2018 Insurtech - Day 1 Workshop

The Insurtech Workshop is SOLD OUT. Limited tickets remain for Day 2.

Insurtech is dominating the conversation, but what's the fuss?

If you want to know more, come to ANZIIF's second Insurtech Conference to learn how the digital revolution is reshaping the industry and how disruption provides the chance to inspire.

Partnering with Insurtech Australia and FinTechNZ, this regional conference brings together tech and insurance to find unique and innovative ways to work together. 

Day 1 of the conference will feature an Insurtech 101 workshop, for insurance professionals who want to know more about insurtech, the impact on them and also on the industry. 

Day 2 is a full-day conference that will feature Insurtech Alley and Tech Tank.

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For further information on this event, please contact Events Manager, Rachel Magill





Conference registration 


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Insurtech 101
What is insurtech, how does it fit in the insurance ecosystem, and what technology platforms are at play?

Brenton Charnley, CEO & Co-founder, Insurtech Australia


What is…? Everything you need to know about disruptive technologies
Panel Discussion
From big data and artificial intelligence to blockchain, this interactive Q&A will delve into the technologies that are introducing radical shifts in the insurance industry.

Philip Blatt, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Sureify

Andy Jamieson, CEO & Founder, Advisr

Annette King, Co-founder, Galileo Platforms

Paul Reynolds, CEO & Co-founder, FactFin

Simon O’Dell, COO & Co-founder, Insurtech Australia (moderator)


Afternoon Tea


How does insurtech affect me?
Learn about innovation in the insurance market, the impact insurtech has on the industry now and the changes to expect in the future.

Daniel Fogarty, CEO & Founder, Evari



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Check out the program for Insurtech Day 2. 


  • Brenton Charnley

    Insurtech Australia

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    Brenton Charnley

    CEO and Co-founder
    Insurtech Australia

    Brenton is an innovation, strategy and operations specialist experienced in helping entrepreneurs, teams and executives make ideas happen using his unique experience across both startup and corporate businesses. Brenton is the CEO and Co-founder of Insurtech Australia, Australia’s first member organisation supporting the growth of the Australian Insurtech ecosystem. Brenton is also the Chief Commercial Officer of Cover Genius, named Australia’s fastest growing company in 2017, and leads strategy, sales and customer delivery across two continents. Brenton also founded Alpha39, a specialist insurtech advisory helping insurance companies and tech startups to develop and navigate their innovation and insurtech strategies.

    Previously, Brenton was Head of Innovation at MetLife Insurance Australia where he was responsible for embedding innovation and improvement to MetLife’s customer experience. Prior to this, Brenton spent 9 years' with KPMG (the majority in Adelaide), most recently as an innovation specialist. During this time, Brenton consulted in digital, customer experience and innovation projects and was the global program manager for the elevate61 start-up accelerator, whilst advising and mentoring startups in programs like Techstars and ANZ Innovyz Start.

  • Simon O'Dell

    Insurtech Australia

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    Simon O'Dell

    COO & Co-founder
    Insurtech Australia

    Simon is a social entrepreneur, with an executive MBA qualification and 14 years' experience driving innovation in the industry that produces the highest volumes of positive externalities - the insurance industry.

    Simon is COO and co-founder of Insurtech Australia; a member association that helps Australian insurtechs, in collaboration with incumbents, embed customer and shareholder-centric innovations into the insurance value chain.

    Simon is a co-founder of Alpha39 Insurtech Advisory. We help industry incumbents and tech startups with creative innovation strategies, solving juicy problems, finding opportunities, delivering and coaching teams through projects and building new businesses.  

    Simon also advises an NGO, who is striking at the roots and creating some great value for our global community. 

  • Philip Blatt


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    Philip Blatt

    Managing Director - Asia Pacific

    Philip Blatt and the Sureify team are on a mission to help life insurers transform their customers’ experience, and to ultimately revolutionise the industry. They are now launching the digital bridge between life insurers and the next generation of customers in Australia.

    Prior to joining Sureify, Philip worked for over 12 years in executive positions with top-tier global insurance companies and brokerages, including QBE, Marsh, and AIG. Throughout his career, he has been dedicated to client relationships and delivered profitable growth through data-based strategies.

    Philip has lived and worked in the Asia Pacific region for more than 10 years. He first came to Asia with the Peace Corps as a university instructor of English in Chongqing, China.

    Philip holds an MBA from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction from the University of Virginia.

  • Daniel Fogarty


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    Daniel Fogarty

    Chief Executive Officer & Founder

    Daniel is the CEO and Founder of Evari, an insurtech start-up and Lloyd’s coverholder, digitally servicing the insurance needs of small businesses in Australia, and licensing their cloud-based technology to insurers in multiple markets.

    Daniel is a Fellow and Board member of ANZIIF, and a member of the Advisory Committee of Insurtech Australia. Daniel was previously CEO General Insurance Australia and New Zealand for Zurich, and has held executive positions at Suncorp/Vero and at Westpac.

    He has a Masters from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW. He is a Fellow of FINSIA, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Chartered Accountant.

  • Andy Jamieson


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    Andy Jamieson

    Founder & CEO

    Andy Jamieson has over 20 years' experience in digital marketing and is the founder of Advisr, the fastest growing website for SMBs looking for an insurance broker. Advisr generates new business for brokers and enhances trust with prospective clients by matching individuals and SME businesses with expert insurance brokers who’ve been independently rated and reviewed.

    Prior to Advisr, in 2015 Andy exited Switched On, a digital marketing agency he co-founded in 2007, through a trade sale to global advertising group WPP. Switched On's clients included Westfield, CBA, Canon, Spotify and Vodafone and its growth was recognised through the multiple BRW Fast 100 and Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards. Before founding Switched On, Andy worked in various marketing roles at Fairfax Digital and eBay.

  • Annette King

    Galileo Platforms

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    Annette King

    Galileo Platforms

    Annette is a co-founder of Galileo Platforms, an blockchain insurtech company serving the insurance sector. She is also an independent non-executive director of FNZ, a fintech company specializing in wealth management technology.

    She has a career spanning 27 years in the financial services sector. She has a successful track record as a CEO, founder, non-executive director, client experience leader and actuary, leading businesses through growth and change in life insurance, wealth management and pensions.

    She has been CEO, CMO, CFO, and has worked in HK, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and held regional responsibility across Asia.  She has worked for companies such as Manulife, AXA, Mercer and Colonial.

  • Paul Reynolds

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    Paul Reynolds

    CEO & Co-founder
    CEO & Co-founder


Sponsorship opportunities for Insurtech are still available. For more information on how your organisation can benefit as a sponsor of this leading professional development event contact Sara Cheong, Sponsorship Executive, on 03 9613 7200 or email [email protected]




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2 May 2018

  • ICC Sydney
    14 Darling Drive
    Sydney NSW 2000
  • 2.00pm—2.30pm Registration
    2.30pm—5.05pm Workshop
    5.05pm—5.50pm Networking Drinks
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