IUMI Conference Award
About the CBMU IUMI Conference Award:
The CBMU IUMI Conference Award was created to encourage new or younger marine insurance professionals in Canada to attend the IUMI Conference and provide them with an opportunity to be introduced to the international marine insurance community. The award will cover the IUMI 2018 Conference Registration as well as transportation and accommodations expenses, for a total amount of $7,500 CAD. The 2018 IUMI Conference is taking place September 16th to September 19th 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. The 2018 Award winner is Danielle Jackson, Intact Insurance.
Past Recipients & Reports
2017 - Mark McNeil, Coast Underwriters +/-
Mark was appointed Director of Atlantic Operations, for Coast Underwriters Ltd. in December 2011. Prior to joining Coast Underwriters, he worked for RSA in their National Training Program. Mark has worked at Coast Underwriters’ Toronto, Vancouver and Halifax offices as a Commercial
2016 - Jennifer Bensley, Intact Insurance +/-
Jennifer began her career in marine insurance in the summer of 2011 as a Marine Summer Student with Axa Pacific. After a rewarding summer, she went back to the University of Victoria to complete the final year of her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a Minor in European Studies. Upon completion of her degree in June 2012, she returned to the Intact Marine team as an Underwriting Assistant for both the Yachts and Commercial Marine teams. In 2013 she became a Marine Underwriter for both Yachts and Commercial Marine, which then led her to becoming an Intermediate Marine Underwriter in the spring of 2016. She has diligently been working towards completing her CIP designation with a focus on Marine.
To become more immersed in the marine insurance industry she has become an active member of the Marine Insurance Association of British Columbia (MIABC) and regularly attends industry functions. She has assisted the Chair of the MIABC Education Committee for the past two years and most recently became the MIABC Treasurer.
2013 - Lance Rettinger, CNA Canada