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.

Kumar Dhuvur: Co-founder & Head of Product, Zesty.ai: Making climate risk insurable

20 May 2022

Zesty.ai uses aerial imagery and artificial intelligence to assess the potential impacts of wildfires and other climate-related events on individual properties.
Kumar Dhuvur, Co-founder and Head of... listen here

Garrett Koehn: President, CRC Brokerage: Wholesale broking, innovation and investment

15 May 2022

Garrett Koehn is President at CRC Brokerage, and he is also an active investor, mentor and forward thinker on topics such as crypto, cyber and parametric.
He joins Matthew to discuss the emerging... listen here

Elizabeth Jenkin: CEO, Nimbla: A career in insurance - how to lift as you climb

30 Apr 2022

Elizabeth Jenkin is the CEO of Nimbla, Co-founder of the women's network "Lift as you Climb" and is on the boards of Gallagher, Fidelis and the Women's Football Association. She joins Robin to... listen here

Ben Huckel: Co-founder & CEO, Send Technology: Composable technology - helping underwriters do what they love

21 Apr 2022

Send Technology is a software company founded in 2017 that has developed a connected workbench that enables insurers, brokers and MGAs to automate, streamline and optimise its operations.
It has... listen here

John-Isaac Clark: CEO, Arturo: Property insights from above

17 Apr 2022

Arturo delivers on-demand property data using multi-source imagery and provides AI insights for damage assessment after a catastrophic event.
John-Isaac "JC" Clark, the CEO of Arturo, speaks to... listen here

Jeff Radke: Co-founder & CEO, Accelerant: Growing the MGAs of the future

08 Apr 2022

Traditional insurers’ minimum premiums, small transactions and subsequent inability to absorb clients’ portfolio volatility leave MGAs vulnerable.
Accelerant provides insurance capacity, technology... listen here

Robert Le: Fintech Analyst, PitchBook: The facts and figures - tech companies to watch

01 Apr 2022

PitchBook is a financial data and software company that provides insights on private and public markets to help clients better evaluate opportunities.
Robert Le, a Fintech Analyst at PitchBook, talks... listen here

Jonathan Gonzalez: CEO & Co-founder, Raincoat: The parametric company solving the protection gap at scale

25 Mar 2022

While weather-related catastrophic events are on the rise, insurance policies and federal aid are still inaccessible for many globally.
Jonathan Gonzalez is the CEO and co-founder of Raincoat, a... listen here

Joan Cuscó, MAPFRE & Nicolas Monsarrat, Accenture Health: Digital health in 2022 and the implications for insurers

18 Mar 2022

The healthcare industry has faced monumental changes over the past two years, with the pandemic affecting both the provision of services and consumer behaviour.
Increased demand and Covid-19... listen here

Rich Sorkin: CEO & Co-founder, Jupiter Intelligence: The climate change risks that can’t be ignored

11 Mar 2022

Jupiter Intelligence has achieved rapid growth since its launch five years ago and is now providing analytics on the impact of climate change to insurers, governments, and corporations worldwide.
CEO... listen here

Paul Templar: CEO, VIPR: Data - seen it, clean it, sort it

06 Mar 2022

Data has never been so important or abundant in insurance but finding the right information is still a major challenge for insurers.
That has led to opportunities for companies like VIPR, which is... listen here

Alex Hearn: Founder & CEO, Slipcase: Information that matters and insights that inform

25 Feb 2022

Alex Hearn, founder of insurance news and insights platform Slipcase, joins Matthew on Podcast 179 to share his experience of growing a successful business.
Formerly a broker at Willis, Alex left the... listen here

Dr Tim Farewell: Science and Communications Director, Terrafirma, a Dye & Durham Solution: Cracks and collapse – the risks beneath your property

18 Feb 2022

Thousands of UK property claims are made every year related to unseen perils below ground, with climate change already increasing the risks facing homeowners and insurers.Dr Tim Farewell is the... listen here

Devin Chawda: Co-founder & CEO, ARMD: Embedded insurance - the next frontier for a serial entrepreneur

11 Feb 2022

Embedded insurance was one of the hot topics of 2021, with a growing number of successful propositions emerging that target potential customers with insurance at the point of purchase.ARMD is one of... listen here

Ruth Foxe Blader and Matthew Jones: Anthemis: What really matters - the investors’ view

04 Feb 2022

For start-ups and scale-ups, funding is the fuel for growth. But after a record-breaking year for insurtech investment, what can we expect to see in the investment space in 2022?
Ruth Foxe Blader and... listen here

Katie Lennon: Head of ESG, UK & Lloyd’s, AXA XL: ESG - the insurer’s perspective

28 Jan 2022

With climate-related risk becoming a top priority for insurers, Podcast 175 examines where the industry is right now in terms of identifying the specific challenges and opportunities ahead.
Matthew... listen here

Climate Change Risks and Opportunities Today

20 Jan 2022

As the financial risks from climate change continue to increase, insurers are having to come to terms with both the short-term impact of large catastrophe events and new regulatory requirements.... listen here

Bryan Falchuk: Managing Partner, Insurance Evolution Partners: Insurer, start-up, writer, coach, influencer - one life, many roles

14 Jan 2022

Matthew talks to author, coach, and speaker Bryan Falchuk on Podcast 173 about his background in insurance and insurtech, and the innovation challenges for insurers and start-ups in 2022.
Bryan began... listen here

Predictions for Insurance in 2022

07 Jan 2022

What can the insurance industry expect in 2022? We’ve gathered a panel of 16 innovation experts to give us their predictions for the year ahead.
Podcast 172, sponsored by Fadata, covers topics,... listen here

Partners' Chat - New Year Special: Robin Merttens and Matthew Grant

31 Dec 2021

Matthew and Robin wave goodbye to 2021 by reflecting on some of the key insurance, insurtech and innovation themes from the past 12 months.
The Partners’ Chat - New Year Special includes thoughts on... listen here

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