Oliver Rose announced winner of the Young Broker of the Year Award

11th May 2016

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association has named Oliver Rose from One Call Insurance as its national Young Broker of the Year for 2016.

Cally McBride of UK Special Risks Ltd and Harry Mills of Citynet Insurance Brokers Ltd were named as national finalists for the award which recognises the performance of younger brokers and encourages commitment to the future professionalism of insurance broking.

Due to his commitment to his role Oliver has seen not only his own career develop but he has also been integral in the outstanding growth of a regional insurance broker.

The award was presented by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown at BIBA 2016.

Steve White, BIBA’s Chief Executive, said: “This year’s entrants were of an exceptionally high standard.  All those that reached the finals day were outstanding candidates but Oliver’s achievements set him apart. He is a worthy winner of the award. Oliver will no doubt be an influential figure within the insurance sector as his career develops.”

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