ANZIIF wins prestigious award overseas

The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) has been named the 2017 Educational Service Provider of the Year at the 21st Asia Insurance Industry Awards held in Singapore.

Prue Willsford, Chief Executive Officer at ANZIIF said, “ANZIIF is delighted to be recognised as the 2017 Educational Service Provider of the Year. It’s an exciting time to be working with the region’s insurance industry and our focus across the Asia-Pacific will only continue to grow in 2018.”

She mentioned that the past year has been heavily focused on the launch of ANZIIF’s new Skills Units, forming new partnerships across the Asia-Pacific region and collaborating with industry experts and organisations to provide quality education, training and professional development for insurance professionals.

The Asia Insurance Review website states, “ANZIIF has continued to demonstrate market leadership through the introduction of innovative education and training services that fulfils the dynamic needs of the industry. It has also actively launched numerous new standards and certifications, some of which are a result of its successful collaboration with a plethora of overseas partners, to enhance the professionalism of insurance executives.”

With more than 400 entries received for the Awards, the judging panel was made up of 23 industry leaders from around the world. The 21st Asia Insurance Industry Awards are organised and hosted by Singapore-based Asia Insurance Review held in conjunction with the 14th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference.

Sivam Subramaniam, Editor-in-Chief of Asia Insurance Review, said: “Congratulations to all! We salute the finalists and candidates, for their part in being building blocks to the success of the industry. The 16 winners carry the weight of the Awards to another level, acting as brand Ambassadors of Insurance in Asia and will have the duty to boost the value of insurance as a necessity in life and business.

The Education Provider award recognises the provision of outstanding and continuous education and training services to the insurance and reinsurance industry in the Asia-Pacific region and marks the 12th year ANZIIF has won the award (2002-2004, 2006, 2008-2011, 2013-2015 and 2017).