AON BENFIELD SCHOLARSHIP WINNER ANNOUNCED Source: ANZIIF, 23 June 2017
Aon Benfield and the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) have awarded the 2017 Aon Benfield Scholarship to Jack Hunt. Hunt is an Associate at Clyde & Co and submitted the winning entry on this year’s topic, Lifetime Insurance: A revolution, or a step too far?. As the winner, Hunt attended the 52nd annual Aon Benfield Global Clients Reinsurance Seminar in London from 26 June to 6 July 2017, an educational opportunity and intensive study programme where he will gain an understanding of the principles and practices of arranging reinsurance on a global scale. “I am absolutely thrilled to have been chosen as the winner of this year’s Aon Benfield Scholarship. “Both ANZIIF and Aon are providing me a unique opportunity to learn more about the global insurance and reinsurance industries and its best practices through this scholarship. “I believe this will further develop my career and I am extremely grateful that my submission was successful,” said Hunt. Established to reward and recognise outstanding insurance professionals in the Australian and New Zealand insurance markets and to emphasise the importance of continuing professional development in all aspects of the industry, the scholarship, in partnership with ANZIIF, has been sponsored by Aon Benfield for the past 13 years. The scholarship was determined by a judging panel of industry figures, including: APAC/CEO Australia & New Zealand, Aon Benfield Officer, Customer Labs, IAG Analytics, Aon Benfield The winner was recognised at the annual Australian Insurance Industry Awards in Sydney on 31 August 2017.