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OUR PEOPLE

Our expert brokers have a wealth of sports knowledge and backgrounds ranging from retired athletes to former heads of sporting associations. Get in touch to find out how we can help protect your club or organisation.

  • Steve Van Leeuwen

    Steve has over 25 years insurance experience specialising in broking and providing insurance solutions to the sport and recreation industry and is recognised as a leader in the development and service of sports specific insurance programs. In his career Steve has been responsible for a variety of National and State based sporting organisations, associations and clubs including the Football Federation of Australia (FFA);  A-League; 2015 Asian Cup National Rugby League; Australian Rugby League Commission; 2017 Rugby League World Cup; Basketball Australia; National Basketball League; and Harness Racing NSW.

    +61 2 8838 5773

  • Terry Berryman

    Terry has been in the insurance industry for over 15 years and specialises in evaluating, placing and servicing sporting and motorsport risks. Servicing a number of national sporting accounts and high profile motor racing teams. Terry is active in the local sporting community, playing soccer most of his life and a long-time water-skier. He is committed to offering the best achievable outcomes for his clients and his service standards are parallel with his passion and knowledge for the industry.

    +61 7 3367 5010

  • Tim Roarty

    Tim has 15 years insurance experience specialising in providing insurance solutions to the sport and recreation industry. Key accounts include the Football Federation of Australia (FFA), A-League, National Rugby League (NRL), Australian Rugby League Commission, NSW Sport Federation and Harness Racing NSW.

    +61 2 8838 5711

  • Shaun Sirbadhoo

    Shaun has over 10 years insurance experience within the sport, leisure and entertainment industry segments. In his career, Shaun has had extensive experience working on various national and state based sporting and leisure insurance programs in both an underwriting and broking capacity. Shaun prides himself on a detailed and solution driven approach to risk placement which ensures he achieves positive results for his clients. Having played football for over 20 years, Shaun now participates in golf.

    +61 2 8838 5732

  • Jason Wilson

    Jason has had a successful period playing elite Hockey for Queensland and Australia, including representational appearances for the Kookaburras at Commonwealth and Olympic Games. Knowing what success looks like, at all times Jason works with clients to ensure they achieve theirs. He does this by applying his experience as an insurance professional with his understanding of professional sports.

    +61 7 3367 5135

  • Robert Dickinson

    Robbie has been in the insurance broking industry for over 10 years and joined Gallagher in early 2016. Robbie is directly responsible for the servicing, placing and administration of many national sporting accounts such as Ice Hockey Australia, Australian Veteran Cycling and Weightlifting Australia. Robbie is enthusiastic about placing the right cover for any risk presented to him. After playing football for over 20 years Robbie now participates in long course Triathlon and Ironman events.

    +61 7 3367 5003

  • Kim Thomson

    Kim has been in the insurance industry for over 15 years, specialising in sports and recreation insurance.  Key accounts include the New South Wales Rugby League; National Rugby League and Football Federation Australia (FFA).

    +61 2 8838 5779

  • Monique Trautewein

    Monique started in insurance in 2008 as a Claims Assistant to a Liability and Property Loss Adjuster before moving into a claims handler role in 2009 specialising in the areas of Sporting Association Personal Accident, Corporate Travel, Expatriate Medical and Redundancy benefit claims for four different insurers. In 2014, Monique became a team leader in Direct Customer Travel insurance claims.

    In February 2016 Monique started at Gallagher and has progressed through a variety of roles in our claims management team handling a variety of claims ranging from Liability, Personal Accident, Property, Motor claims, amongst others. From January 2018 Monique joined the Gallagher Sport team to bring her experience and technical claims advice to ensure our clients are supported and guided through the claims process. 

    +61 2 9424 1751

  • Carol Van Veen

    Carol has specialised in Personal Injury claims management for over 20 years. She has substantial experience in medical insurance, incorporating Accident & Health, CTP and Workers Compensation. Carol is adept at understanding and evaluating complex liability and medical injury claims data. Her experience in elite Athlete career ending, and critical injury claims means she is a sought after expert within the Personal Injury claims team at Gallagher. Carol is supported by three Sports Injury claims rehabilitation managers, and will guide all FNSW and NNSWF claims with empathy and passion to appropriate settlement outcomes.

    +61 7 3367 5228

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