News editor, Insurance Age
Hailing from Sweden, Ida worked as a news reporter and sub-editor at a regional newspaper before making the decision to move to England in September 2013.
She undertook a year-long master of arts in international journalism at City University London and joined Insurance Age as a reporter in October 2014.
She was recognised by the British Insurance Brokers' Association in its 2015 awards ceremony scooping highly commended in the newcomer to insurance journalism category.
Saunders takes on the role following Kevin Simmons, who has been appointed as regional director London and South East.
The link between number of motor insurance claims and number of claims management companies continues to be strong.
Third party injury claims drop by 10%.
He will be working with Gallagher's Pen Underwriting.
Phil Bird previously worked at MIB, IFB and Groupama.