Our Directors

Roger Abel

Nigel Smith

Conrad Shanly

Anna Volzke

Account Executive

Anna started in the Insurance industry in 2006 after graduating from Victoria University. Prior to joining Wilkinson Insurance in May 2013 she was an Insurance Adviser and administration support to the Director at another broking firm. In Anna’s current role she is responsible for the management of day to day broking activities for a number of our commercial clients. She has broad knowledge of General Insurance and is focused on providing her clients with excellent customer service.

DDI (04) 903-4591
Mobile 021 514 044

Steve Pyke

Senior Account Executive

Steve joined Wilkinson Insurance in December 2008 as an Account Executive after 10 years experience in the underwriting side of the industry where he spent most of this time at Lumley General Insurance as an Account Manager underwriting and managing relationships for corporate and commercial companies.

Steve brings a broad range of knowledge and skill along with his corporate and risk management strengths.

DDI (04) 903-4579
Mobile 021 289 5497

Lucy Rowe

Corporate Business Coordinator

Lucy joined Wilkinson Insurance in July 2012 as our receptionist. Since then Lucy has  looked  after the Kindergartens, Childcare’s and various other Schemes managed by Wilkinson’s.
Recently her role has changed and Lucy helps to manage our corporate portfolio, Lucy is enjoying the new responsibilities and challenges that this role brings her.

DDI (04) 903-4583
Mobile 021521861

Neil Reid

Senior Account Executive

Neil has 35 years experience in the industry.  He has been broking for over 20 years of this time  and prior to this held various Risk Management and Account Manager roles with New Zealand’s leading insurers.

Neil’s major strength is his experience.  He has a broad range of clients who recognise his ability to quickly assess their needs and efficiently attend to their concerns.

DDI (04) 903-4577
Mobile 021 804 866

Kevin Wilson

AIINZ (Senior Associate), FIBANZ
Technical Consultant

Kevin has over 40 years in the insurance industry both as an underwriter and a broker and brings significant industry experience in general insurance and broking as well as technical expertise in policy drafting, management, risk assessment and claims negotiation.

As a broker since 1985 he has handled a large number of client accounts ranging from small commercial to large corporate and major strategic accounts.

DDI (04) 903-4584
Mobile 021 684 206

Graham Clark

Corporate Account Executive

Graham has 39 years experience in the insurance industry in both England and New Zealand; with the last 25 of these working as a corporate account executive for various broking houses.

Graham has worked as a broker and risk advisor to many of New Zealand’s leading companies and government departments and brings to us a wide and diverse knowledge.

Graham truly appreciates the value of superior customer service and Wilkinsons are pleased to welcome an employee with such a proven “track record”.

DDI (04) 903-4574
Mobile 027 7332462

Denise Jones

Executive Assistant

Denise joined WIB in October 2008 as Assistant Account Manager. Denise spent 13 years with commercial Union / Royal Sun Alliance doing a variety of tasks from Secretarial, Administration / Reception before progressing to Underwriting. The last 8 and half years were spent at Lumley General Insurance also doing a variety of tasks involved with the insurance industry. Denise is now enjoying her broking, executive support role and relishes meeting those challenges.

Conrad Shanly

Dip Mgt, Dip Bus Stud(ins Mgt), ANZIIF, (Fellow), FIBANZ, QPIB
CEO, Brokernet Board Member

Conrad joined us in 2007, after 15 years as Branch Manager Lumley General Insurance, Hamilton and Wellington. The majority of Conrad’s 23 years experience has been in management roles and a corporate and commercial underwriter. His technical experience is considerable and covers a wide range of products and clients. He brings corporate and risk management strengths to the company having been involved in underwriting programmes for many of the New Zealand’s larger companies.

DDI 04 903 4596
Mobile 021 514 590

Wayne Walker

Commercial Broker

Wayne recently joined Rothbury Wilkinson’s and has been in the insurance industry for  13 years.

His background is in claims underwriting and brokering for various companies.

Wayne is engaged and a father of three and enjoys playing golf, football and softball.



DDI 04 903 4572
Mobile 021724624

Kyla Vaughan

Claims Administrator

Kyla has recently joined the Rothbury Wilkinsons team as our dedicated Claims Administrator.

Kyla is enthusiastic about her new role here and looks forward to new challenges that role brings.

Kimberley Seagar

Domestic Broker

Kimberley has recently joined the Rothbury Wilkinsons team as our Taxi Scheme Administrator after making the big move from our Auckland office where she was working in our Premium Funding team.

Kelly Sturmey

Commercial Broker Support

Kelly is a graduate of Massey University and has worked in the insurance industry since 2007.  She joined the team at  Rothbury Wilkinson’s in September 2015 as commercial broker support for Graham, Kevin and Steve.  Kelly has a good knowledge of the general insurance industry, and is looking forward to the challenge and new experiences her role will bring.


Christine Harrison

Senior Associate ANZIIF, CIP
Commercial Broker Support

Christine has come from Rothbury Wellington branch to assist with integration into the Rothbury systems.