Qorus Innovation in Insurance Awards 2024

The 9th edition of the Innovation in Insurance Awards had almost 300 entries from 44 countries! On 6 June in Lisbon, we announced the best and brightest innovators in our 6 categories and a Global Innovator of the Year.

About the awards

This global competition is a showcase of the most exciting and effective innovations that are taking advantage of emerging technologies and responding to the disruption and opportunities in insurance.

A rigorous, independent judging and voting process ensures the credibility of the awards. The awards ceremony is recognized as the premier annual gathering of insurance innovators and their ideas worldwide

There is no charge to enter, or to participate in the awards ceremony if you are a finalist.

Why enter?

  • Help promote a culture of innovation in insurance
  • Achieve the recognition of your colleagues
  • Be acknowledged by your industry peers
  • Gain public acclaim for your organization as an innovation leader
  • Network with other executives who are driving innovation
  • Benchmark your innovation against those of other insurers
  • Be inspired by the creativity and boldness of your peers

Our criteria

An innovation committee shortlists the best innovation in each category based on 3 criteria:

Originality: The uniqueness of the idea in the marketplace and its potential as a game-changer.

Impact: The innovation’s capacity to generate a superior, long-term competitive edge. This includes KPIs such as RoI, NPS, cost reduction, churn rate, employee engagement score, customer lifetime value (CLV), time reduction, carbon footprint, etc.

Universality: The innovation’s potential to be relevant and/or adapted for use in other markets, or even industries.


Form Quality: A detailed description of the innovation in its various phases, its results, and the addition of presentation slides, videos, or images to visualize and better understand the project.

Key dates



  • Connected Ecosystems & Marketplaces

    Innovative practices that give rise tonew business models, scalable end-to-end value propositions that capitalize on the power of partnerships, platforms and the Internet of Things. Innovations, diversification opportunities and ecosystems may reach beyond the traditional boundaries of insurance, and may be submitted by incumbents, specialized players and other new competitors.

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  • Re-imagining the Customer Experience

    Innovations that significantly enhance the way companies engage with customers. These new approaches create value through, for example, seamless and personalized experiences across physical and/or digital channels, new customer management models, artificial-intelligence-driven advice, and innovative management of customer loyalty and satisfaction.

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  • Product & Service Innovation

    Innovations that significantly enhance, extend or replace the traditional offer, creating new profit pools by serving new customer segments or existing segments in new ways, and entering or creating new markets typically beyond the reach of insurance players.

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  • Insurtech

    The creation and/or application of innovative technology that substantially enhances the customer experience and/or develops new sources of value for insurers. This category is reserved for insurance start-ups and spin-offs, and technology firms targeting the insurance industry. Innovations must be stage-one funded, have a market release proposition, and/or have completed a successful market proof of concept.

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  • Social, Sustainable & Responsible

    Innovations that advance Insurance’s social purpose and its commitment to being a good corporate citizen and a true ally of its customers.

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  • Workforce Transformation

    Innovations that successfully bring together people, culture, leadership, organization and technology, enabling the insurer to realize the full potential of the human and machine workplace.

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Latest Innovations

Our judges

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Yao Yuhui

FWD Insurance Group

Group Chief Data Officer

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Christian Roland

AIA Thailand

Chief Strategy and Digital Officer

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Nathalie Erdmanis

AG Insurance

Director of Sustainability

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Harry van der Zwan

NN Group

Chief Commercial Officer

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Matteo Carbone

Connected Insurance Observatory

Founder and Director

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Marcos Rodriguez Silva

Zurich (Spain)

Chief Transformation Officer (Head of Strategy, Transformation & Data)

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Tomasz Raczynski


Director, Insurance Department

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Maxence Jeunesse


AI Scientific Director

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Mehdi Bennani

Wafa Assurance


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Rob Galbraith

Forestview Insights

Founder and CEO

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Camila Serna


EVP, Global Head of Digital Acceleration

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Laura Lorenzo

Catalana Occidente

Innovation Manager

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Fran Morente


Innovation Program Manager

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Bjorn Bruschke

Desjardins General Insurance Group

Vice-President, Marketing Property and Casualty Insurance, Wealth Management and Life and Health Insurance Affiliated Networks and Independent Advisors

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Roberta Grunthal

BB Seguros

IT Executive Manager

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Achilleas Sdrakas

Ethniki Asfalistiki

General Manager Operations

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Alberto Garuccio

Reale Group

Head of Open Innovation and Ecosystem

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Daniel Riscado


Head of Centre for Transformation

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Olivier Jamot

CNP Assurances


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Edouard de Lamarzelle

Stellantis Insurance


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Bruce Adrain

Liberty Holdings

Head of Business Enablement

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Romain Liberge


Head of Marketing & Design

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Javier Campos Lopez

Santalucía Seguros

Director de Negocio digital directo y alianzas

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Carmen del Campo

Mutua Madrileña

Chief Innovation Officer

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Mónica Paz Garcia

Seguros RGA

Directora Comercial y Marketing

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Marcin Kurczab


Director of Innovation

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Gareth Friedlander


Deputy CEO

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Enrico Tardocchi

Europ Assistance Italia

Head of Business Excellence & Customer Centricity

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Jean Charles Velge



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Nicholas Ivandic

Grupo Financiero Banorte

Executive Director Automotive Lending

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Tristan Palerm

Crédit Agricole Assurances

Head of Strategy

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Dérik Thirion

Satam Switch

Head of Technology

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Robin Kiera

Digital Scouting

Founder, thought leader, influencer

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Angelo Di Rocco


Group Business Development & Partnerships Manager

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Theresa Lin

Cathay Financial Holdings

Executive Vice President

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Nuno Horta

Grupo Ageas Portugal

Innovation Manager

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Michael Murphy

Board Director and Executive Advisor

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Ursuline Foley

Greenlight Re

Board Member & Strategic Advisor

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Miri Gelbort

Clal insurance

Deputy CEO, CIO

Attend the 6 June awards ceremony at Reinvent Forum Lisbon

06 Jun 2024
07 Jun 2024
06/06/2024 Conference

Reinvent Forum Lisbon

Reinvent Forum Lisbon - is dedicated to the digital transformation influencing the insurance sector. Our event brings together industry leaders, experts, and innovators to delve into the latest trends and strategies for enhancing customer satisfaction through innovative digital endeavors. Attendees can expect profound insights into the evolving landscape of insurance.

Get in touch

Want to get in touch regarding the submission process, invitations or sponsoring this event? Please write us at innovation@qorusglobal.com

Meet the awards team

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Nicky Holmes


Awards Program Manager

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Boris Plantier


Head of content

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Leandro Seligmann


Strategic Initiatives Coordinator