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The Global Innovation Awards

The Global Innovation Awards presented by the International Insurance Society and Insurance Thought Leadership celebrate the transformative power of innovation within the insurance and risk management industry. These prestigious awards recognize insurers and insurtechs who push boundaries, drive positive change, and contribute to a more sustainable society. Three winners representing three categories— Property & Casualty, Life | Health | Retirement, and Predict & Prevent — will be honored at an awards gala at the Global Insurance Forum on Nov. 6. The Forum runs Nov. 5-7 at the Hilton Singapore Orchard.

Congratulations to the 2024 Honorees

Insurance Hall of Fame


Chairman & CEO
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited

Vanguard Market Development


IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company Limited

The Insurance Hall of Fame

Recognized as the premier award in the insurance industry, the Insurance Hall of Fame award is bestowed on an individual who has made a broad, encompassing and lasting contribution to the insurance industry, thereby affecting a substantial influence on the ability of the industry to serve society. Visit the Insurance Hall of Fame.

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Insurance Hall of Fame

The Vanguard Market Development Award

The Vanguard Market Development Award recognizes those who have substantially advanced the development of insurance in an underserved market or emerging economy.

The Founder's Award

Honoring our founder, this prestigious award recognizes individuals who have made a significant and lasting contribution to insurance thought, product, practice or education.

RGA Leaders of Tomorrow Program

The RGA Leaders of Tomorrow is designed to support a leadership trajectory for a select group who represent the rising stars of the industry. The program cultivates the next generation of decision makers by attracting and motivating key talent, stimulating creative thinking on strategic issues, promoting deeper engagement across core business functions, expanding global peer networks, and providing access to senior executives’ cross-sector networks and coaching from seasoned executives.

The program culminates with the publication of original papers submitted by the RGA Leaders of Tomorrow participants and a special session for the candidates at the IIS Global Insurance Forum. One candidate is selected for the RGA Leaders of Tomorrow Leadership Award and recognized at the IIS Awards Ceremony before an audience of global industry executives.

Congratulations to the 2023 RGA Leaders of Tomorrow Leadership Award Recipient

Felicia Er

Chief Risk Officer, MSIG Asia Pte Ltd

RGA Leaders of Tomorrow
Leaders of Tomorrow

Global Centers of Insurance Excellence

A certification program for universities and colleges with outstanding Risk Management and Insurance programs, designed to elevate the importance of risk management education.

2023 GCIE Inductees