Apollo Risk Services Staff

The Team at Apollo Risk Services has been drawn from a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences and expertise allowing us to foster a unique perspective of the Insurance industry and the broader business community. This diversity allows us to work together as a team to tailor insurance solutions for our clients.

Carl D. King
Director of Apollo Risk Services
We understand that your business is unique, and so we provide tailored solutions that will protect your company more so than an off-the-shelf policy.

Carl has 32 years’ experience in the insurance and risk management industry. His principal areas of expertise are in Contractual Liability Programs, Commercial Property, Workers Compensation and Information Technology.

He spent over 19 years working for International Insurers, his last position being State Underwriting manager at Commercial Union (Now CGU). Carl also tutored at TAFE on Insurance subjects for 3 years. Carl’s experience tops a long list of qualifications and memberships with professional associations. Among other involvements, he was the State Chair for IBNA Limited (2007/2011), holds a Diploma in Financial Services (Broking) and is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (FNZIIF). Carl is also a graduate of Deakin University in Insurance Administration and is a Qualified Practising Insurance Broker.

Phone – (08) 9228 3332 / Mobile 0411 745 033

Email – carl@apollorisk.com.au

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Mark Taylor
Director of Apollo Risk Services
Our clients are our number one priority. We act as your advocate to ensure your business risks are protected by broad cover and competitive premiums and we get claims paid quickly.

Mark commenced his insurance career in 1986 and has enjoyed roles as a corporate insurance broker and underwriting manager for Australian and International firms. Working as an underwriter prior to broking has provided Mark with the technical and risk management experience to advise clients on hard to place risks and complicated insurance placements.

These roles have provided Mark with significant experience across all insurance products and a wide variety of industries and services including engineering, construction, manufacturing, marine services, rail, power, mining, property owners, hoteliers, backpackers, IT Services, aged & health care, and not for profit organisations.

Phone – (08) 9228 3332 / Mobile 0413 560 056

Email – markt@apollorisk.com.au

Cindy Buurman
Claims Manager

Cindy has worked in the Insurance Industry for over 42 years in which time she has focused on being a claims specialist. She has been involved with all aspects of claims from first contact to major investigations and settlements, conducting legal research and court appearances on behalf of clients.

A dedicated work ethic is both recognised and respected by clients of long standing and Insurers.

Cindy has “a hands on approach” with claims and often visits clients on technical matters.

Phone – (08) 9228 3332 

Email – cindy@apollorisk.com.au

Narelle Byrne
Account Manager

Narelle has been in the Insurance industry for over 15 years. Her strengths are service, knowledge and commitment to our clients Insurance programs. Narelle tackles new challenges with vigour and is energetic, friendly and efficient. She is involved in all aspects of Business, including Workers Compensation and Liability.

Narelle is dedicated to excellent quality of service and the needs of our clients. Narelle holds Both Tier 1 & Tier 2.

Phone – (08) 9228 3332

Email – narelle@apollorisk.com.au

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Belinda Lucas
Account Manager

Belinda has worked in the Insurance industry for over 30 years and has a strong broking knowledge across a wide range of insurance products.

Belinda holds Both Tier 1 & Tier 2 broking compliance and is committed to providing high quality service to our clients and will provide a friendly and efficient solution to all your insurance needs.

Phone – (08) 9228 3332

Email – belinda@apollorisk.com.au

Larry Tyler
Larry Tyler
Account Manager

Larry has built a significant career in the Insurance Industry over 39 years having owned his own brokerage and advising clients accoss wide variety of industries and professions.

Phone – (08) 9228 3332 / Mobile 0417 185 809

Email – larry@apollorisk.com.au

Margaret King
Marketing Manager

Margaret has 6 years of experience in the insurance industry. She is the head of Marketing and supports senior account managers.

Margaret also offers a complete, personalised service to every client. Her approachable, helpful and friendly nature and account management skills make her a valuable additional resource to Apollo.

Phone – (08) 9228 3332 

Email – margaret@apollorisk.com.au

Matthew Worthington
Assistant Broker

Matthew has been in the Insurance Industry for 10 years. Client service and satisfaction is Matthews focus. He also provides support to all Senior Brokers internally.

Phone – (08) 9228 3332

Email – matthew@apollorisk.com.au

Michael Davis
Account Manager and Authorised Representative

Michael has 29 years insurance experience. He has worked in various roles within the insurance industry including, Claims Management, Loss adjusting and Assessing with 17 years in the claims area and the past 12 years as an Insurance broker.

Michael has managed his own portfolio of clients along with servicing a large portfolio of clients on behalf of a previous employer.

Michael is a Certified Insurance Professional and Snr Associate of ANZIIF with a Diploma in Financial Services in Insurance Broking.

Phone – (08) 9250 7742 / Mobile 0438 177 138

Email – mike@apollorisk.com.au

Patrick Higgins
Account Manager and Authorised Representative

Commencing in the Insurance Industry in 1989 as a proper authority holder for National Mutual Limited, Patrick started his insurance career in what has now become financial planning. This has seen him work in many facets of the financial services industry, including banking, health insurance, risk management and general insurance.

Patrick has spent 20 years working for clients in both remote and rural Australia. He has many clients in remote parts of Western Australia including Eco Tourism Operators, Aboriginal Corporations, Construction Companies and organisations servicing the mining industry including labour hire organisations.

Patrick is knowledgeable and skilled in the delivery of insurance solutions to suit operations outside the norm in both remote and local areas. His understanding of the unique issues involving the delivery of remote service and support is second to none.

Phone – (08) 9467 5787 / Mobile 0418 907 365

Email – patrick@apollorisk.com.au

Jill Mackenzie
Account Manager and Authorised Representative

Jill is a Senior Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. Prior to joining Apollo she worked as a Branch Manager for 4 years in Broome with a national insurance brokerage.

Jill has over 20 years Industry experience, and has lived and worked in Broome for the past 12 years. Jill has gained a vast array of experience in the general insurance arena and she is well equipped to provide professional advice on all general insurance matters.

An active member of the Broome community within local sporting groups and is chairperson for a local non-profit organisation. Living in Broome, Jill understands the difficulty of finding insurers willing to provide insurance cover for North West of WA.

Phone – (08) 9192 5104 / Mobile 0400 571 797

Email – jill@apollorisk.com.au

Helen Koios.
Helen Koios
Account Manager and Authorised Representative

Helen has worked in the Insurance Industry for over 30 years and has vast insurance broking experience in a wide range of general insurance products.

Helen holds a Diploma of Financial Services and is committed to providing a high level of service to her clients.

Phone – (08) 9228 3332 / Mobile 0408 957 910

Email – helen@apollorisk.com.au

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