Acrisure Re, the reinsurance division of global brokerage Acrisure, has announced the launch of an international facultative unit, to be led by Matthew Harvey as Senior Vice President.
Harvey, who will be based in London, joined Acrisure Re on May 10th and will report to Acrisure Re Group Chief Executive Officer Jason Howard.
He joins Acrisure Re from Willis Towers Watson where he was senior vice president, broker and producing broker for the international property team.
In this role, he was responsible for the Western, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia and Canada accounts.
Prior to joining Willis in 2018, Harvey spent 16 years as a director at Aon in London, Hong Kong and Singapore.
His responsibilities included broking as well as management of strategic accounts and policy wordings for multiple regions including EMEA, APAC and Latin America. Harvey has also held broking roles at JLT and HSBC.
Jason Howard said: “We are delighted to formally announce our expansion into the international facultative space,” said Jason Howard, CEO of Acrisure Re. “It is an area with significant opportunity for growth and Matt is the perfect person to start this venture.”
“He has developed an extensive network of valuable, long-standing global relationships which, accompanied by his vast knowledge and expertise, will be extremely beneficial as we expand this offering,” Howard continued. “I look forward to working with Matt to deliver the best facultative solutions to our clients.”
Harvey added: “I am thrilled to join Acrisure Re and work with Jason and his tirelessly focused and collaborative team. This is an opportunity to combine our knowledge and expertise to grow the business and, having worked in this industry for many years, I am confident in our success. As an industry leader, I look forward to Acrisure Re’s continued expansion.”