DIRECTOR OF NORTHCOURT
Zemfira Knott has over two decades of management experience including many years in the nuclear insurance industry. Zemfira is one of Northcourt’s founding members and reports directly to the CEO and the Board of Directors. Zemfira’s responsibilities include managing the day-to-day operations of the company, developing strategic business and marketing plans, analyse and manage stakeholder relations with Northcourt’s clients, panel of insurers, broker network and regulators around the world and speaking at industry conferences.
Previously Zemfira worked as a Business Manager for Northcourt’s parent company operating in London and Washington DC. She was directly involved in a number of high-profile projects in the nuclear and energy sector providing strategic and advisory services to the top management of several large multinational companies. In order to assist clients on geo-political issues, Zemfira worked closely with N10 Downing Street, Members of Parliament and UK Embassies globally.
Prior to that Zemfira held a senior management position with 50 direct reports. She was responsible for developing and implementing operational strategies for increased profitability and improved customer service. As part of her many achievements she successfully turned around several struggling operations.
Zemfira’s recent studies include Business Analytics, Economics and Negotiation at the Harvard Business School and she is currently pursuing her executive education at the Cambridge University Judge Business School.
She is a member of the International Nuclear Law Association, the Chartered Insurance Institute and Financial Times’ Non-Executive Directors Club. For her achievements, Zemfira has been shortlisted for “Elite Women 2023” by Insurance Business UK and “Women in Insurance” Award.