Gartner Expert

Sham Gill

VP Analyst

Sham Gill is a member of Gartner's Global Financial Services Industry Research and Advisory team. The primary focus of Mr. Gill's research is P&C/non-life insurance, covering digital transformation, legacy modernization and vendor solutions.

Prior to joining Gartner, he worked at SSP where he was the Head of Strategy and Proposition, before becoming the Managing Director for the SSP Financial Services business. As part of the senior management team at SSP, he helped the business to grow, transform and become a leader in the insurance software sector. He has also previously worked for Sapiens and Unisys.

Previous experience

Mr. Gill was the Managing Director of SSP, U.K. for 5 years, and the Head of Strategy and Proposition of the same for 9 years. He was also a Consultant at Sapiens (FIS) for 2 years, and at Unisys for 2 years.

Professional background


Managing Director

Sapiens (FIS)

Business Consultant


Business Consultant

Areas of coverage

Financial Services Digital Business Strategy and Innovation

Financial Services Technology Modernization and Transformation


P.G., Strategic Leadership, Warwick Business School

M.Sc., Distributed Systems, University of Leeds

B.Sc., Information Systems, University of Leeds

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Insurance trends driving IT investment

2Insurance core platform trends and implementation best practices

3Managing legacy modernization initiatives within insurance

4Developing an insurance system architecture and integration (API) roadmap

5Cloud and SaaS adoption trends and best practices in insurance