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

+44 (0) 207 375 7214

james.vincent@insurancenexus.com

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

emma.sheard@insurancenexus.com

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.  

+44 (0) 207 422 4353

marsha.irving@insurancenexus.com

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. 

+44 (0) 207 375 7187

guy.kynaston@insurancenexus.com

Mariana Dumont

Head of New Projects

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.

44 (0) 207 422 4369

mariana.dumont@insurancenexus.com

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!

+44(0)20 7375 7221

graham.proud@insurancenexus.com

Jasmine Kees

Project Director

Jas works across a number of industries, but her favourite sector is definitely connected insurance. You’ll find her either on the phone grilling industry leaders about their role, colour coordinating her calendar or drinking coffee on the roof (missing the Australian sun).

44 (0) 207 422 4349

jasmine.kees@insurancenexus.com

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. 

+44 0207 375 7167

zsofia.kulcsar@insurancenexus.com

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

sam.jones@insurancenexus.com

Ira Sopic

Project Director

As a conference director, Ira is currently focused on the climate, cyber and AI advanced analytics within the insurance industry, researching across the industry to understand new trends and strategies. In her free time, Ira loves travelling and cooking.

44 (0) 207 422 4363

ira.sopic@insurancenexus.com

Dovile Nastopkaite

Marketing Assistant

Dovile’s passion for communications and building relationships led her to marketing. Being on the phone with new media partners and learning how cultural differences affect marketing strategies are her favourite part of the job. While she enjoys being on the phone even after work, you can also find her exploring new places and bonding with different people in crowded London bars.

+ 44 0207 375 7193

dovile.nastoplaite@insurancenexus.com