Danny Butler is a publisher at Finder specialising in car, life, health, home, business and pet insurance. He previously worked at the global insurer Aon and has appeared in the UK’s national media giving advice on insurance. Danny holds a BA in international business from the University of Plymouth.
Insurance Innovation Awards 2021
These awards identify the most innovative providers across the areas of business, car, health, home, life and pet insurance.
Welcome to the Finder Insurance Innovation Awards 2021
Finder’s new series of Innovation Awards recognise financial providers that are innovating in their chosen field, by bringing new and impactful features to the market and delivering beneficial services to their customers.
The latest instalment of our Innovation Awards series focuses on the insurance sector for the first time. A shortlist of providers was drawn together by Finder’s subject area specialists and the finalists were then assessed by an expert panel of judges.
We are delighted to announce the winning and highly commended companies in the following categories:
- Business Insurance Innovation
- Car Insurance Innovation
- Health Insurance Innovation
- Home Insurance Innovation
- Life Insurance Innovation
- Pet Insurance Innovation
Watch our video of the awards announcement below, or click on the categories underneath it to reveal our winners!
The shortlist of finalists in each category was selected by Finder’s subject area specialists, who identified the providers they felt were displaying key innovations in their field.
The shortlist was then passed to an expert judging panel (details below), who decided the winning and highly commended companies by assessing the finalists across three different criteria: uniqueness of innovation, impact in the market and value to customers.
Danny Butler, Insurance Publisher, Finder
Dylan Bourguignon, Council Member, Insurtech UK
Franziska Arnold-Dwyer, Lecturer in Insurance Law, Queen Mary University of London
Martin Friel, Insurance Journalist
Dylan Bourguignon is a founding council member of Insurtech UK, an association with the mission to make the UK the global leader for insurance innovation. He is also the CEO of digital insurtech startup so-sure. Dylan previously spent 10 years in private equity investing and business development, and he has a MBA from Harvard Business School.
Dr Franziska Arnold-Dwyer is a solicitor, lecturer and the specialism director for insurance law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary University of London. She is the author of ‘Insurable Interest and the Law’ (Routledge, 2020) and a contributing author to ‘The Law of Reinsurance’ (Sweet & Maxwell, 2019). Franziska has a PhD in commercial law.
Martin Friel has been writing about insurance for 15 years. He was the editor of Insurance Age before joining AXA, where he was head of communications for the insurer’s UK operations. He nows works as a freelance journalist and communications adviser, writing for trade magazines and newspapers, and advising insurers and brokers on content creation and media engagement.
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