Podcasts

The weekly InsTech 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.

Nigel Walsh: Managing Director of Insurance, Google: The $25 billion start-up

03 Feb 2023

This week we are talking to Nigel Walsh, Managing Director of Insurance, Google, to learn about why Google launched its recent “start-up” - Google Cloud - $25 billion in valuation whilst revenue... listen here

Parul Kaul-Green: Chief Digital Strategy Officer, Liberty Specialty Markets: Innovation success in insurance - creating outcomes not outputs

27 Jan 2023

This week we are back talking to another leader from one of the largest insurance companies in the world. Liberty Mutual. Parul Kaul-Green is Chief Digital Strategy Officer for Liberty Specialty... listen here

Richard Hartley: Co-founder & CEO, Cytora: Helping underwriting risk submissions glide through your business flow

20 Jan 2023

Cytora is well known in London and increasingly in the US too, as providing analytics for insurers - founded in 2014 and with some well-known clients including Allianz, Beazley and Markel - this is... listen here

Dawn Miller: Commercial Director, Lloyd’s of London: Powering innovation to solve new global challenges

13 Jan 2023

Since being founded in 1688 Lloyd’s of London has grown into a marketplace supporting over £35 billion of premium. Innovation is at the heart of its success. More recently the “Lloyd’s Lab” has... listen here

Bob Reville: Co-founder and CEO, Praedicat: Turning risk into profitable and sustained growth

06 Jan 2023

There are some fascinating stories about companies that have existed for 10 years. At this point, almost every company will have found its product-market fit, be generating revenue and, in most cases... listen here

Out with the old and in with the new: Matthew Grant

23 Dec 2022

It's New Year's day as we release this so we're giving our regular listeners a break with just a quick word from the InsTech podcast, Matthew Grant reflecting on the takeaways from 2022 and a brief... listen here

The Reinsurance Podcast: Robin Merttens - InsTech, Industry Challenges and Innovation

23 Dec 2022

Even podcasters need a break, so we're borrowing the podcast for this episode from Supercede to bring you founders Ben Rose and Jerad Leigh interviewing InsTech's Robin Merttens.
This was recorded... listen here

Partners' Chat Live at QBE Ventures - Guest host: Peta Kilian, UK Head of Strategy and Partnerships, QBE Ventures

16 Dec 2022

We’re back with our occasional “Partner Chats”. Robin Merttens and Matthew Grant reflect on what is going on in the world of innovation and insurance. As usual, there are some things to celebrate,... listen here

“Making Risk Flow Podcast” from Cytora - Digital first operating models

13 Dec 2022

We’ve released over 200 podcasts through our usual InsTech channel. At InsTech, we’re also keen listeners of other people’s podcasts. During 2023, we will be sharing a selection of the podcasts that... listen here

Tropical Cyclone - Managing Tomorrow’s Climate Risk Today with Reask and Fathom

09 Dec 2022

In this episode we cover the highlights of our recent live event in London “Tropical Cyclone - Managing Tomorrow's Climate Risk Today with Reask and Fathom”. We heard about how insurers and portfolio... listen here

Daniel Grimwood-Bird, McKenzie Intelligence Services & Troy Stewart, Brush Claims: The partners improving post claims loss assessment

02 Dec 2022

McKenzie Intelligence Services (MIS) provides catastrophe event response intelligence to the insurance market. It combines space and ground imagery with human intelligence and AI to estimate losses,... listen here

Glynn Austen-Brown & Michael Cook: PwC: Insurers going digital - learning from the leaders

25 Nov 2022

PwC is a professional services network of firms. The company is one of the largest professional services networks in the world and is considered one of the Big Four accounting firms.
Glynn Austen-... listen here

Jacob Grob: Chief Revenue Officer, Tensorflight: Property characteristics - new data for new challenges

17 Nov 2022

Tensorflight uses AI, aerial and street view imagery to provide property data for risk analytics on commercial, personal and industrial properties globally.
Matthew Grant was joined by Jacob Grob,... listen here

Sean Ringsted: Chief Digital Business Officer, Chubb: Driving scale and revenue with embedded insurance

10 Nov 2022

Chubb is one of the largest global property and casualty insurance companies. It provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance... listen here

Nick Mair: Co-founder and CEO, DQPro: Delivering data quality - everyone needs an API

03 Nov 2022

DQPro is a data monitoring platform designed for the operational and regulatory needs of the specialty insurance market.
Nick Mair, DQPro’s CEO and Co-founder, joined Matthew Grant to discuss APIs,... listen here

Calogero Scibetta: UK Enterprise Sales - Insurance and Insurtech, Stripe: Insurance payments - we haven’t won yet

28 Oct 2022

Stripe provides technology infrastructure for the movement of money. Businesses use Stripe's software and APIs to accept payments and run financial operations in more than 100 countries. Robin... listen here

Johnny McCord: Founder and CEO, Loadsure: Freight insurance - variable, reliable, available

21 Oct 2022

Loadsure is a Lloyd's backed MGA using analytics to automate the underwriting of shipped goods and cargo.
Matthew Grant is joined by Johnny McCord, Founder and CEO of Loadsure. Topics they discuss... listen here

Richard Garry & Feargal O'Neill: Gamma Location Intelligence: Tracking climate risk - slow, slow then fast

14 Oct 2022

Gamma Location Intelligence (Gamma LI) uses software, data and spatial analytics to help companies reduce risk through location intelligence. Harnessing AI, data science and spatial analytics, Gamma... listen here

Dario Luna: Executive Chairman and Co-founder, Súper: Seasonal earthquakes and personal parametric protection

07 Oct 2022

Súper is an MGA selling consumer insurance products in Mexico, including life, home contents and parametric earthquake cover.
Matthew Grant and Henry Gale are joined by Dario Luna, Executive Chairman... listen here

Nader AlSalim: Founder and CEO, Gaia: The new way to pay for IVF

30 Sep 2022

Gaia uses medical data to offer personalised financial plans to remove the financial barriers to accessing fertility care. It is the world’s first IVF (in vitro fertilisation) insurance product that... listen here

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