Robert Weald was given the President's Award at the recent CII President's Dinner, held at Lloyd's of London in March.
The President's Award recognises a member's significant contribution to the CII as a whole and its local institutes.
Mr Weald has enjoyed a career with the CII as a volunteer for nearly 30 years, after joining the institute in 1983. He has been a member of the editorial panel, the disciplinary committee, the local institute development committee, the appeals committee, the awards panel and a member of council. Mr Weald has been an active supporter of the Insurance Institute of Peterborough since 1992, being named president twice and deputy president also twice.
Presenting the award, CII president, Dame Inga Beale, said: "All who know him and the work he has done both centrally and locally, describe him as competent, insightful, knowledgeable and selfless.
"Quite simply, the institute and local institutes are built around those who give their time for free and go the extra mile for the benefit of everyone else."