Adam matteson


Adam Matteson

When it comes to the insurance market, I’m a strong believer that the intersection of technical capability, energy, creativity, commercial acumen and technology brings optimum results for our clients.

I’ve been involved in the industry since 1988 and worked for some of the biggest names in insurance, including Suncorp, Lloyd’s, QBE Re and Munich Re and I’m proud to now be leading ROUM, Richard Oliver Underwriting Managers, where we act as a link between product design, distribution, carrier portfolio management and capital to deliver great solutions for you.

I have particular expertise in strategic and operational matters, in a wide range of industries, with significant experience in property, construction, engineering and start-ups, in Australia and throughout Asia.

I have a proven ability to create, underwrite and manage books of business that span the insurance, reinsurance and agency markets. I’m also an ASIC Responsible Officer and have provided expert witness testimony for a number of property underwriting matters in courts around Australia.

Contact Adam:
Ph: +61 401 672 903

Our Products

Serving U.

ROUM combines technical capability, energy, creativity, commercial acumen and technology to develop optimal solutions for you.



A broad scope offering including: Annual Marine Cargo, Goods in Transit, Single shipments, Carriers’ Cargo Liability, Household and Personal Effects, General Property.


Accident & Health

See us for corporate travel, group personal accident, journey and voluntary workers’ cover as well as expatriate and inpatriate solutions.


Specialist Liabilities

A wide range of specialist covers including: Business Product Recall, Contaminated Products, Life Science/ Biotechnology, Scientific & Medical Instruments, Cosmetic & Health Products.



Crime cover can help reduce your vulnerability to direct losses stemming from theft and certain types of fraud. Traditionally Certain types of crime/fraud losses are not covered commercial property policies.



ROUM has access to a variety of markets, offering capacity for a broad range of commercial property risks, and this is available as either a lead or follow capability. But capacity is just one part of the ROUM property story.


We are there for U.

ROUM creates, underwrites and manages books of business that deliver on our mission to provide value for you.


"Their attention to detail and customer service is second to none."

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