Ashok Nair

Ash Nair

Chief Data, Analytics and Optimisation Officer, QBE

Ash Nair, is a recognised leader in data science, ranking fourth in the country by the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia (IAPA) in 2018. Nair joined QBE in 2016 and was charged with establishing the data and analytics capabilities of the insurer’s Australian and New Zealand operations (ANZO), to help transform the organisation and deliver on the business’ strategic priorities. Under Mr Nair’s leadership, the Data & Analytics team is helping embed analytics and insights driven decision making across the business and, ultimately, ensure QBE can better sell, serve and support its customers to achieve positive outcomes.

Ash and his team have been focusing on the statistics and applying machine learning and Artificial Intelligence to deliver customer centred servicing tools, stronger and simpler processes.