LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, the data, analytics and technology provider to the U.K. insurance market has underlined its commitment to deliver highly granular data to claims management businesses and teams with the appointment of Kajal Vakas (pictured) to the newly created role of senior manager of claims.
Kajal Vakas is a certified member of the Chartered Insurance Institute specialising in claims management and joins the business from EY Consulting, where she was a senior manager, within their Insurance Technology practice. Vakas will report to Martyn Mathews, senior director of personal and commercial lines at LexisNexis Risk Solutions.
Bringing over a decade of experience in the insurance sector, working with general insurance and specialist insurance firms, Vakas has extensive experience within motor claims from both an industry and consulting perspective. Along with her Cert CII in claims management, Vakas is also a PSM Certified Scrum Master and BCS Certified Agile Practitioner.
Vakas will work closely with claims professionals across the insurance market to deliver data enrichment solutions at first notification of loss and throughout the claims journey. This will include assessing the benefits of existing proprietary and third-party data sources and evaluating their potential use and value at the point of claim.
Martyn Mathews, senior director of personal and commercial lines, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, said: “
Claims professionals have a strong appetite for data enrichment to reduce customer friction and support swift validation of new claims. LexisNexis is perfectly placed to meet this demand given our experience injecting data at the point of application, quote and renewal. This will be a natural extension of our existing services, helping to ensure the market is able to call on our powerful data insights throughout the insurance continuum. Kajal not only has the perfect blend of skills and experience for this new role, she brings a keen interest and passion in identifying and implementing innovative ways to leverage technology across the claims and insurance value chain. We are delighted to welcome her on board.”