National broker awards finalists named

National broker awards finalists named | Insurance Business

National broker awards finalists named
The finalists for national NIBA awards have been set as the Western Australia winners have been named.

Broker of the Year for the state was named as Clive Higgins, AJG state manager – corporate claimed the award ahead of LTM Risk Partners director David White.

In the Young Broker of the Year category, Luke Pratt, Willis account executive, took out the award ahead of Erica Haworth, account executive at AJG and Dan McCallum, senior account executive at Australian Reliance.

With WA now awarded, five finalists for each national award have now been set and will head to Melbourne for the NIBA Convention where the winners will be announced in September.

“We commend all our finalists, whose commitment to excellence and client advocacy is absolutely first rate. They exemplify the highest standards of professionalism and competence in the broking industry,” Dallas Booth, NIBA CEO, said of the state winners.

Broker of the Year Award national finalists
NSW/ACT: Brian Salisbury – Director, Austbrokers SPT
SA/NT: Andrew Benda – Owner, City Rural Insurance Brokers
QLD: Anna Sayers – Director, AMS Insurance Brokers
VIC/TAS: Bunmi Ajayi – Managing Director/CEO, Megalines Insurance & Risk Advisers
WA: Clive Higgins – State Manager - Corporate, Arthur J Gallagher

Young Professional Broker of the Year Award national finalists
NSW/ACT: Amanda Blackburn – National Divisional Manager, JLT
SA/NT: Alex Conlon – Senior Account Manager, BJS Insurance Brokers
QLD: Bronte Neville – Client Executive, Queenscorp Insurance Services
VIC/TAS: Luke Chrzanowski – Account Manager, Tresidder Insurance Group
WA: Luke Pratt – Account Executive, Willis