Paul Robert Dwyer – Managing Director
Paul Dwyer was appointed to the Board on 10 December 2010. Prior to being the founder of the PSC Group, Mr Dwyer held a senior executive position with Oamps and previous to that role was a Regional Underwriter with CGU. As Group Managing Director and founder of the Group, Mr Dwyer’s focus remains the strategic direction of the Company, exploring acquisition and organic growth opportunities and to manage and work with the executives and staff within the Company to continually improve business operations. Mr Dwyer continues to drive the business ensuring that the finances and decision-making are robust, in order to deliver the financial outcomes of the Company.
John Robert Dwyer – Executive Director
John Dwyer was appointed to the Board on 10 December 2010. Mr Dwyer has over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry, spending time with QBE as a Regional Underwriting Manager, commencing a joint venture with Oamps and eventually becoming Eastern Region Manager (NSW & ACT). As Director of Broking across the Group, Mr Dwyer brings specialist business integration and practical operational skills pivotal to a growing business.
Joshua Reid – Chief Financial Officer
Joshua Reid joined the Company in January 2015. Mr Reid has 20 years’ experience working in a variety of senior positions in the banking and finance industry. The majority of Mr Reid’s career was with Macquarie Bank, where he developed their acquisition funding approach for the insurance broking industry, held senior risk management roles and had extensive experience with principal transactions. Mr Reid plays a lead role in executing on the long term strategic goals of the Company, including leading the finance team, acquisition due diligence, business planning and ensuring a sound funding structure.
Rohan Stewart – Group Chief Executive Officer
Rohan Stewart joined the Company in 2009. Mr Stewart has over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry, working in a range of insurance brokerages and underwriters. Mr Stewart has extensive experience in improving business efficiencies and administration, progressing to senior roles with Zurich International and Zurich Financial Services, joining Horsell International as an Executive Director in 2004 and joining PSC when acquired in 2009.
As Group Chief Executive Officer at PSC, Mr Stewart manages the day-to-day management of the Group including responsibility for key national insurer relationships. Mr Stewart brings specialist business integration and practical operational experience to the Group and works closely with John Dwyer on the operational imperatives across the group.
Stephen Abbott – Company Secretary
Stephen Abbott was appointed Company Secretary on 18 May 2015, having joined the PSC Insurance Group in March 2012. Mr Abbott has over 35 years experience in accounting and finance both within industry and commerce and professional services firms with the last 12 years in insurance broking. Mr Abbott is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA) and the Taxation Institute of Australia (CTA).
Julia Mitchell – Group Manager Governance and Compliance
Julia Mitchell was appointed Group Manager Governance and Compliance in 2018, having joined the Company in January 2012. Ms Mitchell has over 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry and is admitted as a solicitor in NSW. As Group Manager Governance and Compliance, Ms Mitchell is responsible for maintaining the necessary internal governance and compliance framework/environment to support the business and provides advice to PSC’s Board, CEO and broader leadership team. Prior to joining PSC Ms Mitchell worked in private practice as a solicitor and held various positions in the insurance sector working for both international and local insurers.