Richard Oliver Underwriting Managers (ROUM), a member of Willis Towers Watson PLC, is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Matteson as the new Head of ROUM.


Adam joins ROUM from Suncorp Group, where he held the position of National Portfolio Manager – Commercial Property/Construction/Engineering. Prior to this role, Adam was instrumental in the establishment in Australia of Arch Underwriting (Lloyd’s Syndicate 2012) and Talbot Underwriting (Lloyd’s Syndicate 1183). He is a thirty-year veteran of the industry spanning company, Lloyd’s and reinsurance.


Commenting on the appointment, Willis Towers Watson’s Head of Australasia, Simon Weaver, said “We are thrilled to welcome Adam to the ROUM business in this role of strategic importance. Adam’s wealth of experience building businesses, underwriting and in the reinsurance market will position ROUM strongly for innovation and growth, in support of their clients throughout the industry.”


Adam commences with ROUM on the 20th February 2020, and will be based in Sydney.