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Siân Barton

Editor, Insurance Age

Siân joined Insurance Age as commissioning editor in 2014 and prior to this worked on a range of B2B titles covering topics including recycling, the co-operative movement and health and social care.

After a stint as deputy editor she was promoted to editor in 2018. During that year she also joined, alongside a set of intrepid insurance professionals, the InsureTrek which saw the group hike the Mont Blanc Massif and raise more than £100,000 for Insurance United Against Dementia.

In 2020 Siân was the recipient of the British Insurance Brokers’ Association Journalist of the Year award while Insurance Age took the trophy for Publication of the Year. She also won Profile of the Year.

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Articles by Siân Barton

BHL-backed Coral Insurance opens for business

Specialist legal expenses provider Coral Insurance, backed by Allianz, began trading this week with the aim of making LEI a “valued, must have” for UK consumers and targeting 15% of the market.

30 minutes with: Ardonagh's Rob Worrell

Rob Worrell joined Ardonagh Advisory – which includes Towergate, Ethos Broking and the networks business – in 2017. Insurance Age caught up with him to find out what has changed for the £4bn GWP broker

Backpage - May 2022

Meet our pet of the month, learn about the industry's charity endeavours and take a look at the lighter side of insurance

Carlyle funds buy NSM in £1.44bn deal

White Mountains Insurance Group has signed a definitive agreement to sell NSM Insurance Group to investment funds affiliated with global investment firm Carlyle the former majority backers of PIB Group.

A watershed moment for HR

Joanne Wright, people and culture director at Specialist Risk Group, explains how the pandemic has forced a sea-change in insurance HR.

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