Content director, insurance
Jonathan has written and commented about the insurance industry since 1998 as a reporter, news editor, editor and content director at Incisive Media.
He has appeared on television speaking about topics as diverse as the insurance implications of Michael Jackson's death to the consequences of consolidation on motor premiums; and is a past winner of the British Insurance Brokers' Association journalist of the year and Association of British Insurers general insurance trade journalist prizes.
Despite the hype around insurtech, the barriers to entry remain high, not least because incumbents have reputational concerns that are hampering true customer-led disruption. Indeed, the likes of Lemonade have had to water down their original vision to…
Exclusive: Short-term insurance specialist Tempcover is actively looking for acquisition targets, and views the insurtech sector as a potentially lucrative hunting ground.
Norwegian insurtech start-up Cloud Insurance is looking to establish an office in London in 2019 as it prepares for a funding round to help it grow the business.
Former Churchill and LV general insurance boss John O’Roarke took home the Achievement prize last night at the British Insurance Awards, where his new employer Aviva was among the big winners.
Jonathan Swift looks back on how Inga Beale's time as Lloyd's CEO Inga Beale might be remembered using a jukebox stacked with her own Desert Island Disc selection
What does being ‘more like an insurtech’ mean? Recruiting people with facial hair and skinny jeans is only the start of the journey.
Evolution Claims Management has secured a new contract to provide building claims management services to Ageas Insurance, its first since attracting investment from Lanes Group.
HPE Internet of Things and emerging technology practice director Mark Tritton explains the benefits of IoT.
Fintech banking start-up Revolut has outlined plans to launch further insurance products after closing its latest funding round, raising $250m (£181.6m) to become Europe's latest tech unicorn.
As Igo4 appoints a Google exec to its board, Jonathan Swift looks at whether the recruitment of Mark Bennett marks a "trend" in terms of insurance turning to digital to fill their top tables.
Silent cyber risk is the largest inhibitor to the growth of cyber insurance, according to a Post survey.
Following the news yesterday that Amanda Blanc is to leave Axa to join Zurich as its CEO for Europe, Middle East & Africa, Jonathan Swift looks back at her time at the French insurer and assesses her legacy
Chubb’s Karen Strong and Dan Atkinson talk to Jonathan Swift about why Chubb reviewed its real estate offering and how it intends to take this to the ‘next level’ with hires and delivering a ‘complete solution’ to clients
Jonathan Swift looks at whether RSA selling Oak Underwriting to Zurich is going to trigger a bolt-on bonanza - and if it really equates to Manchester United selling Carlos Tevez to Manchester City