Young Broker of the Year

The Young Broker of the Year Award, recognises young brokers for their excellent performance and contribution to broking and aims to encourage commitment to the future professionalism of the insurance industry.

2017 Winner

The Young Broker of the Year Award for 2017 went to Oliver Ferrari from Marsh . Read the news story

2018 Entry Submission

The overall winner for this prestigious award and 2 finalists is chosen from entries from all of the 12 BIBA regions. The outright winner will receive a prize of £1,500. The other two finalists will each receive £250.00.
All three finalists will be invited to attend the BIBA conference on the 16th May 2018 for an official presentation of their certificates of achievement.
Entries to the National Young Broker of the Year Award 2018 are judged by industry experts and at the judge’s discretion, a number of highly commended certificates will be awarded to other entries of a high standard.

Entry Form

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All entries should be completed and submitted to Diane Smyllie by 7 March 2018

Diane Smyllie Membership Manager
Telephone: 020 7397 0205



Entry Criteria

All entrants should follow these criteria for their submission:

• Applicants must be from a BIBA member firm and can be employees, directors or partners.

• Entries should be in the form of a summary between 500 and 1000 words(2 A4 pages). The applicant can apply directly or be nominated by a line manager. The personal statement must be completed by the applicant. If completing your own application, although it is not essential, there is space for you to obtain a statement from your manager in support of your submission.

Please avoid producing documents in the style of a Curriculum Vitae or Job Description.

• Applicants must be 30 years old or under on date of entry and must have at least three years industry experience.
A regional winner’s finals day will be held at Bevis Marks on the 11th April 2018, involving training sessions, apprentice style interviews and team building exercises. All applicants must be available to attend.

Award Criteria

Applicant must have tangible evidence of achievement which could broadly fit into any one or more of the following:

  • Entrants Personal Achievement (As a guide, the judges will award up to 30% for this area of performance)
  • Entrants industry achievements outside of work – engagement the wider business community e.g. BIBA , CII, charity or other outside worthy causes. (As a guide, the judges will award up to 20% for this area of performance)
  • CII points achieved divided by numbers of years in the industry(As a guide, the judges will award up to 10% for this area of performance)
  • Finalist Day Interview – Brief details of relevant personal details would also be useful e.g. Ethics, professionalism, commitment to broking. (As a guide, the judges will award up to 25% for this area of performance)
  • Final’s day exercise (As a guide, the judges will award up to 15% for this area of performance)