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Matt Battersby

Matt Battersby

Vice President, Chief Behavioral Scientist, RGA

Matt Battersby is an expert in understanding human decision-making and improving long-term health and financial behaviors. He is a well-respected thought leader and trusted partner to RGA’s clients throughout the global insurance industry. 

Based in RGA’s London office, Matt holds a global role and leads a team responsible for the development and deployment of behavioral science-informed models for use in underwriting, claims, risk management, and customer engagement. Under his leadership, RGA’s behavioral science team has become a key driver of competitive differentiation in the market.

Prior to joining RGA in 2018, Matt was Managing Director and head of the behavioral science team at global strategic communications consultancy Hill+Knowlton Strategies. 

Matt has a Master of Science (MSc) in Behavioral Science from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Bristol.