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Murray Bruce
Murray BruceManaging Director
With over 25 years insurance industry experience, Murray has been the Managing Director of Bruce Insurance since it’s inception in 2005.

With extensive qualifications including a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking), Murray is a Qualified Practicing Insurance Broker (QPIB) and a Certified Insurance Professional (CIP) of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.

Murray is also a Responsible Officer holding a Financial Services Licence from ASIC.

T: 08 9382 5610
M: 0438 240 440

Chris Earle
Chris EarleOperations Manager and Life Adviser
Chris joined Bruce Life in 2013 and brings a wealth of experience in the life insurance and wealth management industry. He began his career in South Africa before emigrating to Australia in 2000.

He specialises in providing continuation and succession planning strategies for SME business and can provide advice on a wide range of life insurance products and in 2018 Chris was promoted to Operations Manager.

Chris Earle is an Authorised Representative of NEO Financial Solutions AR Number – 338 882

T: 1300 664 924
M: 0410 331 279

Denise Holmes
Denise HolmesAccount Executive
Originally from Dublin, Denise brings almost ten years experience working in the insurance broking industry in Ireland.

Denise initially worked as an administration assistant and worked her way up through various positions including personal lines manager.

She holds a Certified Insurance Practitioner (Diploma) from the Insurance Institute of Ireland and has also completed her Tier 1 qualifications with the Australian Insurance Institute.

Denise joined Bruce Insurance in 2011 and in 2014, in recognition of her excellent customer service and initiative was promoted to an Account Manager position looking after her own portfolio of clients.

T: 08 9382 5631

Sharon Davidge
Sharon DavidgeClaims Manager
Sharon commenced working with Bruce Insurance in June 2016. She has over 30 years experience in the insurance industry, including underwriting, broking and claims.

Sharon holds Tier 1 accreditation. Along with high customer service standards, Sharon has a wealth of knowledge and experience in claims.

T: 08 9382 5611
M: 0438 955 905

Chloe Watts
Chloe WattsAccount Executive
Chloe joined the team at Bruce Insurance in early in 2017. Chloe has 4 years of insurance experience. She is very professional and has a strong customer focus.

Chloe has completed her Certificate IV in Financial Services with hopes of also obtaining a Tier 1 accreditation in the near future.

T: 08 9382 5641

Shirley Scott
Shirley ScottFinancial Controller
Shirley is a conscientious and determined member of our team with over three decades of financial administration experience.

Shirley’s background includes over 20 years of experience in the re-insurance sector in the United Kingdom, and a wealth of knowledge in finance, administration and information reporting.

Shirley also has book keeping qualifications and brings a strong systems approach to Bruce Insurance.

T: 08 9382 5650

Kelly-Anne Martin
Kelly-Anne MartinAdministration Assistant
Kelly-Anne is very customer focused and is a vital part of our team. Having completed a Bachelor of Psychology at James Cook University in Townsville, she has previously held various counselling roles for the WA Health department.

Kelly-Anne joined the Bruce Insurance team in 2012 in an Administration & HR support role.

T: 08 9382 5600

Julie Possingham
Julie PossinghamAccount Manager
Julie has more than 30 years of commercial insurance industry experience in both underwriting and broking. Julie has previously held Business Development Manager and State Manager roles at different insurance companies as well as broking Account Manager roles.

Julie holds her Diploma in General Insurance and is a Senior Associate through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. She has strong technical knowledge and problem solving skills which she enjoys using to benefit her clients.

T: 08 9382 5640
M: 0455 665 545

Melissa Page
Melissa PageBroking Assistant
Melissa has 6 years of insurance experience in both underwriting and broking. She joined Bruce Insurance Brokers early 2019.

Melissa holds her Tier 2 and Certificate IV in Financial Services. She offers to the team a quiet efficiency, reliability and conscientious work ethic.

T: 08 9382 5674

Laetitia Naude
Laetitia NaudeAccount Executive
Originally from South Africa, Laetitia is an important and valued member of our team with strong product knowledge and administration skills and an excellent customer service orientation.

With over 17 years of insurance broking, business development, customer service and sales experience in the insurance sector she holds a Diploma in Short Term Insurance (NQF Level 5) from the Insurance Institute of South Africa, a certificate in Business Studies and is Tier 1 Accredited in Australia.

T: 08 9382 5614

Elizabeth Nguyen
Elizabeth NguyenBroking Assistant
Elizabeth commenced working with Bruce Insurance at the end of 2016 after more than 5 years in the insurance industry specialising in customer service and sales.

Elizabeth is Tier 1 accredited. She is a very conscientious worker and has a keen eye for attention to detail.

T: 08 9382 5631

Lindsay Race
Lindsay RaceAdministration Assistant
As an energetic and enthusiastic member of our administration team, Lindsay has considerable experience having held a number of positions in the UK and Australia as a senior personal assistant and other administration roles in a variety of industries.

T: 08 9382 5600

Tina Beznec
Tina BeznecAccount Manager
Tina joined the Trades Insurance team mid 2018. With 15 years’ customer service and sales experience (6 of those in the insurance industry), Tina brings a pro-active and “above and beyond” approach to customer service. She values the importance of relationships with clients and insurers alike.
Tina has her Tier 1 qualification and has completed her Certificate III in Financial Services.

T: 08 9382 5660
M: 0438 240 445

Sabrina Emery
Sabrina EmeryBroking Assistant

With excellent product knowledge, attention to detail and a strong customer service orientation, Sabrina has over a decade of sales, claims and administration experience in the hospitality, retail and insurance sectors.

Before joining the Bruce Insurance team in 2010, Sabrina gained four years of experience in claims and administration roles with QBE.

Not only does she hold hospitality qualifications, but also has her Tier I accreditation and a Certificate IV in Financial Services.

Tim Stingers
Tim StingersAccount Executive
Tim started with the Trade Insurance team in 2016 after having spent most of his working life as a laboratory technician in the mining industry. Tim has recently finished his traineeship and has joined the team as a full-time employee since.

Tim has completed his Certificate IV in Financial Services and is working towards being Tier 1 accredited. He has a great customer focus, and is hard working and efficient.

T: 08 9382 5620

Jessica Tran
Jessica Tran Account Executive
Jessica joined Dental Essentials in 2015 and brings an wealth of experience in administration and insurance broking. Jessica previously lived and worked in Canada in an administration role which she held for twenty years.

After emigrating to Australia Jessica moved in to the insurance broking industry and now has a number of years experience as a broking assistant.

Jessica is Tier 1 accredited and has a Diploma for Accounting and Business Administration. She is very customer focused and always endeavours to ensure a positive outcome for our clients.

T: 08 9382 5621

Erin Larsen
Erin LarsenAssistant
With an exceptional work ethic, Erin is very client orientated with strong customer service skills and product knowledge. She holds Tier 1 accreditation and Certificate IV in General Insurance.

Erin first came to Bruce Insurance in 2006, before being promoted to Account Manager in 2009. Following an extended period of maternity leave in 2012, Erin returned to a part time assistant role in 2015.

T: 08 9382 5600