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The independent voice of insurance and retail banking, helping businesses see the world through the eyes of the consumer


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Consumer Intelligence is a data analytics company that helps businesses execute great customer strategies. 

For 15 years the company has been benchmarking the insurance market and retail banks in the UK and beyond. The unique combination of benchmark data, consumer research and extensive experience has helped some of the world’s major brands focus on delivering better services to customers and improving their own business performance as a result.

 

"Consumer Intelligence provides valuable data, insight and consultancy that feeds into discussions and decisions in numerous parts of the business. The fortnightly newsletter they distribute provides independent thought leadership on the General Insurance market and is quoted by senior leaders in the business."

Hadley Vernon Head of Market & Competitor Intelligence at Direct Line Group

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We are proud to regularly feature in national, trade and regional press. Click below to see our recent coverage...

 

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Ian Hughes

CEO

Ian has made it his life’s work to help companies understand how to improve their world by helping them better understand their customers. In 2003 he launched market and consumer benchmarking specialist, Consumer Intelligence who now operate in 9 countries globally. 

Ian is a Fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing, a Best Business Awards judge and an I Love Claims Board member. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and regular contributor to the Post and Insurance Times.

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Rajeev Aggarwal

Managing Director, Advisory

Rajeev joined Consumer Intelligence in December 2017 to help lead the next phase of the businesses’ growth. Prior to joining the business, Rajeev spent 18 years in strategy consulting with PwC and Booz & Co., where he advised many of the leading global banks and insurers.

He is currently advising Consumer Intelligence clients on future trends impacting the insurance industry, how to increase market share, and how to boost customer retention.

 

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Leigh Calton

Senior Consultant

Leigh is an experienced insurance industry marketer and strategist, specialising in future-proofing organisations by providing strategic and operational frameworks for dynamic and sustainable growth.  

Leigh is a frequent speaker at leading business conferences on topics including artificial intelligence and the role of insurance companies in the smart home and has previously worked for blue chip companies including Denplan, Friends Provident, AXA PPP healthcare and Ageas. He joined Consumer Intelligence in February 2018.

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Andrew Buller

Key account director for banking and foreign exchange customers

Andy has over 20 years’ experience within the financial services sector and has worked predominantly within the FX, wholesale bank notes and prepaid industries. In previous roles, Andy has managed key relationships with many of the leading financial institutions including Commerzbank, Credit Suisse, American Express, RBS and Travelex.

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John Blevins

Product Manager

John is a General Insurance specialist with 19 years’ experience in the insurance industry. Having worked in an intermediary, aggregator and direct insurer, John has accumulated a wealth of knowledge around how these markets operate.

Neil Hart

Client Services Director

Neil is client services director at Consumer Intelligence, a company with a mission to help insurers and brokers see the world through the eyes of their customers.  Neil has been with Consumer Intelligence since it was founded 13 years ago and in that time has worked with almost every leading UK GI brand to help turn data and insights into competitive advantages. He has extensive knowledge of personal lines pricing analysis and holds a BSc in Computer Science from Durham University.

 


 

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Banking

Our banking blog covers everything you need to become a financial services expert, and be the ‘go-to’ person among your peers.

Topics include travel money, FX, prepaid cards, money transfers, finance, regulation and more.  

Insurance

Over 3,000 professionals subscribe to our bi-weekly newsletter containing a round-up of our most recent blogs.  

Topics include telematics, pricing, insurtech, consumer research, regulation and everything in between.

 


 

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