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18/06/13
Fire Service Levy Reform
Information for customers about the Victorian Fire Services LevyQBE has supported the abolition of ...
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18/06/13
CQIB Underwriting Agency of the Year
Cementing UAA's leadership positionThe Council of Queensland Insurance Brokers (CQIB) has named Underwriting Agencies ...
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27/07/10
Dial Before You Dig
On the 1st of July New South Wales became the first Australian jurisdiction to ...
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Michael Murphy

Chief Executive Officer


Michael has over 30 years of business and leadership experience from across the financial services sector, including ten years with Citigroup, where he held a number of senior roles, most recently as Head of Oneport (the firm’s mortgage distribution platform). At Citigroup he led a national sales team responsible for generating 80 per cent of all new business originating from the mortgage broker market. Michael has been the CEO of UAA for over 5 years and provides his expertise in strategic planning, analytical skills and client relationship management that saw him succeed in his previous roles. 

Mark Maytom
Technical Manager

Member of ISP Policy development team.
Mark has been a Plant Specialist Underwriter for over 20 years and has 28 years experience in the insurance industry. 

Kevin Guerin
Manager UAA International Mobile Plant & Equipment

Over 30 years experience in the insurance industry. Opened UAA Melbourne Office and has serviced Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia clients since 1998. Kevin worked in QBE Chile for a 12 months secondment and regularly travels to Latin America and Asia managing UAA’s international businesses within the QBE global network.

George Grasso
Chief Services Officer

George has over 20 years experience in the insurance and assessing / loss adjusting industries. George has experience in managing both claims and assessing teams as well as managing business relationships with customers and handling complex claims. George’s role as CSO is to continue to develop UAA’s professional claims experience. 

Claims Management Team (Based in Newcastle)  

Vivian Rivero 

• Michelle Morrissey (Senior Claims Consultant)

• Lisa Naylor (Regional Claims Manager)   

Melissa Winter

Brittany Parker

Claims Management - New Zealand (Based in New Zealand)

Dana Van Tiel 

Underwriting and Sales Teams 

Stan Alexandropoulos
Chief Operating Officer & Regional Manager East - VIC, TAS, NSW, ACT & NZ.

Stan has over 29 years experience in the insurance industry predominantly in Sales & Relationship Management roles. As COO of UAA, Stan’s role is to further develop UAA’s industry profile as the leader in Mobile Plant & Machinery Protection through the Sales and Management Teams nationally, as well as further develop and enhance UAA’s specialised products to meet client needs. 

Melbourne:

Mark Brady (Operations Manager VIC/TAS)

Dean Bassed (BDM)

Brooklyn Hunter

Daniel Errington

Kelsey Hosking

Rachel Lilliott

Newcastle:

Keith Palmer (Operations Manager NSW /ACT)

• Licia Johnson (Senior Underwriter)

Keira-lee Bradbury 

Rhiannon Phillipson

• Stefanie Naylor (Senior Underwriter)

• Jackie McCarthy (BDM)

• Brendan Wold (BDM)

• Aleah Parr

• Amelia Stone (Underwriter)

Auckland, New Zealand:

Matt Ziegler
NZ Sales Manager

Matt has been working in the NZ Insurance Industry since 1988. The last 15 years have been in sales & relationship management in the intermediated area including a national sales role for the NZ branch of a major global insurer. Matt's role at UAA is to grow the business in NZ with the goal of becoming the industry leader in Mobile Plant & Machinery. He sees a special importance in providing specialised risk management solutions & claims expertise within a crucial area of NZ's economy.

Greg Thompson
Regional Manager North– QLD 

Greg has had over 30 years experience in the insurance industry holding a variety of roles. Specialised experience in Heavy Motor Vehicle Insurance. Greg is a Fellow of Insurance Institute. 

Brisbane:

• Jane King (Operations Manager QLD)

• Joshua Bassett (BDM)

• Luani Guglielmin (Underwriter)

• Rachel McRae (Senior Underwriter)

• Tegan Tulk (Underwriter)

• Shelby Richard (Underwriter)

Glenn Keyser 
Regional Manager – Central & West

UAA’s manager for Western Australia, South Australia and Northern Territory with 38 years experience in the insurance industry. Glenn is associated with the introduction of UAA to WA in 1991. 

Perth:

Karen Gillies (Operations Manager WA)

Martyn Shirley (BDM)

Benjamin Stone

David Coon

Kathryn Evans

Connie Gane

Adelaide:

Marc Crossman (Operations Manager SA/NT)

Ana-Maria Grexa

Joshua McCracken (BDM)

Finance and Compliance

Megan Willis 

Jaclyn McKim

Raquel Roth

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