London: Two London insurance market consulting specialists have joined forces.
Scyllogis Consulting has formed a strategic partnership with Amethyst Business Consultancy to provide an enhanced broker operations service offering,
Scyllogis Consulting has a strong reputation as a provider of technology and data management consultancy services specifically for the global insurance and re-insurance markets.
Amethyst Business Consultancy, formed last year, is headed up by Roger Oldham, formerly Head of Market Practice and Head of Claims at organisations including Aon, Marsh and HSBC. Amethyst offers consultancy and implementation assistance to businesses in the London Insurance Market and their international operations, working with underwriters, brokers and loss adjusters.
Colin Whickman, Director of Scyllogis Consulting said "I am extremely pleased to announce our strategic partnership with Amethyst Business Consultancy. This alliance will lead to a new and diverse service offering to the broking market, allowing them to take greater advantage of new and emerging technologies. More importantly, I believe that the partnership with Amethyst will lead to an increased understanding for us, of the challenges faced by the contemporary broker, which will produce significant advantages for Scyllogis going forward.
"Part of Scyllogis' growth strategy is to have a greater involvement in the broking market, and this new venture will not only help us to gain a better knowledge of the market, but it will also increase our experience of broking operations and management and help build a strong foundation for the partnership to grow into an important player in the broking operations market "
Roger Oldham, Managing Director of Amethyst Business Consultancy, commented "We are delighted to be working closely with Scyllogis Consulting. This strategic partnership agreement means that clients of both businesses are now able to benefit from a broader range of IT services and consultancy expertise. The London Market faces some important operational choices over the next five years and the partnership alliance between our firms will bring depth and breadth to our service offering. We have a great deal of respect for Scyllogis and their range of IT and data management services and we look forward to working with them in the future. Amethyst is committed to forming partnerships with specialist firms where we believe that real value is generated for our clients".