Our People

The quality of our people sets Willis CKA apart.

We set the bar high and selectively recruit the very best broking professionals.

Garry Atkinson
Account Director
Garry was formerly an Account Executive at JLT. Garry initially worked as a Workers’ Compensation case manager with CGU before becoming a broker. His most recent experience is in the resource and construction sector, representing a range of mining contractors and principals.

John Carrigg
John was formerly a Senior Vice President and Managing Principal or international broker, Marsh. John has 25 years insurance broking experience in Perth, Melbourne and London. Prior to Marsh, John was with international broker, Sedgwick. John has personally serviced many of Australia’s leading ASX listed companies.

Sean Condo
Account Manager
Sean commenced his career with four years experience as a broker at SRG Corporate, before moving to underwriting at Allianz to expand his knowledge within the insurance industry. At Allianz Sean specialised in corporate classes of insurance, working closely with some of Perth’s leading insurance brokers.

Lloyd Hopkins
Account Director
Lloyd was formerly a Divisional Manager at JLT and has 20 years insurance experience working in the Australia, London and Bermuda insurance markets. Throughout this time he has worked with clients from a broad range of industries, including many large US and Australian companies.

Peter Kelly
Manager - Workers Compensation Claims
Peter is widely recognised as one of the leading Workers’ Compensation claims specialists in Australia. He worked with JLT for over 18 years and immediately prior to joining CKA was the National Workers Compensation Manager for Programmed Group, a diversified major employer in Australia. 

Naser Kerimi
Naser was formerly an Account Director of international broker Aon. Naser has 27 years experience in Perth and Melbourne. Naser was previously a long time Sedqick employee and has serviced many of Australia’s leading mining houses.

Stuart McLean
Stuart was formerly a Managing Director at international broker, Marsh. He has over 25 years experience including a period of eight years away from Perth during which he performed various roles in the Asia Pacific region with Marsh, including General Manager of the Pacific Island Territories and Chief Operating Officer in New Zealand. 

John Muir
Manager, Financial Lines
John was formerly National D&O Underwriting and Products Manager at CGU and previously worked at Chubb Insurance underwriting Financial Lines products for major Australian companies. Prior to this John worked with Deloittes Consulting and in accounting and finance roles with Woodside Petroleum and Western Mining Corporation.

Mayne Pegus
Account Director
Mayne was formerly Managing Director of Strathearn Insurance Brokers. Mayne has 30 years experience as a corporate broker, highly skilled with large international insurance placements including the petrochemical and healthcare industries. His expertise includes arranging overseas captives.

Eddy Pope
Eddy was formerly a Divisional Director of Aon and has 23 years insurance experience. Eddy is recognised as one of Western Australia’s leading Workers’ Compensation brokers. Eddy has also headed up Aon’s Contractor Division that specialised in servicing contractors in the resources sector.

Ian Poustie
Account Director
Ian was formerly a Senior Executive at Australian owned broker OAMPS. Ian has over 15 years insurance experience in a broad cross-section of clients and has particular expertise in Workers’ Compensation advice and placements. In 2008, Ian was recognised as the Young Australian Insurance Broker of the Year.

Mark Pullar
Account Director
Mark was formerly a Divisional Manager in JLT’s Natural Resources & Construction Division. He has 12 years broking experience and has serviced a diverse range of clients including some of Western Australia’s largest service contractors and mining principals.

Richard Scragg
Richard was formerly a Divisional Manger at Aon. His experience is well balanced, having represented a broad range of mining principals. Richard is recognised for his strong service ethic and his technical skills.

Lee Thomson
Account Director
Lee was formerly a Divisional Manager in JLT’s Corporate are. Prior to this he spent 15 years at international broker Aon. He has 19 years broking experience and has serviced a diverse range of clients both in Western Australia and the UK.

Richard Verco
Business Development
Richard was formerly the Business Development Manager with international brokers Marsh and Sedgwick and has been involved in corporate insurance for over 20 years.