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10 Inspirational Women in IT Within the Speciality Insurance Market


This year’s campaign theme for International Women's Day 2024 is ‘Inspire Inclusion’ to emphasise the importance of diversity and empowerment in all aspects of society.

The theme underscores the crucial role of inclusion in achieving gender equality. It calls for action to break down barriers, challenge stereotypes, and create environments where all women are valued and respected

In honour of this year’s theme the Pioneer Search team have hand-picked 10 Inspirational women in IT within the Speciality Insurance Market to feature for their outstanding contribution to changing the industry they work in.
All of the women featured have either won or been highly commended in relevant market awards and deserve a massive shout out for paving the way for other women within the sector.
Check out Pioneer Search’s 10 Inspirational women in IT within the Speciality Insurance Market below 

Alexandra Sidgreaves
Chief data officer | Zurich Insurance
The Most Influential Person in Data 2024
Bijal Patel
Co - Founder & Chief Technical Officer | Aurora
Winner | Digital Champion of the Year
Hannah Wood
Head of business transformation | Marsh
Highly Commended |Outstanding Contribution to Operations & Change

Kanika Chaganty
Chief Data Officer | Brit Insurance
Nominated | The Most Influential People in Data
Laura Horrocks
Head of Fraud Technology and Intelligence | Sedgwick
Nominated | Technology Champion of the Year
Marion Shaw
Head of Data & Analytics | Chaucer Group
Nominated | The Most Influential People in Data
Nicki Tang
Chief Information Officer | Tokio Marine HCC International
Winner 2023 UK | Next CIO Award Cohort
Sarah Kellerman
IT Director | Marsh McLennan
Winner | Insurance Woman of the Year (large firms)
Sasha Jory
Chief Information Officer | Hastings Direct
Award Winner no. 92 | CIO 100 Awards 2023
Sheila Cameron
CEO | Lloyd's Market Association
Highly Commended | Outstanding Contribution to Industry Transformation

Congratulations to all those mentioned above and to all women who inspire others to understand and value women's inclusion.

When women themselves are inspired to be included, there's a sense of belonging, relevance, and empowerment. Happy International Women’s Day.

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