Our Support Team

Sharon Empson

Office and Underwriting Coordinator

Sharon is an experienced and professional underwriting administration assistant for the advisers in our Christchurch office, while also providing office support to the team there and the wider nati... Read More

Laura McKenzie

Risk Account Manager

An experienced and professional Underwriting Administrator, Laura is based in our Auckland head office and efficiently helps our advisers with applications and underwriting for new clients as well ... Read More

Brittany Te Patu

Support Staff - Financial Design Group

Brittany and have been working at FDG since December 2019 after stints at Kepa, the Advisers Institute, managing the marketing and event management for Union Hospitality Group as well as managing a... Read More

Teresa Good

Office Manager

Teresa not only manages the Tauranga based team from an office and administration perspective, but also provides valuable underwriting assistance to our Tauranga advisers.  She is available to assi... Read More

Alita Greening

Customer Service – Fire & General

Alita first began work in Fire and General Insurance in 1976 and between then and now has gained many years’ experience.  She has lived in Whanganui since 1990 and worked alongside Mark and his tea... Read More

Sarah Jones

Group Contract Administrator & Marketing Manager

Sarah manages many of our Group contracts – from assisting Tim with implementing new schemes, to managing the renewal each year and answering queries or assisting with claims throughout the year.  ... Read More

Gretchyn Mclean

Group Insurance Administrator

Gretchyn is tasked with the smooth and efficient running of Maurice Trapp Group’s Group medical schemes – including the onboarding of new employees and existing those that have left, to more comple... Read More

Connor McLeod

Group Contract Administrator

As a recent graduate of Otago University with a Bachelor of Marketing & Management, Connor joined the Employee Benefits team in our Napier office to assist with the management of our Group Poli... Read More

Sandra Sutton


Sandra has worked in the insurance industry for over 10 years and looks after all aspects of the Hamilton office from administrative tasks to assisting advisers as well as many clients. Email: <... Read More

Faye Thornton

Office Manager

For over twenty years, Faye has been making clients’ lives easier by managing their insurance claims.  She a member of Financial Advice New Zealand and holds a National Certificate in Financial Ser... Read More