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Siân Barton

Editor, Insurance Age

Siân joined Insurance Age as commissioning editor in 2014 and prior to this worked on a range of B2B titles covering topics including recycling, the co-operative movement and health and social care.

After a stint as deputy editor she was promoted to editor in 2018. During that year she also joined, alongside a set of intrepid insurance professionals, the InsureTrek which saw the group hike the Mont Blanc Massif and raise more than £100,000 for Insurance United Against Dementia.

In 2020 Siân was the recipient of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association Journalist of the Year award while Insurance Age took the trophy for Publication of the Year. She also won Profile of the Year.

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Articles by Siân Barton

IPT untouched in latest Budget

While the tax cut on flights ahead of COP26 grabbed headlines, brokers breathed a sigh of relief as hated insurance premium tax remained at 12%.

Howden buys Aston Lark

The deal is Howden’s largest acquisition to date and creates a £6bn GWP UK business in “deal a decade in the making”.

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