Matthew Williams

Matthew attended Brunel University between 1983 and 1987, obtaining a BSc in Law & Politics. He then went to the College of Law in London and qualified as a solicitor (England & Wales) in 1990. Having completed his legal training at the British Coal Corporation, Matthew spent the next four years in private practice. Since then he has worked in the insurance industry for twenty years (the last eleven as an underwriter). He joined GE Capital in 1994 and worked within its payment protection (creditor insurance) division. In 1997 he went to Eastgate which provided specialist services to insurance companies and Lloyd’s Syndicates. In 2001 he moved to Brit Insurance and was appointed Class Underwriter for legal expenses insurance. In February 2010 he joined AmTrust Financial Services Inc. as Head of AmTrust Law, underwriting specialty legal expenses insurance business both in the UK and overseas. Matthew is regarded as an innovative leader whose business philosophy is underpinned by a passion for excellence and a commitment to communicate in a timely and no-nonsense manner.