Jayanta Borkakoti joined LexisNexis® Risk Solutions in October 2016 as Vertical Director, Home. He works with UK home insurance providers to deliver new data solutions which increase understanding of properties, their surroundings and their inhabitants (customers)! His role also spans looking at fresh ways to improve the home customer experience when purchasing, renewing or shopping for insurance.
Borkakoti came from Allianz, where he was Head of Direct Car and Home, and also spent three years at Tesco Insurance heading up the Home Pricing team where, among other achievements, he launched a predictive rating scale for Tesco Home Insurance underpinned by Clubcard data. Other roles include a successful period at Hastings Direct growing their commercial vehicle book and six years at Direct Line in various roles but most significantly managing the renewal P&L for the flagship motor product. Prior to entering the UK insurance arena, Barkakoti graduated in economics from the LSE.