About IMS


IMS (Insurance & Mobility Solutions) is a vehicle and driving data business, delivering enterprise solutions to over 350 customers including mobility operators, insurers and governments.

A Global Company With a Unique Offering

IMS is an established global leader in vehicle connectivity and actionable data insights, serving some of the world’s leading insurers, mobility operators, vehicle OEMs and governments across multiple countries.

Our proven, award-winning technology platform, IMS DriveSync, offers unparalleled access to vehicle and driving data, bridging the past, present and future thanks to its unique capabilities to connect all vehicles – from older pick-up trucks to the concept cars of tomorrow.

With our focus on making driving safer, smarter and greener, IMS DriveSync now lies at the center of a wider ecosystem that includes the development of smart cities, smart cars and autonomous vehicles.

Our strength is our people, and our success with technology is based on our industry experience and proven successes with customers – what we refer to as our People-Powered Technology.

At IMS, we have a very inclusive approach to the creation, delivery and commercialization of our technology. The engine of our solution delivery is comprised of diversity in race and gender helping fuel better outcomes based on our inclusive approach to decision-making. The best solutions come from the intersection of different ideas.

Some insights from our Waterloo R&D center:
  • 50% total race minorities
  • 33% total females
  • 62% of Engineering is race minorities
  • 30% of Engineering is female

Leadership Spotlights

Learn how members of our organization approach collaboration and delivery of our People-Powered Technology with a special rotating spotlight on key members of our Executive and Senior Leadership team.

Nick Corrie

Nick Corrie

Executive Chairman

At IMS, we are making strong in-roads in building highly inclusive teams that drive a diverse set of ideas to generate the best technology delivery for our customers.

Nick Corrie Executive Chairman

Nick Corrie is IMS’s Executive Chairman focused on market strategy, governance, capital structure and shareholder relations. An economics graduate and former Royal Air Force officer, Nick is one of the pioneers of telematics technology in insurance having founded the telematics technology business Trak Global in 2009 and usage based insurance business Carrot in 2011, prior to Trak acquiring IMS in 2018.

Paul Stacy

Paul Stacy

Chief Executive Officer

At IMS, we have built an inclusive culture to power the innovation and delivery behind our technology. It’s our focus and entrepreneurial spirit that results in satisfied customers – while addressing our higher mission to help save lives through safer and smarter driving.

Paul Stacy Chief Executive Officer

Paul Stacy is CEO of IMS, leading an organization that works closely with the world’s leading insurance companies to achieve strategic outcomes using connected insurance solutions. Prior to joining IMS, Paul founded Coverbox, a UK based PAYD Young Driver insurance product and Wunelli, a UK based telematics service provider. Wunelli was acquired by LexisNexis Risk Solutions in 2014 wherein he established LexisNexis’s Global Telematics Exchange.

Elizabeth Mcfarlane

Elizabeth Mcfarlane

HR Director

Our overall People Strategy is created and shaped through the inclusion of our team members throughout the business. By conducting employee engagement surveys, focus groups, and communities of practice we listen and support what is required to drive our business forward through inclusiveness – a cornerstone to how we build our People- Powered Technology.

Elizabeth Mcfarlane HR Director

Elizabeth is responsible leading IMS’s global human resource strategy to support the achievement of the business goals and objectives. Elizabeth has more than 15 years of progressive human resources leadership experience within the technology, sales & marketing and retail industries. Along with a strong business operational mindset, Elizabeth’s comprehensive background in HR management includes talent acquisition, retention, compensation, employee relations, talent development and change management and building strong, trusting relationships. She is passionate about inclusion, solving people challenges and strategic business partnering.

Nik Southworth

Nik Southworth

Chief Technology Officer

I am incredibly proud to lead our Product & Technology teams here at IMS. Since life changed in 2020 our teams are more distributed and diverse than ever - and this only strengthens our ability to serve our customers on an increasingly global stage.

Nik Southworth Chief Technology Officer

Nik leads the teams at IMS responsible for building and enhancing the platform, products and services that make our customers successful. As a technology and business leader with 20 years experience, Nik leads technology teams in creating industry disruptive platforms across multiple sectors. In 2020, Nik joined IMS to drive the organization’s technology transformation strategy.

Nicola Buffery

Nicola Buffery

Head of Financial Operations

As a Finance team, we know that our best work is done when we collaborate. We’ve created an environment where everybody’s voice is heard, bringing together our peoples’ diverse backgrounds, skills and perspectives to help us solve problems and generate ideas.

Nicola Buffery Head of Financial Operations

Nicola is an accomplished Finance leader with over 25 years experience in Finance Operations across multiple industries, locations, and brands, with previous experience of successfully delivering substantial transactional and transformation projects. At IM,S Nicola leads the Financial Operations team, also working cross functionally, providing insightful analysis to improve business processes and aid decision making.

Lee Wright

Lee Wright

IT Director

We have a diverse team that is committed to improving products and services, and comfortable in challenging the status quo. Enhancing Information Security, Customer Delivery, and Enterprise can only be achieved with a team effort, team support, and team inclusion. Communication and collaboration give the team members the opportunity to make their opinion heard and become involved. This type of inclusion is the foundation for the continued success of the three departments I oversee.

Lee Wright IT Director

Lee is an accomplished Information Technology and Information Security specialist with considerable experience in a wide range of IT environments, organizations and sectors throughout the UK, Canada, US and Europe. At IMS, Lee is responsible for developing the capabilities of the products, services, and team members across three departments: Enterprise IT, Information Security and Service Delivery while ensuring a reliable high standard of operational activities.