Plenary meeting London 2024

The Future of Open & Embedded Insurance is here

London 2024 | 19th March 1:00-7:00 PM  | 1 Principal Place

Companies attending:


Decoding Open & Embedded insurance

On the 19th of March 2024 in London the Open & Embedded Insurance Observatory will organise its next annual plenary meeting, an invite-only event dedicated to the members of the Observatory.

The meeting is part of the annual activities of the Observatory, and will be the opportunity for the members to gather in person, network and take part to a series of keynote speeches and panel discussions on the most relevant topics of the embedded and open insurance domains.

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A snippet of our speakers

Henry Newby

Partnerships Director at Superscript

Jason Wilby

Co-founder at Open insurance

Jean-Charles Velge

Co-Founder at Qover

Yuri Poletto

Founder at Open & Embedded Insurance Observatory

Pierfrancesco Ricca

Global Head of Affinity Partnerships at wefox

Garrett Olson

Chris GIngell

Chris Gingell

Global Head of Affinity at WTW

Gil Arazi

Founder, General Partner at

Franck Pivert

VP Revenue at Wakam

Andrea Battista

CEO at Net Insurance

Tim Kaltofen

VP Sales Strategy & Steering at ELEMENT

David Shapiro

Co-founder at Planck

Eve Moutard Thieffry

Eve Moutard Thieffry

Head of Insurance at Back Market

Ankit Saha

Ankit Saha

CUO at Onsi

Daisy Qi Dong

Daisy Qi Dong

Head of Product & Pricing Europe

Jens Schaedler

Jens Schaedler

CEO at bolttech Europe

Yannis Korgialos

Yannis Korgialos

SVP Insurance UK at Odevo

Vincent Wild

Vincent Wild

Head of Partnerships at ZA Tech

Our mission

Connecting and enabling the ecosystem


Feeding the industry with data and insights.


Providing the industry with expert opinions and advisory.


Connecting the ecosystem and creating thought leadership opportunities.


Gain a competitive edge

During the event, we will also present the Open & Embedded Insurance Report, that will include insights from the researches carried out by our research team, insights from our partners, and a focus on a selected book of embedded insurance players including their company profiles, executive interviews and case studies. After the event the report will be shared with the market.


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13:30 – 15:45

15:45 – 16:15

16:15 – 18:45

18:45 – 19:30


First plenary session

1. Welcome message, Open and Embedded Insurance Observatory and AWS

2. Presentation of the research on embedded insurance in the Home and Assistance ecosystem by Gonzalo Rodriguez, Head of Group B2B2C Partnerships at Generali

3. Presentation from AWS

4. Panel discussion “Platforms and Marketplaces: the new embedded insurance frontier”.
Panelists: Garrett Olson, Wolt; Jason Wilby, Open; Eve Moutard Thieffry, Back Market

5. CEO talk “The age of flourishing risk: what role for insurance and embedded insurance solutions?”.
Speakers: Andrea Battista, Net Insurance; Gil Arazi, FinTLV

Coffee break

Second plenary session

1. Presentation on enabling embedded insurance MGAs by Tim Kaltofen, Element

2. Panel discussion “At the crossroad of affinity and embedded insurance: the evolving role of insurers, brokers and distribution partners”.
Panelists: Chris Gingell, WTW; Pierfrancesco Ricca, Wefox; Yannis Korgialos, Odevo

3. Presentation on embedded insurance opportunities in the SME space by Henry Newby, Superscript

4. Panel discussion “Embedded insurance capabilities, beyond sales and distribution”.
Panelists: Jean-Charles Velge, Qover; David Schapiro, Planck; Franck Pivert, Wakam; Vincent Wild, ZA Tech

Networking drinks and buffet


Coming soon...


What past attendees say

Don’t hear it from us, hear it from the community.

The exchanges we have with the other members of the observatory are incredible, especially during the plenary sessions, in London and Barcelona this year, where we can meet and exchange value creation ideas and concrete use cases on embedded insurance.

Eric Allombert Chief Marketing & Communication Officer at Wakam