Matthew Davies has around 30+ years of experience in the insurance industry of which the last 25 years has been with Chubb Insurance Company of Canada.
At Chubb, Matthew Davies was Vice-President and product manager for Professional, Media and Cyber Liability until June 2022. In his professional career in the insurance industry, Matthew worked first as an Insurance Broker and then as Underwriter in Montreal. He went on to work in Vancouver for AXA Pacific and was invited to join Chubb there. At Chubb, Matthew took the lead on introducing Chubb’s CyberSecurity product to Canada in 2009. He was a member of the drafting team for new products in both Cyber and Errors & Omissions Insurance. Matthew has been a frequent speaker at events across Canada and in the United States on topics concerning errors and omissions, media liability, and cyber exposures.
Holding an industry designation of Fellow, Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) and a diploma in Risk Management (CRM), he has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in International Relations from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Arts degree in History from McGill University.
Beyond his career in insurance, Matthew was a member of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) Reserve for 43 years, prior to his retirement in September 2020. He was a Logistics Officer with the rank Captain (Navy). Some of the highlights of his service with the RCN Reserve, included being Commanding Officer of HMCS YORK, Toronto’s Naval Reserve Division and a deployment on operations as the Assistant Chief of Staff – Logistics (N4) for OPERATION PODIUM, the Canadian Forces’ mission in support of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. He completed senior officer courses at the NATO School in Oberammergau, Germany; the Joint Services Command and Staff College in Shrivenham, United Kingdom; and is a graduate of the Canadian Forces College in Toronto. Matthew’s last appointment, prior to retiring, was as the Regional Liaison Officer for Ontario for the Canadian Forces Liaison Council, from 2017 to 2020. Captain (Navy) Retired Matthew Davies still serves in his retirement as an Honorary Aide-de-Camp (AdC) to Her Honour, Elizabeth Dowdeswell, the 29th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.
As a Management Consultant and Strategic Advisor, Matthew Davies is a mentor and advisor to ENGAIZ, providing expert advice on strategic projects, product strategy and our development roadmap.