allow us to introduce ourselves

the blend difference

It’s our agility that sets us apart from the rest of the insurance industry. As an unencumbered start-up, we’re free to explore the potential of new technologies to maximise efficiency and deliver the highest possible value for our clients.


Our diagnostic approach to every new project allows us to understand each group’s characteristics, confirm its insurance needs, and project opportunities. We make recommendations around achieving product fit, sales and service processes, strategic marketing, operational processes and technology requirements.

how we work

Our suite of benefits can be tailored to each of our clients’ unique needs. We’ll work with you to identify the group opportunity and offer recommendations that will produce the greatest value for your particular circumstances. Then, in collaboration with our partners, we’ll deliver seamless implementation, establish transaction efficiency, and make sure we’re working to our agreed objectives in an effective and commercially viable way.

it’s all for you

We love the challenge of designing and delivering tailored solutions for each of our clients, but no matter who we’re working with, one thing remains the same: we’re here for you. Our clients are our core motivators, and we’re on a mission to:

  • simplify policy language and claim experience
  • add value by aligning products to customer needs
  • improve and streamline workflows
  • leverage technology to create connections for customers.

meet the team

Chris Newing

Chief Executive Officer

With over 15 years’ experience in the industry with multinational insurers, Chris has a diverse and detailed skillset shaped by time spent in varied roles and geographies.

Chris loves detail and design. He leads Blend’s success and ensures the team is focused on delivering innovative solutions to market.

Hamish Elliot

Partnerships & Platforms

Hamish is passionate about building meaningful and magical partnerships through our first class technology platforms.


With a background in product design and service innovation, Hamish loves shaping user experiences, designing new product solutions and leading blend’s strategic digital direction.


Philip Chandler


An Englishman with a desire to see real change and modernisation in insurance, Philip has gained experience underwriting Accident & Health risks in the London Company Market and at a prestigious Lloyd’s Syndicate.

An Underwriter who enjoys providing genuinely valuable products to his clients, Philip will work tirelessly to find the right solution for you.


Holly Webb


Recently moved from the London market having worked at a Lloyd’s syndicate for the last 4 years supporting Accident & Health binder arrangements and also has a background in compliance having spent 2 years with the UK FOS as an adjudicator.

Holly is passionate about providing exceptional service.