Aon director appointed LBIA president
by Gill Montia
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The London Business Interruption Association (LBIA) has elected Aon’s Diane Jenkins as president for 2010/11.
Ms Jenkins has been a member of the LBIA committee since 2005, was deputy president for 2009/10 and has also previously acted as education secretary.
She is currently technical director for Aon’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group Europe, providing technical support on insurance due diligence, where business interruption is a key issue.
The Association aims to advance knowledge on all matters relating to business interruption and runs a series of technical lectures throughout the year, plus training days set up to assist younger members of staff achieve a better understanding of the subject.
Commenting on her appointment, Ms Jenkins says: “London businesses have felt the effect of business interruption events in very real ways over the past year, the Icelandic volcano being a perfect example, and we are seeing heightened levels of interest in how to prepare and cope with them in the future.”
She adds: “I look forward to the challenge of raising awareness and standards in this vitally important area.”