John Batty of Manchester’s Bridge Insurance Brokers Ltd has been appointed chair of BIBA’s regional chairs’ advisory board and will represent members from across BIBA’s regions in the UK.

John, our Director of Technical Services, will also join the trade body’s main board. He comments: “It is a privilege to join BIBA’s board on behalf of regional brokers. I will ensure that they have a strong voice on the issues and trends that are raised through Biba’s regional committees.”

BIBA (British Insurance Brokers’ Association) is the UK’s leading general insurance intermediary body, looking after the interests of insurance brokers, intermediaries and their customers by campaigning on all aspects of insurance to ensure the industry is united and working for brokers and customers alike.

BIBA chief executive Steve White added: “I am pleased that John will take up this important role and represent brokers at the highest levels.”