Meet The Team

Global HR, Compliance, Finance and Administration Teams

Global Finance and Admin Team

  • Jaclyn McKim – Finance and Administration Officer
  • Raquel Roth* – Finance and Administration Officer
  • Emma Thomas* – Finance and Administration Officer
  • Megan Willis* – Executive Assistant to the UAA Group CCO & UAA Group CUO
  • Carol Parlett – Executive Assistant to the UAA Group CEO & Group Strategy & Distribution Manager

Global HR Team:

  • Kara Andrews – Human Resources Officer


  • Patrick Pochi – Senior Compliance Officer

*Denotes Part Time

Claims Management Team

New South Wales:

Technical Claims Consultants:

  • Simone Searle
  • Tennielle Lynch

Senior Claims Consultants:

  • Vivian Rivero

Claims Consultants:

  • Ruby Burgess
  • Paul McElhinney
  • Holly Dodge
  • Maleak Dunning
  • Stephanie Chappell
  • Kristy Alexander


Technical Claims Consultants:

  • Simone Spencer
  • Robert Barichello

Claims Consultants:

  • Sean Curran
  • Kathy Leech
  • Greg Taylor


Claims Consultants:

  • Alex Frilla
  • Meet Bhatt
  • Mitchel Campbell
  • Rodney Smith

Western Australia:

Claims Consultants:

  • Aysun Karakuyu

Claims Management – New Zealand (Based in New Zealand)

National Claims Manager

  • Dana Van Tiel

Claims Consultant

  • Jasmine Henare
  • Julia Khoutdavong
  • Julie Taylor

Australian Underwriting and Sales Teams

  • Joshua McCracken – Operations Manager (South)
  • Mark Brady – Group Business Development Manager – VIC/TAS
  • Luke Huon – Senior Underwriter
  • Nicole Guerin – Underwriter
  • Kelsey Uwland – Underwriter / Office Manager
  • William Dobbs – Trainee Underwriter
  • Nicole Crivellaro – Trainee Underwriter
  • Christo Newman – Trainee Underwriter
  • Karen Li – Trainee Underwriter
  • Amelia Stone – Operations Manager NSW/ACT
  • Brendan Wold – Group Business Development Manager – Regional NSW
  • Jackie McCarthy – Group Business Development Manager- Sydney Metro
  • Ashley Lewis – Senior Underwriter
  • Sophie Adams – Senior Underwriter
  • Stevie Baker – Senior Underwriter
  • Alex Brouff – Underwriter
  • Chelsea Todd – Underwriter
  • Grace Quigley-Walker – Underwriter
  • Amanda Lowden – Trainee Underwriter
  • Oscar Alcorn – Trainee Underwriter
  • Sam Murray – Trainee Underwriter
  • Adam Brazda – Group Business Development Manager QLD
  • Cindy Thao – Senior Underwriter
  • Shelby Richard – Underwriter / Office Manager
  • Stacie Boyle – Underwriter
  • Zane Pyne – Trainee Underwriter
  • Nowie Tuisamoa – Trainee Underwriter
  • Alyanah Soriano – Trainee Underwriter
  • Sarrah Brazda – Underwriting Administrator
  • Karen Gillies – Operations Manager WA
  • Connie Gane – Group Business Development Manager WA
  • David Coon – Senior Underwriter
  • Scott Robertson – Trainee Underwriter
  • Stephanie Gioffre – Trainee Underwriter
  • Michael Raso – Trainee Underwriter
  • Nicole Strother – Trainee Underwriter
  • Joshua McCracken – Operations Manager South
  • Jay Sysouphat – Group Business Development Manager SA/NT
  • Brad Bennett – Trainee Underwriter
  • Madeline Paul – Trainee Underwriter

New Zealand Underwriting and Sales Team

Auckland, New Zealand

  • Briony Guest – Underwriter
  • Elliot Sturm – Underwriter
  • Chloe Adams – Junior Admin / Underwriting Assistant

Asian Underwriting and Sales Team


Adrian Soh

Regional Manager Agencies Asia
Based in our Singapore office,  Adrian Soh is our Regional Manager Asia. Adrian will be responsible for the growth of Asia regional business. With 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, he has previously worked at a few insurers like AIA, AIG, NTUC Income and recently QBE. At QBE, Adrian was heading the distribution for National Brokers and Financial Advisers channel.

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.