Meet the team

A team of local experts

We’re a team of approximately 30 insurance and finance experts, based in Christchurch but helping clients Nationwide. With many years experience, we know what it takes to help our clients protect what matters to them and get ahead financially.

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Haylie Linnell
Commercial & Rural Broker Support
Business – Rural – Admin

Haylie Linnell

Commercial & Rural Broker Support
Specialities:

Business – Rural – Admin

Haylie is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and she is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Haylie joined Amicus in 2006 and has recently returned from extended maternity leave. She brings to Amicus a high level of attention to detail, efficient and friendly customer service.

Outside of work Haylie enjoys camping, travel, spending time with her two children and friends.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, pleasure craft, travel, and transit)
  • Rural (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, farm assets, farm interruption, farm liability, livestock, milk contamination)
  • Commercial (Property and business interruption, liability, contract works, motor vehicle, marine risks, travel, cyber, technology, and transport)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Tom Stanley
Tom Stanley
Investment Adviser
Investment - KiwiSaver

Tom Stanley

Investment Adviser
Specialities:

Investment - KiwiSaver

Tom is an Investment Adviser (FSP1001522) under Amicus Group Limited and he is giving investment advice on behalf of Wealthpoint Limited.

Tom Stanley joined Amicus in June 2021 and is specializing in investment advice. After working as a Structural Engineer during the Canterbury Earthquake recovery (and playing some rugby on the side), Tom landed a seat on the front line of financial markets in London and more recently Hong Kong. His roles in markets spanned from Prime Brokerage Sales to Equity Sales Trading, and more recently Prime and Delta One Sales Trading with Citibank in London and Hong Kong.

Having traded with Hedge Funds, Asset Managers and Pension Funds through the Hong Kong protests and the COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong, Tom decided to move back to New Zealand in early 2021 to start a family with his wife Candice. Tom’s technical background, and experience in financial markets, will be leveraged to provide Amicus clients data driven and bespoke investment advice that meets their investment needs.

Outside of investments, Tom enjoys spending time with his family, travelling, eating good food and working off the calories either running, cycling or playing rugby.

His experience and qualifications include:

  • Financial Adviser with Level 5 Certificate New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Engineering (1st Hons), University of Canterbury
  • Master’s in Business Administration, University of Cambridge
  • UK Chartered Institute For Securities & Investment – Capital Markets Program Level 3
  • Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute - Licensing Examination for Securities and Futures Intermediaries (Paper 1)
  • US NFA Swaps Proficiency Requirements Certificate

Services I can advise on

  • KiwiSaver
  • Investment

I do not provide financial advice on

  • Life Insurance
  • Trauma Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Income Insurance
  • Mortgage Lending
  • House Insurance
  • Contents Insurance
  • Car Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Madhu Gopal-Boyd
Commercial & Rural Broker Support
Business - Rural - Admin

Madhu Gopal-Boyd

Commercial & Rural Broker Support
Specialities:

Business - Rural - Admin

Madhu is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and she is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Madhu joined Amicus in the Commercial & Rural Broker Support Team in early 2018.  Having over 2 years of experience in the Commercial and Rural arena prior to starting with Amicus, she is looking forward to increasing her knowledge. Madhu prides herself on attention to detail and accuracy; attributes which ensure the best outcomes for our clients.

Outside of work, Madhu enjoys playing indoor netball, singing in a choir, gaming, watching cricket, netball, and rugby, spending time with her husband and cat, and dreaming about future travel plans.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, pleasure craft, travel and transit)
  • Rural (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, farm assets, farm interruption, farm liability, livestock, milk contamination)
  • Commercial (Property and business interruption, liability, contract works, motor vehicle, marine risks, travel, cyber, technology and transport)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Matt Noonan
Broker
Business - Rural

Matt Noonan

Broker
Specialities:

Business - Rural

Matt is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and he is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Matt has been involved in the insurance industry since 2002 having worked in both Auckland and Christchurch markets. Matt has previously held roles as a Claims Consultant, Commercial Loss Adjuster, and has been an insurance broker since 2006.

Prior to joining Amicus in December 2014 Matt was the Financial and Professional Risks Manager for an international broking company specialising in liability insurances and was responsible for placing programmes for local, national, governmental, and international clients, both locally and globally.

Matt is a Senior Associate of the Australian Institute of Insurance and Finance, a Certified Insurance Professional, and was a finalist in the IBANZ Emerging Professional Broker of the Year in 2012.

Matt is originally from Christchurch and away from work he is keen on the outdoors, plays golf, and is an avid follower of most sports having played senior Cricket and Football.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, pleasure craft, travel and transit)
  • Rural (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, farm assets, farm interruption, farm liability, livestock, milk contamination)
  • Commercial (Property and business interruption, liability, contract works, motor vehicle, marine risks, travel, cyber, technology and transport)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Liana Heron
Personal Lines Team Leader
Personal Lines
Liana Heron

Liana Heron

Personal Lines Team Leader
Specialities:

Personal Lines

Liana is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and she is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Liana joined the Personal Lines team at Amicus at the start of 2018. She has worked in the direct insurer market since 2016, bringing insurance knowledge and exceptional customer service skills to Amicus.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and being outdoors with her dog.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Dwelling
  • Contents
  • Private Motor Vehicle
  • Pleasure craft
  • Private Travel (International and Domestic)
  • Transit (International and Domestic)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Rural
  • Commercial
  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Lina Barman
Financial Adviser Support
Administration - Marketing

Lina Barman

Financial Adviser Support
Specialities:

Administration - Marketing

Lina joined Amicus in September 2020 as an Financial Adviser Support. She is also looking after marketing strategy and system process development. She is originally from Stockholm, Sweden but been living in Christchurch with her partner since 2016.

Lina has worked around the world including Sweden, Australia, South Africa, Costa Rica and now New Zealand. She comes from a strong background in customer service, management, and process improvement. She is outcome focused, creative and has strong organizational skills.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with partner and dog, going for walks with friends and exploring New Zealand’s beautiful nature.

Georgia Birch
Georgia Birch
Personal Lines Broker
Personal Lines
Georgia Birch

Georgia Birch

Personal Lines Broker
Specialities:

Personal Lines

Georgia is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and she is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Georgia joined the Personal Lines Team at Amicus at the start of 2021 after living in England for two years. She recently changed her career to embark in the insurance industry having previously worked for a government agency.

Outside of work, Georgia enjoys being outdoors, running, travelling, and spending time with her friends and family. She spends a lot of weekends and breaks down south.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Dwelling
  • Contents
  • Private Motor Vehicle
  • Pleasure craft
  • Private Travel (International and Domestic)
  • Transit (International and Domestic)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Rural
  • Commercial
  • Investments
  • Kiwisaver
  • Personal Life, Disability or Health
  • Business Life, Disability or Health
  • Residential Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
Charlotte Ayrey
Personal Lines Broker
Personal Lines

Charlotte Ayrey

Personal Lines Broker
Specialities:

Personal Lines

Charlotte is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and she is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Charlotte joined the Personal Lines Team at Amicus at the start of 2019. She has worked in the direct insurer market since 2017 and brings with her a strong work ethic and commitment to proving clients with the best outcome possible.

Outside of work, Charlotte enjoys spending time with family and friends, training her dog and relaxing to music.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Dwelling
  • Contents
  • Private Motor Vehicle
  • Pleasure craft
  • Private Travel (International and Domestic)
  • Transit (International and Domestic)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Rural
  • Commercial
  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Rebecca Hart
Client Claims Advocate
Claims

Rebecca Hart

Client Claims Advocate
Specialities:

Claims

Rebecca is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and she is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Rebecca has been with Amicus since 2009 working in various supporting roles until becoming a member of the claims team in 2012. She is committed to helping clients through the claims process making it as stress-free and easy as possible.

Rebecca is married with two children. In her spare time, she is kept busy with her children’s activities such as swimming, rugby, surf lifesaving, and touch rugby. She also enjoys gardening and cooking.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic Claims
  • Rural Claims
  • Commercial Claims

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income  or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
George Connell
Commercial Broker
Business - Rural

George Connell

Commercial Broker
Specialities:

Business - Rural

George is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and he is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

George joined Amicus in 2020 in the capacity of a Commercial Broker after several years of gaining experience with a leading Insurer and a large corporate broking house.

George is an enthusiastic people person who enjoys building strong relationships with his clients and tailoring suitable insurance products to their needs.

A very successful career as a hockey player having represented Canterbury for several years and the New Zealand Black Sticks on multiple occasions. George still enjoys developing skills in younger players and encouraging people into the game.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his partner Olivia and their young daughter Ivy.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, pleasure craft, travel and transit)
  • Rural (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, farm assets, farm interruption, farm liability, livestock, milk contamination)
  • Commercial (Property and business interruption, liability, contract works, motor vehicle, marine risks, travel, cyber, technology and transport)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Nick Wells
Financial Adviser
Life - Health - Disability - KiwiSaver

Nick Wells

Financial Adviser
Specialities:

Life - Health - Disability - KiwiSaver

Nick is a Financial Adviser (FSP667991) under Amicus Group Limited and he is giving financial advice on behalf of Wealthpoint Limited.

Since joining Amicus originally back in 2012, Nick has gained extensive experience, knowledge and skill in providing tailored protection solutions.
Nick specialises in the implementation of strategic risk advice in the Rural, Commercial and SME Business sector.
With a strong understanding of the impact when the “what if” happens, he is committed to working to ensure the best possible outcome for his clients is achieved. Delivering solutions based on what is most important to his clients is at the heart of every protection conversation.

Outside of work Nick enjoys travelling and spending time with his family.

Qualifications:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Financial Services Level 5

Services I can advise on

  • Life Insurance
  • Trauma Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Income Insurance
  • KiwiSaver
  • Investment

I do not provide financial advice on

  • Mortgage Lending
  • House Insurance
  • Contents Insurance
  • Car Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Stewart Rankin
Broker/Director
Business - Rural

Stewart Rankin

Broker/Director
Specialities:

Business - Rural

Stewart is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and he is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Stewart has worked in the insurance industry since 1995 in various claims, underwriting and broking positions with major international insurers, brokers, as well as a large locally owned broking house.

Stewart joined Amicus Brokers in June 2013 to take on the role of Business Development Director and as a partner of the company. Stewart heads the Amicus Construction Risk Practice area of the company. Prior to joining Amicus Brokers, he was employed by QBE Insurance in various positions with the most recent being the senior position of South Island Business Development Manager.

Stewart is well known for his ability to "think outside of the square" and for his innovative approach to the placing of insurance programs. These attributes were recognised in 2010 when Stewart was a finalist for IBANZ "Emerging Insurer of the Year". Stew has vast experience in the underwriting and placement of the following insurance covers;

  • Project Specific contract works
  • Annual contract works
  • Advance loss of profits
  • Material Damage and Business Interruption Insurance (Insurance on the finished projects)
  • Liability covers including Public Liability, Professional Indemnity and Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Qualifications:

  • Diploma Financial Services (General Insurance)
  • ANZIIF (Senior Associate)
  • QIB (Qualified Insurance Broker)
  • CIP (Certified Insurance Professional)

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, pleasure craft, travel, and transit)
  • Rural (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, farm assets, farm interruption, farm liability, livestock, milk contamination)
  • Commercial (Property and business interruption, liability, contract works, motor vehicle, marine risks, travel, cyber, technology, and transport)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Marilyn Townshend
Financial Adviser Support
Administration

Marilyn Townshend

Financial Adviser Support
Specialities:

Administration

Marilyn joined the Amicus Group in October 2011. She returned to full time employment after having worked in the Legal environment for 20 years and having had other part time positions while her children were growing up. Her current role is as Financial Adviser Support, working as a personal assistant to advisers and ensuring that Amicus clients receive the best level of service.

She loves working at Amicus with people who are passionate and committed to the growth of the business. Marilyn enjoys spending time with her family, going to the movies, family holidays and a good book with a glass of wine.

Raelyn Hay
Accounts & Payroll Administrator
Accounts

Raelyn Hay

Accounts & Payroll Administrator
Specialities:

Accounts

Raelyn joined Amicus in 2017, having worked in various accounting roles over a number of years including for KPMG in both Dunedin and London, and a couple of company accounting roles in Christchurch.

Raelyn is married with two sons. Outside of work she enjoys walking for exercise and has completed a few ‘events'. She also enjoys supporting her son’s sports, which involves spending hours on the side-line in the summer watching cricket.

Andrew Sloane
Broker/Financial Adviser/Director
Life - Rural - KiwiSaver - Business

Andrew Sloane

Broker/Financial Adviser/Director
Specialities:

Life - Rural - KiwiSaver - Business

Andrew is a Financial Adviser (FSP67061) under Amicus Group Limited and he is giving financial advice on behalf of Wealthpoint Limited. He is also a Financial Adviser (Broker) and giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Andrew has been advising clients since 1985 and is passionate about providing clients with quality advice. He has worked with clients from all walks of life. Andrew works predominantly with rural clients advising them on Life insurance needs and farm package insurance.

Andrew is a strong believer in ‘one to one’ business relationships. He believes every client deserves personal service and advice that is independent and tailored uniquely for him or her. Honesty, integrity, and trust are the hallmarks of our business and these are only engendered through consistent practices.

Andrew is an avid golfer and spends as much time as he can trying to perfect the frustrating game!

Qualifications:

  • Financial Adviser with Level 5 Certificate New Zealand
  • Senior Associate of the Australia New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, pleasure craft, travel and transit)
  • Rural (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, farm assets, farm interruption, farm liability, livestock, milk contamination)
  • Commercial (Property and business interruption, liability, contract works, motor vehicle, marine risks, travel, cyber, technology and transport)
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income and Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income and Health
  • KiwiSaver
  • Investment

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Sarah Rogers
Compliance and Commissions Administrator
Administration

Sarah Rogers

Compliance and Commissions Administrator
Specialities:

Administration

Sarah started both with Amicus and the insurance industry at the beginning of 2019. She caught a small glimpse and gained a passion for insurance while doing personal lending in the motor vehicle industry and decided this was the path she wished to follow. Sarah has a wealth of experience in administration, systems, and compliance and enjoys the variety the job brings every day.

In her spare time Sarah enjoys spending time with her son, socialising with friends, and relaxing with family.

Greg Stanley
Financial Adviser/Director
Life - Health - Investment - KiwiSaver

Greg Stanley

Financial Adviser/Director
Specialities:

Life - Health - Investment - KiwiSaver

Greg is a Financial Adviser (FSP55181) under Amicus Group Limited and he is giving financial advice on behalf of Wealthpoint Limited.

Greg has been providing clients with insurance and investment advice since 1977.  In 1996 he co-founded Amicus Group Limited with Andrew Sloane. He is a director of Amicus Group Limited and Amicus Brokers Ltd.

Greg specialises in investment & retirement planning advice. He formulates strategies with clients forecasting retirement needs and how to prudently spend money once retirement has been reached. He also has a broad knowledge of the business insurance and disability market.

He is married to Anne and they have two adult children. Greg's interests are following rugby and participating in tramping, cycling, and golf. His hobbies include cooking, wine tasting, and travel. Ideally incorporating all three at once.

His experience and qualifications include:

  • Financial Adviser with Level 5 Certificate New Zealand
  • IFA Associate Financial Planner

Services I can advise on

  • Life Insurance
  • Trauma Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Income Insurance
  • KiwiSaver
  • Investment

I do not provide financial advice on

  • Mortgage Lending
  • House Insurance
  • Contents Insurance
  • Car Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Shane Roberts
Commercial & Rural Broker Support
Business - Rural - Admin

Shane Roberts

Commercial & Rural Broker Support
Specialities:

Business - Rural - Admin

Shane is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and he is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Shane has been in the insurance industry since 2003, working for a leading general insurer before moving to Amicus in 2011. He has been a Broker with Amicus and is now responsible for the Commercial and Rural Broker Support Team.

He is Christchurch born and raised and in his time away from the office he enjoys watching his beloved Breakers and Warriors and cheering on his horses.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, pleasure craft, travel and transit)
  • Rural (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, farm assets, farm interruption, farm liability, livestock, milk contamination)
  • Commercial (Property and business interruption, liability, contract works, motor vehicle, marine risks, travel, cyber, technology and transport)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Saskia Rankin
Receptionist
Administration

Saskia Rankin

Receptionist
Specialities:

Administration

Saskia joined the team at Amicus in beginning of September 2021. She recently graduated from high school and has worked in customer service for a number of years. She thoroughly enjoys speaking to clients and assisting them in receiving the best possible outcome.

In her spare time, she enjoys catching up with friends, spending time with family and taking her dog to the beach.

Joanne Davies
Financial Adviser Support
Administration

Joanne Davies

Financial Adviser Support
Specialities:

Administration

Joanne has been with the Amicus Group since its inception and has over 30 years experience in the insurance industry. Her current role is Financial Adviser Support, and she is also responsible for the administration of the Amicus investment book.

Joanne is committed to providing high-quality service to clients to ensure that their requirements are attended to. She enjoys problem-solving and assisting people with any difficulties they may have with any administration issues.

Joanne is married, with 3 adult children, and enjoys running and mountain biking.

David Gyde
Financial Adviser/Director
Life - Investment - KiwiSaver

David Gyde

Financial Adviser/Director
Specialities:

Life - Investment - KiwiSaver

David is a Financial Adviser (FSP109945) under Amicus Group Limited and he is giving financial advice on behalf of Wealthpoint Limited.

David has been providing his clients with investment and insurance advice since 1992. David provides a regular review service to his clients to ensure their planning is on track and meeting the needs of changing circumstances. In 1997 Amicus Group was formed with a number of like-minded advisers. They have specialised their advice to enhance the service they can offer their clients.

Amicus uses a fact findings process in both investment and insurance. They are looking to point out areas that may be leaving clients and their families at risk.

Amicus looks to ensure investments and retirement savings meet clients' goals and expectations taking into account their time frame and tolerance to risk. David has been married to Katie since 1991 and they have 4 children. He enjoys skiing, tennis coaching, and watching rugby. David tries to get to the gym as often as possible.

Qualifications:

  • Financial Adviser with Level 5 Certificate New Zealand

Services I can advise on

  • Life Insurance
  • Trauma Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Income Insurance
  • KiwiSaver
  • Investment

I do not provide financial advice on

  • Mortgage Lending
  • House Insurance
  • Contents Insurance
  • Car Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Liam Blackmore
Commercial & Rural Broker Support / Claims Advocate
Business - Rural - Admin

Liam Blackmore

Commercial & Rural Broker Support / Claims Advocate
Specialities:

Business - Rural - Admin

Liam is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and he is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Liam joined Amicus as an Administration Assistant in 2017. He enjoys the variety and complexity of his role as well as the opportunity to learn and grow in an engaging industry. He brings with him a bachelor’s degree majoring in finance and economics, a strong work ethic, and a positive attitude.

Outside of work Liam enjoys relaxing with music or a great TV series. He also likes to spend time with his family and loves going camping during the Christmas holidays.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, pleasure craft, travel and transit)
  • Rural (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, farm assets, farm interruption, farm liability, livestock, milk contamination)
  • Commercial (Property and business interruption, liability, contract works, motor vehicle, marine risks, travel, cyber, technology and transport)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
John Connell
Broker/Director
Business - Rural

John Connell

Broker/Director
Specialities:

Business - Rural

John is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and he is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

John is a Director of Amicus Brokers and also operates as a Broker in the General Insurance field. His 40 years in the industry provide a wealth of experience to share with the Amicus clientele.

John is a keen golfer, enthusiastic grandad, and an avid sports watcher. All that and an interest in travel occupy his spare time away from work.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, pleasure craft, travel and transit)
  • Rural (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, farm assets, farm interruption, farm liability, livestock, milk contamination)
  • Commercial (Property and business interruption, liability, contract works, motor vehicle, marine risks, travel, cyber, technology and transport)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Chloe Austin
Team Leader Commercial & Rural Broker Support
Business - Rural - Admin

Chloe Austin

Team Leader Commercial & Rural Broker Support
Specialities:

Business - Rural - Admin

Chloe is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and she is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Chloe joined Amicus in 2014 and moved into the commercial & rural broker support team in 2019. Chloe brings to the team 5 years of domestic insurance knowledge, a can-do attitude, and a high level of attention to detail.

In her spare time Chloe enjoys spending time with her family and friends, camping, day hiking, and running with her dog.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, pleasure craft, travel and transit)
  • Rural (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, farm assets, farm interruption, farm liability, livestock, milk contamination)
  • Commercial (Property and business interruption, liability, contract works, motor vehicle, marine risks, travel, cyber, technology and transport)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Craig Jenkins
Client Claims Advocate
Claims

Craig Jenkins

Client Claims Advocate
Specialities:

Claims

Craig is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and he is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Craig joined the Personal Lines Team at Amicus at the start of 2020 and in beginning of 2021 he became a member of the claims team. He is committed to helping clients through the claims process making it as stress-free and easy as possible.

He has worked in the direct insurer market for over 25 years, Craig enjoys working with clients and looking to achieve the best outcome for them.

In his spare time Craig enjoys spending time with his family and friends, biking, walking, and travelling.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic Claims
  • Rural Claims
  • Commercial Claims

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Karen Austin
Broker
Business - Rural

Karen Austin

Broker
Specialities:

Business - Rural

Karen is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and she is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Karen has worked in the insurance industry since 1986. As a Broker, she fully appreciates the value of working alongside clients for their business and farm insurance needs and being an advocate at claim time. Karen prides herself on providing a professional level of service, working alongside insurers to present a competitive, considered, and appropriate insurance solution. Professional development is important in our industry and Karen has qualified as a Senior Associate of the Australian and NZ Institute of Insurance and Finance, and maintains on-going yearly qualification with the industry professional body – IBANZ.

Outside of work, Karen has 3 daughters and enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking, camping, boating, fishing, and travel.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, pleasure craft, travel and transit)
  • Rural (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, farm assets, farm interruption, farm liability, livestock, milk contamination)
  • Commercial (Property and business interruption, liability, contract works, motor vehicle, marine risks, travel, cyber, technology and transport)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Jennifer Pease
Personal Lines Broker
Personal Lines

Jennifer Pease

Personal Lines Broker
Specialities:

Personal Lines

Jennifer is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and she is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Jennifer joined the Personal Lines Team at Amicus at the start of 2019, after completing a bachelors degree majoring in economics and finance.

In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her friends and family and trail running. Her aim is to compete in the Coast to Coast Mountain Run.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Dwelling
  • Contents
  • Private Motor Vehicle
  • Pleasure craft
  • Private Travel (International and Domestic)
  • Transit (International and Domestic)

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Rural
  • Commercial
  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading
Sally Walker
Commercial & Rural Broker Support
Business – Rural - Admin

Sally Walker

Commercial & Rural Broker Support
Specialities:

Business – Rural - Admin

Sally is a Financial Adviser (Broker) and she is giving financial advice under Amicus Brokers Limited.

Sally joined the Commercial & Rural Broker Support team in August 2021. She brings with her over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry.

In her spare time Sally enjoys being in the outdoors, walking/tramping and spending time with her family.

Products and/or services I can advise on include:

  • Domestic (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, pleasure craft, travel and transit)
  • Rural (Dwelling, contents, motor vehicle, farm assets, farm interruption, farm liability, livestock, milk contamination)
  • Commercial (Property and business interruption, liability, contract works, motor vehicle, marine risks, travel, cyber, technology and transport

I do not provide financial advice on:

  • Investments
  • KiwiSaver
  • Personal Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Business Life, Disability, Income or Health
  • Mortgage Lending
  • Debt Management
  • Budgeting
  • Share Trading

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