2021 Insurance Business Australia Awards: Winners revealed

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2021 Insurance Business Australia Awards: Winners revealed

While we may have longed to be in person, the champagne is still popping on the back of the Insurance Business Australia Awards 2021.

The online event, hosted by Today Extra co-host Belinda Russell, saw the industry gather around its screens to celebrate some remarkable achievements on the back of what has been one of its most testing 12-month periods to-date.

Among the national awards, was a big win for Marsh’s Jane Smith, who scooped the Australian Broker of the Year title, while Brokerage of the Year was won by allinsure. Meanwhile, there were successes for the likes of Insurance Advisernet, Hollard Commercial, CHU Underwriting Agencies, Zurich, Claim Central and many more in some hotly contested categories.

See below for the full list of winners – and be sure to check out the Insurance Business Australia Awards website for more information.

INSURANCE BUSINESS AWARDS AUSTRALIA 2021

WINNERS

NATIONAL AWARDS

AUSTRALIAN BROKER OF THE YEAR
Winner: Jane Smith, Marsh

AUSTRALIAN BROKERAGE OF THE YEAR
Winner: allinsure

AUSTRALIAN YOUNG GUN OF THE YEAR
Winner: Taylor Burstow, formerly of Willis Towers Watson, now with ShieldCover

 

BROKERAGE AWARDS

QBE BROKERAGE OF THE YEAR (20+ STAFF)
Winner: CRM Brokers

BROKERAGE OF THE YEAR (6-20 STAFF)
Winner: allinsure

BROKERAGE OF THE YEAR (1-5 STAFF)
Winner:
Stellar Insurance Brokers

CHU UNDERWRITING SPECIALIST BROKERAGE OF THE YEAR
Winner:
CCM Insurance Group

BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE FROM AN INDIVIDUAL OFFICE
Winner: allinsure

AUTHORISED REPRESENTATIVE NETWORK OF THE YEAR
Winner: Insurance Advisernet

BEST COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM – BROKER
Winner:
CPR Insurance Services

BEST DIGITAL STRATEGY – BROKERAGE
Winner:
FD Beck Insurance Brokers

 

BROKER AWARDS

YOUNG GUN OF THE YEAR – INDEPENDENT (1-19 STAFF)
Winner: Laura Porter, Connect Business Insurance

YOUNG GUN OF THE YEAR – INDEPENDENT (20+ STAFF)
Winner:
Nikita Willis, SRG Group

AXA XL YOUNG GUN OF THE YEAR – INTERNATIONAL
Winner:
Taylor Burstow, formerly of Willis Towers Watson, now with ShieldCover

BROKER OF THE YEAR (1-19 STAFF)
Winner:
Tate Harris, allinsure

BROKER OF THE YEAR (20+ STAFF)
Winner:
Joshua Scutts, Shielded Insurance Brokers

BROKER OF THE YEAR – SPECIALIST
Winner:
Jane Smith, Marsh

QBE BROKER OF THE YEAR - AUTHORISED REPRESENTATIVE
Winner:
Dave Stott, Capital Innovation Insurance Group

 

INSURER AWARDS

GENERAL INSURER BDM OF THE YEAR
Winner:
Melissa La Spina, Hollard Commercial

UNDERWRITING AGENCIES COUNCIL UNDERWRITING AGENCY BDM OF THE YEAR
Winner:
Craig Stanley, CHU Underwriting Agency

BLAKE OLIVER CONSULTING AUSTRALIAN GENERAL INSURER OF THE YEAR
Winner:
Zurich General Insurance, Australia and New Zealand

UNDERWRITING AGENCIES COUNCIL AUSTRALIAN UNDERWRITING AGENCY OF THE YEAR
Winner:
CHU Underwriting Agencies

AAMC GENERAL INSURER CLAIMS TEAM OF THE YEAR
Winner:
Allianz Australia

WILBUR UNDERWRITING AGENCY CLAIMS TEAM OF THE YEAR
Winner:
GT Insurance

DUCK CREEK TECHNOLOGIES BEST DIGITAL STRATEGY – INSURER
Winner:
Blue Zebra Insurance

BEST COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM – INSURER
Winner:
Zurich Australia Insurance

BEST SERVICE PROVIDER AWARD
Winner:
Claim Central

On behalf of Insurance Business and Key Media, a huge thanks to all our sponsors, including AAMC, AXA XL, Blake Oliver, CHU, Duck Creek Technologies, QBE, the UAC and Wilbur. We look forward to seeing you in person to celebrate together in 2022.