Sarah Dunkley shortlisted for CII Young Achiever of the Year award

23rd March 2015

Covéa Insurance Senior Claims Technician, Sarah Dunkley has been shortlisted for the 5th Annual Young Achievers Award at the annual CII Institute of Reading event to be held on 27th March at the Hilton Hotel. The award recognises those individuals within the insurance profession who are demonstrating a significant contribution to the insurance industry or their community as well as showing outstanding performance within their job and making excellent progress through their professional qualifications. Sarah was one of only two people shortlisted for this award, which was previously won by Covéa Insurance two years ago.

Sarah is currently Acting Treasurer for the Insurance Institute of Reading and was last year successful in gaining a place on the CII’s New Generation Programme, which gives development opportunities to young insurance professionals. In addition, Sarah played a key role in the company obtaining Institute of Customer Service (ICS) Accreditation for the Covéa Insurance Commercial Claims Department.

Adrian Furness, Claims Director said of Sarah’s nomination:

“Sarah’s nomination reflects her passion and commitment to the insurance industry. She has played a key part in driving through initiatives aimed at improving customer service culminating in us being awarded ICS accreditation. She is evidence of the genuine desire we have to recruit and develop the future leaders of tomorrow to ensure that our ever-changing industry will continue to be driven by dedicated, knowledgeable and passionate individuals.”




About Covéa Insurance

Covéa Insurance Plc is the UK underwriting business of leading French mutual insurance group Covéa (which includes the global reinsurer PartnerRe since July 2022). 

Covéa Insurance looks after the insurance needs of UK customers, across a range of product lines; delivering financial reassurance through its Standard & Poor’s ‘AA- stable’ rating, as a guaranteed subsidiary of Covéa.  

Covéa Insurance has a strong people and service ethos and 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. In 2022 Covéa Insurance was named Insurer of the Year at the British Claims Awards and Personal Lines Insurer of the Year at the Insurance Times Awards.

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