An experienced insurance executive with over 25 years’ in-depth experience across composite insurers, MGAs, brokers and claims TPAs, including: CEO responsibility for BUs where he has driven growth and performance improvement; and CFO and IT director roles in turnaround businesses. He is accomplished in change-management delivering large transformational programmes and building high-performance teams. Hands-on experience across international businesses, PE backed ventures and regional SMEs.
Prior to co-founding Blocksure, Jay was a lead developer at JPMorgan, working on a highly distributed, fault tolerant systems. In 2015 he started investigating blockchain technology as a revolutionary alternative to technical challenges he saw every day, as well as its potential to optimise the way industries orchestrate themselves. Since then he has developed systems that explore and prove how blockchain technology can be applied to real problems.
Over 30 years experience in the London insurance, reinsurance and broking markets covering financial control, technology, process improvement, MI and change management. Peter brings valuable expertise to support our vision of using new technologies to enhance the customer experience across the insurance industry. His detailed understanding of Distributed Ledger Technology will enable the industry to realise significant efficiencies and identify growth opportunities. He has recently led a blockchain PoC at a global reinsurer.
Richard has been working in finance and technology for over twenty years at a variety of blue chip organisations, including Swiss Re, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Barclays and Fidelity. After discovering the wonders of blockchain and distributed ledgers, he formed the Blockchain Community of Practice at Barclays and then moved to R3 as their first developer. Then, after two years working on the Corda platform, it was off to join Blocksure as their head of Technology Strategy. When not coding, he can normally either be found in the gym or on a horse but seldom both at the same time.
After getting started working for several software companies in Spain, Juan moved to London looking for a new challenge. He is excited by the opportunities blockchain technology opens and is looking forward to being part of its impact on the future of society. He is an experienced full stack software developer, developing and delivering applications with high concurrency and reliability requirements.
Antonio is a motivated and accomplished software developer with experience in web application development and designing in the insurance and education sector. Love to explore, always have a big hunger for new knowledge and excited about the potential that blockchain has.
Joe's experience spans over 6 years as a developer in fintech and mission-critical systems, previously working at Aire; an FCA-regulated credit scoring startup helping people improve their access to credit products. His academical specialities are in programming language theory and how operational semantics can improve the security, safety and reliability of distributed and decentralised platforms.
Dinmohamed is a software developer who has recently completed his Bachelors in Computer Science. Due to his enthusiasm towards learning new technologies he started exploring blockchain to find solutions to many existing problems that modern systems face today. He embraces change and constantly looks for bigger challenges. With background in backend and web development he aspires to contribute with the latest innovations to help drive the future of decentralised applications.
Starting her career at Capgemini Iryna has a 5+ history of working in both a traditional and start-up/innovative space with the focus on digital transformation and technology. Strong experience in Customer Relationship Management, Event Management, Marketing and Sales.
Habib Kattan, owner and director of Kattan Associates Ltd, is an industry veteran with a career spanning forty years, spent in a variety of senior roles in Broking and Underwriting.
In his business development role, Habib is responsible for growing the Blocksure business in the London, European, Asian and US markets.
Prior to joining Blocksure, Habib was the Group Head of Ceded Reinsurance and Credit Control at a leading London Market Insurance and Reinsurance Company.
Robert brings over 40 years experience, including over 20 years with MetLife’s international operations where he held a number of key positions focusing on distribution, business development and implementing strategic growth initiatives.
Keen InsurTech specialist who enjoys exploiting new technologies to drive value improvement. Was responsible for driving investigatory work as part of the London Market Target Operating Model. Identified opportunities to use blockchain as a major catalyst for change across the market including PoCs to validate feasibility. Involved in a small number of other ventures looking to exploit blockchain related fintech opportunities. Over 25 years spent in retail, pharmaceuticals, commodities trading and specialist insurance.
Areiel brings over 25 years’ business transformation delivery experience and has brought projects live in over 40 countries around the world. He has successfully implemented trade finance blockchain solutions for global banks, developed IBM’s blockchain services capability in ASEAN, and advised central banks on blockchain adoption. Areiel is passionate about financial inclusion and has addressed the G20 on the impact that emerging technologies will have on making financial services more broadly available worldwide.