About Cenata

Cenata is built on a wealth of industry experience, cutting edge technological innovation and a bold vision for the future of insurance.

Cenata has been formed by industry experts to challenge the current predominance of legacy technology within the London and international insurance markets.

Our passion is to give you a competitive business edge from superior functionality and technology that delivers operational gains and drives out operational cost with easily interpreted analytics, enabling dynamic decision-making.

"Cenata is a leading edge software specialist; tasked to spearhead the development of market leading solutions for the insurance industry"

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Cenata's team brings together an unmatched mix of insurance industry knowledge and software experience, expertise and excellence

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Nick Freer

 Managing Director

Nick joined Cenata for its launch in 2020 as Managing Director, where his responsibilities are to develop Cenata by working alongside clients whilst overseeing the day to day operations of the company. Nick has more than 20 years of successful experience of working in the insurance software industry across most aspects; technical analysis, implementation, operational and management. He was client services director at Total Objects, and has also held roles at SSP, DXC Technology and Sequel Business Solutions. 

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Stuart Shenton

Business Development

Stuart joined Cenata in 2018, working with the management team to develop sales and marketing strategies. Stu has a proven track record of sales success including senior management and board positions across a number of software houses.  In 1999, Stu joined with Jim Barry in bringing Total Objects Limited to the London insurance Market, where it achieved notable sales and reputational success. 

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Andrew Luckett

Product Director

Andrew joined Cenata in 2020 as Product Director, with direct responsibility for its outward reinsurance solution Cenata SURE. Andrew has worked in the reinsurance industry for over 30 years and is widely respected for his thought leadership and deep subject matter expertise in outwards reinsurance, and has an unmatched record of successful implementations.

Andrew had many years working in reinsurance organisations, and has more recently held software implementation roles at Total Objects, DXC Technology and Sequel Business Solutions.

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Alexey Bulatov

Technical Director

Alexey joined the team in 2018. Alexey’s role is to transform the advanced vision of Cenata’s management team, client needs, and industry knowledge into our next generation products. He has over 20 years of experience in business analysis in various industries including high-tech and finance. Alexey holds a PhD in Information Systems and uniquely combines academic background with business applications experience.

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Jim Barry

Chairman

Jim is Chairman and joint Co-Founder of Cenata; remaining heavily involved in the company’s operations. Jim is also Chairman of Fulcro, a multidisciplinary construction performance consultancy. Jim has a proven track record of managing successful software companies. In 1999 he co-founded Total Objects Limited, a software company specialising in the provision of software to the London and International insurance industries where he oversaw the growth of the company to a 200-employee organisation.

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Larry Sullivan

Non Executive Director

Larry Sullivan is non Executive Director and joint Co-Founder of Cenata. Larry has a long history with successful businesses in the construction and insurance sectors, being Chairman and Co-Founder of Construction Industry Solutions (COINS), a global software company with offices in the UK, USA, Australia, Dubai and Russia and with clients in over 21 countries. He has also founded 6 other successful software companies, four of which are UK based, one in Poland, and one in Russia. Larry was previously Chairman and Co Founder of Total Objects.

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Roman Kolvashenko

Chief Technology Officer

Roman joined Cenata for its launch in 2020 as Chief Technology Officer. His main responsibilities include architecture across all of the Cenata product suite and management of our development methodology and processes. Prior to Cenata, Roman progressed his 10 year career from Developer to Director of Cloud Architecture in various firms including a large international corporation. Roman has a vast experience in building Cloud based Azure and AWS ecosystem applications scaled to process tens of millions of transactions. Roman has previously held senior roles at Total Objects, Xchanging, and DXC Technology