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Richard De Sousa
Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Since early 2019, Richard has been Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships who leads the team developing new client solutions which are focused on helping end consumers get relevant protection offerings. His team is also responsible for orchestrating important partnerships to contribute to SCOR's growing ecosystem. As part of his role, he also oversees client marketing and communities. Prior to this role, he was the Managing Director of North America and Europe (including Velogica Europe) at ReMark International, an insurtech consultancy business wholly owned by SCOR Global Life.

After completing an MBA in Finance from the University of Leicester, UK in 2007, Richard joined ReMark Canada in 2008 as Vice President of Client Services. He then moved to Europe, living in the Netherlands and France, initially developing ReMark's business in Southern Europe. Richard was then promoted to head ReMark's business in Latin America and continental Europe. Expanding his role to include the North American operations as well, he took on the managing director role for those markets. 

Richard has nearly 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and distribution in the insurance sector and is a frequent speaker and committee participant at various industry conferences about a variety of topics (distribution, consumer behavior, legislation, emerging technologies and others).

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