Outstanding exam success for a Covéa Insurance employee

14th March

Covéa Insurance is delighted to announce that Sam Lake from their Financial Crime Team has recently been awarded the 2014 Diploma prize by the Insurance Institute of Reading. This prestigious award recognises Sam’s successful completion of his Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) Diploma where he achieved the highest regional examination marks.

Although Sam has only been with the company for less than a year, he has demonstrated a strong commitment to his professional development. Sam is also an active member of the Insurance Institute of Reading Council, where he represents Covéa Insurance and ensures the company maintains a professional relationship with the Insurance Institute. Sam attends the Insurance Institute’s monthly meetings in his own time and actively supports the company’s Learning & Development team in promoting the benefits of professional development with the CII to colleagues.

In recognition of his achievement, Sam will be a guest of the Insurance Institute of Reading at their Awards Dinner on the 21st March 2014, where he will be awarded the Diploma Prize.




About Covéa Insurance

Covea Insurance Plc is the UK underwriting business of leading French mutual insurance group Covéa, who are number 1 for property and liability insurance in France, generating over 16.6 billion Euros in premiums in 2020.   

Covéa Insurance looks after the insurance needs of over 2 million policyholders; delivering financial reassurance through its Standard & Poor’s ‘AA- stable’ rating, as a guaranteed subsidiary of Covéa. 

The company offers motor, household, protection, pet, mid and high net worth insurance and a range of commercial insurance products, through a range of distribution channels.

Employing over 1900 people, Covéa Insurance has a strong people and service ethos.  It holds ServiceMark accreditation with Distinction for its Personal Lines operation and its Commercial & HNW Claims teams, as well as Chartered Insurer status for its Commercial business.  Covéa Insurance is signatory to the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter and the insurance Inclusivity Pledge and has been named one of the top 75 employers in West Yorkshire & the Humber.

Recently, Covéa Insurance won the General Insurer of the Year award at the British Insurance Awards 2021. It was named as the Best Place to Work in Digital (Large Organisations) at the Digital Technology Leaders Awards and as the Best Employer at the Yorkshire Financial Awards.  They were also recipients of the Best Insurer title at the British Claims Awards, High Net Worth Product of the Year Award at the Insurance Times Awards, the Staff Empowerment Award at the Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Awards.

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