MEET THE TEAM

Our team's purpose is to deliver the best possible rental vehicle insurance solutions exclusively to the broker market.

Rob Kelly has been a Director of the Group since 2017. Previously, he spent 15 years working across general insurance broking, work health and safety, motor fleet underwriting and claims. Rob was educated at Central Queensland University, University of Newcastle Graduate School and the Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).

Luke Kelly has been a Director of the Group since 2017. Previously, he was General Manager of Operations for nine years, focusing on technology and finance. Luke has a Diploma of Insurance Broking from the Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).

SIMON DONOVAN

Executive General Manager - Commercial

Simon Donovan joined the Group in 2019 as General Manager – Sales and Agency and was promoted to Executive General Manager – Commercial in July 2021. Prior to that, his role at NRMA focused on channel sales and telematics. Simon has over 20 years of experience in the car rental industry across operations and sales in multiple capacities and countries. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wales Institute Cardiff.

DAVID HEAUME

Chief Underwriting Officer

David Heaume was appointed Chief Underwriting Officer of the Group in February 2019. Previously, he spent over 35 years working across DKG’s claims, underwriting and agency. David has 25 years of experience in writing motor-risk policies and brings high-level expertise in underwriting and risk assessment.

ALLAN O'BRIEN

General Manager, Claims

Allan O’Brien was appointed General Manager, Claims of the Group in 2020. He has over 20 years of experience in the insurance and accident management industries where he held senior management roles. Allan specialises in claims management product development, distribution and corporate strategy.

RAJ KUMAR

Executive General Manager, Governance, Risk and Compliance

Raj Kumar was appointed Governance, Risk and Compliance Manager in 2020 and Executive General Manager in 2021. He is a corporate governance, risk and compliance senior executive, board advisor, qualified GRC professional and certified GRC Auditor with over 12 years of experience. Raj has key experience in advanced risk assessments, regulatory compliance, identity management, quality, and assurance testing, internal audit and AML/CTF reporting within a diverse range of sectors.

PETYA GEORGIEVA

Underwriting Manager

Petya Georgieva joined CRI 10 years ago and was appointed as Underwriting Manager in 2017. She has over 16 years of insurance industry experience and previously worked with the largest independently owned brokerage in Ireland, where she attained her Bachelor’s Degree in Business. She attained CIP qualifications with both Insurance Institute of Ireland and ANZIIF as well as Diploma in General Insurance with ANZIIF.

MATTHEW MURTOUGH-COOMBES

Senior Underwriting Officer

Matthew Murtough-Coombes was appointed Senior Underwriting Officer for CRI in July 2020. Previously, Matthew was Motor Underwriter for Fleetsure and Senior Motor Underwriter for Allianz in both their Commercial and Corporate divisions. With over 15 years in the insurance industry, Matthew is a highly experienced underwriter and specialises in customer relationship management in mid to large motor fleet and portfolio management.

KEITH DORAN

Underwriting Officer

Keith Doran joined CRI in 2019 as an Underwriting Officer. He previously worked in the telecom industry for over 15 years in a sales capacity, before taking the leap into the insurance industry as an account executive and quickly discovering a passion for underwriting.