Our team understand Melbourne businesses.
At McLardy McShane Richmond, we focus on providing you with expert insurance advice, while managing your business risks. Our team have extensive experience across a broad range insurance products that can protect your business.
Your expert in Construction, Cranes & Hospitality
Mike has had a long and rewarding career in insurance. He started what was to become a lifelong career after choosing to join Sun Alliance immediately after leaving school. Mike has worked in all facets of the insurance industry including general broking, claims, financial services and for the national industry association, NIBA.
Mike started his own business in 1999, McShane Business Services, which he grew consistently over eight years and then merged with Don McLardy & Associates in 2007 to create McLardy McShane. Mike continues to service a large number of clients, and although he has experience in all areas of business insurance, Mike has a particular expertise in the mobile plant, cranes and earthmoving industry.
Also a passionate Demons and Reach supporter and Board member, Mike is married to Christine and has three daughters – Emma, Georgia and Zoe.
Your expert in Corporate & Commercial
Vishal is an Director and an equity holder of McLardy McShane. Vishal joined the group in 2012 and has been in the insurance industry since 1999.
Vishal is responsible for team management, insurer relationships and major client support.
Throughout his career, he has attained valuable experience previously working as an underwriter with Ansvar Insurance and prior to that with a global insurance broker called Willis. Vishal has managed large teams and has also developed and launched new products into the market with impressive results.
Vishal chose to be in the insurance industry at a very young age as he studied insurance as an undergraduate at Deakin University Burwood, Victoria. He is now a Qualified Practising Insurance Broker (QPIB), with a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking). He also holds a Fellowship with the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (Fellow).
Committed to the Insurance industry, he also has participated in the NIBA mentoring program and currently sits on the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance Faculty Advisory Board (FAB) & the NIBA Victorian Committee.
Married with a son and a self-confessed sports nut, Vishal loves cricket, Golf and AFL, so he fits right into McLardy McShane!
Your expert in Energy & Hospitality
Paul Quinn joined the McLardy McShane team in November 2008 and has brought a wealth of insurance experience to the fore.
A talented business networker, Paul is highly skilled in all areas of insurance and throughout his 30 year career he has developed the flexibility to successfully work with both large public companies and smaller family run businesses.
Paul is a NIBA member and is a Qualified Practising Insurance Broker. He is also an Associate CIP Member of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. Although Paul has extensive experience working across all commercial and corporate sectors, he has particular expertise in the Petrochemical, Energy and Hospitality industries. Paul prides himself on the relationships he develops and sustains with all of his clients, proven by the many long term clients he continues to service.
Paul is also an avid Carlton supporter and is married to Leonie with four children between them.
Your expert in Transport & Commercial
Kevin was originally employed by Don McLardy at OAMPS in the late 1980s. Over the next 20 years he enjoyed a great career and is now highly regarded for his expertise in the Transport industry.
Kevin joined McLardy McShane in 2007 and has brought a wealth of experience to the team. Having gained first-hand knowledge as both an insurer and a broker, Kevin is a well rounded insurance professional. As well as handling general commercial clients, Kevin has also developed and managed a loyal portfolio of transport clients and in the process raised the national profile of McLardy McShane as Transport insurance experts.
Kevin is a keen Carlton supporter and married to Deirdre.
With the support of the McLardy McShane Group, we can focus on you.
With the backing of the McLardy McShane Group we can leverage specialist expertise and better rates from insurers due to our size and network. We offer great service and better coverage at competitive prices. Our reputation is based on delivering great service and above all else, placing people over profit.
We offer general insurance, while also specialising in transport & logistics, commercial & retail, hospitality, construction, crane, and cyber risk management.
We understand the unique challenges and opportunities presented to small to large city based businesses. The benefit of our knowledge, industry experience and support of McLardy McShane Group means you receive better premiums and support when you need it most.
Public and Products Liability
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In our community
For us, people are the heart of both business and the local area. With this in mind we are passionate and long term supporters of the Reach Foundation and Fight MND. As a part of our community commitment we back the Coburg Districts Football Club