Policyfast are delighted to announce that our Property Team Leader, Gemma Peckham, has won the 2017 Cambridge Chartered Institute of Insurance’s Young Achiever of the Year Award. Judges were looking for a candidate who had proactively developed themselves over the past 12 months through CII examinations, other forms of professional study and has made a significant contribution to their team or local community. Gemma was presented with the award at a glamorous dinner at the renowned Kings College, Cambridge, after being selected as one of four finalists in November.
Coversure Group, Supporting Our People
In the past twelve months Gemma has passed her Cert CII, Level 3 Institute of Leadership and Management course, is studying towards an NVQ in Financial Services and has been instrumental in Policyfast’s Best of Breed project, bringing the best cover available to insurance brokers across the country.
Policyfast supported Gemma through her training as part of their continued focus on developing their employees and allowing them to thrive. Policyfast CEO Bob Darling said:
“One of our key strategies has been the investment in our people. Gemma is a brilliant example of grasping these development opportunities to develop and flourish as a team leader within Policyfast. Gemma has excelled and we are very proud of her achievements. The recognition from the Cambridge CII with her Young Achiever Award is well deserved.”
Bob also added:
“Our HR team has transformed our training and development proposition with the support of external parties such as The Wiser Academy, who handle all our CII qualifications, for whom we are very grateful. This investment in our people has added further staff satisfaction and engagement and created wonderful pride within the business.”
Policyfast are a wholesale underwriting agency working with thousands of brokers across the UK to supply exceptional insurance cover for competitive rates. Policyfast are located in two main locations, at Coversure House in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire and a dedicated Fleet team in Watnall, Nottinghamshire. Commenting on the award, Policyfast MD Steve Parker said:
“Gemma’s been an intrinsic part of our best of breed development and has become our expert regarding product coverage in the Landlords market.
Her enthusiasm and knowledge has shone through the whole development and this added to her CII training plan shows her commitment to onward professional development too.”