Guy has more than 20 years of experience developing and implementing insurance technology solutions, working in large insurance groups, both directly and as an advisor. Guy's career started at Prudential Assurance where he held a number of roles including Head of Actuarial Systems, Head of Business Intelligence, and Head of Group Wide IT Solution Design for Solvency II.
Prior to joining SAL, Guy worked as a consultant, first as head of the Life Modelling Practice at PwC, and then as a director at Quintant Partners, a boutique consulting firm focused on the design and implementation of actuarial systems & modelling strategy for a wide range of clients.
Martina has been working in financial services for over 15 years, with experience across private equity, banking and insurance. An accomplished project manager, Martina has led projects for the likes of HSBC, KPMG, M&G and Beazley Group.
Martina is responsible for ensuring that our ever-growing business performs productively and efficiently. Martina's expertise covers change management, corporate governance, operational strategy, finance, legal and HR. Passionate about quality, with a focus on delivering product and service excellence to our clients and the insurance market.
Su is an experienced business development manager, selling software solutions into the financial services and insurance market. With 9 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Su specialises in sales, marketing, distribution and regulatory compliance and prides herself on building relationships; collaborating with insurance businesses to help achieve streamlined solutions.
Su started her career working for AJG within various roles, including assisting in the launch of PEN Underwriting, and has since worked with a number of start-up firms, including Modus Underwriting & REG (UK).
Ralph has over 30 years experience as a software developer, 18 of which have been in a development team lead role for applications ranging from petroleum engineering to broadcasting and media.
Ralph specializes in delivering integrated desktop applications and has expertise in C#, C++, .NET, WinForms and WCF, as well as a number of legacy technologies. Ralph holds a BSc in Computer Science with a minor in Applied Mathematics from the University of Calgary, Canada.
Clare has worked in the financial services industry for 20 years. Clare started her career at Unum and then moved to Prudential where she has worked in the actuarial world of stochastic modelling for the past 12 years, having been responsible for a team of people running stochastic models and then latterly as the release manager for the stochastic modelling suite. Clare's expertise lies in the knowledge of the end-to-end process of running modelling software and an understanding of how to turn modelling requirements into results.
A graduate of Oxford Brookes University, David gained his BSc Computer Science degree with upper second-class honours. David developed a strong interest in testing, specifically automated testing during his time at university, and last year, completed and passed ISTQB testing certifications. As well as testing, David has an interest in software development, learning new languages and technologies.
Stephen qualified as an actuary while working for Standard Life. He left Standard Life 12 years ago to form Software Alliance and has since been working with OAC to develop Mo.net into a leading financial modelling solution. He continues to work within Software Alliance's development team as a senior developer focusing on enhancements to Mo.net kernel. Stephen has a deep understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of various financial modelling solutions and, in particular, how to get the best from Mo.net's capabilities.
Abbey has over 6 years of experience working in administration and operations. Graduating in 2013 from the University of East Anglia with a degree in Business Management, Abbey went on to work as a junior consultant at Quintant Partners. More recently, Abbey has worked for a fast-growing UK fund management business, supporting the day-to-day management of 165 Primary Care assets throughout the UK.
Abbey is responsible for marketing, whilst providing secretarial and administrative support to the CEO and Management Team.
Nahmaan has more than 5 years experience working within financial services and software industries. A graduate in Computer Science, Nahmaan has a solid foundation in C# and web development, having designed and developed tax reporting solutions for a number of banks and financial institutions.
Nahmaan manages tasks within an Agile environment for all members in the development team and is responsible for managing the Software Alliance helpdesk, liaising with customers and answering queries quickly and efficiently.
Tom has a background in the Film & TV industry and graduated with a degree in this subject at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Tom remained passionate about visual arts since leaving the industry, which eventually propelled him towards starting a career in web-development; an endeavour that married his favourite types of work: problem solving, cultivating experiences, and visual arts.
Tom recently worked at a small design firm in London as a Front-end Developer, and now looks after the front-end development and maintenance of SAL’s progressive web applications.
Humayun has over 20 years of experience leading key functions including sales, product development, architecture, delivery, and scaling development teams. He holds a MSc. in Information Networking from Carnegie Mellon, USA and a BSc. in Commerce & Computer Science from McGill University, Canada. Humayun manages client engagements and software delivery at SSI and serves as a mentor at various Tech Incubators in the Chicago area.
With over 16 years of experience in software development of high profile web and desktop applications, Ali manages the architecture, research and development at Strategic Systems International. Ali Qureshi holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences.