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Our team

Our highly capable team provide specialist skills tailored to growing insurance distribution businesses such as strategy, finance, actuarial, data science, people development and marketing. 
Most importantly, we adapt to support the needs of our partners, preferring to work strategically ‘on’ the business rather than operationally ‘in’ the business. 

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Our highly capable team provide specialist skills tailored towards growing insurance distribution businesses. These skills include accounting, corporate finance, actuarial, data science, people development and marketing. Our capabilities are supported by a robust and continuous strategic process and most importantly, we adapt to support the needs of our partners, preferring to work strategically ‘on’ the business rather than operationally ‘in’ the business. 

Jaco Marx

Capital Management

Jaco is one of the founding members of Correlation Group.  He is mainly responsible for balance sheet management and shareholder representation.  A graduate from the University of Stellenbosch and University of Cape Town, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989.  He has been involved in the insurance industry since 1992. 

Actuarial -life and health

Capital Management

Nicola Bean

Business Development

Nicky manages the new business function at Correlation. She has a Masters in Financial Economics from Oxford University, and has passed the Chartered Financial Analyst exams. Nicky is a foodie, she enjoys jogging, and loves to travel in her spare time.

Alex Lugt

Managing Director

As a qualified Chartered Accountant, Alex joined the company soon after its formation. He heads up the motor division of Correlation Risk Partners and oversees the equity investments and underwriting activities of six insurance partnerships. He is an enthusiastic marathon runner, aspiring triathlete and keen chess player.

Michael Thorpe

Managing Director

Michael joined Correlation Risk Partners in 2007 and is responsible for the strategic assessment, development and management of the group’s equity insurance investments, with a focus on the life and health insurance division. He is a Fellow of the UK’s Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and holds an MBA from the University of Cambridge’s Judge Business School. He’s a keen triathlete and water polo player.

Sean Steyn

Investments, Corporate Finance & Business Development

Sean oversees our partnership with the Granite Group. He also has wider involvement in business development, corporate finance and the asset management function for a number of insurance partners. Sean has a Honours degree in finance, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is also a founding trustee of the Bokomoso Education Trust in South Africa and the UK.

Gerhard Van Der Westhuizen

Gerhard specialises in the pricing and development of short term insurance products and coordinates the short term actuarial function. He has an Honours degree in Actuarial Science with experience across personal and commercial lines sold direct or intermediated. He’s an action sports enthusiast and has a keen interest in financial markets.

Actuarial - Short term

Graeme Nieman

Motor Products

Graeme has an Honours degree in Finance and joined the company in 2013. He oversees the equity investments and underwriting activities of six insurance partnerships by providing management and strategic support, underwriting and regulatory acumen, new product development, risk management, and financial modelling. He is a passionate cyclist and Ironman triathlete, and loves to travel.

Natasha Taylor

Finance

 

Natasha assists with Compliance and KYC requirements within the group, as well as other finance projects. She is a graduate and member of the ICSA (The Government Institute) in the UK, and has previously as an Accountant and Finance Manager. She enjoys running, reading and travelling.

Abbey Powell

Actuarial - Life and Health

Abbey is part of the life and health insurance division of the business. She has a First Class BSc Honours Actuarial Science degree from Cass Business School London and is a part qualified actuary. She is currently studying to complete her actuarial professional exams. She enjoys travelling, concerts, tutoring and is a novice stamp collector.

Catherine Wells

Finance

Cath deals with accounts, assisting with management reporting, budgeting and the administration of investments, as well as the day-to-day running of the office. She has a degree in Comparative Literature and is finishing off her AAT qualification, with aspirations to undertake CIMA. Cath's background is in events management. She’s a pop culture fan and loves walking and cooking.

Rajeev Kolli

Information Technology

Raj has more than 15 years experience in technology, software and data warehousing and has a degree in Engineering. He is responsible for day-to-day IT activities, as well data mining, database management and building software applications for CRP and partners. This includes processing and reporting of Solvency II Data.

Jean Eu

Actuarial - Life and Health

Jean is responsible for the life and health insurance division of Correlation Risk Partners, providing support to a number of European life and health insurance partners. She is a Fellow of the UK's Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, with experience in UK life and health reinsurance markets. She is a keen foodie, a healthy-eating fitness enthusiast and a bookworm who loves dance.

Insolvency Products

Acturial - Life and Health

Partnership

Jaspreet Harrar

Insolvency Products

Insolvency Products

Actuarial - Life and Health 

Paige is a qualified actuary within the life and health division of Correlation Risk Partners. She’s involved in pricing, product development, reinsurance as well as reporting for the partners. Paige is a frequent gym goer and enjoys travelling, cooking and wine tasting.

Actuarial - Short Term

Sean Jones

Digital and IT Transformation

Samuel Theron

Digital and IT Transformation

Samuel Theron

Investments and Corporate Finance

Actuarial - short term

Actuarial - Life and Health 

Samuel Theron

Investments and Corporate Finance

Sam assists in the partnership business, together with working on corporate finance and the asset management functions of a number of the insurance partners. Sam has a Master’s Degree in Finance from the Leeds Business School and has a strong interest in financial markets. In his spare time Sam is an acomplished rugby player.

Ian Gatley

Digital and IT Transformation

Ian joined to assist Correlations' partners in driving Digital and IT Transformation. This includes introducing advanced cloud, AI and data management strategies. His qualifications include an MBA, Bsc Comp Sci as well as numerous industry certifications. He is passionate about technology and the intelligent use of data. Ian is an avid swimmer, fitness enthusiast and a qualified dive master.

Sean Jones

Business Development and Partnership Management

Sean has a broad base of commercial experience gained through 20 years of working across the financial services industry. He  provides strategic support, management acumen and underwriting expertise to a number of our partnerships. Sean holds a Masters degree in Business Administration and is a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of South Africa. He is a keen triathlete and a coffee addict.

Rory O'Flaherty

Partnerships

Rory has a degree in Business Management and Economics, as well as a post graduate diploma in Financial Planning. Rory provides support to our partners assisting across various strategic projects. A keen runner, with a passion for education, he works closely with an NPO that focusses on providing access to education via digital platforms for poverty-stricken communities in Southern Africa.

Deborah Allery

Finance

Deborah is responsible for producing management reports, budgets, forecasting and support to a number of partnerships. Previous experience covers management and financial reporting, commercial planning analysis and systems development in a number of different industries.

Thanos Anagnostides

Thanos works with our partners on marketing and business strategy. With a Masters degree in Marketing and specialising in e-marketing he has over 12 years’ experience working across multiple B2B and B2C brands in various industries and roles. He enjoys playing and watching football as well as listening to music

Digital Marketing and Strategy

John Henderson

John advises on group solvency regulations and provides support to capital and investment management as well as risk analysis and management. He has an Honours degree in Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration. He has 20 years of experience applying analytical and structured thinking to business challenges across industry sectors. He enjoys spending time with his family and exercising outdoors.

Solvency and Capital

Eon Retief

Eon heads up our data science function . He is a graduate of the NYC Data Science Academy, has a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering and is a PhD candidate in computational combustion modelling. He has more than 15 years of experience in data solutions across municipal, financial and marketing industries. A passionate percussionist and avid car enthusiast.

Data Science

Paige Wen

Paige is a qualified actuary within the life and health division of Correlation Risk Partners. She’s involved in pricing, product development, reinsurance as well as reporting for the partners. Paige is a frequent gym goer and enjoys travelling, cooking and wine tasting.

Jaspreet Pabla

Insolvency Products

Jas manages the Insolvency Products division of Correlation Risk Partners. She has an Honours degree in Law and experience in Corporate Banking and Insurance. She regularly takes part in events for a number of charitable organisations, and enjoys travelling, musicals and keeping fit. 

Paul Mbenenge

Actuarial - Short Term

Paul oversees actuarial pricing, capital management and development of non-life products across a number of distribution and insurance partners. A part qualified Actuary and CERA charter holder with experience within personal and commercial lines across Africa & the UK. Paul is lover of food and travel,an avid marathon runner and cross border hiker.

Niki Troullinos

People Development & Behavioural Science

Niki is responsible for personal development, manages customer complaints and is passionate about behavioural science in business. She has an Honours degree in Psychology and 9 years experience in the UK insurance industry. She is a big animal lover, enjoys water sports and a good book.

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