Finance Monthly. 5 In t roduc t i on Insurance Awards 2021 FM Welcome to the 2021 edition of the Finance Monthly Insurance Awards. Devoted to spreading inspiration across the world of insurance, every year, the Finance Monthly Insurance Awards have the privilege to recognise the phenomenal work done by insurance professionals and companies from across the globe. 2021 has been yet another year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic and the many challenges it continues to present the world economy with. As the multi-trillion dollar, high-growth insurance industry has been adapting to this, we feel that it is our responsibility to celebrate the hard- working players within it who are driving the sector forward in the unprecedented times we currently live in. I hope you enjoy this special edition which showcases the best of the best in the insurance field! Congratulations to our winners and finalists!