Berkley Insurance Australia is thrilled to announce that Barbara Stenning, National Head of Claims, has been recognised with the prestigious 2023 Elite Women in Insurance Award by Insurance Business. This commendation underlines her relentless dedication, unparalleled expertise, and significant contributions to the insurance industry for over 20 years.

Stenning’s unique background, combining qualifications in law and health, and her extensive experience in managing claims, especially in the defence of complex litigated and non-litigated claims, have fortified her as a central figure in the industry. Barbara’s remarkable journey from leading roles within the sector to becoming the CEO of a top American Insurer, in Australia, is an exemplary story of dedication and perseverance.

The Elite Women in Insurance Award celebrates intelligent, diverse, and impactful professionals in the insurance industry. These champions are not just climbing the ladder of success but are also committed to uplifting other women alongside them. Barbara’s award is a testament to her mastery of her field and her strong advocacy for diversity, inclusion, and belonging in the sector.

“Barbara is a prime example of the professional growth and significant impact women can achieve in the insurance industry,” said Tony Wheatley, CEO of Berkley Insurance Australia. “Her unique expertise and enduring commitment to providing the best outcomes for the insured, combined with her unwavering support for her high-performing team, distinguishes her in the field.”

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