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Brian Salisbury

Managing Director

Qualifications

Fellow of the National Insurance Brokers Association (FNIBA)

Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking)

Qualified Practising Insurance Broker (QPIB)

Membership

Member of National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA)

Austbrokers Steering Committee (2011-2013)

AIMS Products Committee (2011-2013)

Brian brings experience based on almost 45 years of insurance broking. Over this period, he was instrumental in developing specialist insurance programs for a broad range of clients from SME to international and public companies.

In 2002 Austbrokers SPT was invested into UNIBA, a collection of international insurance brokers offering services to an agreed standard and providing assistance to fellow members in their own country. In 2011, Brian received their highest individual honour for services to other members. In 2013, Brian was elected to the role of Director, Asia Pacific region and serves on the international board.

In 2015 Brian was awarded the NIBA Broker of the Year Award for the NSW/ACT region. This award goes to an individual broker who is deemed an inspirational role model for the broking community and who has demonstrated excellence in broking practice and client advocacy.


Arthur Kinnas

Principal

 

Qualifications

Graduate Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking)

Fellow of the National Insurance Brokers Association (FNIBA)

Qualified Practising Insurance Broker (QPIB)

 

Membership

Member of National Insurance Brokers Association

 

Arthur’s experience in insurance broking spans over 15 years. From early on he showed an aptitude for new business development and began to focus on this area.

 

Having undertaken his Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking) in 2002 he joined SPT in 2004 as an Account Executive. Once again, he gravitated toward new business development and began to help lead Austbrokers SPT's new business initiative. Arthur places great value on professional development and in 2005 completed an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking) followed by the Graduate Diploma of Financial Services in 2014. In 2009 he was chosen as one of only 20 young insurance broking professionals from around Australia to undertake QBE's eQuip professional development and leadership programme for future industry leaders.

 

During his career, he has worked on a wide variety of accounts from SME client’s, through to a range of organisations including industry leaders and multinational companies.

 

In more recent times he has developed Austbrokers SPT’s hospitality industry specialty, acting for some of Sydney's leading restaurants and hospitality groups.

 

In January 2013, Arthur became a partner in SPT in recognition and reward for his hard work, dedication and professionalism.

 


 

Peter Hanna

Broking Operations Manager

 

Qualifications

Graduate Diploma in Business and Technology (UNSW)

Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking)

Certified Insurance Practitioner (CIP)

Qualified Practising Insurance Broker (QPIB)

 

Membership

Member of National Insurance Brokers Association

Senior Associate of Australian & New Zealand Institute of Insurance & Finance (ANZIIF)

 

Peter’s experience in insurance broking in Australia and the United Kingdom started in 1979. He joined SPT in 2012 having worked with leading Australian and multinational Insurance Brokers in senior roles providing broking services to a diverse range of clients in Australia and overseas.

 

Those clients operated in diverse industries such as retail; wholesale; manufacturers; imports and exports; media production, distribution and broadcasting; construction; commodity traders; storage, transport, logistics and distribution; aviation operations; mining and plant operators; maritime operations; property trusts (REIT’s); professional services providers; and life sciences.

 


 

Roslyn James

Administration Manager

Qualifications

Diploma of Financial Services (General Insurance Broking)

Diploma of Secretarial Services

Roslyn joined Austbrokers SPT in 1992 having completed her Diploma of Secretarial Studies. Just out of college, she was initially employed as the company’s receptionist but her eagerness to progress saw her move soon afterwards into the role of managing SPT’s Personal Watercraft (PWC) Insurance Scheme. Her dedication to this role in the early years of the PWC portfolio has seen it grow into a market leading facility which continues to flourish today.

With the introduction of the Financial Services Reform Act in 2002, Roslyn attained her Diploma of Financial Services and was moved into a compliance role where she assisted with developing the Company’s response to the new legislation. She now continues to work closely with Austbrokers’ Compliance Team to manage SPT’s Compliance under the Australian Financial Services Licence.

Roslyn’s expanding knowledge of IT systems has enabled SPT to pilot a number of innovative computer systems developed for the industry by external providers. She continues to work closely with IT providers to develop and manage Web Based Insurance Application systems for SPT’s speciality markets - The Australian Institute of Conveyancers’ Professional Indemnity Scheme for both NSW and Victoria; the Australian wide Personal Watercraft/Jetski Scheme underwritten by QBE; and the Work Experience Insurance portfolio through SPT’s ‘Experience Worx’ Website. Roslyn also oversees the administrative requirements of all of SPT’s IT systems.

Roslyn is a dedicated and hands-on manager who brings a wealth of experience to the role and a genuine enjoyment of working with people.



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