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Paul Marsden Director

Paul Bradley VIC State Manager

Cheryl Richardson NT State Manager

Andrew Wait Chief Operating Officer

David French Chief Financial Officer

Paul Marsden

Director
Direct Line: +61 (8) 9217 0831
Years Experience
25 years
Qualifications
Dip. Fin. Serv. (Insurance Broking), QPIB
Experience & Expertise
Paul has had 25 years experience as an insurance broker, beginning his career in 1988. He specialises in designing cost effective insurance programs for complex multinational clients providing services in the mining and transport industries.  

Warren Merritt

Director
Direct Line: +61 (8) 9217 0843
Years Experience
33 years
Qualifications
Senior Associate (ANZIIF), CIP, Dip. Fin. Serv. (Insurance Broking), QPIB
Experience & Expertise
Warren has over 33 years experience in the insurance industry, predominantly as a Broker and Advisor. Warren has global experience having worked in the Australian, Asian and UK markets in Senior Advising capacities. Most recently, before joining Lockton Australia, Warren was the head of the Asia Region for an International Broker. His experience and knowledge on Construction / Engineering, Mining, Structured and Alternative Risk Transfer strategies is extensive and has delivered innovative, cost saving, finance efficient results for many of the largest organisations in Australia and Asia.

Paul Bradley

VIC State Manager
Direct Line: +61 (3) 9827 7624
Years Experience
30 years
Qualifications
ANZIIF (Senior Associate), CIP, QBIB, Dip. Fin. Serv. (Broking)
Experience & Expertise
Paul has worked in International Insurance Broking firms for the past 30 years providing Australia’s largest corporations with tailored risk and insurance solutions. With particular expertise in Corporate Property and Liability, Paul specialises in complex programme design and placement and the leadership of broking operations. Paul has extensive experience working in the Australian and International insurance markets, having lead the Corporate Client Practice for a major international broker and managing a large team of client executives and industry specialists.

Cheryl Richardson

NT State Manager
Direct Line: +61 458 247 843
Years Experience
25 years
Qualifications
Graduate Diploma Insurance (Deakin Uni); ANZIIF (Fellow)
Experience & Expertise
Cheryl has over 25 years experience in the insurance industry primarily with international brokers. She is savvy with both local and international markets, having hosted several London marketing visits with clients in the past. With a high commitment to service and a solid technician, she has is able to deliver time focused quality service for our clients.

Andrew Wait

Chief Operating Officer
Direct Line: +61 (8) 9217 0889
Years Experience
15 years
Qualifications
CPRM; CBCI; B. Comm; Grad. Dip. OHS; Grad. Dip. Risk Management
Experience & Expertise
Andrew has acquired over 15 years’ experience in risk management, internal audit and QHSE for the offshore energy, healthcare and insurance industries. Specialist expertise includes Risk Assessment Facilitator, Risk Analysis & Risk Profile Mapping, Insurable Risks Gap Analysis, Financial Risk Retention Assessment, Business Continuity & Emergency Response, Supply Chain Management, Internal Controls Audit, Root Cause Analysis Investigation, Management Systems Lead Auditor, and Behaviour Based Safety Coach. Since 2010, Andrew has worked in the offshore energy industry most recently as a Lead QHSE and Risk Advisor for a multinational EPCI contractor in Norway and the United Kingdom.

David French

Chief Financial Officer
Direct Line: +61 8 9217 08
Years Experience
15
Qualifications
CA, B.Com
Experience & Expertise
Prior to joining Lockton, David worked in a number of senior commercial and finance positions at various listed companies. This variety of experience has enabled him to develop strong and diverse skills in relation to commercial and financial management / reporting, commercial evaluations and negotiations.

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