Gallagher UK: Simon Matson to Lead Brokerage and Underwriting
Global broker Gallagher in June 2018 announced that Simon Matson will assume the role of CEO, UK brokerage and underwriting, leading a 4,500 strong team. Matson’s predecessor Grahame “Chily” Chilton will be stepping down later this year.
Simon Matson is now head of Gallagher’s London Market and the founder of Alesco. He began his career in 1989 in the oil and gas division of a global insurance broker, eventually becoming head of Upstream Energy. Since 2008, he has helped Alesco branch out into Construction, Property & Casualty and helped expand its expertise and capabilities for a diverse range of global clients.