Insurtech Leader UnderwriteMe Announces Director of Business Development

July 8, 2021

Insurtech Leader UnderwriteMe Announces Director of Business Development

UnderwriteMe has announced that Simon Jacobs has joined as Business Development Director. It is a new role created within the business to lead the UnderwriteMe Insurer relationships and to further build commercial partnerships with aggregator distribution firms.

Simon Jacobs has worked in the life and health industry for over 25 years. He is an underwriter by background and has held several senior roles at Axa, Munich Re, and Aegon. Simon’s position at Aegon was Underwriting and Claims Director, bringing a wealth of insurer experience to UnderwriteMe’s senior team.


He will report to Head of Sales & Marketing Nilesh Patel.


Simon said: “I am delighted to be joining such an innovative company like UnderwriteMe. The Underwriting Engine is market-leading and the future product developments are exciting. With automated structured evidence assessment now possible and the start of insurer Text Mining labs exploring the benefits it brings, UnderwriteMe is a great place to be joining.”


Nilesh Patel, Head of Sales and Marketing of UnderwriteMe, stated: “We are continuing to create products that make the process of underwriting much more efficient and consistent. We are delighted to have Simon join the business to really work with our partners to continue to transform the Life Insurance market through technology.”