Dave Matcham

Chief executive officer

International Underwriting Association

Dave began his career at the Institute of London Underwriters (ILU) in 1980 and spent 19 years in the London marine and aviation insurance market, much of it running the joint marine committees. ILU merged with its non-marine equivalent in 1999 to form the International Underwriting Association (IUA).

At IUA, Dave’s first position was as director of operations but has since served as chief executive officer from 2005 to the present day.

Dave is FCII qualified and a chartered insurance practitioner. He sits on many cross-market committees in the London market such as London Market Group, and regularly represents the market to a wide range of stakeholders.