Prashanth Gangu
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Prashanth is a Partner and Head of Americas P&C Insurance at Oliver Wyman based in New York.

He advises clients on business strategy, new venture setups, carve-outs, organizational design, outsourcing, and large-scale transformation assignments. He also works actively with private equity investors in the Insurance space. He co-leads the firm’s insurtech platform and has also been a keynote speaker at InsureTech Connect.

Throughout his career, Prashanth has led a range of enterprise and functional strategy work for P&C carriers including a 5-year strategy for a large multinational carrier, valuation, and strategy for a large US P&C carrier, and organization design for a specialty carrier. He advised institutional investors on (re)insurer, brokerage, MGA, TPA, services, and software acquisitions. Prashanth has also advised carriers on various operational transformation efforts across the P&C value chain including improving distribution effectiveness, redesigning underwriting processes, developing a claims target operating model, and reducing back-office operations and IT costs. He is currently working with the World economic forum on the changing nature of P&C risks and their impact on society. 

Prashanth has published the article “We Need To Approach AI Risks Like We Do Natural Disasters” in HBR and has co-authored various Oliver Wyman reports, including, “P/C: It’s Not Personal Anymore”, “Clear sailing for Commercial P&C distribution”, “Claims Transformation: It’s a people business” and “Bringing value-based care to workers compensation”

Prior to Oliver Wyman, Prashanth worked at the Mitchell Madison Group. He received a post-graduate Engineer degree and a Master’s in Aeronautics from Caltech, and a Bachelor’s in Aerospace Engineering from IIT Bombay.