Bastiaan is Business Development Manager at AXA Lab in San Francisco. From there, Bastiaan manages the AXA Group’s relations and partnerships with tech companies in the Bay Area. With nearly a decade of experience in Financial Services across London and San Francisco, Bastiaan combines his knowledge of insurance with expertise in the commercial application of tech to create better customer propositions.
Prior to AXA, Bastiaan was working in London in the buy-out team of private equity fund Doughty Hanson, a pan-European midcap GBP5bn fund. Before Doughty Hanson, Bastiaan worked at L.E.K. consulting as a strategy consultant and mainly contributed to large investment decisions for corporates and private equity funds. Bastiaan holds a PhD in Business Economics from Cambridge University with specializations in network & innovation economics. He was born and raised in the Netherlands and has worked in the UK, Middle East, and the United States.
Bastiaan is a keen speaker on insurance innovation and how corporates can improve their digital strategy.
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