Our Specialists

Our success comes from focusing on sectors where we know we can make the greatest difference. We are specialists. Our deep understanding of your industry and the risks you face give us the insights to deliver better results for our clients.

David BrumptonDavid Brumpton

Managing Director, Energy


David has over 30 years' of insurance industry experience. Throughout this time his career has seen him focus on underwriting, risk management and corporate insurance broking.

His industry experience spans transport, healthcare, corporate risks, construction, energy, and manufacturing sectors as well as having significant exposure to numerous public sector clients. Throughout his tenure in the industry, David has managed programs for numerous clients with significant national and overseas operations. He has been the risk manager for an electricity distribution company with a significant global casualty program and as an insurance officer at a major oil and gas company that utilised a captive, global market placement and extensive overseas interests requiring local service coordination.

In addition to his extensive Australian market experience, David has travelled and placed business into global insurance markets including London, Europe, Singapore and Bermuda. He also spent three years on secondment working in Papua New Guinea.

T: +61 8 8418 0212 E: David Brumpton

iain drennanIain Drennan

Head of Construction


Iain has over 12 years experience as a specialist construction insurance broker.

Iain currently leads our national construction practice managing a team of construction experts who provide insurance broking services to all facets of the construction industry including the management of annual insurance programs, surety facilities, one off project placements and due diligence services.

Iain joined JLT London's UK Contractors team in 2006 and was responsible for the management of the annual insurance programs of large UK contractors and the placement of large one-off civil projects.

Iain transferred to JLT's Sydney office in 2011 and has focused on the management of some of the largest construction accounts in Australia. Iain also specialises in providing both placement and due diligence services on PPP projects including some of the largest infrastructure projects in Australia.

T: +61 2 9290 8163 E: Iain Drennan

Nick ChubbNick Chubb

Managing Director, Financial Lines Group


Nick has been a specialist financial lines insurance broker since 1992. He joined JLT in 2002 to develop our financial lines capability in Australia and has been an integral part of the Financial Lines Group business over that time.

He has significant expertise in managing major professional indemnity, directors' and officers' and crime insurance programs for a range of professional and financial service firms. These include law firms, accounting firms, property consultants, investment managers and insurance companies amongst others.

Nick has extensive experience with placements in both the local and London insurance markets. He brings a depth of global broking experience to our financial lines team, having worked on secondment in the London insurance market placing wholsale Australian professional indemnity, directors' and offices' liability and financial institutions business. 

T: +61 2 9290 6742 E: Nick Chubb

Damian SchinckDamian Schinck

Managing Director, Corporate Risks & Mining


As the National Managing Director of our Corporate Risks & Mining division, Damian is responsible for our corporate and mining clients in each State. Damian has performed General Management duties for nearly ten years, having been appointed to the role of State Manager for Victoria and NSW. He has also held national business unit responsibilities for another leading broker where he sat on the Australian Executive team.

Previously, Damian has performed a number of client servicing roles, specialising in meeting the needs of large global and national corporate clients with a particular emphasis on alternate risk financing.

T: +61 3 9613 1429 E: Damian Schinck

Debbie GibsonDebbie Gibson

Managing Director, Affinity


Debbie’s career with JLT spans two decades. As the Managing Director of our Affinity division, she manages a number of national placement facilities, working closely with the Affinity and Corporate Risks teams in each state regarding the design and management of client service programs. She is also a member of our Operating Board and responsible for a number of staff education and training programs.

Having joined the insurance industry over 30 years ago, Debbie originally worked in domestic underwriting with Commercial Union Insurance and worked both in Sydney and Edinburgh. Upon her return to Australia she began working as an SME fire manager for a multi-agency through AMP, and was responsible for underwriting an SME portfolio for AMP multi-agents.

T: +61 2 8824 1680 E: Debbie Gibson

David KellyDavid Kelly

Managing Director, Sport


David is the Managing Director of JLT Sport. He oversees the design, negotiation and placement of major client policies and provides high-level support to account managers. David is heavily focused on the management, design, negotiation and placement of property, liability and travel insurance programs for a number of diverse sporting clients.

Prior to joining JLT, he built a wealth of experience servicing the insurance requirements of several major corporate client portfolios having worked as a corporate account manager for 15 years.

In 2016, David was recognised by the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) as the Victoria/Tasmania Broker of the Year.

T: +61 3 9613 1443 E: David Kelly

Bob PatrunoBob Patruno

Managing Director, North Queensland


Bob is the Managing Director of our North Queensland operations. He has over 42 years’ of insurance experience, with the last 36 years serving the Cairns business community.

Bob joined JLT in 1990 to establish our Cairns office and now has responsibility for both our Cairns and Townsville operations. He specialises in insurance related risk solutions and corporate services to strata, commercial and industrial risk, hospitality, tourism, transport, mining, construction and indigenous organisations.

He is also a member of the JLT Specialty board. 

T: +61 7 4035 8600 E: Bob Patruno