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Emergence expands into Victoria

Our new Melbourne office is now open.

The office is headed by Manager – Victoria, Trevor Rossi (pictured).

Trevor joins Emergence after a long insurance industry career, including with primary insurers, brokers, underwriting agencies and 20 years with General Reinsurance Australia in senior roles in Melbourne and Korea.

Trevor says: “Having spent the last two years in broking as a senior account manager for professional risks, including cyber, I understand the challenges facing brokers and, in particular, explaining the vital need for a cyber product to their clients.”

He is excited to join a growing, niche organisation like Emergence and relishes the opportunity to help the agency further build its strong support base among Melbourne brokers.

Emergence founder and Managing Director Troy Filipcevic says Trevor’s appointment signals Emergence’s continued investment in appointing senior, cyber-focused people to help brokers provide adequate cover to clients.

“The Melbourne office brings Emergence’s national footprint to four offices, with Newcastle opening last August and now Melbourne, complementing Sydney and Brisbane. As the Victorian business grows, we’ll expand the Melbourne team,” Troy said.

“Having expertise on the ground is the best way to support our broker partners and enable Emergence to be the leading cyber insurer in Australia with innovative, market-leading solutions for brokers and their clients.”

Trevor will play a key role in supporting Emergence’s Victorian broker partners and underwriting enterprise clients, schemes and group programs.

Emergence is heavily focused on broker education. Its initiatives include regular webinar series for 1,000+ brokers; social media and web posts; and face-to-face meetings with brokers and their clients to explain cyber risks.

The agency is a pioneer of cyber cover in Australia and provides protection for SMEs through to ASX-listed entities.

Emergence has won the Insurance Business Cyber Product of the Year award in three of the last four years, including 2018.

Its cyber product includes instant access to an Australian-based incident response team of experts who understand the importance of immediately mitigating potential threats to insureds’ businesses.

You can obtain Emergence cyber quotations for clients by accessing the broker portal.

This blog is another cyber education initiative from Emergence.

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