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Melbourne office

Our team in Melbourne are well equipped with experienced construction industry insurance professionals with a focus on what matters to local builders in Victoria.

They look after a broad range of builders, from those undertaking smaller straightforward jobs, to those undertaking major projects with significant complexity.

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Joe Keiper

Southern Region Manager
Joe joined MBIB in September 2014 as State Manager Victoria. In late 2017, Joe was promoted to the role of Southern Region Manager, overseeing operations in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.

Joe has had a distinguished career in Sales, Underwriting, and Operations management at several larger insurers including QBE, Chubb and Allianz, including holding national roles. Joe has been an insurance professional since 1995, working in direct and intermediate businesses with experience spanning from personal insurance through to commercial and corporate sectors, across all classes of insurance. Joe has an excellent track record in strategic planning, relationship management, people development, and sales.

Joe’s strong focus on exceeding client expectations and developing our people ensures MBIB continues to outperform and deliver the highest level of service to our clients.

Passionate about sports and spending time with his family, Joe enjoys playing basketball with his 3 children, and is a tragic baseball fan, with high hopes of watching the New York Mets win another World Series sometime soon.
Giselle Timoshenko

Giselle Timoshenko

Corporate Team Leader

Gillian Wright

Gillian Wright

National Home Warranty Manager

Robert Bovaird

Robert Bovaird

Home Warranty Team Leader

Bill Korakis

Bill Korakis

National Business Development Manager (Surety)

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Carmen Bush

Payroll and Accounts Payable Officer

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Testimonial - TC Build

As a growing Residential Builder, being caught up by the constraints of Insurance at a governmental level is one of our worst nightmares.

The importance of having an adequately experienced and proactive brokerage firm at your side is absolutely paramount if you want to be able to weave your way through an increasingly complex regime. This is where MBIB comes into their own.

Knowingly, we had a very complex and unique case ahead of us, but the team were able to dissect and organise our case to quickly progress through the channels in a very efficient manner.

Tom Cull TC Build

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Testimonial - Langdon

Langdon Building would proudly recommended MBIB to other builders.

Their capable team have assisted us with a variety of insurance matters over the years. We trust their expertise as they are supported by their appropriate resources, access to markets and service oriented team members.

Alan Swanson Langdon Building

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Testimonial - AET

Edwina Lyall at MBIB has looked after our insurance needs for well over a decade.

We have always been well looked after and feel confident that we are covered for our many and varied activities. We have had several urgent projects with big corporations with tricky contractual terms needing to be finalised and agreed in a short period of time to which Edwina has always managed brilliantly on our behalf.

Nicky Pullen AET Pty Ltd

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Testimonial - Comdain

Back in 2016 Comdain Homes was unhappy with our current general insurance broker and went to the market.

We had always used Master Builders Insurance Brokers for our Warranty but not General Insurance. We met with the Victorian team and they delivered an impressive presentation and cost effective insurance program for us to consider. Our business relationship began that year and I’m sure will continue into the future.

Teresa Whitmore Comdain Group

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