Boardroom Speakers

Boardroom Speakers

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Bart Patrick

Managing Director

Duck Creek Technologies, Europe

Bart Patrick brings more than 25 years of experience to bear on Duck Creek’s plans in growing it’s footprint in Europe, with some of the most creative and ambitious business strategies being set. Specialising in digital insurance innovation, Bart has helped insurers and insurtechs alike get the most from their investments in technology. For those who know Bart, understand his passion for doing the right thing for the insurance market.

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Scott Field

Director of Product Marketing

Duck Creek Technologies

Scott Field has over 15 years’ experience working in the insurance industry in a variety of positions on both the insurer side, the data provider side and the software technology side.

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James Maudslay

Global Head, Insurance

Equinix

James has worked in the financial services industry in London since 1989, at a variety of organisations ranging from brokers Holman Wade Limited, to Lloyd’s of London in-house reinsurance company Centrewrite, to The Euclidian Group where he served as Group Information Manager – effectively IT Director.  He then moved onto the service side Financial Services joining software house the Wildnet Group in 2005 and then onto Colt Technology Services in 2009. 

Originally joining Equinix to head the company’s expansion into the insurance sector, James now has vertical responsibility for the whole of financial services in EMEA, but works closely with Equinix’s Americas and APAC teams in developing the Company’s colocation, enterprise and ecosystems businesses across all financial services markets.

James holds a Master’s Degree from City University, London, and has been a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII) since 2000.

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Peter Anna Jeffery

Account Director, Insurance

Equinix

Peter Anna has over 25 years’ experience working for large telecommunications/IT organisations, such as Telefonica O2 and Telewest (now Virgin Media), helping customers understand how technology can help them meet their business objectives. Peter Anna has worked across the financial services sector for many years and having joined Equinix in 2018, is now focussed purely on the insurance sector. She currently works with a number of the top 10 global re/insurers and brokers, guiding them as to the opportunities they now have in building a comprehensive interconnection strategy to enable access to relevant ecosystems. This interconnection orientated approach fundamentally underpins business strategies around innovation and digital transformation.

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Helen Tedore

Head of Analytics and Innovation

Crowe

Helen Tedore is a qualified actuary with over 20 years’ experience within the insurance industry and she is Head of Analytics and Innovation within Crowe’s consulting team based in London. She focusses on generating value for companies by the delivery and implementation of advanced analytics and predictive analytical models.

Helen has a background in leading change delivery to wide variety of stakeholders, with a particular focus on collaboration, culture and behaviours to gain a deep understanding of the specific business drivers and needs to ensure successful implementation with the best solution. Helen’s career spans both consultancy and life insurance company roles with a broad mixture of technical, people and project management skills, including leading large teams to deliver transformational projects. 

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Daniel Bruce

Partner

Crowe

Daniel is a partner in Crowe’s consulting practice and is an experienced actuary. He specialises in helping insurance clients develop and embed practical, integrated enterprise risk management frameworks, methodologies and reporting, with a focus on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of decision-making. Associated areas of expertise include: innovation, predictive analytics, people and organisational change and operating model design.

Daniel’s career background includes a broad range of roles within consultancies, regulators and insurance companies. He currently chairs the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries Risk Management Research & Thought Leadership Committee.  As part of that, Daniel also recently chaired the IFoA’s “Risk Management in a Digital World” working party, which published a report entitled “Improving the Success of InsurTech Opportunities.”

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Manan Sagar

CTO, Insurance

Fujitsu