Unlocking the power of automated underwriting

2 December at 11am GMT | Hosted in our online boardrooms

From eliminating human error and reducing risk, to offering customers smooth and personalised policies, automation is the key to an efficient underwriting process fit for the modern, digitalised world.

This roundtable, held in association with UiPath, will bring together senior experts working across underwriting, automation, digital and technology, to discuss the opportunities and challenges of automated underwriting and how insurers can best adopt it.

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Jason Chambers

Head of Underwriting TransformationAviva

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Jason Chambers, Aviva | Insurance Innovators
Jason Chambers

Head of Underwriting Transformation


Jason Chambers has built a career spanning three decades in the general insurance industry, fuelled by his curiosity, a passion for underwriting and simplification and a focus on Insurance fundamentals.

Having previously held roles within Aviva such as Head Of SME Underwriting and SME Chief Underwriting Officer, Jason has a strong technical background which he now applies in digital transformation, focusing on underwriting simplification, automation and digital technology within the Aviva commercial business; serving brokers and their customers easier, faster and smarter.

Elaine Mannix

Global Insurance LeaderUiPath

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Elaine Mannix, UiPath | Insurance Innovators
Elaine Mannix

Global Insurance Leader


Elaine is an Insurance industry change leader with over 20 years of experience. Her experience includes driving change at Fortune 500 insurance carriers as both an internal leader and external consultant.

Familiar with the entire Insurance value chain from Broker and MGA to Insurers and Reinsurers, she has led global teams in delivering large-scale transformation initiatives. Elaine brings critical insights about using emerging technologies such as intelligent automation and blockchain to deliver differentiated customer experiences.

Elaine currently leads the Insurance Practice at UiPath advising customers on how to develop strategic RPA initiatives and builds industry solutions for intelligent process automation.

Arif Khan

Senior Customer Success ManagerUiPath

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Arif Khan, UiPath | Insurance Innovators
Arif Khan

Senior Customer Success Manager


Arif is an AI SME with 15+ years of IT transformation experience across multiple industries, with a specialisation in Banking and Insurance. Arif is currently a Customer Success Manager at UiPath, partnering with clients to maximise the benefits of their investments in automation technologies.

Prior to UiPath Arif built & led the UK Machine Learning & AI Practice at Capco, a global Consultancy focused on financial services, defining and delivering innovative solutions for clients utilising ML and AI products and techniques.

Arif has a passion for combing the Agile delivery model with RPA and AI to solve real business problems effectively and quickly. Arif is a member of the Institute for Robotic Process Automation & AI. Arif has an MSci in Computer Science from University College London, specialising in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

The discussion

90 minutes
Welcome and participant introductions


Opening presentation – Automated underwriting: accessing the transformational potential


Roundtable discussion
  • How are evolving market factors driving the need for greater underwriting automation?
  • How can insurers harness the power between human intelligence and artificial intelligence?
  • Exploring the opportunities: from spotting patterns and anomalies to triaging applications
  • What internal obstacles are underwriting departments facing in their automation journey?
  • Leveraging automation to capitalise on unstructured, alternative and big data
  • Smooth, timely and personalised: how can automated underwriting better serve the customer?
  • Empowering underwriters: how can automation enhance employee experience and free up time for further innovation?
  • Staying ahead and remaining competitive: the business case for automated underwriting


Closing remarks

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This roundtable is designed for senior experts in underwriting, automation, digital and technology working within the insurance industry.

Fill in this short form if you meet the above criteria and would like to participate in the discussion. All invitation requests will be vetted and approved (or declined) by the organiser.

UiPath | Insurance Innovators

UiPath has a vision to deliver the Fully Automated Enterprise™, one where companies use automation to unlock their greatest potential. Only UiPath offers an end-to-end platform for automation, combining the leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution with a full suite of capabilities that enable every organization to scale digital business operations at unprecedented speed.

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