W+K APIG Scholarship winner announced

Wotton + Kearney and APIG are delighted to announce that Kristine Salgado of Willis Australia has won the inaugural W+K APIG Scholarship. Kristine’s application was selected because of her thought provoking account of the way forward for the insurance industry and her contribution to financial lines insurance at such a young age.

As part of the Scholarship, Kristine will travel to the Professional Indemnity Forum Conference in Oxford England in July 2016 and visit the Lloyd’s insurance market in London, courtesy of XL Catlin. Kristine will also receive a grant of $7,500 towards flights, accommodation and spending.

Our Chief Executive Partner David Kearney and a member of the judging panel comments:

“W+K is delighted to be associated with a scholarship which showcases the young talent in financial lines insurance, a specialist area of focus for our firm. The quality of applications was outstanding and augers well for the future of financial lines insurance.”

Jeremy Scott-Mackenzie, President of APIG and also a member of the judging panel comments:

“It is wonderful to hear that so many younger members are passionate about the financial lines industry. There were over 30 submissions from all sectors from across Australia and further afield. The submissions addressed the opportunities that make our industry so exciting in the 21st century. I would like to thank each of those that shared their contribution and views, and I would also like to thank David Kearney and W+K for their generous support of this Scholarship.”


W+K APIG Scholarship WEB

L to R: Cain Jackson (Partner, Wotton + Kearney), Kristine Salgado, Lisa Biggar (APIG National Committee Member).

10/12/2015