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Aloise Robinson Q&A; Why I became an Insurance Apprentice

19-Apr-2018 08:54:23 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Women in Insurance, The Insider, Student Stories, Careers, Apprentice

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Just under a year ago, Aloise Robinson was diligently filling in her CAO form, although after months of research, she admits that she didn’t really know what she wanted to do, and still hadn’t found a course that truly appealed to her. During this process, Aloise came across our earnandlearn.ie website where she discovered the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship route to a degree that seemed to perfectly match what she was looking for.

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Getting to Know Fiona O'Gorman

09-Mar-2018 16:27:35 / by Anne Roberts posted in Women in Insurance, Inspiring Leaders, Student Stories, Careers

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Fiona O'Gorman is the Head of Operations, at Allianz. We recently caught up with her to chat about her career path to date and what she is aiming for in the future.

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The Female Lead: Inga Beale

08-Mar-2018 13:55:29 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Inspiring Leaders, Women in Insurance

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Dame Inga Beale, CEO of Lloyd's of London and CII President, talks to us about why women need to believe in their own abilities more in order to succeed.

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Ciara O'Grady on her key thoughts on the Irish regulatory landscape for InsurTech companies

08-Mar-2018 09:27:25 / by Hesus Inoma posted in Inspiring Leaders, Women in Insurance, Industry Insights, "InsurTech"

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One of the featured top 10 InsurTech Influencers in our March Insider Magazine, Hesus Inoma interviews Ciara O’Grady, a Senior Manager on the Risk & Regulation team at Deloitte about her views on the InsurTech regulatory landscape.

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Getting to know: Arlene O'Brien

22-Nov-2016 09:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Women in Insurance

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Meet Arlene O'Brien, Deputy President of The Insurance Institute of Galway

 

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Getting to know: Clare Grimes

18-Oct-2016 09:14:56 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Women in Insurance

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Meet Clare Grimes, President of The Insurance Institute of Galway.

 

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Stepping outside your comfort zone – Michelle Boland

21-Jun-2016 10:39:42 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Inspiring Leaders, Women in Insurance

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Michelle Boland of Willis Towers Watson started out with a degree in microbiology and has now made a successful career in insurance. Here, she explains her journey into the profession and why she’s never looked back.

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The importance of mindfulness in the office

21-Jun-2016 10:36:39 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Women in Insurance, Careers

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The term ‘mindfulness’ might conjure up an image of meditation and relaxation; however, it can also be a very useful management tool, one that can and should be incorporated into all workplaces. It might seem like an abstract exercise, but when practiced regularly, mindfulness can be very powerful.

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From switchboard to CEO – Adrienne O'Sullivan

21-Jun-2016 10:32:15 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Inspiring Leaders, Women in Insurance

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Adrienne O’Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer of DAS Ireland, talks the importance of work/life balance, starting an award-winning company from scratch and why a career in insurance is so rewarding.

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Being your own boss – Jane Brady

21-Jun-2016 10:24:17 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Inspiring Leaders, Women in Insurance

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Jane Brady, Managing Director at Brady Insurance and former President of The Insurance Institute of Sligo tells her story of how she entered the insurance industry, overcame professional challenges and why networking and mentoring were such key components in her career success.

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