Recognising excellence in protection

Dinner & Awards

The Protection Review Conference and Awards on 9th December will now be a virtual event.

We've had to make this decision because of ongoing COVID-19 concerns, but we've come up with a virtual event which will be a fast paced and exciting online alternative to our usual live event at The London Landmark Hotel. 

This is what we are doing:

Instead of the full day conference and evening awards dinner, everything will take place during a 2.5 hour morning event

We’ll announce award winners throughout the morning – and we'll be keeping the order of announcements a secret to create the anticipation you'd get from a real awards ceremony!

So please keep the morning of 9th December in your diary. We'll be sending out registration instructions soon. Make sure you have signed up to receive our email bulletins on the home page.

Final Awards Shortlists 2020

Following our judging day on 29th September - we have our award winners. We can't wait to hand out the awards at our Online Conference and Awards event on 9th December.

Here are the final short lists, in no particular order.

Underwriting and Claims Award in association with Hannover Re UK Life Branch

British Friendly
Shepherd’s Friendly
The Exeter
Legal & General
AIG Life

Best New Product Award in association with iress

Guardian (Combined Life and Critical Illness Protection)
L&G (Rental Protection Plan)
iPipeline (Product Features Report)
AIG Life (Smart Health)
Scottish Widows (Criticall Illness Cover)
The Exeter (Real Life updates)

Individual Protection Adviser in association with Scottish Widows

Kathryn Knowles (Cura)
Yasir Al-Din (2 Plan)
Roy McLoughlin (Cavendish Ware)
Alan Richardson (LifeSearch)
Alan Knowles (Cura)
Jiten Varsani (London Money)

Protection Intermediary in association with Vitality

Assured Futures
SJP Protection Planning
London Money

Innovation Award in association with Gen Re

Assured Futures
The Exeter
AIG Life
Scottish Widows

Best Care and Support Experience Award in association with Protection Guru

Health Claims Bureau
Medical Solutions
Teladoc Health
Square Health
Legal & General (Not A Red Card)

Young Achiever Award in association with Zurich

Tom Filipczak (LifeSearch)
Camilla Hoskisson (AIG Life)
Joe D’Cunha (Neilson)
Kelly Phillips (AIG Life)
Ben Davies (Assured Futures)

Health Insurance Adviser Award in association with Vitality

Assured Futures
Premier Choice Group

Doing it Better Award in association with The Exeter

Cirencester Friendly
National Friendly

Unsung Hero Award in association with LifeSearch

Victoria Thirwell (Cura)
Jessica Vitale (Cirencester)
Joe Saunders (Square Health)
Matthew Boulding (AIG Life)
Steve Fallon (Legal & General)
Chris Evans (AIG Life)

Organisation of the Year Award 

AIG Life
Legal & General
Protection Distributors Group 
Cover Magazine
Protection Guru
Chartered Insurance Institute

Protection Journalist of the Year Award in association with AIG Life

Simoney Kyriakou (Financial Adviser)
Adam Saville (Cover Magazine)
Kara Gammell (Freelance)
Katie Morley (The Telegraph)
Chloe Cheung (FT Adviser)
Harvey Jones (The Express/Freelance)
Jeff Prestridge (Mail on Sunday)
Laura Miller (Freelance)

Personality of the Year Award 

Adam Saville (Cover Magazine)
Ian Sawyer (Assured Futures)
Rob Harvey (Drewberry)
Kara Gammell (Freelance)
Emma Walker (LifeSearch)
Tom Baigrie (LifeSearch)
Richard Kateley (Legal & General)
Rose St Louis (KMPG)
Alain Desmier (Contact State)
Kathryn Knowles (Cura)
Andrew Wibberley (Alea Risk)
Sue Helmont (AIG Life)
Matthew Chapman (Plus Protect)
Vicky Churcher (AIG Life)
Katya MacLean (Guardian)
Steve Casey (Square Health)
Roshani Hill (ABI)
Naomi Greatorex (Health Protection Solutions)
Stephanie Hydon (iPipeline)
Emma Thomson (British Friendly)

Lifetime Achievement Award in association with Legal & General

There's no shortlist for this one. You'll have to tune in on 9th December to find out the winner.

A reminder of our award winners from previous years can be found here

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