Natasha Kaplinsky announced as the new host for BIBA 2018

22nd February 2018

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has today announced that the broadcaster Natasha Kaplinsky is to take over as host of its 2018 Conference in Manchester on 16 and 17 May.

The BBC newsreader, Sophie Raworth was due to host the event but has had to withdraw because of the impending BBC coverage of the marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle on  19 May.

Announcing the change, BIBA’s Chief Executive, Steve White commented: “We are delighted to be able to confirm Natasha as the replacement host. We have been working with Natasha and her colleagues at ITN Productions to produce a programme on ‘De-Risking the Future’ and have found her to be extremely professional.  It is disappointing to lose Sophie, but a royal wedding is apparently of slightly greater public interest than BIBA 2018!”

More information about BIBA 2018 can be found at