LONDON — LexisNexis® Risk Solutions has appointed Tom Lawrie-Fussey as director of automotive for its insurance business in the U.K. and Ireland. He is the former head of sales engineering at Cazoo Data Services, the online car buying and selling marketplace.
An award-winning Chartered Engineer, Tom Lawrie-Fussey brings close to two decades’ experience working in engineering, project management and business development, most latterly in the automotive and financial services sectors. At Cazoo Data Services, Tom headed up the B2B group focused upon providing data and insights into the insurance and lending/finance sectors.
Prior to Cazoo, Tom was vice president of sales engineering at Cazana, a data insights platform in the European automotive industry, where he played a key role in developing propositions to help solve some of the pain points facing motor insurance providers. Cazoo acquired Cazana in September 2021.
Martyn Mathews, senior director of personal and commercial lines, U.K. and Ireland, at LexisNexis Risk Solutions said: “Tom’s appointment signifies our continued commitment and investment in exploring new, innovative sources of highly granular vehicle derived data for the insurance market. Tom will further develop our growing vehicle insights business. He brings a wealth of experience to the role and will build on recent success with the markets first VIN level ADAS solution, LexisNexis® Vehicle Build. Tom will use his industry expertise to further innovate on behalf of the industry, by fully utilising his expertise in motor data and deep knowledge of the challenges facing the insurance market today to help our customers improve their pricing accuracy, reduce their losses and better support customers at claim.”
Tom Lawrie-Fussey said: “I have worked with LexisNexis Risk Solutions for a number of years and have always been impressed by the business’s passion to find new data-led insights that empower the insurance sector to make data-driven decisions. These ambitions match my own and I am proud to join a business that is invested in helping insurance providers to continually and effectively evaluate the risk and history of the vehicle, as well as that of the drivers, especially at such an exciting and challenging time for the motor insurance market.”
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions harnesses the power of data and advanced analytics to provide insights that help businesses and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions to benefit people around the globe. We provide data and technology solutions for a wide range of industries including insurance, financial services, healthcare and government. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, Georgia, we have offices throughout the world and are part of RELX (LSE: REL/NYSE: RELX), a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. For more information, please visit LexisNexis Risk Solutions and RELX.