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Members & Partners
$500 + GST
$200 + GST
A great start to 2024 for your business and an
event not to be missed!
- Tuesday 13th February 2024
- Doltone House
Jones Bay Wharf Level 3
26-32 Pirrama Road,
Pyrmont NSW 2009
- 11.00am – 7.00pm
Places are limited for InsurtechLIVE 24 so be quick!
Early Bird registration available until
Thursday 30th November 2023.
Standard Registration open from
Friday 1st December 2023 — Friday 9th February 2024
Members & Partners
$500.00 + GST
$200.00 + GST
Insurtech Market Growth Partner
|11.00am||InsurtechLIVE 24 – Sponsor stands open|
|InsurtechLIVE 24 event registration with light lunch|
Networking opportunity with Insurtech and Business Partners
|1.00pm||Main plenary and panel sessions||Introduced by our Host,|
Founder & CEO, Kanopi
|Panel Discussion – |
Taking AI from Hype to Reality for the Insurance Sector
Portia Cerny, EY
Libby Roberts, Founder & CEO, LeapForward
|InsurtechLIVE 24 Pitch Event|
Details to be released in January 2024 on how to enter!
|3.00pm||Networking afternoon tea – visit sponsor stands|
|3.45pm||Business sessions resume|
|Panel Discussion – |
Insurability Challenges: How can Insurtech help address challenges presented by the changing risk environment?
Karen Stephens, CEO & Founder, BCyber
Kimberly Randle, CEO & Founder, Fair Supply
Ben Qin, Head of NE Asia & Aust, Descartes Underwriting
Jun Ho Bae, Venture Lead, Tenity
|Panel Discussion – |
Insurance Purpose: How Insurtech can help Insurers remain relevant
Marc Fabris, Digital Consultant & Founder, Risk Hub
Aurora Voss, Co-Founder & CEO, Zemble
|5.15pm||Networking reception with drinks|
|7.00pm||InsurtechLIVE 24 Event close|
Freedom Services Group
and Stella Insurance
Our opening Keynote Speaker is Samantha White of
Freedom Services Group and Stella Insurance
(Chair and CEO respectively)
Sam set up her first business at 24 and its been a
wild ride since. She loves business and people in
equal measure and genuinely believes the right kind
of businesses can change the world. Sam is also
passionate about building businesses and products to
be more centred around the Female experience and
empowering other women to do the same.
Event ticketing has now closed
Watch this space as additional speakers are progressively announced!
Jun Ho Bae
Jun Ho is an early stage insuretech investor at Tenity, a global accelerator and investor platform specializing in the financial services sector.
With over 8 years of venture investment experience, Jun Ho is in charge of originating and executing investments in promising fintech and insuretech startups at pre-seed stages across the APAC region.
Jun Ho also has extensive experience in connecting startups with global insurers for exploring business collaborations and is particularly interested in B2B and embedded insurance solutions.
Founder & CEO
Nigel Fellowes-Freeman, a seasoned entrepreneur with a proven record of launching successful startups, is the driving force behind Kanopi, an innovative insurtech startup leading the embedded insurance revolution. As a previous Entrepreneur-in-Residence at BCG Digital Ventures and a trusted advisor to early-stage fintech startups, Nigel’s strategic insights and industry acumen further contribute to the growth and development of the startup ecosystem.
Founder & CEO
As a psychologist, Libby Roberts knows how life-changing an injury or illness can be. She believes in providing evidence-based support to help people heal not only physically, but also mentally and emotionally. That’s why she founded LeapForward, a Healthtech startup that aims to revolutionize how people get the support they need to recover and return to work. Libby has a wealth of experience in occupational rehabilitation and is passionate about making a difference.
Portia Cerny is a Partner at Ernst & Young (EY) in FSO Enterprise Risk. She leads a specialist team of data and analytics professionals who focus on helping financial services organisations shift their view of risk from a tick the box compliance exercise to an enabler for growth. She started her career as a data scientist and is an advocate for responsible AI.
Andy is a Sydney based Partner at EY and a leader in the Technology Consulting Practice. Andy has worked in financial services for the past 28 years across capital markets, wealth management and banking but with a specialisation in life and general insurance. During this time he has shaped and led complex business and IT transformation engagements for clients in the UK, mainland Europe, Asia, and Australia spanning business strategy, IT strategy, offshoring, outsourcing, and large scale software implementation. Andy has worked extensively with FinTech hubs to promote InsurTech within Australia and is a regular speaker on the topic of InsurTech and Innovation.
Co-Founder & CEO
Karen is the co-founder and CEO of BCyber. After over 25+ years in financial services, Karen moved into SME cybersecurity risk management. BCyber works with financial services SMEs to protect and grow their business, by demystifying the technical and helping them to identify and address, cybersecurity and governance risk gaps.
Karen is a columnist with the Women in Security Magazine and is a regular presenter at conferences and forums where she translates cybersecurity risk management into practical actions. Karen was recently named 2023’s inaugural Female Cyber Leader of the Year at the CyberSecurity Connect Awards in Canberra.
Melissa Collett is CEO of Insurtech UK, the largest formal alliance of insurtechs in the world. Insurtech UK’s mission is for the UK to be the global leader for insurance innovation. It has 130 members and partners and is the representative voice of insurtech in the UK.
Melissa has 25 years’ experience in the UK insurance sector, having previously been Executive Director of Professional Standards at the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), where she was responsible for data ethics, legal, risk management, corporate governance and policy and public affairs. Melissa chaired the Digital Ethics Forum and developed the CII Digital Ethics Companion, and was consulted by the UK Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation and the World Economic Forum. She has also been an Advisory Board member of Innovate UK, which provides R&D funding for start ups. She is a frequent contributor to the insurance press, a keynote speaker at conferences, and judge of industry awards.
Melissa has an extensive background in consumer insurance and legal issues. She was Senior Ombudsman at the Financial Ombudsman Service, a Director at Fairer Finance and served as a Tribunal Judge. She is also a qualified lawyer, spending her early career at Hogan Lovells, specialising in insurance law. In 2022, she co-authored Female Determination, a collection of portraits and interviews with inspiring women. She was a finalist for Insurance Woman of the Year in 2021.
Head of NE Asia & Australia
Ben is currently the Head of North-East Asia and ANZ for Descartes Underwriting, a specialist insurance agency focussing on natural hazards, extreme weather and emerging risks. He sits across Australian operations which commenced in 2021, Greater China operations based in HK which opened in 2022, and Japan based out of Tokyo which opened in May 2023.
Founded in Paris in 2018 and now working with 250+ corporations and public sectors exclusively via insurance intermediaries. Descartes offers a new generation of parametric insurance products: fully transparent, providing swift claims payment, bespoke & more affordable than traditional covers. Utilizing Machine Learning and real-time monitoring from satellite imagery & IoT, our state-of-the-art technology helps businesses bounce back faster against natural catastrophes and emerging risks.
Prior to Descartes Underwriting, Ben was responsible for the Analytics and Alternative Risk Transfer (ART) practices at the international broker Marsh across Asia Pacific region for almost 10 years.
Co-Founder & CEO
Aurora Voss is the Co-Founder and CEO of Zemble, a platform delivering real-time, secure data exchange and collaboration for highly regulated businesses, their partners and customers. Prior to Zemble, Aurora ran H2 Ventures, Australia’s earliest stage, fintech-focused venture capital firm having started her career in health technology. Originally from South Africa, Aurora is passionate about getting the best technology into the hands of those who need it most: customers and customer-facing staff.
Digital Consultant & Founder
Meet Marc Fabris, a friendly face in the world of financial services with a passion for making a difference. Marc’s journey has taken him from advising to corporate roles and now to entrepreneurship, all with one goal in mind: enhancing the delivery of risk insurance.
In his corporate roles, Marc worked on various projects and platforms, gaining a knack for finding the right balance between short-term practicality and long-term vision. His global experiences have provided him with a broad perspective on digital strategies, and he’s no stranger to the complex world of financial advice.
Today, Marc focuses on consulting within the financial services sector where he channels his expertise to improve business processes and client engagement. His latest venture, the launch of Risk Hub, is a testament to his commitment to innovation in the risk advice industry.
With a deep-rooted passion for the life insurance industry and a genuine belief in the power of innovation, Marc is excited to explore opportunities for Insurtech to help insurers stay relevant!
Co-Founder & CEO
Kimberly Randle is co-founder and CEO of FairSupply, a fast growing Australian ESG risk and compliance platform. Kimberly’s deep conviction is that great data is mission critical to transforming how companies engage with people and planet. Since inception, FairSupply has a been a hotbed of innovation, bringing to market two world-firsts: modern slavery footprinting and extinction-risk footprinting.
Kimberly is an experienced and innovative human rights advocate specialising in modern slavery. Kimberly has over 15 years’ experience working in law and human rights for top tier firms in Australia and the United States, previously holding the role of Senior Director of Corporate and Legal for International Justice Mission Australia. Kimberly is a sought-after expert and speaker in the field of modern slavery and has been called upon to provide evidence for both the NSW and Commonwealth Parliamentary Inquiries into Human Trafficking.
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