Phil Williams is group chief operating officer at The Clear Group where he helps lead more than 700 dedicated insurance professionals across the UK.
Having spent the first decade of his career in personal lines, notably at BGL and Capita, Phil spent the eight years prior to joining The Clear Group as part of the management team at the fast-growing insurtech commercial lines broker Simply Business, where he held a number of roles on the management team, latterly as managing director of MGA, writing more than £100m GWP in the UK, US and Canada.
Phil is passionate about innovation in insurance, writing and speaking frequently about the future of the industry. He is also a non-executive director on the CII Underwriting Community Board.
Phil is ACII-qualified, holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management and a BSc (Hons) in mathematics from the University of Bath. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and two sons.