Partner and Group Chief Executive, General Insurance Division
Matt started his career in insurance following his graduation from Manchester University where he studied Town and Country Planning. He joined Griffiths & Armour in 2000 and made a Partner in 2003, before being appointed as Managing Director of Griffiths & Armour Insurance Brokers in 2004 and Group Chief Executive of the Insurance Brokers Division in 2018.
Matt is a Chartered Insurance broker with over 30 years of experience in international risk management and insurance, sitting on the Board of the Chartered Insurance Institute’s (CII) Insurance Broking Faculty, which encourages and promotes good practice, the highest standards of competence, expertise and professionalism.
The principal areas of Matt’s expertise and responsibility include client management and production, insurer market management and serving the needs of the Partnership’s international clients as a Main Board member of Assurex Global, the world’s largest privately held commercial insurance, risk management and brokerage group.
In 2016, Matt was appointed to the position of Chairman of Assurex Global following a successful 2 year term as chairman of the Assurex Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Region. Matt continues to lead our international broker partner relationships, which stretch across the Assurex partnership’s 600 offices worldwide. He is a founding Board member of GAWS of London, our newly established International Wholesale Brokerage which is a joint partnership between Griffiths & Armour and Woodruff Sawyer in California.
Outside of work…which he really enjoys…Matt is married to Melanie and has 3 children. The other loves of his life are following Liverpool Football Club which he has done ever since attending his first LFC game in November 1971 and both UK and foreign travel, particularly to places that produce great food and wine.
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