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An Introduction to 19 Consultancy

19 Consultancy was established by Simon Whittington in 2008 following a versatile career in the commercial insurance technology sector.

When Simon formed the company, he had 19 years of experience in dealing with commercial insurance, including a background as a trained commercial underwriter as well as 12 years experience in the technology sector.

Simon’s track record includes successfully procuring business from market leading brand names such as Direct Line for Business and More Than amongst others, whilst working for global software house SSP.

Simon also played a pivotal role during his time at SSP in delivering a number of projects for major UK Insurers such as NIG and Fortis, in addition to those for Direct Line and More Than.

He was also involved in several industry initiatives developing online sales capabilities and comparative web sites enabling insurance brokers to quote and purchase commercial policies online in real time.

Simon’s involvement covered the evaluation, analysis and project management of SSP’s commercial lines ebusiness capabilities, in addition to having roles as Account and Operations manager during his time with the Company.

Simon trained as a commercial underwriter with Eagle Star and ITT London & Edinburgh in his formative years, and has been an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Insurers since 1998.

In October 2008, Simon qualified as a PRINCE2 practitioner in project management.