Matt Bacon

Leadership Profile

Matt Bacon

Head of Mercer Marsh Benefits, Pacific



Matt has been working in the Insurance industry in both the UK and now Australia for 15 years.  Starting out as an underwriter in the Superannuation and Life & Health industries, the decision to move across into broking was driven mainly by the desire to work more closely with clients on a consultative basis.  


Matt moved from London to Australia at the end of 2012, to take up an opportunity in Australia to lead the design, implementation and ultimately growth of JLT’s People Risk Consultancy practice.  


Since the acquisition of JLT on 1 April 2019, Matt has assumed the overall leadership role for the Mercer Marsh Benefits business across the Pacific.  This business now encompasses Life, Health, A&H, Workers’ Compensation, Occupational Claims Management and Rehabilitation.  The unique structure of this business allows risk to be understood, mitigated and managed in a manner that is simply unmatched in our market place.


Matt holds Undergraduate degrees in both English and Physiotherapy as well as a Masters in Sports Medicine.