YIPs BN Next Gen Insurance Leader Award 2021 YIPs BN Next Gen Insurance Leader Award 2021

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YIPs BN Next Gen Insurance Leader Award 2021

Entries are now open for the annual Next Gen Insurance Leader 2021 Award, presented by Young Insurance Professionals (YIPs) and Barry.Nilsson.

Now in its third year, the Next Gen Insurance Leader Award recognises innovative thinking, leadership potential and business acumen, and encourages and supports the career development of young insurance professionals throughout Australia and New Zealand.

To be eligible, entrants must be aged 35 or younger, work in an area directly associated with general insurance and be a member of YIPs*. The winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize.

To be in the running, individuals must submit a 2,000 word essay exploring one of six real-world topics, including:

  • Disruptors in the insurance industry
  • The impacts of COVID-19 on globalisation
  • Australia's increase in litigation
  • Proactively preparing for external threats and opportunities
  • Attracting and nurturing young talent in insurance
  • COVID-19's impact on the way we work

More information about the categories and how to enter is available here.

Winners will be determined by an independent panel of six judges and announced at the annual awards ceremony on 26 August. Submissions close on 8 August 2021.


For more information, contact Sally Cuskelly on 07 3231 6180 or at sally.cuskelly@bnlaw.com.au 

*Additional eligibility requirements apply - see submission guidelines for further details.