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About us

Management & Risk Insurance Brokers is a medium sized general Insurance Brokerage with a large proportion of Professional Lines and General Liability clients.

Over the last fifteen years we have shifted our emphasis from purely Commercial and Retail (Domestic) Insurance to the area of Professional Indemnity and associated Financial Risks.

We are now one of the largest non-international Insurance Brokers in this field and have developed a strong book of business in particular in the area of Building Professionals, Architects, Engineers and Surveyors. We also have extensive experience in the General Insurance with all our employees having a minimum of ten years experience in the Insurance Industry and all fully qualified under the new Insurance Regulations.

Our Team Includes

Robert O’Brien (Managing Director):

Robert has over 45 years of continuous industry experience in Australia.Robert is a Certified Insurance Professional, managing director and account manager to major clients. Robert specialises in commercial and industrial insurance. He worked in the general insurance broking industry for 11 years before founding the current business in 1978 Robert holds a Diploma of Insurance, SPA 1 & SPA 2. (Senior professional Assessment)

Julien O’Brien (Account Director):

Julien is a Certified Insurance Professional with more than 15 years of experience in the Insurance industry. Julien specialises in Professional Indemnity insurance, particularly in the construction industry and other professional lines. Julien holds SPA 1 & SPA 2. (Senior professional Assessment)

Craig Getley (Account Executive):

Craig is a certified Insurance Professional, and worked at Allianz for ten years before joining the organisation 2010 ago. Craig specialises in heavy motor, commercial and domestic. Craig holds SPA 1 & SPA 2. (Senior professional Assessment)

Prof Cover Pty Ltd (Authorised Reps of M&R)

Charles Gordon (Director):

Director and founder of Prof Cover, Charles has more than 20 years experience in the Financial Service Industry and chose Insurance as his chosen career. He holds the prestigious Fellow to the Charted Insurance Institute qualification (UK), specializing in Directors and Officers Liability.

Prior establishing Prof Cover, Charles was the Managing Director of Lionel Isaacs. a midsized Insurance Broker in South Africa. On arrival in Australia in 2001 he worked in the corporate division of an International Broking House before taking up the role as a general manager of a Midsized Broking House.

Prof Cover was set up to provide Insurance solutions to targeted niches. The company is focused on providing efficient advice and solutions in the area of protection for Professionals.

The simple goal of Prof Cover is to provide the level of professional service and advice that these professionals give to their clients.

Charles Gordon Holds an MBA (UK), FCII (UK), BBA (USA), CIS (SA), FIISA (SA)

Anne Barnett (Recruitment Insurance Specialist):

Anne has over fifteen years’ experience within the Finance Services Industry; holding roles as a Fund Manager and senior Investment Analyst. Anne joined Prof Cover in 2009; her extensive experience in understanding business and customer service has made her a valued member of the team.

Anne is responsible for looking after the Recruitment side of Prof Cover; Her goal is to become the leading specialist in understanding and mitigating against risk within the Recruitment Industry.

Anne holds a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance from the University of Witwatersrand (South Africa).

Harry Herskovitz (Financial Lines Specialist):

Harry joined us in November 2012 and will leverage ProfCover’s expertise in the Health Care and Recruitment markets by focusing on two sectors: Medical Malpractice and Financial Lines including Fund Managers, Financial Planners, Stockbrokers and Analysts.

His insurance experience includes general brokerage, product liability and trade credit; his broader professional experience comprises sales and marketing roles in the Retail Banking and Telecommunications industries. A native New Yorker, Harry earned a BA in Psychology and an MBA in Marketing at the City University of New York.



If you would like to enquire about insurance, please complete our Enquiry Form and someone from our office will be in contact shortly.

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