Richard Robinson

Richard Robinson is the founder and owner of Exploiting Technology Ltd , a provider of business and technical consultancy to insurance companies using The HUON Solution policy administration system originally developed by The HUON Corporation but now marketed by The Innovation Group as the Innovation Policy component of the Innovation Insurer package.  Richard Robinson has an honours degree in business computing and has spent nearly 20 years on systems design and development, the last 15 years of which have been in personal lines insurance in Europe, North America and Australasia.

Richard Robinson worked for many years for The HUON Corporation and held a variety of positions including International Base Development Manager and International Application Architect before ultimately being appointed Chief Technology Officer at the start of 2001.  Following the acquisition of The HUON Corporation by The Innovation Group, a FTSE 250 company at the time, Richard Robinson became SVP of Release Management for all Innovation Group products worldwide. Richard Robinson was the architect of the renewals and rule aspects of the HUON Solution and most recently has worked with California State Automobile Association (CSAA) to create a services compatible version of the system for both membership and policy administration.  He is now working through Exploiting Technology with clients in the US and UK on the implementation and evolution of The HUON Solution and Innovation Policy / Innovation Insurer systems.

Richard Robinson was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire and studied for his degree at Sunderland University.  Richard Robinson is also a Chartered Engineer, a Certified Information Technology Practitioner and a Member of The British Computer Society.  Richard Robinson's first position following graduation was as a consultant with Cap Gemini Hoskyns, where he worked with a variety of clients including SEGAS, Iveco-Ford Trucks, Prudential and Swiss Bank Corporation.  Richard Robinson then joined Direct Line Insurance where he rewrote the home-owners rating program before transferring to the newly founded Privilege Insurance where he was instrumental in building the new policy administration system. 

Richard Robinson now lives in Dundrum, Northern Ireland with his wife and young son.  In addition to providing IT consultancy on The HUON Solution and Innovation Policy / Innovation Insurer through Exploiting Technology, he is also involved in the running of his wife's private physiotherapy practice and helps to promote the local community through the Dundrum, County Down website.  Exploiting Technology provide internet support for Dundrum Physio, Opia Beauty and B Clean Laundry.  Richard Robinson can be contacted on