Shân Millie

Shân Millie

Founder at Bright Blue Hare

Startupbootcamp InsurTech London Mentor

Shân M. Millie is a hands-on Innovation and Strategic Communications specialist, focusing on growth, service/product design, and Corporate Storytelling.  She is a highly-respected, extensively networked connector and commentator on and for UK General Insurance. Shân created the role of Tech & Innovation Associate for the Association of British Insurers (ABI), is Founder Advisor for the British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) Innovation Group and co-Editor of the forthcoming The InsurTech Book (Wiley, March 2018). Shân’s passion is to help individuals, teams and firms work out and then tell their Story — authentically, intelligently and for maximum impact for customer, co-workers, and the bottom-line.  #WhatIsYourStory?//#Profit&Purpose

Shân enjoyed a successful content business career, building and leading award-winning products, teams and brands for professional audiences including Treasury, Derivatives, Asset Management, Retail Banking and, as Publishing Director of Insurance Times (2008-13), General Insurance. She identified the InsurTech ‘wave’ early, and was personally instrumental in developing powerful platforms for Incumbents and Start-ups to connect ideas and people at a critical time for the fledgling InsurTech phenomenon.
A trusted industry Mentor, Shân founded Bright Blue Hare, in May 2016, to work with start-ups, scale-ups and established firms on partner relationships, customer and internal engagement, and sales, using the power of Strategic Communications. Shân also works with early stage start-ups on a pro bono basis, advising seed round and start-up companies on business model and value proposition design.

Board Advisor, Mentor, and Facilitator//Graduate of Christ’s College, Cambridge University, UK