Applications for the Valerie Baker Memorial Award close next week.
Jointly sponsored by AIMS Group, Gold Seal
, and the Steadfast Group, with support from Lloyd’s Australia and Lloyd’s of London, the Award recognises excellence in professional practice in the general insurance intermediary sector.
The winner will get a career-enhancing opportunity to see first-hand how the London Market operates.
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The winner will receive an expenses-paid trip to London; an education experience tailored to the winner's special interests; a thorough familiarisation with Lloyd's of London and the workings of the London market; and meetings with brokers, underwriters, and other senior members of the London market.
The winner will be chosen from a pool of nominees short-listed and interviewed by a panel of judges drawn from the sponsors. The panel will compose of Jim Rudkin of Steadfast Group; Chris Mackinnon
of Lloyd’s Australia; Martin McAvenna of AIMS Group; and will be chaired by Sheila Baker
, managing director, Gold Seal
Last year's Award winner, Daniel Bullock of Safeguard Insurance Brokers, spoke highly of his experience in winning the Valerie Baker Memorial Award.
“The contacts I have made both here in Australia and in London and their willingness to assist me was an experience in itself,” he said.
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