Temple Legal Protection, a market-leading provider of legal expenses insurance, today announced that Matthew Best joined its board of directors on 9th November 2022.
Matthew joined Temple in July 2011 as an After the Event (ATE) insurance underwriter. In 2016 Matthew was promoted to Underwriting Manager and subsequently Senior Underwriting Manager, taking on overall responsibility for Temple’s personal injury and clinical negligence underwriting department.
Matthew’s new role sees him joining the board as Director of ATE Partnerships. His responsibility is to ensure relationships with solicitors and intermediaries are developed, supported and strengthened resulting in an exceptional customer experience and outcomes.
Alongside his new role Matthew will remain as head of the personal injury and clinical negligence Underwriting Department. This will ensure that Temple’s products continue to deliver the value expected by solicitors and their clients, whilst maintaining strong and sustainable underwriting performance.
Temple’s Managing Director, Laurence Pipkin said “Matthew has cultivated fantastic relationships with our business partners for many years. His ability to build a clear understanding of their requirements and, more importantly, what is needed to fulfil such requirements means he is an extremely valuable addition to Temple’s board of directors. I look forward to working with him to continue providing market-leading products that support our many longstanding business partnerships.”