2022 Women in Protection and Health Awards Winners and Highly Commended


Business Development Manager of the Year

Winner: Rupinder Bahra, MetLife UK

Woman of the Year - Technology

Winner: Stephanie Hydon, iPipeline

Women of the Year - Marketing

Winner: Kate Kilpatrick, Willis Tower Watson

Woman of the Year – Customer Support

Winner: Karen Cooper, Caspian Insurance

Highly Commended: Lorraine Donald, British Friendly


Women of the Year - Propositions

Winner: Amanda Kerr, Scottish Widows

Highly Commended: Vikki Jefferies, PRIMIS

Highly Commended: Katie Bird, Bupa

Woman of the Year – Claims

Winner: Fiona Greenwood, Aviva

Highly Commended: Lisa Kelly, LifeSearch

Women of the Year - Underwriting

Winner: Helen Croft, AIG Life

Women of the Year - Intermediary Support

Winner: Rupinder Bahra, MetLife UK

Highly Commended: Hannah Baker, LV=

Mentor of the Year

Winner: Zanele Sibanda, Towergate Health & Protection

Highly Commended: Rose St Louis, Lloyds Banking Group

Most Inspiring Returner

Winner: Rachel Wrigley, Bupa

Rising Star

Winner: Karla Edwards, The Protection Parent

Highly Commended: Anna Hayes, YuLife

Unsung Hero

Winner: Nicky Bray, Zurich

Diversity & Inclusivity Champion of the Year

Winner: Kathryn Knowles, Cura Financial Services

Outstanding Contribution to Diversity & Inclusion

Winner: AIG Life

Adviser of the Year

Winner: Karen Searle, St. James's Place Protection Planning - Future Proof

Highly Commended: Karen Chambers, St. James's Place Protection Planning - Future Proof


Inspirational Leader of the Year

Winner: Alaana Wooda, Bupa

Outstanding Contribution to the Industry

Winner: Stephanie Hydon, iPipeline


Congratulations to everyone!