Our specific hospitality expertise can minimise your risk exposures.
Victoria’s thriving hospitality industry contributes 6.2% of the state’s Gross State Product. In a sector that employs approximately 210,000 people, we understand the need to protect your staff. From small family owned businesses, to larger chains across venues, we can tailor your ideal insurance solution.
In Melbourne alone, retail and hospitality contributes $5.5 billion to the city’s economy, and employs more than 63,000 people.
Our team, lead by Paul, understand the unique risks and exposures within the hospitality industry. We can ensure you have the right coverage, giving you the certainty you need to trade with confidence.
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 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 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.
Regulatory changes continue to challenge hospitality businesses, often presenting new risks. Our insurance solutions and risk management can be adapted to meet the challenges faced in this fast paced industry.
We understand the risk exposures specific to hospitality.
We understand the unique challenges you face in your hospitality business. From property insurance, to refrigerated machinery breakdown cover, we can tailor a risk management package that evolves with your business.
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