Green Team

Green Team

The Green Insurance Brokers team has substantial environmental and insurance expertise and qualifications combined

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Over 30 years senior executive experience including 17 years as a CEO in Wesfarmers owned insurance broking businesses and recently being a Director in Australia’s leading insurance independent insurance analysis firm. Specialist insurance skills developed include:

  • Enterprise and project specific risk profiling through facilitating risk workshops
  • Deep understanding of international insurance supply chains and markets
  • Strong knowledge of all insurance classes and risk retention optimization
  • Deep understanding of project development risks and insurance issues
  • Expertise in environmental and insurance areas


  • Master Of International Relations (Environmental Economics), Curtin University
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking)
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Over twenty years’ experience in sustainability and corporate affairs, working in, and advising major resources organizations and resources sector advisory groups:

  • Identifying sustainability opportunities and promoting sustainability initiatives
  • Managing sustainability data collection and reporting
  • Managing regulatory approval processes for complex resources proposals
  • Conducting environmental and social impact assessments
  • Auditing environmental compliance/ performance in Australia and internationally 


  • Master of Public Administration (Management), Syracuse University, New York
  • Bachelor of Arts (Bio/Psychology), Boston College
  • Graduate of The Australian Institute of Company Directors
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Over 30 years experience in senior underwriting, broking and broker relationship management roles

  • Deep understanding of the insurance market and hard to place risks
  • Strong relationships with insurance underwriters and other industry professionals
  • Diverse experience in all General Insurance products


  • Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking)
  • Tier 1 RG146 Insurance Broking

Over 20 years marketing, partnership and stakeholder management experience including six years with responsibility for Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia in a global insurer.

Nick, who is based in Melbourne, also performs the Marketing and Stakeholder Relationship Manager role for Innovation and Business Skills Australia.

Specialist skills relevant to Green Insurance include

  • Extensive experience working in partnership with trade and industry groups
  • Being involved in several sustainability related programs including major environmental events
  • Market research on actual client needs as distinct from perceived needs
  • Making community and social responsibility focus a core of insurance offerings
  • Embedding the needs of actual people into risk protection, as well as corporate needs
  • Many years of experience of input into insurance and risk product and services design


  • BSc Combined Honours, Business Administration and Psychology
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Marketing

Over twenty years’ experience in workplace environmental health, safety, injury management, workers compensation, and wellness. 


Natalie has held senior health, safety and wellness management and consulting roles in both the public and private sectors nationally and within the Asia Pacific, with active leadership and consulting roles into US and Europe. This experience has incorporated integrating these services into improved workers compensation outcomes in all Australian states.



  • Certificate IV Training & Assessment
  • Post Graduate Diploma OHS
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Diploma in Health Science
  • Registered Nurse (AHPRA)