Speakers

Speakers

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Jonathan Swift

Director of Content

Insurance Post

Post and Insurance Age content director Jonathan Swift has written and commented about the insurance industry since 1998. He has appeared on television speaking about topics as diverse as the insurance implications of Michael Jackson's death to the consequences 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.
Jonathan has chaired/ hosted over 100 insurance events from roundtables involving a small specially invited audience, to addressing over 2000 people at the British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall. He is listed as a top 50 insurtech influencer by Insurtech News and presently coordinates the All Party Parliamentary Group for Insurance and Financial Services.

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Ghanshyam Patil

Digital Lead- Blockchain

AXA Insurance

Before joining the Insurance industry, Ghanshyam worked for technology firms for a number of years. Over the last 15 years, he has performed various roles in Insurance – covering product management, technical architecture, development management and leading the delivery teams.

He’s currently leading the Blockchain theme for AXA XL’s Global Technology (Digital) area.

Ghanshyam holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science. Being a technologist at heart, he focuses on leveraging right tech to address business problems.

He’s a Blockchain evangelist and passionate about this technology & the potential value it could bring to the Insurance industry.