Judging Panel

Judging Panel

UK Broker Award Judges 2019

Judging Panel

Emma Banks

Communications Consultant

Emma Banks is a communications expert with over 20 years’ experience in general insurance. Her experience includes international groups RSA and Direct Line Group, and UK insurers including LV= and esure group. Emma led external communications for Direct Line Group during its takeover of Churchill Insurance and its associated brands, and Emma was part of the team that revolutionised LV=, leading its communications strategy to become one of the most well-known and trusted insurers in the UK.


Siân Barton


Insurance Age

Siân has been writing about the insurance sector since 2014 and is currently editor of Insurance Age.



Clair Brand

Associate Director


Phil Bunker

PartnerABC Investors

Peter Hubbard

former chief exceutive

UK General

Jamie Marchant

insurance marketing, communications and PR specialist

Groupama Insurances

John Needham


PKF Littlejohn

Pam Quinn

head of communications


Jonathan Swift

Director of Content

Insurance Post

Post and Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift has written and commented about the insurance industry since 1998. He has appeared on television speaking about topics as diverse as the insurance implications of Michael Jackson's death to the consequences of consolidation on motor premiums; and is a past winner of the British Insurance Brokers' Association journalist of the year and Association of British Insurers general insurance trade journalist prizes.
Jonathan has chaired/ hosted over 100 insurance events from roundtables involving a small specially invited audience, to addressing over 2000 people at the British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall. He is listed as a top 50 insurtech influencer by Insurtech News and presently coordinates the All Party Parliamentary Group for Insurance and Financial Services.

David Worsfold


Worsfold Media Services

Lloyd Hanks


LAH Consulting

Francois - Xavier Boisseau
Tim Holliday
Lisa Powis

Non Exec and former Founder and CEO

Fresh Insurance Group