Claire Ginnelly has been in the private medical insurance industry since 1991. All her experience has been gained working for large insurance companies managing the distribution of health insurance products through intermediaries. She has held senior positions within Standard Life Healthcare, as Head of Intermediary Sales, and Groupama Healthcare, as Head of Distribution, where she enjoyed a strong relationship with Premier Choice.
In June 2013, Claire joined Premier Choice as Head of Healthcare. After completing two very successful years, she was appointed Managing Director of the Group in July 2015 and drove the Group’s strategic plans which led to GRP acquiring a majority shareholding in August 2020. In August 2021, Claire became Executive Director. Her focus is on all external partners/stakeholders as well as marketing and PR.
As Executive Director, Claire works with the rest of the leadership team to continue to deliver the Group’s ambitious growth plans whilst ensuring the high level of customer service Premier Choice is known for continues.
Claire says, “Since the acquisition by GRP in 2020, we have continued to grow in all aspects of our business. We have a strong and experienced leadership team and have great plans for the future.
In October 2019 Claire won the Outstanding Contribution to the Health and Protection industry at the annual awards ceremony in London. Claire is Vice Chair of the Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries and represents Premier Choice on all industry bodies we are members of
Claire is married with a daughter and loves spending time with her family. Together they enjoy outdoor pursuits and travelling.