Anglia Market Forum 2021

Tuesday, 08 June 2021
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (UK time)

Join us online for this year's Anglia Market Forum where you will have the chance to question key representatives from the profession.

Learning objectives:

Delegates who attend this panel debate will be able to describe the items viewed most topical in 2021 by the leading lights of the insurance profession. This includes representatives from the insurer and broker markets.


David Williams - Managing Director Underwriting & Technical Services, AXA Insurance


Matthew Wilson - Group CEO, Brit Insurance

Kevin Hancock - Managing Director, Yutree Insurance

Alastair Blundell - Head of General Insurance, BIBA

Lisa Bartlett - President UK & Ireland, Crawford & Company


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Speaker Biographies

David Williams FCII
Managing Director Underwriting & Technical Services
AXA Insurance UK

David has over 30 years’ experience in General Insurance, roles including Chief Commercial Underwriter at one of AXA’s largest branches, Reinsurance Manager, Casualty Insurance Manager, Managing Director Claims and Managing Director Underwriting

David leads AXA’s work on Connected & Autonomous Vehicles, including work with 5 Government backed Consortia (including Venturer, UK Autodrive, & Flourish). He sits on the Association of British Insurers GIC and is Chair of the Autonomous Driving Group. He also Chairs RISCAuthority, the CII Underwriting Faculty, is a Board Member of the Fire Protection Association, and is a Non-Executive Director of AXA Assistance UK.

Matthew Wilson
Group CEO
Brit Insurance

Matthew is the Group CEO of Brit and serves on the Boards of Brit Limited, Brit Syndicates Limited and Brit Insurance Services USA inc.

Matthew began his career in Lloyd's in 1988. He joined Brit in 1999 to start up the International Property Division and was appointed as CEO of Brit Global Markets in May 2008, which subsequently became Brit Global Specialty in February 2012, combining our reinsurance and global markets divisions to form one Lloyd's platform.

Matthew has served on the Board of the LMA since May 2011.

Kevin Hancock
Managing Director
Yutree Insurance

Kevin started his career with Norwich Union & Provincial, and was Managing Director at The Davis Group for over 10 years. He is a Chartered Insurance Broker and chairs the CII’s Society of Insurance Broking. He is a founding member of the Newmarket Network and sits on the committee of the Newmarket Festival, organising fundraising events for local charities. A partner in Jemco Racing, Kevin takes part in endurance motor racing.

Alastair Blundell
Head of General Insurance

Alastair is Head of General Insurance at the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA), having joined in April 2019. In his current role he interacts with Government and the insurance industry to raise and solve issues that are important to brokers and consumers. Prior to BIBA, Alastair was Head of Distribution for Tokio Marine Kiln Group. He has over 35 years of experience in general insurance and spent the first 12 years of his career overseas, working in Hong Kong, Taipei and New York. He has extensive knowledge of both the UK regional and London insurance markets. He is a Chartered Insurer and a graduate of Oxford University.

Lisa Bartlett, MSc, FCII, FIRM
President, UK & Ireland
Crawford & Company

Lisa Bartlett joined Crawford in May 2019 as chief client officer for the UK business and in October 2019, she was promoted to president, UK & Ireland.

The former Aon area director and Towergate UK sales & marketing director served as regional director at AXA Insurance before joining Crawford.

Having worked in both the insurance and broking sectors in a variety of senior management roles, Lisa has a deep understanding and experience of the claims sector. She has a proven track record in developing new/new and new/existing business, implementing sales and retention strategies and leading major cultural change programmes.

With an MSc in Risk Management, Bartlett is a Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management and the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Please note: This event is a regional collaboration between the local institutes in the area. Your booking details will be shared with the Insurance Institute of Chelmsford and South Essex, which is acting as the host institute for this event.

CII Accredited

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