Nicolas' research concentrates on continental European insurance markets with a specific focus on continental Europe and insurance systems including life policy administration, customer communication management, predictive analytics and data technology providers.
Since joining Celent, Nicolas has advised multiple insurance companies and vendors on IT and business strategies including strategic IT programme alignment, partnership evaluation, conceptualization of cross-country system implementations, and IT vendor selection and strategy.
Nicolas has been often quoted in specialized insurance and IT magazines including Insurance Networking News, Insurance & Technology, and PropertyCasualty360 (a National Underwriter website) and also in international newspapers’ websites such as The New York Times, The Guardian, CBS News and Tages Anzeiger.
Nicolas started his career in the financial industry with CREDIT SUISSE. He moved to the insurance sector after completing his MBA, taking over a management position at UNIQA, the Swiss subsidiary of the second largest Austrian insurance company. He eventually became part-time CEO of the Swiss entity and moved to the UNIQA Group headquarters in Vienna, Austria. There he led projects for the international entity of the group in various Eastern European countries.
Nicolas has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in business and finance management from the University of Fribourg, and an MBA from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh Business School. He is fluent in French and English, and has a good command of German.
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Celent Insurance Roundtable | Artificial Intelligence in Insurance: Tools and Models Insurers can Choose (Inviation-only)11 October 2018
55 Baker Street, London, United KingdomOVERVIEW The increases in computer power, greater investments in algorithms amenable to parallelization and data availability are combining to ha…
Celent Insurance Roundtable | Artificial Intelligence in Insurance: Tools and Models Insurers Can Choose (Invitation-only)25 October 2018
Unit 04, 9th Floor, Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, ChinaOVERVIEW The increases in computer power, greater investments in algorithms amenable to parallelization and data availability are combining to ha…