Trevor Matthews is an actuary with more than 40 years of experience in financial services and has expertise in life insurance, general insurance, wealth management, banking, investment management and risk. He held life and general insurance chief executive roles in Australia, North America, Asia and Europe. Mr Matthews returned to Australia in 2013 after 15 years overseas and has assembled a portfolio of non-executive directorships. His last overseas position was as an executive director of Aviva, a leading global life and general insurer. He was also chair of its UK and French businesses. Prior to that, Mr Matthews was group chief executive of Friends Provident.