JLT NZ Executive

Matthew Riddle
Matthew Riddle – Chief Executive Officer

Matthew has over 25 years experience in both broking and insurance underwriting in New Zealand and London.

Matthew joined JLT in New Zealand in 1991, and was appointed a Director of JLT New Zealand in 1996. His responsibilities have included the delivery of risk and insurance services to our Wellington and South Island clients, as well as national management of our Public Sector business. Matthew also led the establishment of the Echelon claims management business in New Zealand.

In 2010 Matthew was appointed Chief Executive Officer of JLT, with responsibility for all of JLT’s broking, risk and insurance services in New Zealand.

Phone: +64 9 379 5376

Mobile: +64 274 400 663

Sui Chung
Sui Chung – Finance Director

Sui holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Auckland University and has over 25 years commercial finance experience in New Zealand.

He joined JLT in New Zealand in 1999 as Financial Controller, and was appointed Finance Director in 2013.

Sui manages the financial activities of the New Zealand Group of Companies which includes financial management and reporting as well as compliance with accounting and taxation legislation. He is also responsible for treasury and company secretarial functions.

Phone: +64 9 300 6658

Mobile: +64 27 457 1355

David Lynch
David Lynch – Divisional Manager – Specialty

David has over 25 years experience in both broking and insurance underwriting, and joined JLT in New Zealand in 2003. He has extensive specialist experience in the placement, negotiation and management of a range of large property and liability programs

David is the Divisional Manager for JLT Specialty in New Zealand. With his extensive experience in the day to day management of a range of large property and liability insurance programs covering a variety of sectors.

David is responsible for the delivery of risk and insurance services to our Specialty clients throughout New Zealand supported by our Broker Managers and teams. David’s clients also include Public Sector, Corporate & Specialty business and he has well established relationships with local and global underwriters.

Phone: +64 9 300 6652

Mobile: +64 274 905 691

Philip Clauzel
Philip Clauzel – Divisional Manager – Enterprise Solutions

Philip has 25+ years insurance broking experience with international brokers working in Australia and London before joining JLT in 2010 and his move with JLT to New Zealand at the beginning of 2013. Philip is the Divisional Manager of Enterprise Solutions which services the unique needs of our affinity group clients in New Zealand. Philip also which specialises in construction insurance placements for contractors, principles and financiers in the public and private sectors, including a range of large infrastructure PPP / PFI and building projects throughout the region.

Phone: +64 9 300 6666

Mobile: +64 21 868 050

Deborah Fisher
Deborah Fisher – Divisional Manager – Client & Business Relationships

Deborah is a client facing and results driven insurance professional with a track record of delivering on challenging targets and goals, and recognised for her commercial judgment, visionary thinking, emotional intelligence, constructive leadership style and high-performing networking capabilities.

As a flexible and creative thinker, Deborah thrives on solving complex business challenges and using her relationships and a pragmatic approach to deliver quality solutions and results. Deborah is in a unique position of being a senior experienced women in the New Zealand insurance industry recognised for championing diversity. Deborah’s additional strengths lie in her strategic planning abilities, the passion and knowledge she has for brand management and being able to deliver fresh, new and unique concepts.

Deborah gained her global insurance industry experience whilst working in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, and joined JLT in Australia in 2003 ahead of transferring to New Zealand in 2010. Deborah is currently the JLT NZ Divisional Manager responsible for Development, Strategy & Risk, which also includes the company’s business development and growth strategies, marketing initiatives, on boarding and transitioning new clients and the facilitation of key client facing senior executive workshops.

Phone: +64 9 300 3763

Mobile: +64 21 902 864

Martin Holden
Martin Holden – Broker Manager – Wellington

Martin joined JLT in New Zealand as the Wellington Broker Manager in 2013 responsible for the delivery of the full range of broking services to our Wellington office clients.

Martin has 29 years experience in the New Zealand insurance industry, which includes 2 years spent working as an assessor / loss adjuster, 7 years as an underwriter and the past 20 years as an insurance broker.

Martin also has extensive experience in the day to day management of a range of large property and liability insurance & reinsurance programs covering a variety of sectors, including education, museums, energy, aviation, central government entities and primary industry.

Martin also has gained in-depth specialist knowledge and experience in construction project risks associated with the above sectors. In particular he has led the design, marketing and placement of construction & erection insurance programmes for new build and major refurbishments of assets both in NZ and overseas. These projects have also involved Martin advising his clients in respect of indemnity and insurance provisions within their tender / contract documents.

Phone: +64 4 495 8508

Mobile: +64 21 940 019

Greg Morton
Shaun Sellwood – Broker Manager – Christchurch

Shaun joined JLT in New Zealand as the Christchurch office broking manager in June 2013. He brings with him 33 years insurance experience gained through working both as an underwriter and broker during his time in London, Australia and New Zealand. Shaun has strong relationships with insurers both here in New Zealand and offshore through his account management roles where he was directly responsible for the insurance requirements of clients in both the Public and Private Sectors. Shaun has expertise across all classes of insurance, and in particular the executive & professional lines where for the last 20 years he has practised as a dedicated specialist. Shaun brings a depth & breadth of experience to JLT and will be responsible for delivering advice and the full range of services to our South Island clients.

Phone: +64 3 363 1191

Mobile: +64 21 916 610

Greg Morton
Greg Morton – Claims Manager – Echelon

Greg joined JLT’s specialist claims division Echelon NZ in 2004. In 2011 Greg was appointed as Manager of Echelon NZ.

Greg is responsible for the overall delivery of our claim services to our clients. He manages the team that undertakes the day-to-day work on all claim related matters and reports directly to JLT’s CEO.

Phone: +64 4 495 8226

Mobile: +64 272 949 650