It awards 2015

The great and the good of UK general insurance gathered together at Battersea Evolution for The 2015 Insurance Times Awards, celebrating the best achievements across the industry.

AXA UK and Ireland chief executive Amanda Blanc grabbed one of the most prestigious awards, taking home the Insurer CEO’s CEO Award. The Broker CEO’s CEO trophy went to Jelf’s Alec Alway.

David Smith, formerly Zurich commercial lines chief executive and Zurich UK chief executive, won the Insurance Times Industry Achiever award.

At the other end of the experience spectrum, RSA commercial trading underwriter Beth McNeil scooped the Apprentice of the Year Award.

The full list of winners is as follows:

Apprentice of the Year

Sponsored by CII

Winner: Beth McNeil

Highly Commended: Pearce Mooney


Apprenticeship Scheme of the Year

Sponsored by CII 

Winner: Aon


Brand Campaign of the Year - Broker 

Winner: Lancaster Insurance

Highly Commended: Towergate 


Brand Campaign of the Year – Insurer

Sponsored by Nationwide Accident Repair Services 

Winner: LV=


Broker CEO’s CEO of the Year

Sponsored by RSA 

Winner: Alex Alway, Jelf Group


Broker Claims Initiative of the Year 

Winner: Midway Insurance Services and 1st Sure Flats


Broker Innovation of the Year

Sponsored by Travelers 

Winner: Autoline Insurance Group


Business Partner of the Year 

Winner: Artesian Solutions


Commercial Lines Broker of the Year

Sponsored by HCC International Insurance Company 

Winner: Bollington Insurance Brokers


Commercial Lines Insurer of the Year

Sponsored by Ryan Direct Group 

Winner: AXA Insurance


Customer Champion of the Year – Broker 

Winner: Ryan Direct Group


Customer Champion of the Year – Insurer

Sponsored by FFDR 

Winner: Zurich Insurance


Direct Insurer of the Year 

Winner: LV=


Excellence in High Net Worth Broking

Sponsored by Home & Legacy 

Winner: RK Harrison


Excellence in Motor Broking

Sponsored by ERS 

Winner: Carole Nash


General Insurer of the Year

Sponsored by Insurance Services Office 

Winner: Aviva


Independent Broker of the Year

Sponsored by Aviva 

Winner: Alan Boswell Group


Insurer CEO’s CEO of the Year

Sponsored by Accenture 

Winner: Amanda Blanc, AXA Insurance


Insurer Claims Initiative of the Year

In partnership with Audatex UK 

Winner: AXA Insurance


Insurer Innovation of the Year

Sponsored by Innovation Group 

Winner: Aviva

Highly Commended: Barclays and Aviva, HSB Engineering


Loss Adjuster of the Year 

Winner: Davies Group


MGA of the Year

Sponsored by Davies Group 

Winner: UK General Insurance


Personal Lines Broker of the Year 

Winner: Carole Nash


Personal Lines Insurer of the Year 

Winner: Covéa Insurance & Sterling Insurance


Schemes Broker of the Year

Sponsored by UK General Insurance 

Winner: Qdos Broker & Underwriting Services


The Insurance Times Industry Achiever

Sponsored by CCL Accident Support 

Winner: David Smith


Training, Excellence & Impact - Broker 

Winner: 1st CENTRAL


Training, Excellence & Impact - Insurer 

Winner: UK General Insurance


Training, Excellence & Impact – Business Partner 

Winner: Morning Data