Matthew G. Smith

Insurance Strategy and Transformation Lead, and Partner

KPMG in the UK

Matthew Smith is responsible for leading the global insurance strategy and transformation team at KPMG. With over 22 years of experience working in the financial services sector, Matthew works with C-suite leaders to navigate industry challenges and drive strategic and transformational change.

Primarily focusing on insurance, Matthew brings deep expertise in 3 critical areas:

  1. Strategy: Enterprise-wide strategy development, operating model strategy, growth and deal strategy;
  2. Transformation Design and Leadership, including cross functional, cross border, End to end transformations that deliver cost and culture benefits across all organizational functions through leveraging Lean, 6-sigma and other methodologies;
  3. Operational Leadership, including running organizations of 1000+ people in complex and challenging environments.

Prior to joining KPMG, Matthew led AIG’s Lean Center of Excellence in EMEA and has held a number of leadership roles across the UK, Europe and US.

  • Deal Advisory
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Lean six sigma
  • Operating Effectiveness
  • Strategy
  • Transformation
  • BSc Honours, Mathematics & Business, Loughborough University

  • MBA Operations Management and Supervision, University of Warwick, Warwick Business School

  • Lean Competency Systems Accreditation Cardiff University