Podcasts

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

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

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

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

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