We are a team of energetic professionals who are passionate about insurance, technology and innovation, and are ready to provide the tools, insights and opportunities for insurers to thrive in the future.

James Vincent

Managing Director

James heads up new projects, innovation and overseeing the general development and direction of the business. James spends his free time running around after his children, cycling, boxing and playing records

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Emma Sheard

Head of Strategy

Emma leads a number of core projects for the team and is continually looking for new trends, opportunities and ways to expand our insurance operations. Emma is fascinated by ancient civilisations and as an avid scuba diver, once went diving with bull sharks (no cage!).

+44 (0) 207 422 4349


Marsha Irving

Head of Innovation

Marsha strives to be a trusted advisor to the insurance community by keeping up-to-date on the many changes affecting the industry. She continues to develop new delivery initiatives to keep the community informed and engaged. Being Canadian, Marsha loves the great outdoors and going hiking (aka rambling in the UK). She’s travelled to over 40 countries and makes a killer watermelon daiquiri.  

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Guy Kynaston

Commercial Director

Outside of work Guy is a passionate skier and rugby player. In the office Guy is dedicated to building out the financial services division from a business development perspective. He is currently focused on the impact of IoT and analytics  within the banking and insurance space. 

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Mariana Dumont

Head of Asia and Emerging Markets

Mariana is passionate about innovation and digital transformation. Having worked in e-commerce and retail bank, two industries heavily affected by technology, she is constantly looking for the next sign of disruption. She is currently looking for new trends and opportunities within the Asian insurance market. Mariana enjoys watching old classic films while enjoying a glass of wine.


Graham Proud

Project Director

As a conference director, Graham is currently focused on the customer engagement piece within the insurance sector, researching with European insurers and start-ups in order to understand their transformation plans. Outside of work Graham likes to get his creative juices flowing either with a paintbrush in hand, or with whatever musical instruments he can get his hands on!

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Alexander Cherry

Head of Research

Alex loves getting to grips with new areas and leads Insurance Nexus’ research drive into unexplored markets and topics. Outside of work he enjoys travelling around Europe, translation, fell-walking and cricket. His previous employers include a software house and a donkey sanctuary.

+44 (0) 207 422 4363


Sam Jones

Marketing Manager

When Sam isn’t on the phone speaking with new marketing partners, or reading about the latest marketing trends, you can find him chatting about music with his friends over a pint.

+44 (0) 207 422 4379


Zsófia Kulcsár

Head of Marketing

Zsófi lives and breaths marketing: implementing best practices, trying and testing new ideas to constantly improve our customer's journey. In her free time she loves travelling and volunteering. 

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Liam Gray

Host, Unbound Podcast

Liam was one of the first on the InsurTech podcasting scene and has already brought us interviews from some of the industry's key influencers. Now he’s teamed up with the Insurance Nexus team to produce the brand new ‘Unbound’ podcast. When he’s not behind the mic, you might find him at the Emirates stadium or planning his next getaway.  


Helen Raff

Head of Content

Helen has a pivotal role in team planning, extending marketing capabilities and stimulating collaboration.  She spends her day at the coal-face, finding out what’s new in insurance and testing ideas with our community.  She knits together our strategy and ensures that we’re providing top-notch content to the insurance world.  Helen likes planning holidays and feeding the ducks in the park with her 1-year-old daughter.

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