready to comply with all requirements of the Consumer Duty when it comes into force on 31 July.
Detailed research by the Financial Conduct Authority has revealed brokers are ahead of the financial services industry on almost all metrics of Consumer Duty understanding.
Aston Lark has opened an office in Reading – its third new branch in 2023 – as part of the broker’s regional push.
Howden has appointed former WTW climate leader Rowan Douglas as CEO, climate risk and resilience.
Lockton has swooped for Clarissa Franks as head of UK P&C retail. Franks is joining from Marsh and will take up the post in November.
CDL has reported a 3.56% rise in turnover to £55.68m for the year ended 30 September 2022.
The Prudential Regulation Authority has written to insurers flagging the need to monitor the hit to reserves from ongoing claims inflation and act accordingly.
JMG Group has bought commercial insurance broker GR Marshall, its second deal in Southampton this year.
Partners& has extended its geographical presence through the central belt of Scotland, adding Hart Insurance Brokers.
Allianz has appointed Nick Hobbs as chief distribution officer for Allianz Commercial in the UK, Insurance Age can reveal.
Two independent directors of the Personal Finance Society have resigned and committed to proposing a motion at the PFS annual general meeting in September to block the Chartered Insurance Institute or another entity from gaining control of its £19m funds.