Aquarium today announces the appointment of Jan Wilson as Head of Development. In this newly created role, Jan will consolidate and strengthen the company’s development and support teams to support Aquarium’s next phase of growth in the pet insurance and travel insurance sectors.
Jan will be responsible for extending the breadth and depth of skills across the technology teams, strengthening best practices and ensuring that the team is technically equipped to exceed the needs of current and future blue-chip insurance clients.
Jan has more than 30 years’ experience in the IT software industry.
He has gained a broad set of technical skills in a variety of different roles, including the technical design and reporting framework for the Home Office Fire & Rescue Service Incident Recording System. Jan joined Aquarium in October 2018 to implement and drive the processes and quality standards required for PCI DSS and ISO 27001/9001 compliance.
Jan Wilson comments: “We have a huge pool of technical expertise at Aquarium that underpins the quality and robustness of our digital insurance platform. I am very much looking forward to the challenges of this new role. One of my initial tasks is to assess and catalogue our existing skills across the team and then ensure we invest in the right areas of training so we have the right people, with the right skills, to support the next phase of our exciting growth plans. We want to have flexible technology resources that will help us stay agile and responsive as a business.”
Ed Shropshire, Managing Director of Aquarium Software says: “Ensuring a broad skills base across our technology teams along with a high level of technology expertise is part of our business growth strategy. I have every confidence that Jan will upskill our development and support teams, so that we can continue to deliver the best possible digital platform to our insurance customers.”
Aquarium also announces the appointment of Zaina Harb as Project Manager. Zaina joins the team taking responsibility for project implementation and delivery to customers and for ensuring a high standard of service. Zaina has extensive project management experience having worked for several leading financial services organisations.