Sabine Vanderlinden joins Sheffield Haworth as Special Advisor to the Insurance Practice

Sheffield Haworth is delighted to announce the appointment of Sabine VanderLinden as Special Advisor to the Insurance Practice.

Sabine is a co-founder, CEO and Managing Partner of Alchemy Crew a venture validation firm.

Formerly the CEO & co-founder of Startupbootcamp InsurTech (UK) & Hartford’s InsurTech Hub Accelerator (USA), Sabine has worked and sourced over 15,000 ventures, accelerated 70+ startups with the support of over 30 corporate insurers. She has also helped these young market players raise over $100m in funding.

Sabine is a pioneer in building innovation ecosystems and in 2019, Sabine scaled a new set of programs called Co-creation Labs which enable corporates to achieve measurable outcomes from working with growth ventures. She is a multi-award winner, a co-editor of the bestseller The INSURTECH Book, and a top 50 InsurTech Influencer.

At Sheffield Haworth, she will be supporting us with the development and growth of our InsurTech offering which is a key focus for us and the insurance industry in 2021 and beyond.

Commenting on the appointment, Ben Johnson, Managing Director and Head of the Insurance Practice said, “I am delighted that Sabine has joined Sheffield Haworth as a Special Advisor to the Insurance Practice. She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise from across the InsurTech space, an area in which will see significant growth this year as insurers look to innovate further. I am looking forward to working with Sabine on enhancing our talent solutions to InsurTech businesses as we continue to grow our presence across the insurance industry.”

Sabine added, “I am thrilled that Ben and his team at Sheffield Haworth are seeking to focus their attention on an emerging and growing sector that requires the skills, expertise, talent and advice to scale its businesses to new heights. I look forward to bringing an InsurTech ecosystem lens to the Sheffield Haworth’s insurance team and applying an outside-in mindset to evaluating the motivation and limitation affecting entrepreneurs out there while conveying considerations for unique collaborations.”

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