Partner Services Manager
Simon has worked as a senior underwriter and a senior broker. As an underwriter, he worked for South British, which merged with New Zealand Insurance, then moved to Commercial Union.
In 1993, he took up the challenge to become a broker, initially with Marsh (formerly Sedgwick) and then for the local broker, FMR Risk. More recently he was General Manager at Brokernet before joining NZbrokers in 2015.
He has been fortunate to work in Canterbury, Mid Canterbury, Wellington, Hawkes Bay and Auckland. As a corporate broker Simon travelled to the UK and Europe with clients, guiding them through their overseas insurance arrangements in those regions.
Simon has worked with a wide range of insurance buyers. His personal involvement has been with private and government organisations, in property, construction, transport, health, science, rural, manufacturing and retail sectors, as well as clients with overseas operations. This experience, with a variety of insurers, brokers and clients, has broadened Simon’s knowledge about the insurance landscape in New Zealand and internationally. He is enthusiastic about sharing his knowledge and experience with Partners of NZbrokers to benefit their clients.
Simon has a Diploma in Business Studies (endorsed in Insurance Management - Massey University). These studies included Insurance Management, Risk Management, Public Relations and Human Resource papers.