The Team

Theresa Blissing

Theresa is the founder of Accelerating Insurance and a Thought Leader on innovation in insurance in Asia, as well as a recognised researcher on Big Data in insurance.

Theresa has worked for ten years for leading multinational insurers in Europe and Asia before turning to management consulting and venture building with the goal of transforming the insurance industry and helping shape its future in the region.

Michael Waitze

Michael has previously worked for major international organisations including Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, UBS and CitiGroup as well as supported and advised local tech giants like aCommerce and investors like Ardent Capital in Thailand.

Since 2016, Michael has been running his media business hosting several tech podcasts in Asia.

Rahul Mathur

Rahul is an AIP Ambassador and joins us in our bi-monthly AIP News Roundup episodes as one of the experts in InsurTech globally.

Rahul Mathur

Presently, Rahul is the Start-up lead at the London chapter of Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab. Previously, he worked as Insurance Product Manager at Laka Insurance and focused on product development, strategy and research.

Ariel Mengqian Li

Ariel assist in running AIP behind the scenes.

Ariel plans and coordinates administrative procedures. She ensures the smooth and adequate flow of information within AIP and manages schedules and podcast recordings.