Vincent Branch

Chief Executive, Accelerate and Strategic Analytics


About Vincent

Vincent joined AXA XL two years ago to set up Accelerate, the AXA XL innovation group focused on developing commercial opportunities and new disruptive business models.
Vincent is also the Head of Strategic Analytics for AXA XL which brings industrial grade implementation of analytics, machine learning and AI for the business.
Vincent has over 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry, most recently, he held the position of Chief Underwriting Officer and Chief Actuary for VitalityHealth (part of the Discovery group). Prior to this role, Vincent was the Global Chief Underwriting Officer for Personal Lines at Zurich Insurance. In these roles he implemented a wide range od product and pricing innovations.
He holds a BSc Honours degree in Mathematics from Loughborough University of Technology, and qualified as an actuary in 2000 and is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute. +