Judging Panel

Jonathan Swift | director of content, Post

Jonathan Swift      

Jonathan Swift has written about the insurance industry for over 14 years, as reporter, news editor, editor and the editor-in-chief of Post magazine. His remit also currently includes Insurance Age and Insurance Insight. He has appeared on television speaking about topics as diverse as the insurance implications of Michael Jackson's death to the implications of consolidation on motor premiums; and is a past winner of the British Insurance Brokers' Association journalist of the year and Association of British Insurers general insurance trade journalist prizes.

Keith Aylwin | director, Ernst & Young


Keith is a Director in EYs insurance practice. He has worked in the insurance industry for his entire career, across industry and business advisory roles focusing on business transformation. He has worked across all sectors of the insurance industry, gaining significant experience with organisations across Europe, Africa and the US. Keith has worked with many organisations helping them find competitive advantage and realise business value.

Adam Bellchambers | client relationship executive - insurance, CSC

Adam Bellchambers       

Adam has worked in the Insurance and Financial Services industry for his entire career, with a major UK Composite Insurer, as an Insurance Broker/IFA and for technology providers to the Insurance industry. Adam has worked with many Insurance organisations, implementing a wide range of business enabling technologies and helping them to realise business value. He is currently a Client Relationship Executive in CSC's UK Insurance business, helping Clients adopt and leverage Next Generation IT capabilities - Cloud & Infrastructure Orchestration, Application Modernisation, Cybersecurity, Digital and Big Data - to address their challenges and opportunities.

Adrian Coupland | managing director of data and distribution, SSP

Adrian Coupland SSP       

Adrian has 25 years' experience of applying innovative and creative thinking to deliver a positive effect right from the insurance carrier through to the insurance consumer. He has broad industry experience across broking, distribution, business development and technology. After 15 years in the broking industry, ten of which were with A-Plan, Adrian has spent the last ten years at SSP, working with insurers on various software and distribution initiatives.

Manjit Rana | founder, Ingenin


Manjit is a founder of Ingenin, a multi-award winning technology consultancy created to help insurers grow their businesses through the adoption of emerging and more established mobile technologies to create compelling insurance propositions for the mobile generation.

Manjit has over 25 years experience of technology based proposition development. He has created a number of start-ups as well as working for large corporates such as CSC, Fujitsu Consulting and AXA Insurance where he was recruited to help create the AXA Innovation Hub.

Jonathan Rusby | software insurance lead, UK & Ireland, Accenture


Jonathan leads Accenture's P&C insurance software business for the UK, Irish and South African markets. Jonathan has worked for over 20 years within insurance across Europe and South Africa in a variety of roles, from underwriting to operations management and consultancy for insurers such as CIGNA and RSA and for the past 10+ years in insurance software houses including being a founder member of Duck Creek Technologies Europe.

Tony Sault | director, financial services office - insurance, Ernst & Young.


Tony is an Executive Director in EYs insurance practice with a focus on the UK retail market. He has over 20 years industry and business advisory experience focusing on business transformation in the insurance industry. He is a Visiting Lecturer at Cass Business School and has co-authored a number of research papers in conjunction with the CII.  

Tony Tarquini | director of european insurance- Pegasystems




Tony Tarquini is european director of insurance at Pegasystems. For almost 30 years, Tony has been leading IT and business improvement with many of the most successful organisations in insurance. Much of this is based on pioneering but practical ideas to improve business processes and organisational efficiency and effectiveness to deliver tangible results in clients' business performance.He has built a business practice, helped turn around loss making businesses, conceived and introduced new products and services and re-engineered sales and marketing operations. Tony's engaging interpersonal style has made him popular as an industry speaker for many years. He calls upon the knowledge and experience that brought him early success as an international athlete to inject vision, clarity of purpose and a focus on results to the presentations he makes.

Jane Tweddle | industry principal & value adviser- SAP


As industry principal & value adviser, Jane is responsible for identifying market opportunities, shaping industry focussed solutions and working at an executive level to present SAP's value and innovation for Banking and Insurance. Jane has worked in the FSI sector for over 30 years and has gained significant experience of the banking and insurance industries with organisations across Europe, the Middle East and the US. Jane's specific areas of expertise include digital transformation, technology innovation, industry core operations, and finance and risk.    


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