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Marcus Pearson

Head of Marsh Specialty, Pacific

  • Australia

As Marsh McLennan’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) for the Pacific, Marcus Pearson oversees the Pacific region’s growth strategy across Marsh, Mercer, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman. Marcus is also Head of Marsh Specialty, where he oversees the operations and strategy for Marsh’s Specialty business, which provides specialist risk management and insurance solutions to corporate clients working in niche and complex environments. He also sits on the Marsh McLennan and Marsh Pacific Executive committees.

Marcus’s expertise is highly regarded by his industry peers and colleagues at Marsh. He has more than 30 years’ experience in insurance and risk management, and a strong track record of operating effective businesses and successfully guiding Marsh’s teams to support corporate clients across the Pacific region, including in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. Passionate about driving positive change from the inside out, Marcus also proudly led Marsh’s Diversity and Inclusion Council for a period of time.

Previous to his current role, Marcus was the Managing Director, Business Development of Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT) Australia, where he oversaw the marketing, sales and bid management functions, and was a member of JLT’s Executive Trading Board.

For a period of time, Marcus was CEO of Marsh New Zealand, and also held senior client-facing roles within Marsh Australia, including Manager, Strategic Risk and Practice Leader, Competitive Strategy.

Marcus lives and works in Brisbane, Turrbal and Yuggera land.

Marsh Pty Ltd (ABN 86 004 651 512, AFSL 238983) (“Marsh”) arrange this insurance and is not the insurer. The Discretionary Trust Arrangement is issued by the Trustee, JLT Group Services Pty Ltd (ABN 26 004 485 214, AFSL 417964) (“JGS”). JGS is part of the Marsh group of companies. Any advice in relation to the Discretionary Trust Arrangement is provided by JLT Risk Solutions Pty Ltd (ABN 69 009 098 864, AFSL 226827) which is a related entity of Marsh. The cover provided by the Discretionary Trust Arrangement is subject to the Trustee’s discretion and/or the relevant policy terms, conditions and exclusions. This website contains general information, does not take into account your individual objectives, financial situation or needs and may not suit your personal circumstances. For full details of the terms, conditions and limitations of the covers and before making any decision about whether to acquire a product, refer to the specific policy wordings and/or Product Disclosure Statements available from JLT Risk Solutions on request. Full information can be found in the JLT Risk Solutions Financial Services Guide.”