Insurtech UK has announced Melissa Collett as its first CEO

Collett has been appointed by Insurtech UK to take the helm of the organisation from 8 September to drive forward its mission of transforming the insurance industry through the use of technology and making the UK the global leader for insurance innovation. 

Collett's remit will include maintaining and expanding Insutech UK’s relationships with key stakeholders within both Government and regulators to improve outcomes for its members, as well as forging partnerships with insurtech hubs around the globe, creating opportunities for UK insurtechs to grow and expand their reach. 

Read the full press release here

Insurtech UK is the voice of the UK insurtech sector.

We are the trade association for the community of insurtech startups in the UK. We are the largest formal insurtech alliance in the world, with a membership base of over 100 insurtech businesses and a number of partners both from the traditional insurance space and industries which serve the insurance market.

Our mission is to transform the insurance industry through the use of technology, and to make the UK the global leader for insurance innovation.

To achieve this, Insurtech UK has the following objectives:

> Promote the UK insurtech sector with Government, Parliament, Regulators, industry and media

> Campaign for policy changes to drive the sector’s resurgence following COVID-19 and to help UK insurtech achieve its potential as the globally leading sector

> Deliver regular events and resources so members can share insights, learn best practices and successfully build their businesses

> Connect members with investment and partnership opportunities in both domestic and international markets

What we've been up to:

Our events:

Minister for Investment Graham Stuart MP:

“Up until now, insurtech, which has enormous potential, hasn’t been organised in a way that Government can easily work with it.

"That’s why we’ve signed this agreement between HM Government and Insurtech UK."

Insurtech UK

Minister for Investment Graham Stuart MP and first Insurtech UK Chair Niall Barton signing a Joint Statement of Intent between Insurtech UK and the Department for International Trade

Rt Hon Lord Mayor of London Peter Estlin speaking at the Insurtech UK Summer Reception

Insurtech UK Breakfast Briefing, 10th April 2019

Insurtech UK Founders Launch, November 2018

Insurtech UK was formally established as a Trade Association in June 2019. The alliance is made up of four groupings with the core aim to promote the insurtech community both domestically and internationally. These groupings are:

  • Council
  • Government & External Affairs
  • Insights & Initiatives
  • Diversity & Inclusion

For further information, please contact the Secretariat at or 020 3951 7955.