Launch edition of the China in Focus newsletter:
A partnership between The Digital Insurer and Swiss Re to provide regular insight and analysis into the rapidly developing digital insurance ecosystem in China.
The Digital Insurer Europe & Asia Annual Conferences 2017:
For further information on the agenda and the great line up of speakers please visit the event websites.
Fuelling Digital Innovation in Insurance Webinar:
Join us for this webinar and listen to an experienced, global panel of insurance professionals present, discuss and answer your questions.
Digital Transformation Strategies Webinar:
Watch the replay of our Digital Transformation Strategies webinar
Future of Insurance Report:
Read this excellent report that is produced by Raconteur and distributed by The Times UK. The Digital Insurer has an opinion piece on digital insurance in Asia.
We were one of the first to cover Lemonade's highly awaited launch:
Rick Huckstep from The Digital Insurer had unique access to the founding team and gives his take on why insurance will never be the same again.

The Team at The Digital Insurer


See the team as an animated sketch !

Hugh Terry

Hugh Terry

Hugh is the founder of the The Digital Insurer and is passionate about the use of digital thinking and technology to transform the insurance industry

Rick Huckstep

Rick Huckstep

Rick is a thought leader within the global InsurTech startup community. As an investor, adviser and mentor, Rick publishes many thought leadership pieces on InsurTech with The Digital Insurer and is also the Chairman of The Digital Insurer providing input and advice on the development of the business.

Tom Bobrowski

Tom Bobrowski
Head of North America

Tom is responsible for developing the Digital Insurer in North America.  Tom has over 20 years consulting experience, the last 10 focused on insurance, as a C-level strategist and problem solver in the areas of globalization of operations, technology transformation and change management.  Tom is also the editor of the Digital Insurance Library section of the Digital Insurer.

Andrew De Kock

Andrew De Kock
Head of Africa

Andrew is responsible for developing The Digital Insurer’s Africa focus and has experience across Africa, Asia, Europe and North America as both a consultant and as Global Head for Swiss Re’s underwriting automation product. He is convinced that digitally based business models are a prerequisite to making insurance benefits accessible to all in both the developed and developing markets. 

Malini Thakerar

Malini Thakerar
Chief Operating Officer

Malini is responsible for content delivery and looks after sponsor relationships for The Digital Insurer. Having worked directly in the insurance industry and then as a consultant in Europe and Asia, Malini is fascinated by the potential of technology to transform and disrupt insurance business models in mature and evolving markets.


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Andrew Dart
Head of Australia and New Zealand

Andrew is responsible for developing The Digital Insurer’s presence in Australia & New Zealand and is the resident global Telematics expert for The Digital Insurer. He’s been engaged in the international insurance industry for over 30 years and always at the forefront of technological innovation. Andrew is considered a thought leader, last year being one of the top 50 CSC staff on Social Media and more recently being ranked one of the top 50 people to know globally within the InsurTech community.

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Les Wong
Head of Europe

Les is responsible for developing The Digital Insurer's presence in Europe and is able to draw on over 30 years' experience in the insurance industry with leading insurers and brokers as both a senior executive and consultant. Les is based in London (UK) and takes a keen interest in how our industry is changing and the influence of the InsurTech world.

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Martin Kornacki
Publisher & Editor

Martin is an experienced London-based business magazine editor, trained journalist, and publishing professional. Having led a number of market-leading finance titles he has a strong understanding of the issues faced by regulated industries. Within insurance he has a keen interest in insurtech, innovation and disruption, as well as in helping insurers and their partners overcome the challenges of operating in the digital consumer world. His roles have given him extensive experience developing effective relationships with commercial partners and he has led award-winning industry roundtables, forums and conferences, as well as liaised with the UK government and regulators on sector specific issues.

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Simon Phipps
Head of Asia| Global Development | Blockchain

Simon is responsible for TDIs global development as well as our business in Asia. He is also our blockchain lead. With over 25 years in insurance, Simon has deep industry and consulting experience, working in increasingly senior roles across Life, GI and Asset Mgt businesses in Europe and Asia, most recently as KPMGs lead partner for insurance advisory & digital innovation and, previously MD of Aviva, in Hong Kong.

He is passionate about helping insurers engage more effectively with customers and, making insurance more relevant to more people, through technology.