Specialist and highly experienced team

Pacific Indemnity is a boutique underwriting agency specialising in professional risk insurance products.

Launched in September 2015, Pacific Indemnity is led by Jun Acance who is one of the industry’s most respected professional risk underwriters and is widely known for his expert underwriting knowledge having led the CGU Professional Risks business unit for over 15 years and having in excess of 25 years experience with professional risk insurance. Jun is supported by a team of highly skilled and experienced underwriters.

The quality of our product and the security of our insurance partners and our service ensures a market leading offering

  • Above average product offering.
  • Market competitive rates. We pass on most of our efficiency savings achieved through use of technology for transacting business.

Better Service

  • Easy to deal with – We have designed our systems and our processes to facilitate ease and efficiency of transaction.
  • Fair and predictable claims management.

Better long-term outcomes

  • We will assist intermediaries and their insured clients to reduce their exposure through risk management education.
  • High quality financial security – the insurance products we offer are backed by quality security such as IAG with its ‘AA-‘ S&P Financial Strength Rating*

Our insurance products

The Professional Insurance professionals

In a specialist field it pays to work with knowledgeable and experienced people. Pacific Indemnity working in partnership with respected insurers with quality S&P ratings. Our expert team is there to assist you. Meet our team.

The in depth indemnity specialists

Pacific Indemnity’s high quality, cost-efficient service comes from our pure focus on professional risk insurance and related insurance risk policies. Our specialist insurance portfolio includes:

The Pacific Indemnity difference: quality service and mutually profitable outcomes

Our goal is to provide brokers with intelligently conceived above average solutions at market competitive premiums.

Hand picked team

Our service is genuinely personalised, delivered by expert individuals led by one of the industry’s most respected professional risk underwriters – Jun Acance who led the CGU Professional Risks business unit for over 15 years is widely respected for his expert underwriting knowledge with in excess of 25 years of professional risk insurance experience. Other staff include:

  • Robert Beaton
    with almost 40 years professional risk insurance experience including 8 years as CGU Professional Risks Product & Underwriting Manager.
  • Andrea Skan
    has over 20 years experience in underwriting and training in Professional Risks products, a degree in Biological Science and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Michelle Imlach
    has over 20 years experience in professional indemnity insurance including in administrative, underwriting and business development roles.
  • Lauren Sephton
    has over 20 years industry experience and 19 years in Professional Risks as Accounts manager
  • Lea Acance
    highly regarded and experienced in large corporations such as Telstra and Shell
  • Steven Duckworth
    joins us with professional lines insurance broking experience and other general insurance claims background
  • Sharmella Perera
    has 20 years experience in the insurance industry including roles as call centre Team Leader, Project Manager and Business Analyst for insurance systems developments
  • Edward Rawnsley
    has over 30 years experience in the insurance industry, the majority of this time has been either broking or underwriting Professional lines.
  • Simone Oakman
    has 20 years experience in Professional Indemnity insurance in both administration and underwriting roles, most recently 11 years at Vero as Professional Lines Commercial Underwriter.

Jun’s hand picked team of skilled underwriters has some quality security behind them in the shape of Pacific Indemnity’s insurance partnerships – including with IAG.

Our Strategy

Partner Brokers

We will develop exclusive relationships with partner brokers and will develop an agreed portfolio underwriting approach and will work with the partner broker to increase revenue through new business acquisition assisted by improved and efficient processes.

Partner brokers will benefit from:

  • Our holistic portfolio underwriting approach.
  • Win/win approach
  • Best systems available to create efficiency benefits for broker and insured
  • A real time on-line quoting system for more than 250 professions
  • The breadth of our appetite for occupations
  • Our insurance capacity (limits)
  • Our highly skilled underwriters and good systems to assist brokers to grow new business
  • Our agility and responsiveness to the brokers needs
  • The high quality financial security of our insurance partners
  • The quality of our products to the benefit of their insured clients
  • The extensive knowledge and experience of our underwriters

Specialised risks for all brokers

In addition to we will deal with all brokers on specialised risks for:

  • Large (over $5m fees) Construction professionals (architects, engineers and surveyors)
  • Large D&C (over $100m in turnover) and Project PI risks
  • Large Insurance intermediaries and Financial Advisors (over $100m in turnover)

Brokers will benefit from:

  • The extensive knowledge and experience of our underwriters
  • Our ability to tailor fit cover and our long term view on risks
* As at August 2015 IAG rated as being ‘AA’ which is classified as ‘Very Strong’