Award winning FinTech entrepreneur and Insurance executive, Lisa Powis, has joined ScaleUp Group (SUG) bringing with her a wealth of experience enhancing SUG’s capabilities in FinTech, Insurance Sector and successful ScaleUp leadership … capabilities that will undoubtedly help #GrowGlobalChampions
Lisa has worked in the Insurance Industry for over 30 years, where she is known for the role of founder and CEO of the Fresh Insurance Group, which has grown to be a multi-niched Personal Lines Brokerage with over 80,000 policyholders, writing over £70 Million Gross Written Premium.
Award Winning – In 2017, in recognition of its performance, Lisa’s company Fresh won all three prestigious Industry awards – The British Insurance Awards, Insurance Age and Insurance Times for ‘Personal Lines Broker of the Year’ – an accolade no other broker has achieved. In 2018 Lisa was the first women to be awarded the Achievement Award at the UK Brokers Awards.
ScaleUp experience – After sixteen years of impressive trading, Lisa sold Fresh to the Vantage Group in May 2018. She maintains an active interest in FinTech, disruptive technologies and mentoring organisations through change.
Philanthropy – In 2016, Lisa founded the charity ‘Painting Our World in Silver, dedicated to fight loneliness in the elderly population.
Lisa said: “I’m delighted to be joining ScaleUp Group with it’s innovative business model geared around Growing Global Champions which is already helping a great portfolio of UK Tech ScaleUps. I’m looking forward to the challenge”
John O’Connell, Chair at ScaleUp Group said : “Lisa’s successful leadership track record in the fast growing FinTech sector, plus her insurance sector knowledge and connections are a real boon for UK tech companies looking to successful ScaleUp”
Notes for Editors :
ScaleUp Group was formed by experienced entrepreneurs to Grow Global Champions by offering unrivalled knowledge, insights and connections to successfully ScaleUp. Total aggregate exits achieved by the ScaleUp team members – £4billion+ www.scaleupgroup.co
ScaleUp Group is the founding partner of the Techmarketview Great British ScaleUp programme & has developed the ScaleUp Growth Index to quantify the potential of tech ScaleUps.
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