Anthemis Group overview

Anthemis Group (originally known as Nauiokas Park) was founded by Amy Nauiokas and Sean Park in 2010. The company has offices in New York, London, Luxembourg and Geneva. 

Anthemis focuses on early stage investment of financial services companies. Its target sectors includes payments, wealth and asset management, and Insurance and Risk Management, amongst others.

Anthemis also works with partners to create new businesses in sub-sectors of financial services, such as insurance and banking. Companies that Anthemis have backed in such a way include Kindur, a financial wellness company for retirement.

In 2017, Anthemis partnered with Baloise Group to establish an investment partnership. Anthemis also with extended its investment partnership with MMI Holdings (initially established in 2016) into venture partnership.

In 2018 Anthemis partnered with BBVA to launch a venture creation partnership. 

The following year, Anthemis partnered with Barclays PLC to launch the Female Innovators Lab, an innovation centre for female entrepreneurs to connect with their first round of VC funding.

Anthemis closed a $90m Insurtech growth fund, backed by Aflac Global Ventures, Nümberger and Sumitomo Life, in February 2020.

Map showing the location of Anthemis Group

London, United Kingdom

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Key people

Iason Nikolakis Managing Director, Investments
Kate Sampson Managing Director
Johnita Walker Mizelle Head Of Investor Relations & Ecosystem Development, The Americas
Tom Ryan Partner
Leslie Campisi Chief Marketing Officer
Vica Epifantseva-Manos Partner
David Galbraith Partner
Mei Lim Chief Financial Officer
Pamela Thomas-Graham Strategic Advisory Board
Sarah Friar Strategic Advisory Board
Mark Dowds Managing Director
Patrick Watson Chief Financial Officer
Yann Ranchere Partner
Helena Morrissey Strategic Advisory Board
Amy Nauiokas Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Sean Park Founder & Chief Investment Officer
Naoshir Vachha Partner, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Matthew Jones Principal
Erica Young Head of Community and Network
Bruce Aust Strategic Advisor
Nkechi Iregbulem Analyst
Gavin Holland President
Katie Palencsar Managing Director, Global Head of Venture Studio
Briana van Strijp Partner and CEO