Risk Professional of the Year 

Open to women working in a risk management, risk assessment or risk mitigation role the UK general insurance industry whether for a business, public sector body, broker, insurer, consultancy or service provider.


Claims Professional of the Year 

Open to women working in a claims role in the UK general insurance industry. This includes, but is not limited to, loss adjusters, specialist service providers, lawyers, brokers and insurers.


London Market Professional of the Year 

Open to women working in any professional, operational or management capacity in the London insurance market. This includes, but is not limited to, brokers, insurers, MGAs.

Underwriting Professional of the Year 

Open to women working in an underwriting or risk pricing role in the UK general insurance industry whether for an insurer, reinsurer MGA or other risk carrier.

Insurance Broker of the Year 

Open to women working in the broking sector in the UK general insurance industry.

Insurance Lawyer of the Year 

Open to women working for any law firm that offers services to the UK general insurance market.

Digital Champion of the Year 

Open to women working in any capacity in the UK general insurance market who have driven, inspired or delivered genuine digital innovation.

Insurance Woman of the Year (small to medium firms) 

Open to women whose overall achievements and work within the UK general insurance industry has helped raise the profile of the sector as a career for women either through education, training, leadership, mentoring or acting as a role model. The award is not specific to any particular role, but the nominee must be able to demonstrate their influence in attracting and/or retaining women into the sector. Less than 500 employees.

Insurance Woman of the Year (large firms)

Open to women whose overall achievements and work within the UK general insurance industry has helped raise the profile of the sector as a career for women either through education, training, leadership, mentoring or acting as a role model. The award is not specific to any particular role, but the nominee must be able to demonstrate their influence in attracting and/or retaining women into the sector. More than 500 employees.

Mentor of the Year 

Open to men and women in the UK general insurance sector who have supported and encouraged women to fulfil their potential within the workplace.

Role Model of the Year

Open to women in the UK general insurance sector who have helped inspire others to fulfil their potential and achieve excellence in the workplace.

Young Insurance Woman of the Year Award (small to medium firms)

Open to women in the UK general insurance sector who are under 30 and have impressed colleagues with their desire to succeed and strive to achieve excellence in the workplace. Nominees must be 30 years of age or under on 1st November 2019. Less than 500 employees.

Young Insurance Woman of the Year Award (large firms) 

Open to women in the UK general insurance sector who are under 30 and have impressed colleagues with their desire to succeed and strive to achieve excellence in the workplace. Nominees must be 30 years of age or under on 1st November 2019. More than 500 employees.

Change Excellence Award 

Open to women in the UK general insurance sector who have made a valuable business contribution by driving through change. This could be related to a project, product, task or process. The nominee must have a lead or key role in delivering change and must either be ongoing or have taken place in 2018/2019.

Team Leader of the Year 

Open to women in the UK general insurance sector who head up a team and can demonstrate excellence in leadership, communication and vision.


Most Inspiring Returner 

For women who have returned to work in 2018 in the UK general insurance sector following maternity leave and have acted as a role model to women looking to achieve the balance between work and family life.


Rising Star Award 

Open to women in the UK general insurance sector who have made a strong impact in a short space or time and are most likely to progress further. There is no age limit and candidates can be graduates, non-graduates, trainees or managers. Nominees must be working for less than 3 years in the sector on 1st November 2019.


Unsung Hero Award 

Open to women including those in back office and non-consumer facing roles who has gone above and beyond to contribute to their business, support a team or encourage diversity in the workplace.

Marketer of the Year 

Open to women in the UK general insurance sector who have made a significant contribution in a marketing or communications role.


Contribution to Gender Diversity Award 

Open to companies and organisations in the general insurance sector that have implemented a project, initiative or wider changes in gender diversity within a business or the industry more broadly.


Contribution to Diversity Award 

Open to companies and organisations in the general insurance sector that have implemented a project, initiative or wider changes in diversity, excluding gender, within a business or the industry more broadly.


Outstanding Achievement Award

In recognition of a woman who has risen to the top of the career ladder and is an inspiration to future female leaders. This award will be decided by the panel.