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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.
Chris Alba Hamilton
Chief Technology Officer
Over 19 years’ experience in software engineering roles, 12 years of which was spent in IT leadership. Chris led payments technology and a varied range of customer-facing APIs at Nexmo. He led the delivery of high-performance market data systems for multiple investment banks, and in a prior insurtech CTO role launched insurance contracts on blockchain.
Director of Operations
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.
Director of Product Delivery
Over 20 years' experience of proposition management and product leadership. She has designed, launched and managed several award-winning fintech solutions, all of which focused on removing cost and complexity from the value chain. Prior to joining Blocksure, she was a highly regarded consultant with Product Focus, working with companies in diverse industries across Europe.
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.
Over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry ranging from Sales, Marketing, Brand Strategy, Distribution, Schemes Development and Strategic Account Management plus Business Migration and Run Off. Kevan has an in depth knowledge of working with brokers large or small across various locations in the UK. Most recently he was part of the Executive team leading the development of LV Commercial from start-up to significant player in the UK general insurance market.
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.