Valerie Baker Memorial Award opens for applications

Valerie Baker Memorial Award opens for applications | Insurance Business Australia

Valerie Baker Memorial Award opens for applications
Australian general insurance brokers and underwriters who exemplify excellence have the opportunity to explore how the London market operates and gain valuable education experience with the opening of applications for the Valerie Baker Memorial Award.

The winner will get 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; a networking opportunity with members of the London market; and $1,000 in spending money courtesy of the 2017 award winner Karen Hardy.

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Australian residents who are currently employed by or the principal of a general insurance intermediary can apply or nominate another eligible candidate for the award until March 1.

Shortlisted nominees will be interviewed by a judging panel representing the award sponsors: “Anyone with passion for our industry and their community should apply,” said Hardy of ACME Insurance Brokers, who just got back from her London trip after winning the 2017 industry award. “I would highly recommend this programme to others – for me, this was a career highlight, and I truly believe that anyone with an interest in our industry and/or their future within it should attend. The connections made and opportunities presented are invaluable.” 

For more information about the award, visit the Gold Seal website or contact Gold Seal's Sheila Baker.

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