Walid Al-Saqqaf

Blockchain Innovation Lead, Beazley

Walid Al-Saqqaf is a contractor at Beazley as their blockchain innovation lead. He is also
founder of a dedicated podcast on blockchain in the insurance industry called Insureblocks.
Previously Walid worked as a Fintech consultant and has co-founded 5 start-ups.

Insureblocks is a dedicated weekly podcast on blockchain, smart contracts and distributed
ledger technology (DLT) in the insurance industry. Hosted by Walid Al Saqqaf, this podcast
will invite expert speakers from incumbents to the most promising start-ups in London, New
York, Zurich and around the world. Insureblocks is the best way to not only understand the
basics of blockchain but to also hear about proof of concepts, what insurance companies
have done, their learnings and the end results. Whether you are new to or an expert on
blockchain and would like to understand the impact it will have on the insurance industry,
this is the podcast you’ll want to tune into.