Podcasts

The weekly InsTech London Podcast hosted by Matthew Grant. Join us as we discover what some of the most fascinating people in, and beyond, insurance are doing, the trends they are seeing, and what motivates them.

Clive Rich: Founder & Chairman, LawBite: Legal platforms and partnerships

16 Oct 2020

Insurance is about managing risk, but so is law - and both industries are discovering the changes and challenges from new sources of data, remote working and the power of platforms.
LawBite was... read more

Andre Symes: CGO, Genasys Technologies: Agile products and speed to market

09 Oct 2020

Staying relevant and able to embrace new technology is a big challenge for any established company.
Despite being 20 years old, Genasys Technologies continues to innovate and work on new solutions... read more

Jeroen Morrenhof: CEO and co-founder, FRISS: Underwriting and claims fraud revealed

04 Oct 2020

One of the most effective uses of data and analytics in insurance is to prevent fraud both at the point of underwriting and from claims.
Jeroen Morrenhof founded FRISS in 2006 and today the company... read more

Kate Stillwell: CEO and Founder, Jumpstart: Earthquake parametric insurance in practice

25 Sep 2020

Five years ago Kate Stillwell had a vision of how she could help people recover quickly after they had suffered the effects of an earthquake. Today she has set up a company, acquired clients and... read more

Marcus East: Technical Director, Office of the CTO at Google: Cloud, culture, collaboration and innovation

18 Sep 2020

Google’s products are playing an increasingly important role helping insurance companies innovate and grow. There are also lessons for everyone in how the company has developed a culture to keep its... read more

Stephen Brittain: Co-founder, Insurtech Gateway: Secrets of scale - incubation & investment

11 Sep 2020

There is no shortage of ideas, and opportunities, for starting up new companies in and around insurance, but scaling fast, with access to capital, capacity and connections is critical.
Stephen... read more

Scott Quiana: Head of Products, Marketing & Partnerships, Quantemplate: Turning data into insights

03 Sep 2020

Launched in 2013 Quantemplate was one of the early insurtech stories in London and the US, but after a few years things went quiet. Quantemplate had not gone away, but instead had been busily... read more

Matthew Grant, Robin Merttens and Paolo Cuomo: The Partners’ Centenary Chat

28 Aug 2020

Matthew Grant, Robin Merttens and Paolo Cuomo reunite for a special InsTech London Partners’ Chat to celebrate the 100th episode of the podcast.
Reflections on the past five years of insurance and... read more

Forbes McKenzie: CEO of McKenzie Intelligence Services: Data driven intelligence

20 Aug 2020


Without a good understanding of their clients - both during underwriting and during claims - insurers are increasingly going to struggle to offer the right products, at the right price to the right... read more

Katie Crook-Davies and Rajasree Variyar: The Risky Mix Podcast hosts: Diversity, inclusion and innovation

14 Aug 2020

Katie Crook-Davies and Rajasree Variyar are the hosts of the Risky Mix Podcast which features conversations on making insurance more diverse and inclusive.
They join Matthew Grant on Episode 98 to... read more

Andrew Johnston: Global Head of InsurTech, Willis Re: Insurtech innovation insights quarterly

07 Aug 2020

Andrew Johnston is Global Head of InsurTech at Willis Re and responsible for the team that produces the Willis Quarterly InsurTech Briefing.
Using data and resources from around the world, the... read more

Adam Richards and Andy Stevenson, Albany Group: Supply chain management & operational resilience

30 Jul 2020

After spotting a gap in the market, Adam Richards co-founded Albany Group to build technology solutions to help insurers improve their supplies and claims processes, and how they interact with their... read more

Mark Lusted: Managing Director & Founder, Dock9: Innovation for the incumbent

24 Jul 2020

Digital innovation agency Dock9 has a mission to help incumbents be as agile and innovative as the best start-ups in customer engagement and digital with clients from Lloyd’s brokers to global... read more

Dan Joyce: General Manager EMEA, SafetyCulture: Risk managed

16 Jul 2020

It's not only insurtech start-ups building new insurance solutions. Many companies from outside of insurance are now realising that their data, customers and distributions can be very valuable for... read more

Lianne Trantz: VP Marketing, Novidea: Clarity, confidence and great communication

10 Jul 2020

Maintaining growth is hard, no matter how good the technology.  Lianne Trantz explains how she has brought together her experience and lessons from marketing in industries outside of insurance (such... read more

Ollie Forsyth: Community Manager, Draper Esprit: Venture Capital - reinvented

08 Jul 2020

In the week that Lemonade had its IPO, Matthew Grant has been speaking to another VC firm about what it’s looking for in its portfolio companies.
Matthew spoke to Ollie Forsyth who has crammed a lot... read more

Barnaby Rugge-Price: CEO, Hyperion X: Broking in the modern world

03 Jul 2020

We are hearing a lot about what the future is for insurance brokers - where they add value, how they are evolving and even, in some areas, whether they are relevant at all. 
But when it comes to... read more

Tony Grosso, Head of Marketing, EIS Group, Coretech - leaving legacy behind

27 Jun 2020

Innovation is great, but one thing's clear from the last few years - no insurer can totally abandon its core legacy systems and switch to the latest technology in one simple move.
Tony Grosso brings... read more

David Daiches, COO, Inshur. Fast, effective, affordable - building an MGA for the new economy

19 Jun 2020

Founded in 2016 by David Daiches and Dan Bratshpis INSHUR is an MGA making it easier for professional rideshare drivers -  including those coming under New York's TLC (Taxi and Limousine Commission... read more

Gavin Naimer, President Granite International, Remote executive recruiting masterclass

17 Jun 2020

Traditionally executive recruiting has relied alot on face to face meetings and personal contact. Whilst recruitment may have slowed down in the last few months it hasn't stopped.
In this midweek... read more

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