You can have complete confidence in our highly experienced client management team
Neil Austin / Managing Director
As Managing Director and founder, Neil leads our team of brokers and support staff who are firmly focused on meeting the needs of clients and providing tailored insurance solutions and policy coverage.
With over 30 years of experience, Neil has built a solid reputation in the insurance industry as a highly regarded insurance broker and risk advisor. He brings that experience to the staff and clients of Austinsure, which he founded in 2004.
He is known for innovation and delivering cost-effective and sustainable solutions to an ever-increasing client base. These include SMEs through to major enterprises across a wide range of sectors including the Aviation industry and launching Austinsure’s professional indemnity offerings to lawyers and valuers.
Neil has formed and nurtured strong relationships over many years – locally and internationally – and this has enabled Austinsure to access exclusive Lloyd’s facilities and other arrangements overseas. This means the world’s leading insurance products and services are available to New Zealand businesses through Austinsure.
Blair Dyer / Professional Liability Manager
As Professional Liability Manager, Blair works with clients to fully understand their risks and insurance requirements. He provides recommendations on insurance solutions, negotiates and arranges cover, and manages claims. He is also responsible for the development of customised liability insurance solutions and policy coverage.
Blair’s eye is firmly on the individual needs of the client’s business. He focuses on identifying and understanding risks and developing the most appropriate response from the insurance market to help his client protect against those risks.
Blair has nearly 30 years of experience, joining Austinsure in 2012. Prior to his current role, Blair was Professional Liability Manager for an insurer leading a team of 10 underwriters. He brings significant experience working in the fire and general insurance sector with a particular interest in liability, and products for professional services.
Blair particularly enjoys a challenge and often succeeds in getting cover for hard-to-insure risks or getting difficult claims paid.
As well as working with Austinsure clients, Blair assists other insurance brokers, insurance lawyers and insurers with liability issues
He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Economics and a Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management.
Outside of work, Blair enjoys spending time with his family and is a keen judge of good coffee.