Podcasts

Martha Notaras: Managing Partner, Brewer Lane Ventures: Investment, insight and influence

20 Jan 2020

The launch of a new Insurtech fund – Brewer Lane Ventures – was announced earlier this month. Martha Notaras will be Managing Partner along with founder John Kim.
Martha was formerly part of the team... read more

Bernard Goyder: Senior Reporter, Insurance Insider: An Englishman in New York

13 Jan 2020

Episode 63 of the InsTech London podcast features a return from Bernard Goyder, a journalist with Insurance Insider.
Bernard is currently on a posting to New York, having previously been the... read more

Insurance Leadership; what do they really care about?

06 Jan 2020

We've interviewed well over 100 people in 2019 and you can hear most of them on the InsTech London podcasts. Our guests share fantastic insights - whether on stage speaking to us at our events, or... read more

Jacqueline McNamee, CEO & Founder of C-Quence. Building a Management Liability MGA

06 Jan 2020

The role and potential for MGAs was much discussed in 2019, with some significant fundraising and acquisitions.Jacqueline McNamee, a former underwriter, became frustrated with the speed of innovation... read more

The InsTech Partners' wrap up: looking back, looking forward

23 Dec 2019

Matthew and Robin took some time out from a busy year end to review their personal highlights from the past 12 months, and take look at what's coming up in the next few months. Topics included... read more

Trevor Maynard: Head of Innovation, Lloyd's. New solutions, new markets and the future of Lloyd's

15 Dec 2019

We've been hearing a lot recently about how Lloyd's of London is looking to harness innovation across many areas to expand the range of insurance it can cover, improve efficiency and find new ways to... read more

Ryan Kottenstette: CEO & Founder of Cape Analytics - geospatial imagery and aerial insights

04 Dec 2019

Ryan Kottenstette founded Cape Analytics in 2014 to help companies identify building characteristics based on aerial imagery.Five years on and Cape has analysed 80% of the US population, in terms of... read more

Bob Reville, CEO of Praedicat: How to build a liability model

02 Dec 2019

Bob Reville founded Praedicat in 2011 and the company has gone on to create one of the most credible models for understanding emerging risks.The idea was born out of a research and development... read more

Michele Williams: Head of XSE, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

25 Nov 2019

How does an organisation like Allianz - one of the world's largest insurance companies - stay ahead when it comes to innovation?
Matthew talks to Michele Williams, Head of Allianz Global Corporate... read more

Platforms & Ecosystems: Part Two - AXA, ICE InsureTech, DMS and Riskbook

18 Nov 2019

In our previous episode we brought you the first half of our event on the 22nd October on Platforms and Ecosystems.This time we're back with the second part of the evening and Robin is on stage... read more

Platforms & Ecosystems: Part One - Novidea, Salesforce and their partners

11 Nov 2019

One of this year's top topics for insurance and technology is platforms - and we are going to hear a lot more about them in the next year.Startups have been finding it hard to get the attention of... read more

Mark Bates: CEO and Founder of RDT - 50 million server calls a day

04 Nov 2019

CEO Mark Bates founded RDT in 1991 but shows the energy, enthusiasm and tech-driven vision more commonly founded in early-stage start-ups. Matthew Grant caught up with Mark to find out how and why he... read more

Amrit Santhirasenan: CEO & Founder of Hyperexponential - modelling reimagined

29 Oct 2019

For this week's episode we're back in the Lloyd's Lab talking to Amrit Santhirasenan. Amrit is a qualified actuary and having become frustrated by the lack of available tools he could use to run his... read more

Part Two of the Insurers Reverse Pitch - Allianz and Renaissance Re

22 Oct 2019

One of our most animated and most popular events so far - this, the second half of our 'Reverse Pitch' event from The Steelyard that we held on 24 September.
Matthew Grant is the chair, talking to... read more

Rob Galbraith; Director of Innovation at AF Group, author, prophet and business lubricant

16 Oct 2019

We were delighted to be able to catch some time with Rob Galbraith whilst he was over in London recently. Rob is well known for his commentary on insurtech, insurance and all things related. Join us... read more

Reverse Pitch: what the insurers want - Part One: Talbot, Bupa, Brit, plus Experian

15 Oct 2019

The summer is over and we're back in the Steelyard for our autumn season of evening events. There are lots of opportunities to find out what technology companies offering services and products to... read more

Trevor Davis, Managing Director, Life & Health at Instanda

08 Oct 2019

The curse of 'legacy' is often blamed for lack of innovation in established insurance companies, but is that really the problem? 
Instanda was founded seven years ago and has proved it can... read more

James Slaughter; Chief Underwriting Officer, Global Risk Solutions at Liberty Mutual Insurance

30 Sep 2019

Liberty Mutual is the world's fifth-largest property & casualty insurer. James Slaughter is responsible for setting the overall underwriting strategy, which includes pricing, risk appetite, ... read more

Balance sheet risk, subrogation, crypto currencies & wine; the Partners' chat

23 Sep 2019

A short episode for you this time as Matthew and Robin talk about what they have been up to in recent weeks, the latest trends catching their eye and what the autumn has in store for InsTech London... read more

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 one... read more

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