’We recognise the crucial role that innovation plays in shaping our industry’s future,’ says head

Broker Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has revealed that it will bolster its innovation strategy through a new partnership with Sønr, a statement released yesterday (29 November 2023) said.

Sønr is an insurtech platform that helps firms identify emerging technologies and solutions that can drive growth and transformation across the business.

It does this by streamlining the innovation scouting process and fostering collaboration.

Through the new deal, Sønr will help WTW enhance its innovation initiatives and strengthen connectivity within teams globally.

Steve Blumenfield, head of partnerships and alliances at WTW, said: ”As the insurance and financial services landscape continues to evolve, we recognise the crucial role that innovation plays in shaping our industry’s future.”

“Sønr gives us access to insights and solutions that enable our teams to provide more innovative solutions for our business and clients.”

’Significant milestone’

The two firms added that the strategic collaboration marked a “significant milestone” for them as it “underscored their shared commitment to driving innovation in the insurance and financial services industries”.

Matt Connolly, chief executive of Sønr, added: “We are proud to welcome WTW as a valued client. Sønr’s mission has always been to help companies discover and create new opportunities.

“We are excited to support WTW in their quest to harness innovation from around the world and enhance their global innovation ecosystem.”