Nigel Wallace

CEO

30+ years in Industry

Areas of speciality:

  • Corporate
  • Risk Management
  • Self Funding options

Nigel has extensive broking experience with particular expertise in the placement of large and difficult risks. Nigel has worked for multinational risk brokers for 20 years and his own companies for 10 years. In his role as General Manager of Aon Risk Services he provided a strategic review and designed insurance programmes for many of their larger clients.

DDI: +64 9 358 7235

Mobile:  +64 21 226 8515

Email: nigel@wmmi.co.nz

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Brian Mahony

Director

40 + Years in Industry

Brian joined Wallace McLean in 2016. Starting his insurance broking career in the 1970’s, Brian brings extensive knowledge and experience specifically in the Retail Industry placement of large commercial property programs, managed self-insurance funds and product liability for the Pharmaceutical Industry. Brian has owned and managed successful insurance broking practices, and among other broking innovations, Brian also pioneered the Film Production Insurance Industry in New Zealand.

Email:  brian@wmmi.co.nz

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Simon Keenan

Director

15+ years in Industry

Simon joined Wallace McLean in 2005 coming from 4 years’ experience starting in the insurance broking sector followed by two years as a Commercial Business Development Manager / Underwriter for New Zealand Insurance.

Areas of speciality involve the development of commercial business focusing on the structuring and placements of Property/Construction, Manufacturing and Liability risks.

DDI: + 64 9 358 7233

Mobile:  +64 21 686 014

Email:  Simon@wmmi.co.nz

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Johann van der Merwe

Director

12 + Years in Industry

Johann has over 12 years of commercial insurance experience.

Prior to working in insurance Johann worked as a Management Accountant in London.

Transferring of risk, be it through insurance or contract, intrigued him and he soon completed his Associate of Charted Insurance Institute.

Johann has extensive knowledge in the placement and servicing of Property, Marine Cargo, Public Liability, Contract Works and Alternative Risk Management programmes.

Email: johann@wmmi.co.nz

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Shona Solomone

Senior Broker

25+ years in Industry

Areas of speciality:

  • Corporate
  • Commercial
  • Domestic

An experienced broker, Shona has worked both locally and overseas for multinational and indigenous brokers for over 25 years. She currently manages a diverse insurance portfolio and is actively involved in the development of new business. A technical insurance broker, her skillset includes client needs analysis, identification of risk exposure and the development of a cost appropriate insurance program to address this.

DDI: + 64 9 358 7234

Mobile:  +64 21 832 032

Email:  shona@wmmi.co.nz

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Lisa Ciniglio

Account Broker

+13 Years In Industry

Areas of Specialty:

  • Film & Television Production Insurance
  • High Net Worth
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Domestic Insurance

Lisa joined Wallace McLean in 2018 after re-locating from Canada where she has worked for a large Film & Television Insurance Broker since 2009.

With many years of experience in the Insurance Broking advice and services industry, Lisa  is responsible for the management of client relationships, the negotiation, structure and placement of all forms of our clients insurance requirements.

DDI: +64 9 358 7237

Email: LisaC@wmmi.co.nz

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Rebecca Redford

Claims Manager / Account Broker / Office Manager

16+ years in Industry

Areas of speciality:

  • Bodies Corporate
  • Commercial

Rebecca began her career with State Insurance, then moving to a large insurance company managing international claims. After two years, Rebecca moved into Broking Services for a large multinational broking firm prior to joining Wallace McLean 12 years ago. Rebecca manages our Bodies Corporate portfolio which includes approx 280 buildings throughout NZ as well managing Commercial and Domestic Accounts. She is also responsible for the day or day management of the Office and Business.

DDI: + 64 9 358 7230

Email: rebecca@wmmi.co.nz

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Sharyn Brown

Account Broker

15+ years in Industry

Areas of speciality:

  • Fire & General
  • Commercial
  • Domestic

After returning to New Zealand in 1997, Sharyn’s work experience involved the management of Fire & General claims, Life/Disability Claims & Sales Support for major Insurance companies before joining Wallace McLean in 2005. Sharyn’s role as an Account Broker includes assisting with Key Accounts and Account Management for both Commercial and Domestic Clients.

DDI: + 64 9 358 7238

Mobile:  +64 21 832 032

Email:  sharyn@wmmi.co.nz

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Lisa Russell

Broker Support 

16+ years In Industry

Areas of Specialty:

  • Bodies Corporates
  • Domestic Insurance

Lisa started her Insurance Career with New Zealand Insurance focusing on domestic insurance and customer service moving through various division within NZI. Joining Wallace McLean in 2018, Lisa works in our Bodies Corporate team and is also involved in the day to day servicing and administration of our clients general Insurance requirements .

DDI: +64 9 358 7236

Email: Lisar@wmmi.co.nz

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