Sean Carey – President, SCG Management Consultants & IBIS board member
Sean has over 30 years’ experience in the automotive industry. A mechanical engineer by trade he embarked on his sales and marketing career with the UK’s largest parts distribution company, during which time he earned a degree in marketing from the Charted Institute of Marketing. In 1991 Sean joined Nissan at its London headquarters, where he created, launched and managed Nissan’s Certified Collision Repair Program.
In 1995 he moved to the USA where he established Carter & Carter International and managed its development and growth into a leading automotive consulting firm. In 2004 he joined the Fix Auto organisation where he was jointly responsibly for the spinoff of CynCast, an automotive claims and collision repair IT Company.
In 2009 Sean established SCG Management Consulting LLC. Since then he has consulted at the highest level with all sectors of the automotive claims industry and has a keen understanding of the needs of insurers, repairers, OEMs, technology providers and a wide range of industry supply chain vendors. Sean is respected in the industry as a strategic visionary and a leader in growing businesses and markets from concept to implementation. In the past five years he has become a regular speaker at industry conferences on telematics and the connected car and the potential impact this will have on the claims and collision market.
Sean lives in Chicago with his wife and four children.