Still pinching ourselves about winning the 2017 Best IPMI Intermediary at the prestigious International Health Insurance awards in London. An epic win against such big competition. Here’s the video of the category presentation. (Footage courtesy of Health Insurance Daily)

Read about the company’s win in this feature article in Insurance Business magazine.

Wellington brokerage Global Albatross won the 2017 Best Individual International Private Medical Insurance Intermediary Award at the Health Insurance Awards in London last week.

Global Albatross managing director Darren Manning said this was the first time a company outside of the UK had won that category in the Health Insurance Awards’ history.

The judges said that the company was “exactly the sort of intermediary that is a credit to this industry,” provides “real expertise” in broking, and called their approach to clients “open, thorough and unbiased.”

Manning said: “I am extremely proud of our team, and honoured to have served our clients over the past year. We look forward to continuing to deliver the high-quality service that the company has now been recognised for.”

Manning, originally from the Hawkes Bay, returned to Wellington in February 2014 after living in China for a decade. His decision to return was driven by his desire to provide his young family with a good lifestyle.

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