16th May 2019
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has named Ryan Legge from Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers as its Young Broker of the Year 2019.
The two other highly commended finalists from a high quality field of entrants were Bethan Perris of Vista Insurance and Ashleigh Overton of Jelf
The award which recognises the performance of younger brokers and encourages commitment to the future professionalism of insurance broking.
The judges were impressed by Ryan’s commitment and professionalism, not only to his day job where he has an impressive proven track record but also his desire to promote the insurance industry via the Hayes Parsons apprenticeship scheme, which he also oversees.
BIBA Chair, Lord Hunt of Wirral said: “Ryan is a worthy winner and we all congratulate him on his award. He is clearly set to have a stellar career in broking, and I know we shall all enjoy watching his progression within the industry in the years ahead. My congratulations go also to Bethan and Ashleigh.”
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BIBA membership includes just under 2,000 regulated firms, employing more than 100,000 staff. General insurance brokers contribute 1% of GDP to the UK economy; they arrange 70% of all general insurance with a premium totalling £62.4bn and 87% of all commercial insurance business. Insurance brokers put their customers’ interests first, providing advice, access to suitable insurance protection and risk management.
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