Founded in 2011
McKenzie Intelligence Services (MIS) is a pioneer of Data Analytics
using high frequency satellite imaging
We work with large international companies to solve complex business problems, along with improving operations, decision making and safety. Using our Geospatial and Analytic capabilities we provide timely quantified intelligence to the Global Insurance Market.
What We Do
MIS tasks and analyses data from space, air, IoT and ground based sensors to provide the most timely, robust and holistic view of a NATCAT event.
We combine machine learning algorithms with our in-house, military trained damage assessment experts to provide the hard facts about the situation on the ground before, during and after the event.
Delivered via the MIS-Intel NATCAT Intelligence Platform, our customers easily access the information they need to support a variety of catastrophe related activities for the global insurance industry.
2011 - 2014
Pioneer the use of high frequency imaging data to solve complex business problems as the first SkyBox Reseller.
First web-enabled delivery of analysed before and after satellite imagery for the insurance industry. Delivered within hours of the event. Supplied imagery analytics for Google.
Successful proof of concept for Hurricane Matthew & the Canadian Wildfires providing the wider insurance industry with Satellite Imagery and Analysis.
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria & the N. California Wildfires. 1st multi-million dollar claim from space. Won contract to build the NATCAT Intelligence Platform for the London Market.
Winner of the 2018 British Claims Award for Outstanding Achievement of the Year. London Market Renewal & shortlisted for the Insurance Day London Market Awards for Technology initiative of the Year.
Who We Are
CEO Forbes McKenzie
Forbes founded MIS in 2011 following a decorated 10 year career as a British Army Special Duties Intelligence Officer. Whilst in the Army, Forbes led and implemented numerous high risk strategic intelligence operations in the most inhospitable of locations.
Forbes has guided MIS from a start-up to an award winning scale-up that is VC backed by best in class investors. He is responsible for setting the company vision, goals, strategic plan of action and implementation. Forbes interacts daily with clients, investors and partners, alongside delivering high level presentations within Lloyd’s of London. He is occasionally seen on International Television mainstream news discussing pertinent geo-political events.
Alongside numerous sensitive Intelligence qualifications, Forbes has been nationally recognised by the UK honours system via a Mention in Dispatches and holds a BSc (Hons) in Geography (GIS and Climate change) from The University of Glasgow.
CTO Alfie Conetta
Alfie joined McKenzie Intelligence Services as their new Chief Technical Officer at the end of 2018. During a 25-year career as a soldier and officer he has been the geospatial intelligence lead providing contingency planning support for the 2012 Olympics (Baton Relay NI), the G8 Summit in 2013, the World Police and Fire Games, and the Commonwealth Games 2014.
Utilising geospatial technologies Alfie has provided situational awareness to senior decision makers during operations in Bosnia, Macedonia, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Northern Ireland. Alfie is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and has a HND in Cartography, holds a BSc (Hons) in Geography, an MSc (Distinction) in Geographic Information Systems, and an MSc in Countering Organised Crime and Terrorism from UCL.
Business Operations Manager
Zosia is in charge of the daily business operations and plays a key role in taking a longer term strategic view of the business direction. She is also responsible for investor/board reporting and quality-assurance.
Before joining MIS in April 2018, Zosia worked as an Analyst in the Investigations & Disputes department at a renowned global corporate investigation firm. Zosia's academic background includes undergraduate degrees from Cardiff University and Sciences Po Bordeaux, along with Masters degrees from The London School of Economics and Sciences Po Bordeaux. She holds: BSc (Econ) Politics; Diplôme d'Etudes Politiques, MSc International Relations, and a Master en Politique Internationale. Zosia is a fluent French speaker.
Behind The Scenes
Technical Lead & Project Manager
Senior Imagery Analyst
Lead Concierge & Senior Imagery Analyst
Senior Imagery Analyst
Board & Governance
Chairman, Director & Investor
Col.Tim Collins OBE
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