Andrew Scott

Principal: The R&D Lab


Registered Member

Member since: 20 Feb 2018


Andrew has over 15 years’ experience in building innovative insurance businesses in China, the United Kingdom, the United States and South Africa. He currently leads an R&D Lab for Vitality in the UK, where he is responsible for product innovation and development of new business lines.

Before returning to the UK, Andrew was the President (General Manager) of Ping An Health, where he led the strategic and technical development of the business to become the largest and fastest growing specialist health insurer in China. Ping An Health was formed as a joint venture between Ping An and Discovery in 2010.

Earlier in his career, Andrew led the technical marketing function for Discovery and pioneered a division tasked with the research and development of service products and operations strategy.

Andrew holds a Master of Philosophy of the Social Sciences from the London School of Economics, an undergraduate degree in economics and is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.