Lorenzo Spoerry (Moderator)
Deputy Editor
Insurance Day

Lorenzo joined Insurance Day in August 2017 from S&P Global Market Intelligence, where he led the coverage of European, Middle Eastern and African insurance and reinsurance. Prior to that he held a variety of roles within financial journalism.

Thomas Anderson
Director of Sales, US

Tom Anderson has spent the past 20 years helping companies become more efficient by enhancing their capabilities through technology. For the past 15 years he has been devoted to improving the distribution channels that insurance brokers/agents, wholesaler/MGA’s, and (re)insurers use to communicate and manage their clients’ information. His passion for understanding the needs of the client is relentless with the overarching pursuit of creating the most effective solution to manage the world’s evolving risk landscape.

George Beattie
Head of Incubation Underwriting

George Beattie leads Incubation Underwriting at Beazley. The team focuses on alternative risk underwriting and uses a proprietary innovation model to discover, develop, launch and underwrite brand new insurance solutions. As a core aspect of innovation at Beazley, the team works on a range of risk issues including some of the most challenging questions facing the industry- including intangible assets & climate change in 2021. There are two main components to the team’s work: insurtech advisory and first party product development - with both aspects prioritizing opportunities that represent breakthrough innovation.

Lautaro Mon
Chief Product Officer
Charles Taylor InsureTech

Software Engineer, entrepreneur and strategist, Lautaro Mon is currently the Chief Product Officer at Charles Taylor InsureTech, a company that develops innovative technology to optimize interaction in the insurance industry. He oversees product office with 100% focus on improving CTI value proposition based on cutting-edge software, within which he deploys and directs the expansion and growth strategy globally.

Lautaro has more than 20 years of experience in strategy, sales and technology, performing multiple C-level roles (Chief Commercial Officer, Global Digital Practice Director, Strategy Director and Chief Product Office) for different companies. He co-founded (2012), scaled-up and sold (2018), a multimillion valued insurance technology solution. Lautaro is Non-Executive Director of The Sprout Studio, a Paris-based studio specializing in anticipating the future.

Andrew Johnston
Global Head of Insurtech
Willis Re

Andrew Johnston is Willis Re’s global head of InsurTech. He sits in Willis Re’s central management team, based primarily out of Nashville, and leads the charge on researching and engaging with emerging markets; specifically focusing on global InsurTech development, disruptive technologies, the Sharing Economy, and Cyber. One of Andrew’s focusses is the day-to-day running of Willis Re InsurTech, serving Willis Re’s traditional client base and emerging InsurTech one. Andrew is the editor of the Willis Towers Watson Quarterly InsurTech briefing. Prior to joining Willis Re, Andrew served as an expert historical consultant to the United Nations. Andrew holds a PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.