Environmental director, construction
An expert in environmental insurance, Mathew Hussey has worked on international projects such as major brownfield and regeneration sites, corporate operational environmental risks, renewable energy, waste recycling operations and infrastructure.
Hussey has focused on standard environmental insurance programmes as well as alternative risk transfer solutions, including bringing innovative long-term financial provision products to the market, emphasising innovation, pragmatism and understanding clients’ needs.
He started his career as an environmental consultant with technical and management duties for contaminated land projects in Europe and Australia. Having developed an interest in environmental liability, he joined an underwriting company that provided environmental insurance.
Hussey has been co-vice president of the Environmental Industries Commission Working Group for contaminated land, has participated in a charity project steering group that promotes low-carbon renewable energy innovations to attract investments and has contributed to environmental publications.
He works with the Gallagher UK ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Business Group looking at how ESG may impact the company and how to support clients.