• RSM Key Staff Profiles

    Bruce Richards

    Managing Director

    Email: brucer@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    As founder of RSM, Bruce has been paving the way in insurance for decades through leadership, collaboration and innovation. With an ability to navigate difficult insurance matters and a respected mentor for our whole team, Bruce leverages off the significant connections he’s made over his career to help his clients champion and protect their businesses. Outside of work, Bruce loves spending time with family, dusting off the golf clubs, or hitting the snow fields in winter.

    Danielle Doyle

    General Manager

    Email: danielled@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    Starting at RSM in 1994, Danielle has in-depth knowledge of the company and its clients’ needs. Overseeing operations across RSM, Danielle’s work ethic is difficult to match – always putting herself in the client’s position to provide supportive and appropriate advice. With a family at home also keeping her busy, Danielle enjoys watching cricket or diving into the next good book.

    Greg Young

    Senior Account Manager

    Email: gregy@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    As Director of Marketing & Development, Greg’s business development acumen is second-to-none, taking pride in the firm connections he’s built over his long standing career in insurance. Community minded with clear objectives, Greg is collaborative, insightful and goes over and above for his clients and team. Greg enjoys a healthy work/life balance through sport, travel and walking his dog.

    Antigoni Angelopoulos

    Senior Account Manager

    Email: antigonia@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    Having gained invaluable experience with RSM for almost two decades, Antigoni clearly understands what it takes to turn a good insurance transaction into a great one. As a senior member of the RSM team specialising in transport insurance, Antigoni is productive, compassionate and organised to a fault. A Melbourne girl at heart with a well-worn passport, nowadays Antigoni loves nothing more than immersing herself in this great community she calls home.

  • Vivien Gray

    Senior Account Manager

    Email: vivieng@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    As a Senior Account Manager with RSM, Vivien continually exceeds client expectations. With a rich career history and broad skillset, Vivien is passionate, thorough, and always fully invested in her role. Scottish by birth, Melbournian by nature, Vivien travelled her way around the world before settling with her family in Victoria.

    Michelle Funnell

    Senior Account Manager

    Email: michellef@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    Renowned for thinking outside the box, Michelle specialises in commercial business in the retail, engineering and wholesale insurance space. Taking a proactive (rather than reactive) approach to business, it’s Michelle’s systematic line and transparent communication her clients’ praise her for. Managing her face paced role with enviable ease, Michelle unwinds by spending time with family, travelling and heading to the theatre.

    Tomas Richards

    Account Manager

    Email: tomr@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    Tomas understands there’s more to insurance than meets the eye - with business advice, building relationships and connecting people playing a big part in the role he loves. An active listener with an open mind, Tomas has been helping guide his clients at RSM since 2013 with everything from identifying risk to recommending cover to managing claims. Tomas is also a keen bass guitarist and seasoned traveller when time permits.

    Steven Richards

    Account Manager

    Email: stever@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    As an Account Manager at RSM and an advocate and advisor within several associations, Steve offers a breadth of knowledge and experience to RSM. Transparent in his advice and empathic with clients Steve has a strong referral network and leaves no stone unturned when it comes to getting the best results for his clients. When time permits, Steve is a bit of a sport fanatic, getting involved in AFL, skiing and golf.

  • Josh Ward

    Account Manager

    Email: joshw@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    Providing support in a number of areas across RSM, Josh is a tough negotiator with a flexible and understanding approach ensuring RSM clients’ needs are always exceeded. With a Bachelor of Commerce under his belt, Josh offers a wide range of skills and advice his clients’ value. On weekends, Josh might be found walking his energetic Boxer, keeping fit at the gym, or catching up on a game of AFL.

    Vivienne Dariol

    Assistant Account Manager

    Email: vivienned@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    With a strong work ethic, Vivienne began her insurance career in 1993 gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience along the way. Pragmatic in her approach and solution orientated, Vivienne enjoys the diverse environment her role offers, priding herself on the accuracy of her work and always putting her clients’ needs first. A die hard Pies supporter, Vivienne is dedicated to her family and friends and loves everything Melbourne has to offer.

    Darren Howard

    Assistant Account Executive

    Email: darrenh@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    Originating from the UK but enjoying the seasons in Melbourne more, Darren has an extensive insurance background, with vast experience in how the London insurance market operates. Darren’s approachable and warm nature goes hand-in-hand with the hard work that he puts forward in supporting RSM clients with their various needs.

     

    Outside of work, Darren enjoys keeping fit, following the cricket and the Liverpool Football Club, and although not a golf pro can claim he once hit a hole in one.

    Zenka Fras

    Internal Account Manager

    Email: zenkaf@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    Zenka is truly an icon - not only at RSM but in the insurance industry at large, having called it her career for over four decades. With firm ideas and steely determination, Zenka assists across a number of areas at RSM including quotes and administration. The oracle of literature, Zenka is an avid reader, an animal lover and keen green thumb.

    Justin Lionti

    Claims Manager

    Email: justinl@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    As our resident claim expert, Justin knows what it takes to alleviate client stress whilst maximising outcomes. Priding himself on the strong relationships he’s built with both clients and associates, Justin is a trusted and respected Claims Manager with an innovative edge. Outside of the world of insurance, Justin donates his time and energy to training dogs and is also a keen traveller.

  • RSM Build

    Jill Davey (Truscott)

    Director

    Email: jillt@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    When it comes to construction insurance, there is no better adviser than

    Jill to have on your side. Specialising in Domestic Warranty Insurance

    (a complex yet vital component of construction), Jill is well regarded in the industry for her industry know-how and depth of understanding. With over 35 years’ experience in both underwriting and brokerage,

    Jill is business savvy, family focused, and a valued member

    of the senior RSM team.

     

    Brenton Mann

    Senior Account Manager

    Email: brentonm@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    With over two decades of insurance experience, Brenton’s career has gained him invaluable experience across engineering, building, transport, and commercial before specialising in the construction with RSM. Brenton is method orientated, practical, and thorough, and loves the diverse backgrounds and expertise RSM fosters. When he’s not advising his clients on insurance, Brenton gets involved with rugby and motor sports and is a passionate advocate of the vibrant city of Melbourne.

    Jimmy El-Laz

    Account Manager

    Nadia Manan

    Assistant Account Manager

    Email: nadiam@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    Beginning her career in insurance in 2004, Nadia now supports the RSM Build team in all facets of business whilst continuing to build on her emerging profession. When communicating with clients, Nadia adopts a transparent approach and tackles even the most complex of matters with measured grace. Work aside, Nadia is passionate about animal care and spending times with friends and family.

  • RSM Transport Plus

    Jade Buis

    Director

    Email: jadeb@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    Director of RSM Transport Plus, Jade provides specialised end-to-end transport insurance for her clients. Versatile, ambitious, and systematic in her approach, Jade has an admirable depth of dexterity with a firm grasp of insurance legislation and trends. In her spare time, Jade makes good use of the seasons skiing in the summer and snowboarding in the winter.

    Julian Lamont

    Junior Account Manager

    Email: julianl@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    Having started his insurance career in 2017, Julian joined the RSM Transport Plus team in early 2019. He provides his clients within the Transport and Logistics Industry with comprehensive support up to and including: policy renewal, risk management and claims processing.

     

    Julian understands that every business within the transport industry is unique; this fuels his passion for finding the right cover for his clients, to ensure they can be confident as they operate. When he’s not in the office, Julian enjoys exploring Australia, watching the AFL and spending time with his family.

  • RSM Tasmania

    Roger Hosie

    Director

    Email: rogerh@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    With an insurance career spanning over three decades, Roger’s knowledge and reputation in the industry is truly unsurpassed. Taking care of operations in the Tasmania office takes a steady nature and business savvy mind, and Roger has that and more in spades. A footy tragic at heart, Roger spends his spare time watching AFL or coaching the local track & field athletics.

    Nathan Collis

    Senior Account Executive

    Email: nathanc@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    With almost a decade with RSM, Nathan is passionate about the service he provides - leveraging off his community knowledge to help is clients achieve business success. Nathan believes the key to building strong relationships is truly understanding his clients’ circumstances, allowing him to appropriately identify and mitigate their insurance risk. Outside of the office, Nathan spends time with family, playing golf or travelling.

    Julie Needham

    Assistance Account Executive

    Email: julien@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    There are few people who can match Julie’s exceptional insurance acumen, having been immersed in the industry for over four decades. A seasoned Tasmanian, Julie is a genuine advocate of her home state and coordinates everything from insurance quotes to renewals. Straightforward in her approach with a keen eye for detail, Julie is an exceptional contributor to RSM and active member of her community having been heavily involved in local netball for many years.

    Samael Rice

    Internal Account Executive

    Email: samr@rsmgroup.com.au

     

    Assisting across a wide range of general insurance, including motor vehicle, home and contents and more, Samael brings a refreshing dose of determination, creative thinking and enthusiasm to RSM. With a thirst for knowledge and admirable work ethic, Samael is paving the way for the next generation in insurance advice. An avid music fan, Samael loves exploring Australia’s rich music scene or catching a game or two of local AFL.