Denis Gavrilov

Associate Parter, Moscow

Denis Gavrilov

Denis Gavrilov is Associated Partner of the PTOLEMUS Consulting Group, an international strategic advisory firm entirely focused on telematics and location-based-services (LBS).

Denis is focused on advising insurance companies launching insurance telematics projects from scratch or those striving to increase effectiveness of existing ones and broaden their scope.

Denis has gained 10+ years of strategic and operational experience in insurance within international and local companies in Russia. He is expert at designing insurance telematics products for insurance companies with 6+ years of expertise, dealers and car manufacturers. He is a frequent speaker at UBI conferences in Russia and EU and gave a number of interviews for newspapers and magazines on UBI.

Prior to joining Denis was a Co-founder and CEO of insurance start-up in Russia focused on online sales and mobile claims handling based on UBI and Telematics built from scratch to the leader of UBI motor market. Before that Denis was a Head of Product Development in Allianz Russia.

Denis possess a broad knowledge in all areas of insurance business: from sales & marketing to legal, IT, finance and reinsurance with focus on strategic development, product portfolio management, customer service.

One of the key Denis’ ares of expertise is digitalization of insurance business: from online sales to online- and mobile-claims handling, electronic workflows and innovative business-processes settlement.

He is expert at highlighting new trends and bringing them into existing insurance scope to improve efficiency and design new products and services for customers.

Mr. Gavrilov holds a BA in Political Science and MA in Management (Best Graduate, University Academic Counsel Scholarship) from Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia). Denis has completed Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies 2-years distance-learning program from Stanford University, USA.

He is native in Russian, in English and has basic knowledge of German.

Denis can be contacted at