Deputy editor, Insurance Age
Ida joined Insurance Age as a reporter in October 2014. Prior to entering the world of insurance she worked at a number of regional newspapers in her native Sweden.
Ida held roles including senior reporter and news editor before becoming deputy editor in November 2020.
She won the British Insurance Brokers’ Association’s Best Trade Award in 2020 and the Best Profile Award in 2019.
In 2019, Ida also won Headline Money’s General Insurance Journalist of the Year (B2B) Award.
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