Allianz Donna Walker Awards

ANZIIF is proud to announce the 2022 Allianz Donna Walker Awards.

ANZIIF introduced the Donna Walker Awards in 2021 to shine a light on individuals who have contributed significantly to the development of insurance professionalism and promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the industry. 

The award recognises excellence in two categories: Inspiring Leadership and Emerging Talent in the industry. 

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2022 Allianz Donna Walker Awards

Submissions are now open and close Friday, 8 July.

The Awards will be announced at the Diversity and Insurance Seminar in August. Nominated submissions* (yourself or your nominee) will receive a 50% discount to the event.  

You may nominate a colleague/peer or self-nominate.

Your challenge will be to record a short, compelling video entry based on evidence that convinces the judging panel that you or the nominated individual has demonstrated outstanding professionalism, commitment, achievement and passion in the insurance industry. Entries are open to everyone working in the insurance industry, regardless of sector or personal identification. 

Download the Criteria and Submission Guide

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If you have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out to Melanie Hansen, Event Manager.

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Featured Articles

Explore articles featured 2021 winners, and also leaders share their thoughts and experience on careers in the industry. 

In memory of Donna Walker

Donna was a much loved and respected member of the Insurance Community. She was appointed to the ANZIIF Board in March 2017 and was highly regarded across the industry, having developed a wealth of knowledge during her expansive career.

Donna championed and supported diversity within the insurance industry and was an early supporter of flexible working programs including her participation in diversity and inclusion groups at both IAG and Allianz. Donna was an admired professional and respected leader, who displayed warmth, genuine care and dedication in her professional and personal life. She was a regular speaker at industry events, and was a friend of ANZIIF for many years. 

Previous Winners

2021 winners of the prestigious Allianz Donna Walker Awards were announced at the Women in Insurance Virtual Event, 30 September 2021.


Inspiring Leadership 2021

Congratulations to the joint winners of the Inspiring Leadership category

Hoa Bui, Managing Director - Bui Advisory and Non-Executive Director at AIA

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Jo Broomhall, Executive General Manager - IPAR

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Emerging Talent 2021

Congratulations to the winner of the Emerging Talent category

Shannen de la Motte, Junior Legal Counsel - AIG

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