After Studying Information Technology at Dartington College, Matthew started his broking career in 1988 working for a commercial Insurance brokerage in Torquay.

Following relocation to Coventry he worked in a business development role for a local independent broker, and was elevated to the position of Commercial Director in April 2000.

In 2003 Matthew was one of the founders of ICIB Ltd and continues to develop his existing client portfolio, whilst obtaining new business opportunities through being actively involved in the running and development of a number of local business referral and support networks, and continuing to develop his professional connections.

Matthew is a past President of the Insurance Institute of Coventry, and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute by examination, and a registered Chartered Insurance Broker.

In 2014 he was the Chairman of Coventry Three Spires Round Table, and although he is no longer a member due to being outside the membership age criteria he is still actively involved in fund raising and local charitable works.

Out of office hours when not running around after his four children his main interests are motorcycles, shooting, sea fishing, boating, walking and generally getting in to the great outdoors!