Ian Gatley is a highly experienced technologist and a futurist, he continuously seeks to understand how technology and specifically the use of data and analytics impacts every aspect of our lives. He joined Lombard Insurance in 2013 and was appointed Chief Technology officer in 2017, where he is responsible for the global IT strategy and the end to end digital transformation of the Lombard Insurance Group. Although he is based in South Africa., Ian also consults in both the UK and Europe, as well as playing a crucial role in driving InsurTech companies Lombard invests in. He has more than 20 years of experience in IT Strategy, Big Data and Analytics, Technology, Data Management and Automation. His qualifications include an MBA (Wits), a BSc in Information Technology Management as well as numerous industry certifications in Business Intelligence and Enterprise Architecture. As CTO Ian brings a strong technical background to the team, ensuring that Lombard moves towards becoming a cloud-based data driven insurer.