Lumera has become the latest firm to join the industry body for group risk, Group Risk Development (GRiD).

Lumera is a European insurtech company, headquartered in Sweden, providing digital solutions for the life and pensions industry in the UK via it's London base.

As part of its new membership, Lumera will be granted access GriD's to research, training, networking, and insight from industry leaders.

Lumera stated it views a "strong cultural fit" between the organisations, including a "common goal" to promote the value of providing financial protection to employees, as well as supporting wellbeing, and enhancing engagement.

Paul White, chair of GRiD, said: "We continually develop new ways to add value to our members, both strategic and practical, and we're always pleased for new companies to join and benefit from this. We very much welcome Lumera to the fold and look forward to working together."

Andrew Hubbard, chief business development officer, Lumera UK & Ireland, added: "We're dedicated to the digital transformation of group risk, and we're looking forward to the opportunities to share insight with the industry.

"As a company we're growing and developing all the time, and our membership will play an important part."