National Insurance Brokers Association
The National Insurance Brokers Association is the peak representative body for the intermediated insurance industry in Australia.
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Our expert panel will cover how insurance brokers can assist their clients with managing risks through surveys at the property, presenting to underwriters, how the risk is reviewed in underwriting and managing underinsurance during the claims process.
The panel will be facilitated by the NIBA Vic/Tas Young Professionals Committee.
Please submit any questions you wish to be raised during the panel to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 12/05/2023 CPD: 1 CPD point on attendance Speakers Cillian Browne Senior Loss Adjuster at McLarens Marty Sadlier Director of MCG Quantity Surveyors Jeff Williams Broker Claims Manager at Gallagher Peter Hopkinson Senior Property Underwriter at QBE
Cillian graduated with a degree in Business Risk & Insurance in 2013 and commenced work with a niche loss adjusting firm in Ireland working in domestic, farm & commercial claims. Cillian moved to Australia in 2016 and continued to work as a loss adjuster joining one of the leading loss adjusting firms dealing with SME, strata and corporate commercial claims. Cillian joined McLarens in May 2019 and specialises in major and complex losses as part of the Melbourne Property Team.
Notable Assignments: Food Production Facility: Fire (AUD 15million) Engineering Plant: Flood (AUD 11 million) Residential Strata: Fire (AUD 6 million) Storage Facility: Storm (AUD 5 million) Shopping Centre: Flood (AUD 4 million) Water Treatment Facility: Bushfire (AUD 3 million) Commercial Office: Hail (AUD 2.5 million)
Marty has over 25 years experience in the building and construction industry, commencing his career as a shop fitter/carpenter.
Marty possesses extensive skills, knowledge and experience in the building industry, and his well developed organisational and administrative skills enable him to effectively manage client projects. Marty is a RICS certified expert witness, a Certified Quantity Surveyor (CQS) and sits on the interviewing panel for Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS). Marty is a Fellow member and the NSW president of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS). Marty has worked on countless landmark developments throughout Australia and has assisted to develop project management course material for the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA). Marty has worked with companies such as St George, Mirvac, ING Funds Management, Mutiplex, Commonwealth Bank and more. Marty is an ex-first grade rugby union player, and outside of work Marty enjoys spending time with his family.
Jeff commenced his career in insurance over 15 years ago, working in various claims roles with both carriers and broking houses. Over this time, Jeff managed significant losses arising out of the Construction, Resources, and Corporate sectors of insurance. Jeff has led claims on a number of prominent Australian Construction projects, and high profile property losses including recycling plant and wharf fires and losses arising out of catastrophic events such as Brisbane Floods (2010/11 and 2022), Victorian Bushfires, and COVID-19. Jeff leads a large team of Corporate and Specialty claims advocates who provide technical advocacy across many Gallagher locations including Financial/Professional Lines, Mining, and Energy specialisms.
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