Why The Insurance Industry Has Put Diversity & Inclusion Front And Centre [Interview with Huw Evans]

Huw Evans, Huw is the Director General of the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

This is the third of a 3 part series around the launch of ICAN, the Insurance Cultural Awareness Network.


Here’s some key messages from this episode:

– How the ABI can play a role in promoting diversity and inclusion in Insurance

– The need for intelligent debates and not witch hunts

– The opportunity to “take others with you

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Here’s some key takeaways from this episode:

Placing Diversity Front & Centre

“I’ve seen significant growth of awareness of the issues, a significant growth in the appetitive to deal with them and an improvement in the data that’s needed to help make the argument”

Informing & Educating Others

“There are quite a chunk of people who aren’t hostile, at all, they just don’t know much, if you can take them with you, you’re converting quite a large chunk of people”

Diversity & Inclusion as a Business Imperative

“If we’re going to make long term and sustainable change, diversity and inclusion isn’t viewed a CSR, reputational nice to have, but viewed as essential to a company or a sector’s future prosperity and sustainability ”

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Huw Evans on Twitter

Association of British Insurers

ABI Diversity Hub


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