Andy Thomas, chief executive of KYND, tells Insurance Times why his firm should win the Excellence in Technology - Service Provider prize at the 2022 Insurance Times Awards

Explain your entry in the Excellence in Technology - Service Provider category.

As big believers in tech-driven innovation for the insurance industry, KYND entered the Excellence in Technology category because we’re an insurtech company that offers a transformational approach to managing cyber risk, benefiting the entire cyber insurance value chain.

Being acutely aware of industry challenges, our goal was to deliver a comprehensive solution that would not only enable businesses to overcome the barriers to obtaining adequate cyber coverage, but would also serve as the enabler of sustainable growth in a volatile cyber insurance market.

Andy Thomas

Andy Thomas, KYND

Our industry-leading combination of powerful technology and tailored remediation consultancy allows for ongoing, improved collaboration between the insurer, the broker and the insured throughout the entire insurance journey, making sure policyholders have an easy way to strengthen their cyber posture and succeed in future insurance applications.

What do you think makes your entry stand out or different from your competition?

Thanks to next generation risk management technology, KYND easily enables insurance specialists and policyholders to work in tandem towards successfully securing cyber cover and achieving enhanced cyber resilience.

What would winning this award mean to you and your firm?

Winning this award would serve as a testament to the unswerving efforts of our team and the positive difference it makes to both our insurance partners and their clients in their fight against cyber risks, which continues to be a dynamically changing threat.