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InsTech London podcast leaderboard – Spring 2021

Our listeners have now downloaded over 90,000 episodes and there’s been a seismic shake-up on this quarter’s InsTech London podcast leaderboard. Nine fresh entries, seven countries and a new number one (congratulations Ed Leon Klinger). 

Take a look at our 50 most popular episodes below. 

InsTech London podcast leaderboard – Spring 2021 – Top 50

1. Ed Leon Klinger: CEO, Flock: The insurer of the future has arrived (126)
Ed and Matthew discuss Flock’s growth, its new connected vehicles division, and embedded insurance solutions.

2. Arjun Ramdas: CEO, Charles Taylor InsureTech: Platforms, data collaboration and market efficiency (125)
Data collaboration between insurers, MGAs and brokers, and how Charles Taylor’s technology is supporting the Lloyd’s market.

3. Mark Patterson, Deloitte & Mark Eastham, Avantia: What 8,000 people want from their insurer (121)
Deloitte’s The Future of Home and Motor Insurance survey asked 8,000 customers in 12 countries for their views on insurance. Find out which products they like and what they wanted more of. 

4. Pascal Millaire: CEO, CyberCube: Powering profitable cyber insurance growth (120)
Find out how the cyber insurance market has expanded since Pascal’s first podcast appearance in 2019, and why the world’s largest insurance institutions are turning to CyberCube to manage their cyber exposures.

5. Ki, the algorithmic underwriter. Mark Allan, CFO & James Birch, Head of Innovation, Brit Insurance (84)
Matthew finds out more about the motivation for launching Ki, the algorithmic syndicate from Brit Insurance, and why Brit chose to partner with Google Cloud and University College London.

6. Charles Blanchet: VP of Solutions, ICEYE: Your satellite will be with you shortly: Rapid flood loss assessment (128)
How ICEYE is using its own microsatellites to provide insurers with high-resolution, building-level flood depths around the world immediately after an event.

7. Paul Mang: Chief Innovation Officer, Guidewire: Insurance analytics for 21st century risk management (110)
Matthew and Paul explore the latest developments in innovation, modelling and interpreting data to advance the understanding and management of risk.

8. Parul Kaul-Green: Chief of Staff, AXA XL Asia and Europe: Reconnecting insurance with its purpose (119)
The importance of context in digital transformation, accelerating disruption to meet Covid-19 challenges, and how to tackle the industry’s diversity issues.

9. Ben Hubbard: CEO & Co-founder, Parsyl: Cold chains, Covid & parametric insurance (123)
How Parsyl is using sensors to keep vaccines safe in transit, combining traditional and parametric insurance, and why companies no longer have to ‘ship and pray’. 

10. Thomas Loridan & Nick Hassam: CEO & CCO, reask: Short term climate variability – forecasting with confidence (127)
Advances in technology, research and the use of AI are providing insurers with the evidence they need to confidently change their assessment of potential catastrophe risks over the short-term.

11. Jeroen Morrenhof: CEO & Co-founder, FRISS: Underwriting and claims fraud revealed (105)
Jeroen explains how FRISS is using technology to prevent fraud both at the point of underwriting and from claims, and shares his insights on how to grow a business. 

12. Cole Winans: Founder & CEO, Flyreel: Know your risk; the self-service property inspection tool helping insurers & their clients (129)
Insurers are using Flyreel’s technology to create a comprehensive baseline record of properties for underwriting, risk management and claims. 

13. Barnaby Rugge-Price: CEO, Hyperion X: Broking in the modern world (91)
How Hyperion X, one of the divisions of Hyperion Insurance Group, are expanding their offering to fit the changing needs of the customer.

14. Neta Rozy: Co-founder and CTO, Parametrix Insurance: Parametric downtime insurance (115)
Parametrix Insurance has grown rapidly since being founded two years ago, with its technology now being used to monitor thousands of digital services worldwide.

15. Gianni Biason: Head Property & Specialty Solutions, Swiss Re: Insurance product innovation at scale (109)
Gianni and Matthew discuss the opportunities for growth in insurance, building new technology solutions for clients, and what Swiss Re is looking for from external partners.

16. Dr Andrew Smith & Dr Oliver Wing: COO & CRO, Fathom: Understanding flood – from research to risk assessment (130)
How Fathom created its new US flood model, which provides accurate flood modelling hazard data for the entire US, down to a resolution of one metre.

17. Mark Cunningham: Co-founder, WhenFresh: The data supermarket and its master chefs (111)
Matthew chats to Mark about what’s available in WhenFresh’s data supermarket, why insurers should embrace pre-fill, and the hidden costs in property valuations. 

18. Kate Stillwell: CEO and Founder, Jumpstart: Earthquake parametric insurance in practice (104)
How Jumpstart’s parametric products differ from conventional insurance and why capacity is key for parametric solutions.

19. Rod Fox: CEO, TigerRisk Partners: Capital, culture and challenging the status quo (116)
What does the future of the broker look like and why does Rod feel that right now is the most interesting time for insurance?

20. Marcus East: Technical Director, Office of the CTO at Google: cloud, culture, collaboration and innovation (103)
How Google is driving change in the industry, plus some fascinating insights into Google’s culture of innovation.

21. Andrew Johnston: Global Head of InsurTech, Willis Re: Insurtech innovation insights quarterly (97)
The diversification of insurtech, success factors for start-ups, and the growth of Google and Amazon in insurance.

22. Stephen Brittain: Co-founder, Insurtech Gateway: Secrets of scale – incubation & investment (102)
Get an investor’s view on the market, plus advice on defining a target market, how to scale at speed, and new solutions for “uninsurable” risks.

23. Andre Symes: CGO, Genasys Technologies: Agile products and speed to market (106)
Andre breaks down the approach Genasys takes to innovation, how it is partnering with other companies and what has driven its growth over the past two decades.

24. Paul Prendergast: CEO and Co-founder, Blink Parametric: Parametric, payments & protection (113)
The benefits of parametric solutions, working in the Lloyd’s Lab, plus advice on how to grow a successful company. 

25. Andres Webersinke: Global Chief Underwriting Officer, Life/Health at Gen Re: Reinventing customer care (108)
Matthew and Andres discuss innovation and Covid-19, building customer loyalty through regular communications, and how insurtechs can work with Gen Re.

26. Mark Varley: Founder and CEO, Addresscloud: Hitting the spot – getting location accuracy right (114)
Addresscloud has processed 32-million addresses since its launch, with the data being used to help insurers quote and bind, fight US wildfires and even for organic vegetable deliveries.  

27. Forbes McKenzie: CEO of McKenzie Intelligence Services: Data driven intelligence (99)
How MIS is combining data obtained from technology with that gathered from the essential Human Intelligence. 

28. Robin Roberson: Founder of WeGoLook & Managing Director of Claim Central Consolidated: A journey of people, platforms and perseverance (112)
Leveraging technology, switching careers, growing a start-up, and how Claim Central Consolidated are connecting service providers and insurtechs.

29. Clive Rich: Founder & Chairman, LawBite: Legal platforms & partnerships (107)
How LawBite is matching clients to legal services using data science and machine learning, and reaching an SME audience through new technology.

30. Sean Ringsted, Chief Digital Officer, Chubb; Prevent & Predict – IOT Success Stories (83)
Chubb is supporting its clients with IOT solutions that are providing real benefits. Find out more from Sean, plus where he sees even more opportunities for using sensors and IoT.

31. Nigel Walsh, Partner at Deloitte and insurtech guru (81)
Matthew and Nigel discuss whether insurtech has lived up to its potential, and whether more choice or more simplicity is the future of insurance.

32. Tony Grosso, Head of Marketing, EIS Group, Coretech – leaving legacy behind (90)
How the EIS Coretech soltution is linking insurtech applications and established technology, plus the essential components required to make an ecosystem work effectively.

33. Katie Crook-Davies and Rajasree Variyar: The Risky Mix Podcast hosts: Diversity, inclusion and innovation (98)
Katie and Rajasree discuss their experiences of the industry, how to attract young talent, and why diversity is valuable for innovation.

34. Gary Hoberman: CEO & founder of Unqork: Accelerating innovation with no-code (73)
Can no-code solutions help the industry move on from legacy systems? Gary explains how Unqork is working with insurers and how to make an impact with key decision-makers and investors.

35. Adam Richards, COO & Founder and Andy Stevenson, Advisor, Albany Group: Supply chain management & operational resilience
How Albany Group’s risk and intelligence software is solving supply chain problems, plus advice on self-funding versus external funding and how to find technology partners. 

36. Lianne Trantz: VP Marketing, Novidea: Clarity, confidence and great communication (93)
Best-practice learnings from Adtech and other sectors, B2B insurance marketing techniques that work, and how to convert marketing activity into sales leads.

37. Florian Graillot, C-founder, astorya.vc; What insurers want – an investor’s view (87)
Florian and Matthew discuss the key themes that insurers care about and how to efficiently source new investment opportunities.

38. Andrew Yeoman: CEO and Co-founder of Concirrus: A connected future for commercial insurance (71)
Concirrus is one of the most well-known companies in London to have emerged in recent years, providing analytics for commercial underwriting to a growing list of insurers.

39. David Daiches, COO, Inshur. Fast, effective, affordable – building an MGA for the new economy (89)
Why speed is important when providing a quote, how to make professional drivers confident about new insurance coverage, and the risk profiles of electric cars versus traditional fuels

40. Dan Joyce: General Manager EMEA, SafetyCulture: Risk managed (94)
Find out why companies that have embedded SafetyCulture’s iAuditor inspections app into their processes and culture have a greater chance of preventing losses.

41. Ollie Forsyth: Community Manager, Draper Esprit: Venture Capital – reinvented (92)
How to get noticed as an entrepreneur, what Gen Z customers are looking for from insurance, and the changing world of work.

42. John Cavanagh: Co-founder Beat Capital: Supporting entrepreneurial underwriting at Lloyd’s (69)
The importance of Lloyd’s in the global insurance market and the balance between analytics and underwriting intuition.

43. Trevor Maynard: Head of Innovation, Lloyd’s: New solutions, new markets & the future of Lloyd’s (59)
Trevor and Matthew discuss the importance of the Lloyd’s Lab, how start-ups are selected and mentored, and the link between the Lab and the Future of Lloyd’s programme

44. Nick Mair: CEO & Founder of Atticus DQPro: Delivering Data Certainty (66)
Building a business without external investment, defining and building products, and the pros and cons of accelerators and incubators.

45. Andy Thomas & Melanie Hayes, Co-Founders, KYND, Making Cyber Simple (82)
Despite being founded only two years ago, KYND is establishing its as one of the companies that SMEs can turn to, and brokers use, to assess and mitigate cyber risk.

46. Ruth Foxe Blader: Partner at Anthemis Group: Investing to create new opportunities (76)
Learn about how and why Anthemis invests, the characteristics it looks for in start-ups, plus Ruth’s views on the future of fintech and insurtech.

47. Richard Hartley: CEO & Co-Founder of Cytora: Underwriting analytics for commercial insurers (68)
The challenges of being a founder and finding investors, and how Cytora helps insurers focus on the accounts that are going to be more profitable.

48. David King: Founder of Artificial Labs: Organising the world’s data (70)
Why the insurance industry is a great place to launch a business, how to identify the right technology mix for clients and the importance of networking and relationship building.

49. Gavin Naimer, President Granite International, Remote executive recruiting masterclass (88)
How the pandemic has changed recruitment, its impact on bringing new talent into insurance, and how to assess candidates or employers from afar.

50. Andy Wiggans: BrightTALK: Live connection in a locked down world (79)
As Covid-19 lockdowns forced companies to invest in digital, Andy shared his best practices for delivering content and engaging with customers.

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