benefitsBrokersLink, one of the world’s largest independent insurance broker networks, has launched a Global Employee Benefits Practice Group and appointed Gerard Baltazar as its first Chairman.

The group will drive business development in the area of international employee benefits for its 70 members.

José Fonseca, Chairman of BrokersLink said: “We are seeing an increased flow of multinational employee benefits opportunities and want to ensure that BrokersLink members are able to take full advantage of these.  By launching a Global Employee Benefits Practice Group, our brokers based anywhere in the world can quickly and efficiently access the specialist resources required to both win and service this complex type of business.”

Mr Baltazar is is the Chairman and CEO of In2Matrix, an international employee benefits consulting firm, and founder of BrokersLink’s Center of Excellence for Global Employee Benefits.  He has 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, having started his career at In2Consulting Ltd UK as a holistic financial planner advising high net-worth clients. He later opened an employee benefits division and founded In2Matrix Group.  In addition, Mr Baltazar is a member of the Advisory Council for the Russian British Chamber of Commerce.


BrokersLink’s Global Employee Benefits Practice Group will sit alongside the network’s established Global Construction Practice Group, which has already helped members secure and service significant contracts across the world.