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.

Quentin Saleur & Matthew James: OTT Risk: Business Interruption for the sharing economy

31 Mar 2023

The consequences of non-damage business interruption (NDBI), when events like pandemics don't cause physical damage to a business but do result in significant drops in revenue, have been particularly... listen here

Dr Michael Bewley & Tony Agresta: Nearmap: Property in three dimensions

24 Mar 2023

With the increasing choices that insurers have of data sources to identify property characteristics, choosing the right level of detail and certainty is essential.
This week Matthew travels virtually... listen here

Rachel Olney: Founder & CEO, Geosite: Your gateway to global geospatial data

17 Mar 2023

With so much data now available from above us and around us to help understand properties, how should insurers, governments and others know which is the most reliable to use - and importantly - how... listen here

Matt Coleman & Bill Clark: The Demex Group: Insuring the gap - protection for frequent weather losses

10 Mar 2023

We hear a lot about insurance protection for major catastrophes, but losses from frequent, local events now cause as much damage as the larger disasters that make the news. But insurance coverage is... listen here

Oliver McGuinness, RightIndem & Tim Rankin, AA Accident Assist: Partners providing value in digital claims

03 Mar 2023

Digital innovation is creating new opportunities to support customers and create efficiencies for claims handling. Oliver McGuinness, CEO of RightIndem, and Tim Rankin, Managing Director of AA... listen here

Oliver Werneyer: Co-founder and CEO, Imburse: Painless payments and the accidental entrepreneur

24 Feb 2023

Oliver Werneyer launched his first business aged 16 and later went on to launch Imburse when he discovered the true cost to insurance companies of collecting premiums and paying claims. Another... listen here

Dr. Christopher Sampson & Dr. Andrew Smith: Fathom: Flood modelling goes global

16 Feb 2023

We’re covering two main themes here - building a business that survives and thrives after ten years - and assessing the growing risk from a flood.
We’ve been working closely with Fathom for many... listen here

Chris Mullan & Tim Crowe: Eigen Technologies: Making data useful

10 Feb 2023

Eigen Technologies provides natural language processing (NLP) technology to clients across multiple sectors.
Chris Mullan, SVP of Product; and Tim Crowe, Director of Insurance Solutions, joined Robin... listen here

Nigel Walsh: Managing Director of Insurance, Google: Scaling up the future

03 Feb 2023

This week we are talking to Nigel Walsh, Managing Director of Insurance, Google Cloud. You'll find out why Google launched its recent “start-up” - Google Cloud - growing in excess of 36% quarter to... 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