About Us

The team at Cornerstone Risk Group is small enough to provide you a personalised boutique service, yet experienced and large enough to assist any industry or niche insurance scenario. 

 

Having a team in place means that if your key contact is away, the remainder of the team is able to step in and help with anything at all. 

Personalised Approach

Cornerstone Risk Group provide a full insurance solution to clients across Australia and are renowned for taking on tough risks. We enjoy learning about our clients' businesses, their industry, and helping them to best manage their risks.

 

We specialise in all forms of business, commercial and personal insurances. Our team has over 40 years experience within Australia and Internationally, so between them, there is not a risk they can't help with! You can read more about our team below, and see a full list of our insurance solutions here

Solutions focused
- onshore & offshore offerings

With over 40 years’ experience within the insurance industry, we have great relationships with various insurance companies and pride ourselves on finding solutions to both private and corporate needs. We leave no stone unturned and utilise both onshore and offshore markets to negotiate the most comprehensive solution that is as cost effective as possible and puts our clients' interests first.

 

Australia wide

We support clients throughout all of Australia and have a keen interest and strong representation helping businesses from Northern NSW across all of Queensland, including Western Queensland.

 

Our various business alliances within the industry assure you that we have a deep understanding of the industry.

 

If you are looking to have the support of a hands-on, passionate and values-driven insurance broker, then get in touch with Cornerstone Risk Group.

Meet The Team

Scott Mitchell

Director

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Scott has had a diverse career across a number of industries and variety of places in regional Queensland.

 

This means he brings a dynamic and fresh perspective to the insurance industry and will likely understand your business needs from his own experience.

 

You will quickly notice Scott brings a jargon free and down to earth approach. And, whilst Scott can assist with all insurance products and needs, he does have a passionate interest in helping clients in regional Queensland.

Damien Mulvenna

Director

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Damien has over 20 years working within the insurance industry, and more specifically insurance broking.

 

Damien’s experience and knowledge extend to dealing not only with the local insurance market but with the wider global insurance market including the London market. This means he has a knack for finding insurance products and solutions for those businesses with very niche or specialist scenarios that others in the industry often walk away from!

Terry Phillis

Director

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Terry has been providing business insurance solutions since 2005 to his Clients that are located from Sydney to Port Douglas.

 

Having Lived in Sydney, Lennox Head, Gold Coast and Cairns along the way Terry has developed an understanding of the various Perils that each Geographical area presents to Business Owners and Commercial Property Owners and Home Owners alike.

 

Terry’s primary aim is to inform and educate his clients about the Product that best suits their individual needs.

Tim Downes

Director

Tim began his insurance career in early 2008 and has extensive experience in the design, marketing and management of Corporate Insurance & Risk Management programmes across a broad range of industries, with a particular focus on Construction and related Services within the Civil, Commercial/Industrial, Urban & Residential sectors.

For 11 years prior to joining Cornerstone Risk Group, Tim worked as an Account Manager within large International broking houses servicing corporate clientele around Australia, New Zealand, PNG and the Pacific.

 

Lisa Ward

Account Executive

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Lisa began working for a local AMP adviser in 2006 and joined the team at DFS Insurance Specialists in late 2008.

Lisa has been a key driver of the success of DFS Insurance Specialists over the past 9 years.

 

Lisa is now an integral member of the Cornerstone Risk Group and the key point of contact for getting great outcomes for our DFS clients.

She enjoys visiting clients regularly to review their insurance programs and understand their current needs, which allows her to build strong ongoing relationships with her clients.

Laura Morrissey

Office Manager

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Laura has over 10 years’ experience within the insurance industry.

 

The bulk of Laura’s experience was working in London as a Senior Underwriting Technician supporting insurance underwriters across most of Europe, Canada, America and South America.

 

As the Office Manager at Cornerstone, Laura’s team provides administrative support to Scott, Damien, Terry and Tim. Laura helps with provision of certificates of currency, minor policy updates or changes, personal lines quotations and issuing of your renewal paperwork. 

Belinda Smith

Assistant Account Executive

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Belinda (or Billy for short!) is our office all-rounder and is currently undertaking her Diploma in Insurance Broking. As the first point of call, Billy is the friendly voice you will often get when you call the office. 

Billy brings a wide and interesting variety of experiences to Cornerstone! More specifically, client services work placements in India and Brisbane and across a wide range of industries such as accounting, retail, and hospitality.

 

You can be assured Billy will understand your specific needs and point you in the right direction to get the insurance solutions you need. 

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Important Information

Cornerstone Risk Group ABN 16 630 445 528 is an authorised representative of: Resilium Pty Ltd ABN 40 098 080 810, AFS Licence No. 232703 and Resilium Insurance Broking Pty Ltd ABN 92 169 975 973, AFSL 460382. The information on this website does not take into account the objectives, financial situation or needs of any person. Before making a decision, you should consider whether it is appropriate in light of your particular objectives, financial situation or needs.