Three GB Winners Named in the 2019 Northern Territory Insurance Industry Awards

Gallagher Bassett (GB) is thrilled to announce that three members of the GB family have been named as award winners in the 2019 Northern Territory Insurance Industry Awards.

Last Friday, the awards were held ‘Under the Big Top’ at the Mindil Beach Casino Resort and recognised individuals for their contribution in the Northern Territory.

The awards reflected the 2019 conference theme, Adapting in a Shifting Landscape, and focused on acknowledging those individuals that have demonstrated they can adapt to shifting conditions and assist the industry in moving forward during times of innovation and change.

GB’s winners:

  • Young Insurance Professional of the Year: Jamie Elkins, Eligibility and Disputes Manager
  • Service Provider of the Year: John Deane, Operations Manager
  • Customer Service Professional of the Year: Karlie Clausen, Agency Relationship Manager

This is the second year in a row that Karlie Clausenhas won the Customer Service Professional of the Year award. Karlie’s unwavering commitment to customers and her professionalism has been well recognised by her peers and colleagues.

Appointed to lead the establishment of GB’s NT operations in 2017, John Deane, has been recognised with a Service Provider of the Year award. John utilised his experience and expertise to quickly adapt to the evolving needs of the Territory and its workers' compensation portfolio.

Jamie Elkinsreceived the Young Insurance Professional of the Year award after relocating to the NT in 2019 to take on the Eligibility and Disputes Manager role. Jamie is passionate about the industry and generously shares his knowledge and expertise with others.

John McNamara, GB Australia CEO, is proud of the team:

“We’re delighted that three NT team members have taken home awards at the 2019 Northern Territory Insurance Industry Awards.

This team has been going above and beyond to deliver for our customers, and we’re honoured that their commitment and passion have been recognised at an industry level. A massive congratulations to the team, and in particular John, Karlie and Jamie.”


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