Nonna Polonskaya

Ninety, UK

Special Power

Innovation scaler

Innovator Type


Planet Benefit

Incubating ideas & creativity

The judges were particularly interested in her role at Lloyd’s Lab, where Nonna brought innovation into the Lloyd’s market by managing all aspects of the Innovation Lab. Innovative InsureTech startups with new ways of thinking are given the opportunity to develop their ideas, products, platforms and processes.   

A great advocate for innovation in the market and pushing insurance into the future, Nonna tackles projects from change management, to HR and project management, all with a sense of tranquility and breeziness. 

Nonna is back in the big insurers’ world helping them to innovate as part of Ninety team. Ninety is a social enterprise with 90% of profits going for social purpose projects in Africa.

Her records and recommendations are evidence of the work she has been able to create, as well as leave behind.