Risk People as at 19 April 2016

New Appointments

Zurich Promotes CFO
Zurich Australian Insurance has appointed Stuart Farquharson as its chief financial officer as of July. Farquharson moves across from AIG as CFO, taking over from Rajbir Nanra, who has been promoted to chief executive officer of general insurance for Australia and New Zealand. 


Beddoes Institute Most Trusted Adviser Network (MTA) Awards
Beddoes MTA awards celebrate the most recommended advisers and practices across the country and each state, from 2015. The awards are based on 3,750 advisory client ratings across 137 MTA advisers and 64 MTA practices. 

  • Most trusted adviser - Greg Lourens, SAM Group
  • Most recommended adviser - David Reed, The Retirement Advice Centre
  • Communication and interpersonal relationships - Greg Lourens, SAM Group
  • Technical expertise - Greg Lourens, SAM Group
  • Most trusted practice - Debbie Hudson, Wealth Fusion
  • Most recommended practice - Diane Chalk, Hillross Fairy Meadow