Philip Williams

Philip Williams

Strategy Director at Simply Business

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Philip has over 10 years’ experience in the insurance industry where he has honed his ability to test and challenge the commercial viability of new products and routes to market.
Philip has been with Simply Business since July 2014. Simply Business started in 2005 as a tech challenger to the commercial insurance market and has through proprietary data and technology grown to become the UK’s largest SME insurance broker with over 350k customers. The company also won #1 spot in The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For in the UK 2015. Philip’s role as Strategy Director encompasses analysing new product offerings, business models and markets.
Before joining Simply Business, Philip served as Commercial Director for Lancaster Insurance (a division of Capita plc), where he was part of the management team that successfully divested the business in 2013.
Philip is a Chartered Insurer, holds an MBA from Cranfield University School of Management.