David Brownsword has worked in the insurance industry for more than 25 years. Having sold his company, Brownsword Ltd in 2005, David subsequently became involved in many diverse business and charity events. The high profile charity causes led to David working closely with, amongst many others, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Pele and Muhammad Ali.
David’s business interests span many sectors including Insurance, Legal, sport, Eco, technology, concierge services and music. The roles are generally on a strategic and sales basis and include directorships. It is within the insurance sector especially where David has had his most notable successes in launching numerous new services and in January 2011 was appointed as the Chairman of Digilog UK.
Chief Executive Officer
Lior is a world-leading expert in the development of Voice Risk Analysis technology (VRA), having been engaged with the development of Voice Risk Analysis technologies since its beginning in 1997 through the latest and most advanced combined system, Digital intelligence Voice Analysis (DiVA).
He has worked with VRA on a wide range of international assignments and high profile fraud and criminal cases with a variety of corporate and public bodies, including both police and security services in the UK, US, EU, China, Singapore, Brazil, Colombia and others.
In 2003, Lior was appointed as Business Development Director of Digilog UK. Since then, has been responsible for overseeing the growth of the company’s client base to more than 25 major Financial Services companies across the UK and the expansion of Digilog into the Public Sector covering international countries such as Colombia and the Czech Republic. Lior played a key role in identifying and bringing together the major partners who have assisted in Digilog’s rapid growth into the varying markets and, in January 2011, was appointed as Chief Executive Officer.
Lior completed the Postgraduate Fraud Management Course offered by Liverpool University and ACFTech.
Chief Financial Officer
Jeremy Salmon is one of the three founders of Digilog UK Ltd and acting as CFO since 2001. Jeremy has a pro-active and strong management style; he is a good planning and strategic resource to the business. Jeremy has an honours degree in social science and technology.
Jeremy has gained a wealth of experience from over 30 years in finance. He has been Managing Director for a Family Office. He has acted as an angel in a number of businesses, always taking an active role in the finance area. The businesses have been diverse, ranging from recruitment to childcare, motor dealership, stage engineering and car rental. All these businesses have benefited from strong financial controls, good strategic planning and firm management.
Peter is a Fellow of the Chartered lnsurance lnstitute Chartered lnsurer and a Fellow of the Chartered lnstitute of Directors. He was one of the founders of the claims operations at Direct Line and went on to be one of the founding Directors at Churchill lnsurance alongside Martin Long. Peter helped grow Churchill lnsurance to be a top 5 Motor lnsurer growing it organically and with several successful acquisitions. Many awards along the way with his market leading transformational activities disrupting the market on the journey.
When Churchill was sold to RBS Peter became the MD of the Assistance Division managing 8000 people handling 3 million claims with a 3 Billion pound spend. Post RBS Peter joined with John, Phil, Steve and Paul to found ABC insurance which was subsequently purchased by Liverpool Victoria Insurance. At LV Peter as COO was instrumental in Transforming the Customer Service and People Management.
Peter in addition held various market positions including Board Membership of Thatcham and the MIB. Peter having specified the original claims system for Churchill at LV as the accountable Director lead the successful award winning implementation of Guidewire.
Peter is the proud father of his 5 children and married to Wendy his mentor and best friend. He is excited at the opportunities disruptive technologies and strategies bring. This is reflected in the investment strategy and becoming a Director of Digilog.
Tony has over 30 years experience in the personal lines market and has held a series of senior positions notably at Aon and BDML.
In 2009 Tony founded Selecter Insurance (Only Young Drivers), a unique new young driver car insurance provider, which utilises Digilog’s AVS process to underwrite and pick out lower risk drivers rewarding them with discounted premiums.
Tony joined Right Choice Insurance Brokers at the beginning of 2015 in a general development role and is embedding AVS across all new business activity.
Director of Training
Andy joined Digilog in the summer of 2003, capitalising on his extensive experience in both developing and delivering training on Cognitive Interviewing and Conversation Management techniques.
He first worked with these techniques in the 1990’s, when he was part of the management team within the Technical Claims Screening environment at Thomas Cook. In 2000 he moved on to join VFM, where he was engaged in the design and delivery of training of Cognitive Interviewing and Conversation Management and associated techniques to several clients, including many insurers.
He first worked with the Digilog Process when involved in the development and delivery of what is now Digilog’s Training and Technology Solution. Digilog’s training and trainers have been awarded accredited status by the National Open College Network. Andy is recognised as one of the UK’s leading trainers in this field, being highly regarded by peers and trainees alike.
Now as Digilog’s Director of Training, he is responsible for the continued evolution of the Digilog Process based training, developing comprehensive training programmes to fulfil the needs of a number of financial and public organisations, in the UK, Europe and South America.
Charlie joined Digilog in Spring 2016 as an Operations and Training Assistant bringing with her an extensive knowledge of Conversation Management techniques and holds a BSc (hons) degree in Psychology with Criminology.
Prior to joining Digilog, Charlie worked in investigations analysing people for deception, who are suspected of fraudulent behaviour, by means of Conversation Management. Such a technique is fundamental to effective risk assessment, with the purpose of identifying potentially detrimental cognitive, behavioural and verbal attributes, with emphasis on sensory memory and recall.
She has played a key role in the research and advancement of training resources, drawing upon the theoretical knowledge and understanding acquired during her time at university and experience of Conversation Management, so as to further support business development, sales and project work.
Now as Digilog’s Project Manager her role has expanded with responsibility for technological development and growth. This in addition to coordinating sponsored events and delivering training and QA mentoring with new and existing clients as well as supporting ongoing business activities.