2022 Judges

2022 Judges

Siân Barton


Insurance Age

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



Mark Bishop

Freelance PR Consultant

Mark Bishop Consultancy

Mark is a freelance PR consultant with more than 25 years' experience in the insurance industry.  In the early part of his career he was a regular on television and radio talking about a wide range of insurance topics.  More recently he has been at the forefront of advising on a range of sensitive issues including the use of private investigators in the claims process, the terrorist attacks in London and the Grenfell Tower disaster.

His favourite saying is: "In the end an organisation gets the reputation it deserves". 

Phil Bunker

PartnerABC Investors

Andy Fairchild


Broker Network

Andy has held the position of CEO at Broker Network since August 2014. Prior to joining the Network he was Managing Director at Footman James, a classic car & bike insurance broker. Andy has a wealth of industry experience including serving on the UK Board of AXA, latterly as Chief Operating Officer. He established the insurance and customer service proposition at First Direct, and was part of the original Countrywide Insurance marketing team. Andy holds an MBA from the University of Warwick Business School.

Carol Geldard-Evans
Lloyd Hanks


LAH Consulting

Jamie Marchant

insurance marketing, communications and PR specialist

Groupama Insurances

Pam Quinn

head of communications


Lisa Powis

Non Exec and former Founder and CEO

Fresh Insurance Group

Stuart Reid



Stuart has been the driving force behind some of the UK’s leading insurance businesses including Stuart Alexander, AJ Gallagher and Bluefin.

He has served as Vice President of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII); Chair of the CII Broking Faculty; Deputy Chair of the British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA), and Chair of BIBA’s Large Brokers Committee, demonstrating his commitment to quality standards.

He is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Partners& and PIKL.

James Sharp
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