How does BIBA act as the voice of brokers through its lobbying efforts? with Steve White from BIBA

Summary: With this year’s BIBA Conference just around the corner, Steve White returns for the latest episode of Covered in 15. While the annual event constitutes the majority of headlines relating to BIBA, much of the organisation’s activities to support its members are listed in the BIBA Manifesto. It is collated through conversations across the country, granting members a voice in Westminster, where BIBA is lobbying the government to support their members’ interests.

Quote: “In the Manifesto, we set out the issues, we set out our calls for action, things we want, and what we want the decision makers, whether they be the regulator, the civil servants, the politicians, etc, to do. We also set out a number of commitments for what we will do to help resolve the problem. That combination of suggesting solutions, calling for action, our commitments to put things right, all done in a transparent way, is what makes the Manifesto a very well received document down at Westminster.”

BIBA’s 2023 Manifesto

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Run time: 14.36

About the guest:

Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) has an extensive career in the insurance industry. He previously worked at Orion Insurance Company and the Financial Services Authority, before initially joining BIBA as Head of Compliance and Training.

About the host:

Adrian Saunders, Commercial Director at Ecclesiastical is responsible for delivering Ecclesiastical’s UK intermediated business. Before joining Ecclesiastical, Adrian held senior roles at Marsh, Zurich and Hiscox. Away from insurance, Adrian is a self-confessed cycling addict. Combining his passions for charity giving and cycling, he previously raised funds for charity by completing London Ride100 three times and cycling across Vietnam and Cambodia.

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