The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) has launched Year of the Insurance Professional, a new initiative showcasing insurance professionals' success.
As part of the initiative, senior industry leaders took part in ANZIIF's professionalism video series, where they described what professionalism means to them. The organisation also introduced the “Making a Difference” recognition awards, highlighting an individual who has gone above and beyond to display professionalism in their workplace and for their customers.
Damian Falkingham, ANZIIF general manager industry engagement, said the initiative aims to bring the industry together to recognise professionalism and celebrate achievements.
“I believe this can be a key driver for industry collaboration following a challenging 2020 due to the CAT season and COVID impacts,” Falkingham said.
“Supporting the community when they need it most is at the heart of what we do in insurance. Help us celebrate the success of our insurance professionals by taking part in our initiatives this year and showcase what career opportunities exist in the industry for those looking for a career in insurance.”
ANZIIF chief executive officer Prue Willsford added: “ANZIIF remains committed to lifting the professional standards of the industry and its people in Australia, New Zealand, and the Asia-Pacific region.
“Defining what it means to be an insurance professional and working collaboratively is fundamental to ensuring a sustainable future for our industry.”