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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

Axa UK snaps up Mallaby

She joins as distribution and trading director for commercial and has been brought in to enhance broker relationships after exiting Allianz amid a restructure this summer.

Top 50 2021 - Welcome

Still growing: The pandemic has caused havoc in some parts of the personal lines market, but the sector as a whole is still showing some growth

PIB buys Simply Insurance Services

The broker said the deal would bulk up its motor offering as it also reveals it is retiring the aQmen, TFP Schemes and Thistle brands which form its Q Underwriting division.

A-Plan sets sights on commercial market

The High Street business, primarily known for personal lines, is targeting to become a top ten commercial broker. Head of the unit, Richard Easterbrook tells Insurance Age about the plans.

NIG grows 16.4% in H1 2021

Direct Line Group reported that its commercial division, including NIG, delivered an increased operating profit of £43.6m.

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