At TBIB it’s the people who make the difference

Our technology, expertise, dedicated claims service and access to markets are very important, but when you want advice, and more critically when you need assistance, it’s the people there to help you that matter. We’re proud to introduce the TBIB team.

  • Sean Bemrose

    Managing Director

    Sean has more than two decades of experience in insurance broking, and is active in the broader industry as a board member, mentor and President of the Queensland Brokers Council (CQIB). More recently Sean has assisted large insurers – such as Lloyds of London in the design and development of insurance products.

    All of this helps Sean, and the team at TBIB, to be able to provide well-informed advice and exceptional service to TBIB clients. He also performs a critical advocacy function on behalf of TBIB clients in complex underwriting and matters

    Sean holds a range of qualifications including Dip Financial Services (Insurance Broking), Bachelor of Arts and Economics, GD Applied Finance & Investment, and Associate of the Securities Institute of Australia.

    Sean is an assertive golfer and a passionate motor racer and would like to do both of these a lot more – one day.

  • Steve Weil

    Senior Broker

    Steve has more than 40 years experience in insurance broking, underwriting and claims management. It’s hard to think of a situation Steve hasn’t encountered before and TBIB’s commercial clients benefit from this experience in getting the right cover at the right price, but more importantly when a claim needs to be handled properly.

    Steve Holds a Dip Financial Services (Insurance Broking), and has unmatched experience in Rural, Commercial and Association/NFP business. Steve really knows his stuff and is happy to get hands on in his work with his clients.

    Personally, if it involves sport (or indeed anything competitive at all), music or travel, you can bet Steve has been there, done that, can hum the song and knows what he is talking about.

  • Raymond Wong

    Manager – Asian Insurance Division

    Raymond Wong has been an insurance broker for nearly 30 years, and has become a staple of the Fortitude Valley Chinese and business community.  During this time he has served businesses, property owners and restauranteurs and many of these clients are in business today because Raymond had them covered.

    Raymond is a skilled gardener, and even more skilled mahjong player and doesn’t mind an occasional spot of karaoke.

  • YanFi Lim

    Executive Broker

    Yanfi has 13 years of Commercial and Domestic insurance broking experience, seven of which have been with TBIB. Yanfi is Sean’s broker and all round right hand woman. Working across an array of specialties for our commercial clients, Yanfi also assists our associate office RWA with the specially formulated Asian Division insurance packages.

    Yanfi holds a Dip Financial Services (Insurance Broking), and is constantly endeavouring to curate and apply changing industry knowledge to provide the most comprehensive cover for clients. Yanfi is a high quality commercial broker and works diligently on behalf of her clients.

    With aspirations to complete a self-confessed, mile-long bucket list of dream travel destinations; Yanfi escapes into a long list good reads in the meantime.

  • Robert Williams

    Claims Manager

    Rob has more than a decade of industry experience, curating unmatched knowledge of effective claims management practices at TBIB.

    Working on both domestic and commercial claims from individuals to large business portfolios, Rob takes great pride in procuring the best outcome for our clients, while providing focused assistance and support throughout the entire claims process.

    An Engineering and Science graduate, Rob takes pleasure in appreciation of mechanics – the more complex the better – pulling apart and rebuilding anything he can get his hands on.

  • Chris Roscow

    Account Executive

    Chris has 10 years of experience in insurance broking, both in the UK and Australian markets, the last four with us at TBIB.

    Chris holds a Dip Financial Services (Insurance Broking), and works across a portfolio of both Domestic and Commercial accounts, successfully managing risk and providing insurance solutions for individuals, businesses and associations alike.

    As our resident UK expat, Chris is an avid Manchester United Football Club supporter and dubbed “fittest in office” by the TBIB team.

  • Joshua Dejun

    Assistant Account Executive

    Josh has quietly racked up 11 years in the insurance industry, both as an underwriter and broker, and has been a part of the TBIB team for almost two years.

    Josh is currently completing a Tier 1 Broking Compliance Accreditation, assisting, under direction of our Account Executives, with a broad portfolio including Domestic, Rural, Travel and Associate Partner products.

    Outside the office, Josh is a world-class musician and family man, playing master of the household in the kitchen and BBQ each weekend.

  • Eunice Begley

    Assistant Broker

    Eunice joined the TBIB team in 2015. Fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin, Eunice assists with both Domestic and Commercial insurance broking within the RWA Asian Division.

    Having completed a Business Diploma in Media and Communications, Eunice is currently undertaking the Tier 2 Broking Compliance Accreditation.

    A former dance student, Eunice continues to be an active living enthusiast, often found in a dance studio or hiking through the great outdoors.

  • Jodi Bemrose

    Administration Manager

    After graduating with a Bachelor of International Business Relations, followed by two years living and working in Japan, Jodi worked in University Administration and events management for over 20 years.

    Jodi joined the family business in 2014 and is now applying her administration skills to the office and accounting operations of TBIB.

    After conquering New Zealand’s famous Milford Track in 2015, Jodi is currently searching for her next hiking adventure.

  • Ondy Cheng

    Account Executive – Asian Division

    Ondy Cheng has a background in design and has been an insurance broker since 2009.  He has become a well-known specialist in the Chinese restaurant community and is making a name for himself in time attack motor racing.

  • Holly Lister

    Administration Assistant

    Holly joined TBIB in 2015, assisting with general office administration and accounts procedures.

    Currently studying a Bachelor of Business, with a major in Public Relations, Holly understands the importance of good communications and brings this knowledge to TBIB and our valued relationships.

    A travel enthusiast and thrill seeker, Holly has been known to jump out of planes, off buildings and down mountains in many a country, always on the hunt for her next adventure.

  • Jodie Brown

    Broking Assistant

    After graduating with a Bachelor of Business, with a major in Accounting, Jodie worked in the Real Estate Development sector for 16 years. Joining TBIB in 2016, Jodie now assists our brokers with Domestic insurance processing.

    With a household of boys at home, Jodie juggles busy and boisterous family life, cherishing girls-only downtime when the opportunity presents.

  • Stephen Maguire

    Senior Adviser Bemrose Life

    Stephen has been in financial services since 1986 and his understanding of the commercial and lifestyle value of Life insurance is unmatched. His advisory experience covers both public and private organisations. He has advised and mentored professionals in a range of industries and brings this experience to the clients of TBIB and Bemrose Life.

    Stephen holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning)
    and specialist accreditation in Business Insurance and Estate Planning.

    Steve is an experienced outdoorsman a gifted woodworker and a keen student of the science of card games. Most of all he enjoys learning and helping others to do so.

  • Michelle Au

    Broking Administration Assistant

    Michelle is our newest team member, joining TBIB in 2016 after graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce, Finance and Accounting.

    Fluent in Cantonese in Mandarin, Michelle assists with both Domestic and Commercial insurance broking within the RWA Asian Division.

    Michelle enjoys baking – both at the beach and in the kitchen – and embraces a keen interest for Korean Screen Dramas.

  • Lachlan Kennedy

    Strategy and Management

    Lachlan has his background in the investment industry, as an investment and fund manager. In recent times, Lachlan has managed significant Not For Profit public organisations, and currently serves on the board of a number of charities. He holds a B.Comm, MBA and ASIA.

    Lachlan works with Sean on TBIB’s strategy, processes and marketing, with an objective of keeping TBIB at the top of its game.

    On any given weekend you can find him paddling a river or hiking a trail with family in tow. Lachlan loves putting good food in front of people and is a passable musician – but not as good as Josh.

  • Tony Bemrose

    After leaving school in 1959 Tony joined Bankers and Traders Insurance Company. After becoming one of Brisbane’s youngest insurance inspectors he was promptly banished to the wild west to do his country service, working from Dalby to Thargomindah.

    Working closely with the local businesses and farming community, he developed a deep understanding of the needs of clients in challenging environments who rely on being insured properly.

    Tony returned to Brisbane to take up an account manager role with Australian Eagle and this kindled his desire to work directly with clients and to do so for himself.

    In 1979 he made the leap into his broking career and started TBIB on his own, not far from its current home in Fortitude valley. During this time Tony was instrumental in the development of the Council for Queensland Insurance Brokers.

    Tony is a profession jazz singer and he now now spends his time between travel, fishing and as working as an Executive Director of TBIB.

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