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Podcast 45. Making the Financial Director's life easier - Phinsys at the Lloyd's Lab

16 Sep 2019

The finance teams in insurance companies often struggle as much as others when it comes to identifying key business metrics and bringing together multiple sources of data.  Improving efficiency is... read more

Podcast 44. Bevis Tetlow, CEO Imaginera. Reinsurance underwriter and technologist

09 Sep 2019

Bevis Tetlow returned to his roots in technology earlier this year, joining Imaginera as CEO, having spent 13 years as a reinsurance underwriter for Hiscox. Prior to leaving Hiscox, Bevis was chair... read more

Podcast 43. Mark Geoghegan, Editorial Director, Insurance Insider

03 Sep 2019

Mark Geoghegan started his career as a broker in 1992 and has run Insurance Insider since 2008. In that period he has got to know all of the leaders in the London market and further afield. Over the... read more

Podcast 42. Adrian Jones, Head of Ventures and Strategic Partnerships, SCOR

30 Aug 2019

In this episode Matthew Grant talks to Adrian Jones who heads up Ventures & Strategic Partnerships at SCOR Global P&C, the #5 global reinsurer. P&C Ventures, one of the more active VCs in... read more

Podcast 41. Insurers' innovations: still just digital lipstick on a legacy pig?

21 Aug 2019

Are insurers finally making meaningful moves to being digital, or is it still mostly digital lipstick on a legacy pig? This question is mooted as Paolo catches up with Matthew and Robin to check in... read more

Podcast 40. The Describe Data team on Lloyd's Lab & their D & O Analytics tool

13 Aug 2019

A great way to get attention as an insurtech start-up is to find a new area of risk to model, particularly when the founders have a deep history in insurance, analytics and technology.The founders of... read more

Podcast 39. Insurtech as a Service (Part Two). Google Cloud, Genasys, Xtract and Hitachi

06 Aug 2019

These highlights from the second half of our 8th July event address the question "what is Insurtech as a service?".  Matthew talks to Stewart Reeder of Hitachi (13:45) and three more of their... read more

Podcast 38. Insurtech as a Service (Part One). Hitachi, Munich Re Digital Partners, Kasko, Shepherd and QBE

30 Jul 2019

Another fast moving series of chats with more leaders from insurance, technology and data. In this episode, the first half of our 8th July evening at The SteelYard, Robin investigates how Hitachi (2:... read more

Podcast 37. Graham Elliott CEO & Founder of Azur Underwriting

23 Jul 2019

Graham Elliott describes Azur as a "Managing Digital Agency" (MDA). He founded the business in 2015, providing High Net Worth insurance for clients of UK brokers, in partnership with AIG.
Matthew... read more

Podcast 36. Robin reflects on DIA. Dan White of Ninety Consulting on innovation and company value

17 Jul 2019

A double bill this week. Matthew talks to Robin about his experience of visiting the DIA Amsterdam conference this year with the highlights, lowlights and his meeting with the rising stars from... read more

Spotlight: Hitachi Consulting

14 Jul 2019

Hitachi Consulting took to the stage at InsTech London’s 8th July event, InsurTech as a Service, and talked about how they are integrating with InsurTech companies to provide insurers with innovative... read more

Spotlight: Munich Re Digital Partners

13 Jul 2019

Munich Re Digital Partners’ European CEO Mark Dennis took to the stage at InsTech London’s July 8th event, ‘InsurTech as a Service’.
Munich Re Digital Partners, an InsTech London Corporate Partner... read more

Podcast 35. Sean Ringsted, Chief Digital Officer, Chubb

11 Jul 2019

In this episode Matthew Grant chats to Sean Ringsted about how Chubb is introducing innovation across the company and he gives some tips to help anyone starting up a new business aimed at selling to... read more

Spotlight: Google Cloud

10 Jul 2019

“Google sees an awful lot of data. We do not have access to that data as a customer-facing team, but what we do see is trends. 15% of the search terms we see each year are entirely new, and customers... read more

Podcast 34. Keeping your algorithm safe, legal and morally acceptable

10 Jul 2019

With all the talk of the use of AI and algorithms in insurance innovation we thought we'd better check out some of the potential pitfalls and challenges that need to be considered with using... read more

Spotlight: Kasko

09 Jul 2019

Nikolaus Sühr, CEO & Founder of Kasko, was a speaker at one of the first InsTech London events 3 years ago. At our July 8th event, he was back to discuss ‘InsurTech as a Service’.
Kasko, founded... read more

Podcast 33. More algorithms that really work from ChAI, e2Value and We Predict

09 Jul 2019

More fun from our Algorithm and AI event at the Steelyard on 3rd June in this, our selected highlights from the second half of the evening. We covered the first half in episode 31. Now it's Robin... read more

Podcast 32. Inter-operability and catastrophe modelling and Dickie Whitaker, CEO of Oasis LMF

08 Jul 2019

Dickie is CEO and co-founder of the open source catastrophe modelling platform Oasis. After a career in reinsurance broking, Dickie has spent the last 8 years creating a way to help insurers get... read more

Podcast 31. How humble is your algorithm? Talking to AIG, Cytora, WhenFresh and Polar Capital

13 Jun 2019

This week’s podcast features edited highlights of Matthew chatting on stage with leading figures from AIG, Cytora, WhenFresh and Polar Capital at our live event in The Steelyard.
Everyone’s talking... read more

Podcast 30. Report from New York. Bernard Goyder from Insurance Insider’s first impressions of US insurance and tech

11 Jun 2019

The team from Insurance Insider are regular attendees at our InsTech London events. Bernard Goyder, senior reporter for Insurance Insider was previously covering the London insurance technology and... read more

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