Our story begins in 2007, when Chris and Mark were working together in the Asset Finance Group at Mizuho International, a principal investment team formed to focus on the life settlements market.
How we started
After leaving Mizuho, Mark came up with the concept of “Bloomberg for life settlements” – a platform that would allow for communication between market participants and create a common language to express value and risk – and started ClearLife as the springboard to launch his idea.
In July 2009, the first version of ClariNet was released and in August 2009, Mark co-authored the leading professional work on market practice, “Life Settlements and Longevity Derivatives” (Wiley Finance, 2009).
Our team continues to leverage our experience as longevity investors to build practical solutions for our clients in all markets.
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Who we are
The core leadership team is made up of Chris Stuart (CTO) and Mark Venn (Director). Chris and Mark previously worked together at Mizuho International and Credit Suisse.
Our full team skills include development, quantitative finance, testing, and user experience.
We build life insurance and longevity risk solutions. In addition, we offer bespoke consultancy services across all areas of finance.
How we work
We have teams based in the US and UK working remotely, and we’ve worked this way for over a decade.
Our flexible working makes it easier to support our global customer base, who are located across the world – from Australia to the USA.
We currently have full-stack developers, a UI tester, and a UX/UI designer in the development group and a quantitative research group which is focussed on mathematical modelling.