Global Finance and Administration Team

  • Jaclyn McKim – Finance & Administration Officer
  • Raquel Roth* – Finance, Compliance & Administration Officer
  • Megan Willis* – Finance, Compliance & Administration Officer

*Denotes Part Time

Claims Management Team (Based in Newcastle)

Michelle Morrissey – National Claims Manager Australia

Michelle commenced employment with UAA in 2010, originally in a 3 month contract administration role before moving into claims later that year. Michelle is based in our Newcastle office she has extensive experience in managing Plant and Heavy Machinery Claims. Her goal is to further develop and enhance the UAA Claims Team as results driven, industry leaders in the service of Mobile Plant and Machinery Claims.

Regional Claims Manager

  • Dennis Christie – QLD & Liability claims

Claims Consultants

  • Simone Searle* (Senior Claims Consultant) – VIC/TAS
  • Louise Gilligan – NSW/ACT
  • Tennielle Lynch – SA, NT & WA
  • Brittany Annison – QLD
  • Cloe Janek – QLD
  • Mathew Stuart – NSW/ACT
  • Lindsay McCrea – NSW
  • Tarah-Lee Stacy – SA, NT & WA
  • Vivian Rivero – VIC/TAS
  • Melissa Upton* – NSW
  • Simone Spencer* – QLD

*Denotes Part Time

Claims Management – New Zealand (Based in New Zealand)

Regional Claims Manager

  • Dana Van Tiel

Claims Consultant

  • TJ Wilson

Australian Underwriting and Sales Teams

Melbourne:
  • Brooklyn Hunter –  Operations Manager VIC/TAS
  • Mark Brady – Business Development Manager VIC/TAS
  • Jacinta Fryer – Senior Underwriter
  • Nicole Guerin – Underwriter
  • Luke Huon – Underwriter
  • Gemma Toma – Trainee Underwriter
  • Carol Parlett – Administration & Underwriting Support – International & VIC/TAS
Newcastle:
  • Keith Palmer – Regional Manager NSW /ACT
  • Amelia Stone – Operations Manager NSW/ACT
  • Jackie McCarthy – Business Development Manager- Sydney Metro
  • Brendan Wold – Business Development Manager – Regional NSW
  • Aleah Parr – Underwriter
  • Crystal O’Keefe – Underwriter
  • Ashley Lewis – Underwriter
  • Jaime Marshall – Trainee Underwriter
  • Sophie Seymour – Trainee Underwriter
  • Erica Corrigan – Trainee Underwriter
  • Stevie Baker – Trainee Underwriter
Brisbane:
  • Luani Guglielmin – Operations Manager QLD
  • Adam Brazda – Business Development Manager QLD
  • Shelby Richard – Underwriter
  • Danielle Cavalli – Underwriter
  • Tegan Tulk – Underwriter
Perth:
  • Karen Gillies – Operations Manager WA
  • Connie Gane – Business Development Manager WA
  • Benjamin Stone – Senior Underwriter
  • David Coon – Underwriter
  • Kathryn Evans – Underwriter
  • Monica Musique-Dubillon – Trainee Underwriter
Adelaide:
  • Dave Noble – Operations Manager SA/NT
  • Joshua McCracken – Business Development Manager SA/NT

New Zealand and Pacific Islands Underwriting and Sales Team

Auckland, New Zealand

  • Briony Guest – Underwriter
  • Elliot Sturm – Underwriter
Viggo Wesele

Sales Manager Fiji
An experienced manager and leader possessing strong business acumen and local knowledge, Viggo was appointed Sales Manager – Fiji in August 2018 to drive and facilitate the growth and development of the UAA/UAF business in the pacific region.

Latin American Underwriting and Sales Team

Carlos Vanegas – Regional Manager Agencies Latin America 

Carlos is an accomplished executive with more than 23 years of experience in the insurance business, with domestic and international involvement in insurance operations. He has been based in Bogota, Ho Chi Minh City, Quito, and Mexico City and has significant international experience particularly in new business startups like Vietnam, where he was deeply involved in the entire business and distribution development for a P&C company in that market. Over the years, he has finely honed his skills in strategic planning, strong leadership capabilities and technical insurance skills.

Asian Underwriting and Sales Team

Website: www.uas.sg

Marc Crossman

Regional Manager Agencies Asia
Based in our Singapore office, Marc manages our current operations and also our expansion within the Asia market. Marc has over 10 years’ insurance experience across Claims, Underwriting, Sales and Management and since 2012 was UAA’s Operations Manager looking after South Australia and Northern Territory. Marc holds a Masters in Business from the University of South Australia and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Vernice Pang

Development Manager – Singapore
Vernice commenced with UAS in July 2018, she has extensive experience in both the insurance and finance industries, these roles in both underwriting and sales with large corporates such as Liberty, Toshiba, Citibank and AIG. She is well educated and holds an Advance Diploma in General Insurance and Risk Management (ADGIRM – 2018), an Associateship of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII), and completion of varying educational training courses.  Vernice’s role is to manage the existing plant and machinery portfolio as well as grow and develop UAA’s footprint and reputation as a global leader in the protection of plant and machinery throughout the Singaporean market.