Thank you to the judges of the 2023 Insurance Business Australia Awards

Thank you to the judges of the 2023 Insurance Business Australia Awards

Thank you to the judges of the 2023 Insurance Business Australia Awards | Insurance Business Australia

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Thank you to the judges of the 2023 Insurance Business Australia Awards

The night was “fantastic”

Insurance News

By
Daniel Wood

In the afterglow of the recent Insurance Business Australia Awards, we’d like to send out a big thank you to all the judges. The judging panel comprised of 23 prominent leaders and experts in Australia’s insurance industry.

Insurance Business would like to thank them for generously contributing the time and expertise needed to go through nominations and pick out the winners.

2023 Awards judges

This year’s panel:


David Akers, national sector leader, Insurance, KPMG
Hilary Bates, chief operations officer and executive sponsor of Project Swift, Life & Investments, Zurich Financial Services Australia Limited
Jenny Bax, chief executive officer, Underwriting Agencies Council (UAC)
Trent Brown, director distribution, Allstate Underwriting
Kelly Butler, cyber practice Leader, Pacific, Marsh JLT Specialty, Marsh
Lisa Carter, managing director, Clear Insurance
Catherine Carlyon, country manager, Australia, AXA XL
Andrew Davies, CEO, Victorian Managed Insurance Authority
Tony Dodd, chief executive officer, GT Insurance
Simone Dossetor, CEO, Insurtech Australia
Colin Fagen, managing director, Blue Zebra Insurance
Richard Feledy, managing director, Allianz Australia
Stacy Finnegan, national director authorised representatives, National, Aon
Chris Hamilton, manager, marketing and communications (APAC), Duck Creek
Elliot Hill, managing director, Business, QBE Insurance
Marni Jackson, head of product, Youi
Simon Lightbody, CEO, Rhodian Group
Eric Lowenstein, CEO, Tego
Sarah Lyons, chief executive, Gallagher Australia
Anthony Pagano, head of distribution, Vero
Jill Stewart, head of FINEX (financial and executive risks) Australasia, Willis Towers Watson
Barbara Stenning, national head of claims, Berkley Insurance Australia
Chay Wilkinson, CEO, ANA Chartered Loss Adjusters

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Prizes, glamour and fun

“The night has been fantastic,” said UAC CEO Jenny Bax, during the awards celebrations. “It is only early but I’m sure it’s really going to start heating up soon.”

The night did heat up as trail blazing insurance professionals, including brokers, insurers and underwriters, received awards across 25 categories.

Meanwhile attendees enjoyed a banquet dinner to the live music of SongDivision and the wit of MC Merrick Watts.

The Key Media events team would also like to extend its appreciation to all the attendees and sponsors who supported the event.

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