About Us

What we set out to do

We set out to improve management effectiveness through the availability of global strategic market intelligence and trends, updated twice weekly for Insurance and for Banking by country, company, and sectors covering information technology, regulatory, company news, and research, linking each article to a quick self-search matrix to speedily enable users to form a report to print, store, or distribute.

Our Vision : That the service should :

  • Be the single source for the significant banking and insurance intelligence worldwide
  • Be Concise - to optimise your time
  • Connected - linking the news and information meaningfully together
  • Provide super fast delivery - no delays to access the information you need
  • offer powerful search and indexing functions
  • offer instant report functions
  • twice weekly updates (email optional) for both Insurance and Banking

Who provides the service

Editor Insurance : Douglas Shillito

Douglas is a leading insurance business analyst and commentator.

After starting his career with Royal Insurance in a variety of management roles, followed by a spell as a business consultant with a company of insurance systems analysts, he formed Shillito Market Intelligence in 1981, pioneering a number of newsletters, other publications and conferences on the strategic application of information technology to the insurance markets. In 1993 he started Insurance Newslink and subsequently launched Banking Newslink and Financial Newslink, a combination of both data sets) in 2000.

He acts as chairman, facilitator, speaker and trainer at public and private events worldwide. In a consultancy capacity he has advised over 100 clients-market players and leading IT suppliers. He has written a wide range of sponsored white papers for major technology companies on the insurance markets and the business impact of IT.

Douglas is a past vice president of the Chartered Insurance Institute, was a founder and past chairman of the CII Society of Fellows, and has been a judge at the British Insurance Awards, the Insurance Times Awards and School of Finance Innovation Awards. He has been a member of the Communications Committee of Global Editors for The Geneva Association, and has lectured to insurance executives at the Business School of City University, London.
Background to Shillito Market Intelligence Ltd at www.shillito.org.uk