Matt has been working in the NZ Insurance Industry since 1988. The last 15 years have been in sales and 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 and develop UAA’s agency business in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands with the goal of becoming the industry leader in Mobile Plant & Machinery. He sees a special importance in providing specialised risk management solutions and claims expertise within a crucial area of NZ’s economy and the expanding Pacific Island insurance market.
Based in in our Melbourne and Adelaide offices, Marc joined UAA in 2012 as our Operations Manager SA/NT. At the start of 2019 Marc accepted a took over our expansion into the Asia market and was based in Singapore as Regional Manager Asia. Upon completion of his two years in Asia, Marc returned to UAA Australia as Regional Manager South (VIC/SA/TAS/NT). Marc has over 15 years’ insurance experience across Claims, Underwriting, Sales and Management. Marc holds a Masters in Business from the University of South Australia and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the later which assists him in his role as a director of our Singapore operation.
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.
Martyn manages UAA’s West Australian, South Australian and Northern Territory business. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the WA insurance market predominantly in sales and development roles.
Keith joined UAA in 2007 and after stints in Business Development & Operations Manager roles is now responsible for the NSW & ACT business. Keith has over 40 years’ experience in the insurance industry involving a variety of underwriting, claims & sales management positions & is an Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Insurance Institute.
Sudhish has held senior leadership positions over the last 15+ years, including Big 4 experience and roles as Head of Internal Audit, Principal and Business Evaluation Manager. His background shows a passion for transforming organisations through developing and embedding control frameworks, addressing performance and compliance issues, and making greenfield sites more sustainable. Prior to joining UAA, he spent 10years at QBE, where he built the Technical Audit framework, the transparent audit methodology which drove stronger 1st line ownership of risk. In addition, he also set up the cloud-based Self-Audit framework, through which underwriters across QBE continually reviewed risks and shared knowledge.
Courtney is originally from Newcastle, where she graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Human Resources and minoring in Leadership and Management. She is an experienced HR professional, having worked in Mining for Peabody Energy Australia and, more recently, FMCG working for Nestle Australia. She is very passionate on improving the overall employee experience within organisations.