40 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5NR. ​United Kingdom

Senior Management

Brian Reilly
Non-executive Director

Brian has worked for over 40 years in the insurance industry with major multinational insurers General Accident, AIG, and Zurich. During that time, he worked in 36 countries in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Central, and Eastern Europe, India, and UK.

He has held senior management roles such as Regional SVP, EVP, COO and CEO roles based in UK, Hong Kong, Dubai, and India. He also held the position of main board Director with AIG UK from 2005-2008 and was an ‘approved person’ by the FSA during that period. He has led start-ups, mergers, and acquisitions, business turnarounds as well as running and driving existing businesses to greater profitability.

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Asif John
Chief Executive Officer

Asif is a qualified actuary with over 20 years of experience in the Insurance and Re-Insurance sector, coupled with several years in leadership roles. He formed ARGenesis Consultancy Management  [part of the AMJ Global Solutions Group] and is on a mission to disrupt the Insurance  market & other industries using data science, machine learning and AI.

Moreover,  Asif is proud to be the current Chairman of the IFoA Data Science WP and a guest lecturer at LSE (London School of Economics).

Yudhishthir Vashista
Chief Strategy Officer & CTO.

Yudhishthir is a technology leader with a career spanning over 16 years. He has consistently applied technology to drive business value. In recent years has enabled global enterprises in their quest for digital acceleration and operating model transformation. He specialises in implementing strategy through operations using data science, machine learning, predictive analytics, and Artificial Intelligence. 

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Ali Bayramov
Regional Director of Russia + CIS

Ali is both a purveyor of excellence and a beacon for local and global developments via an open based communication approach and the ability to build unparalleled rapport with all persons he encounters.

Boasting a diverse portfolio in relationship to both personal and business acumen; Ali’s ability to converse with several nations stems from his multi-lingual abilities which harnesses opportunities to strategically plan and then meticulously execute within any given market.

With direct experience in Azerbaijan, European and Asian insurance markets, Lloyds, SME, white label product development, agriculture insurance and marketing it is inherently agreeable that Ali adds immense value.

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Apollos Dan
Actuarial Director

Apollos has 20 years experience, specialises in Reserving and Capital Management. He has worked for major consultancies such as Milliman, PwC and KPMG in the UK and also in the industry for Zurich Insurance as a senior corporate actuary.  Apollos has expertise in reserving as he has done hands-on reserving and reserve reviews for many UK and international companies in the retail and commercial insurance sectors. Apollos has extensive expertise in Solvency 2 internal model and standard formula. In particular, he has very strong expertise in model validation and ORSA reporting.

Chris Daniels
Regional Director of UK & Ireland

Chris displays a mixture of right and left-brain skills. With his meticulous eye, he is able to analyse the data while being sensitive to the emotional triggers behind our clients needs.

His experience of insight enables him to build what we call a technical data stack, which informs our management team how to build the bespoke models for our clients

Chris showcases an in-depth understanding of how marketing, operations, and digital communications need to work together. Ultimately, Chris works with vision while being a true representative for the ARGenesis brand.

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Maurice Passman
Chief Research Scientist

Maurice is a risk specialist and entrepreneurial technical innovator with interests in complexity, economic and financial modelling, AI, quantum computing, behavioural science, and econophysics. His current focus is on systemic risk in financial markets and technological progress. Much of his work has been within regulatory compliance for the banking and general insurance industries.

Maurice has a Ph.D. from Birkbeck College, University of London, where he taught Quantum Mechanics. He is a Chartered Physicist, a founding member of both the London School of Economics Complexity Group and the Lighthill Foundation and has been a Visiting Professor at the Santa Fe Institute.

Richard Shaw

Richard spent seven years working as a senior level within the insurance industry with over 25 years of business experience across United Kingdom. He has held senior positions, including SVP roles. He is very experienced actuary that provides both capital (this includes Internal Validation, internal model documentation, SII) and reserving. 

Richard has worked for various companies from Insurtech and Fintech these are company such as: Amlin, Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), Admiral Group, Aviva Group and others. He is well respected within the actuarial domain and also involved within IFoA Data Science MIG.

Bernie Levins
Director Solutions Delivery

Bernie began his career in industry specialising in all aspects of data management including large scale database design. He then moved into management consultancy where he has worked extensively across a variety of business sectors, especially in Financial Services and Insurance (brokers, underwriters and general insurers). He has a wealth of experience in business transformation, programme delivery and change management and has worked successfully on scores of projects and assignments in the UK, USA and Asia.


40 Bank street,

Canary Wharf, London

E14 5NR, United Kingdom

Phone:  (+44) 02030597750