Matt Coleman

Managing Director

Fellow of the National Insurance Broking Association (FNIBA) Adv. Dip Fin Services (Broking) ANZIFF Fellow.

Matt has more than 25 years’ experience in the Insurance Industry, working in the General Insurance broking space, specialising in Marine. During this time Matt has developed a deep understanding of the Insurance realm and he remains actively involved with many of Australia’s leading firms who engage Austbrokers RIS to manage their risk and insurance portfolio’s.

Matt, along with his business partner Scott England are shareholders of Austbrokers RIS and are responsible for the day to day management of the business. They also sit on the Board of Directors.

Matt is a father of four who resides in the Sutherland Shire. His has a deep passion for Sailing having won a number of world Sailing champion in 18' Skiffs as well as competing in 2 Americas Cup Challenges and numerous Sydney to Hobart’s. He also enjoys the NRL and dirt bike riding.

Scott England

Executive Director

Fellow of the National Insurance Broking Association (FNIBA), Adv. Dip Fin Services (Broking), Adv. Dip Fin Services (Life Broking) ANZIFF Fellow.

With over 30 years’ experience in both the Insurance Broking and Underwriting sectors of the Insurance Industry, Scott has gained a valuable platform of knowledge and skills that has been central to him building a successful career.

With a strong focus on the operational and financial management, Scott along with his business partner, Matt Coleman are shareholders and Directors of Austbrokers RIS and are responsible for the day to day management and control of the business.

Scott lives on Sydney's Northern Beaches with his wife & 3 children.

Edward Palminha

General Manager - Metro

Dip Fin Serv. (Broking)Dip Fin Serv. (Life Broking)

Having joined the Insurance industry in 1982 Ed’s experience covers all areas of both the Insurance Broking and underwriting sectors.

Over the ensuing years Ed has developed a keen interest and gained significant experience in the field of Workers’ Compensation.

After Joining Scott England and Matt Coleman at Austbrokers RIS in 2007, Ed was appointed General Manager and leads the day-to-day operations of our Metro operations.

Ed is married and has two teenage daughters. He also has a keen and active interest in Martial Arts.

Steve Duff

General Manager - Regional

Dip Fin Serv. (Broking), Dip Fin Serv. (Life Broking)

Steve began his Insurance career in 1983 and remains passionate about servicing clients and still manages a portfolio of key clients.

Whilst he specialises in all general risks, Steve has a particular interest in ISR, complex liability and large commercial risks.

With his wide-ranging knowledge and considerable experience, Steve was appointed as General Manager to oversee the operations across our regional branches in 2016.

Residing in the Central West town of Orange, Steve has a strong connection with country communities having provided Insurance service to them for the last 30 years.