Financial and Professional Services

Downtown Sydney

Our Financial Lines team helps financial institutions, tech companies and professional services firms mitigate complex risk scenarios

 In uncertain and challenging times, it's vital to have the right broker by your side

We’re able to tailor comprehensive solutions from a range of products and services

  • Directors' & Officers'/ management liability
  • Professional indemnity
  • Investment managers’ liability
  • Financial institution liability
  • Crime
  • Cyber
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Specialist risk management consultancy
  • Claims advocacy.

We work with:

  • Law firms
  • Financial Institutions
  • Fintech
  • Information Technology
  • Accountants
  • Real Estate Investment Management
  • Other Financial & Professional Services

Meet the team

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Nick

Nick Chubb

Head of Financial Lines
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Nick Chubb

Head of Financial Lines

It is a privilege to serve clients and we must repay the trust they place in us by delivering valuable advice, exceptional service and the best possible outcomes.

Nick’s extensive experience and expertise as a specialist Financial Lines insurance broker spans back to the commencement of his career in 1992. Since that time he has served a broad spectrum of clients in relation to their Professional Indemnity, Directors’ and Officers’ Liability and associated Financial Lines insurance needs. This includes many longstanding clients in the accounting, financial services, insurance, legal and property industries, amongst others. Nick also has deep experience in advising both listed and non-listed companies in relation to their D&O and broader Management Liability insurance needs.
Nick brings the benefit of his deep relationships with key insurers in both the Australian and London insurance markets to clients. As Head of Financial Lines, Nick has overall responsibility for the team in the Pacific region and in that capacity ensures that the best of Howden’s extensive capabilities both locally and globally are delivered to clients.

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Scott

Scott Curley

Partner Financial Lines
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Scott Curley

Partner Financial Lines

I have been entrusted to work with and represent amazing clients. The trust they place in me to deliver superior service and outcomes is humbling, and it is at the fore of every decision I make on their behalf.

With over 25 years’ experience in placing Professional Indemnity, Directors' & Officers' and financial institution insurance programs both in Australia and London, Scott has the necessary expertise and relationships to deliver.

His clients include many Australian Law Firms. In addition to his broking experience, he spent 10 years in underwriting with international insurance companies.

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Seth

Seth Corthine

Partner Financial Lines
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Seth Corthine

Partner Financial Lines

For every client it is about always ensuring the best possible outcomes.

Seth’s expertise is in placement, servicing and claims management for financial services clients. His client list includes some of the largest financial institutions in Australia, UK and Europe, along with many boutique financial institutions and financial services companies. Prior to joining Howden, Seth worked at JLT/Marsh for over 14 years and Aon before that. Prior to moving to Australia in 2004, he was with Miller in London for 11 years.

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Kim

Kim McCormack

Partner Financial Lines
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Kim McCormack

Partner Financial Lines

Kim has 30 years of insurance broking experience.  Working closely with clients to understand their risk and insurance appetite she provides advice in the design, negotiation, placement and ongoing management of financial lines insurance programs of varying complexities.  These clients are from the financial and commercial sectors, both public and private companies ranging in size from local and national operations to large global organisations.

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Nadine

Nadine Stack

Senior Associate Financial Lines
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Nadine Stack

Senior Associate Financial Lines

It is an honour to be trusted by our clients to provide valuable advice in a relevant and timely manner.

Nadine joins the Financial Lines team at Howden with 11 years' experience in the insurance industry. Before Howden, Nadine gained experience underwriting at an international insurer and most recently has specialised in Financial Lines broking working with a number of ASX listed and Financial Institutions clients.

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Elena

Elena Kazakova

Senior Associate Financial Lines
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Elena Kazakova

Senior Associate Financial Lines

I always keep my clients’ interests uppermost in mind and am never deterred by challenges.

Elena has over 20 years insurance broking experience, specialising in Directors & Officers Liability, Professional Indemnity and other financial and professional lines classes of insurance for clients in various industries including professional services firms, manufacturing sector, financial institutions, professional membership associations and non for profit companies.

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Howden Insurance Brokers Australia
Head Office
Level 23
20 Bond Street
Sydney NSW 2000

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