Zurich CEO Tim Plant announced as new ANZIIF President at AGM

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The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) has announced at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) that Tim Plant, CEO General Insurance (Australia & New Zealand), Zurich Australia will take over the position of ANZIIF President effective immediately. Ben Bessell, Chief Broking Officer, Austbrokers will take the role as Deputy President. Tim

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ANZIIF announce return of Australian Insurance Industry Awards for 2021

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The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) is delighted to announce the return of the Australian Insurance Industry Awards for 2021. The awards will be held at The Star Event Centre in Sydney on 26 October.    “2021 marks the 17th year of the awards, which are an annual celebration acknowledging the accomplishments of

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Life Industry come together to launch ‘first ever’ industry wide Professional Standards Framework

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As part of a shared commitment to unifying professional standards and further enhancing industry trust and confidence within the community, Australia’s life insurance industry has announced the development of an industry-wide Professional Standards Framework. Jointly developed and committed to by Australia’s leading life insurers, the framework formalises standards for professional excellence by implementing a consistent

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ANZIIF launches new industry initiative – The Year of the Insurance Professional

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ANZIIF is proud to launch the Year of the Insurance Professional, an initiative for 2021 which is all about showcasing the success of insurance professionals and raising awareness about the great stories we hear every day. Senior industry leaders actively endorsed the launch, taking part in ANZIIF’s professionalism video series where they described what professionalism means to them.

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ANZIIF launch New Zealand Code compliance training for General Insurance sector

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ANZIIF is proud to announce the launch of its new Level 5 equivalent compliance training for New Zealand advisers in General Insurance.  ANZIIF’s New Zealand Compliance for Advisers (General Insurance) defines the standards of competence, knowledge and skill prescribed in the Code of Professional Conduct for Financial Advice Services which comes into effect from 15 March 2021.

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TurksLegal and ANZIIF announce 2020 Bright Light Award winner

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TurksLegal and ANZIIF is excited to announce the winners of the 2020 Bright Light Award is the team of Chris Levitt, Louise Scott and Bipin Shangari from NTI. Brought to you by TurksLegal and ANZIIF, the Bright Light Award gives individuals and teams the chance to showcase an idea or view on general insurance claims

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2020 ICNZ and ANZIIF Scholarship winner announced

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The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) and the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) is proud to announce Anna Graham of IAG as the winner of the 2020 ICNZ and ANZIIF Scholarship. Anna is an Operational Risk Analyst at IAG and submitted a winning entry on this year’s topic question:

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AIA Australia CEO Damien Mu joins ANZIIF Board

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The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance is proud to announce the appointment of Damien Mu to the ANZIIF Board. Damien is the Chief Executive Officer for AIA Australia, holding extensive experience spanning over 20 years in the insurance industry. He is an executive leader in the Australian Financial Services industry with

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Panellists announced as 32nd ANZIIF General Insurance Breakfast goes virtual

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The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance have announced the panellists for the 32nd General Insurance Breakfast which will be hosted virtually on December 02. Damian Falkingham, ANZIIF General Manager Industry Engagement spoke about ANZIIF’s decision to host the event virtually in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. ‘The General Insurance Breakfast

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Submissions open for the 2020 Bright Light Award – prizes valued up to $6,500

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The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and TurksLegal are pleased to announce applications are now open for the 2020 Bright Light Award. The Bright Light Award is a platform for general insurance professionals to pitch an idea or opinion on a topic that relates to general insurance claims to a

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