Jon Guy is the Director of ALS Media and as such is Editor in Chief of specialist global insurance and risk trade titles, MAT Risk Insight, World Risk Insight, Reinsurance magazine, and Marine & Energy Risk, and a partner in Impact Media. Jon has been a Journalist for 30 years and spent ten years working on a variety of UK national newspapers where his role included covering the release of Nelson Mandela, the 1990 FIFA World Cup, and the first free elections in East Germany following the fall of the Berlin Wall.
During his time in the re/insurance trade media he has edited Post Magazine, Insurance Age and Insurance Day and was Editorial Director of Infoma plc’s Insurance Division where he was a key part of the team which managed the acquisition of 37 titles from EMAP and Financial Times Newspapers to create the biggest insurance and risk publisher in the world. His reputation as one of the most knowledgeable and respected journalists in the sector sees him regularly asked to appear on the BBC and CNN to comment on insurance and risk topics and has won a number of individual honours at the annual UK Financial Services Media Awards organised by the Association of British Insurers.
His unrivalled experience as a writer and editor has been put to good use within the global re/insurance and risk industry. He has and continues to produce newsletters, web content, and bespoke publications for a range of international companies including, Lloyd’s, HSBC Insurance, Aon Benfield, Crawford & Co, The International Underwriting Association, Miller Insurance, The CII and The Economist. Jon took up the role of Secretary General of the Islamic Insurance Association of London in March 2016.