Meet the Senior Management Team

Vivek Banga

Managing Director

Vivek joined Polaris in February 2019. He has over fifteen years of experience in digital distribution of general insurance having worked in this area for insurers as well as a global insurance broker. He chaired the British Insurance Brokers Association’s cross-industry Innovation Working Group for three years and was previously also a member of TechNation’s Insurtech Board.

Simon Bloomfield

Head of imarket

Simon joined Polaris in October 2015, having previously spent 25 years with insurance companies.

He manages the imarket proposition, which connects brokers systems to insurer systems for commercial digital trading and whose policy volume have grown by 250% in the last 5 years.

Martin Thornhill

Head of ProductWriter (and Finance Manager)

Martin leads the ProductWriter team, ensuring that Polaris’ market leading rating engine continues to evolve to meet the insurance industries complex rating and underwriting requirements. Martin promotes ProductWriter’s versatility and scalability, from its ability to deliver niche / high value products, up to powering the many millions of private car and household quotes through the most popular price comparison websites.

Steve Waller

Head of Standards

Steve is the Polaris product owner for our Standards proposition, covering both commercial and personal lines products. Standards play a crucial role in managing the digital trading capabilities for the insurance industry as they provide the language of the industry.