About Us

With over 35 years of experience in General Insurance Industry, IAA Haymarket began as a General Insurance Agent until 2004 when we joined Insurance Advisernet Australia network.

Our experienced team pride themselves on their professional but friendly approach to providing our clients with a complete General Insurance Solutions to suit their individual needs, including Insurance Placement, Risk Management, Claims Handling and much more.

Our Team

  • James Choi

    Qualifications: Tier 1 in Insurance Broking through the National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia. Senior Associate of ANZIIF and CIP.

    James specialises in the placement of a variety of risks including and not limited to Commercial & Industrial, Construction, Liability, Professional Indemnity, INT Liability, Builders Warranty, Marine, Prestige Residential, Management Liability, Cyber Insurance, etc.

    He is involved with the day to day business operations and has a hands on approach with all facets of the business.

    Principal

    AR No. 262128

    (02) 9211 1718

    0419 798 888

    Qualifications: Tier 1 in Insurance Broking through the National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia. Senior Associate of ANZIIF and CIP.

    James specialises in the placement of a variety of risks including and not limited to Commercial & Industrial, Construction, Liability, Professional Indemnity, INT Liability, Builders Warranty, Marine, Prestige Residential, Management Liability, Cyber Insurance, etc.

    He is involved with the day to day business operations and has a hands on approach with all facets of the business.

  • Patrica Tino

    Qualification: Tier 1 in Insurance Broking through the National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia.

    Patrica joined our branch in 2003 and started her career at entry level doing Certificate III in Business Services and recognised for her talent, she was promoted to an Authorised Representative. During her time here she has gained valuable experience and developed a good relationship with clients and insurers. Her goal is to provide a great friendly service to our clients.

    She specialises in Hair, Beauty and Nail Business Insurance, Large to small Business Packages, Construction Risk, Professional Indemnity, Builder Warranty, INT Liability, Domestic insurance and statutory classes (Workers Compensation and Compulsory Third Party (CTP)), Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

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    AR No. 315615

    (02) 9211 1718

    0420 988 302

    Qualification: Tier 1 in Insurance Broking through the National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia.

    Patrica joined our branch in 2003 and started her career at entry level doing Certificate III in Business Services and recognised for her talent, she was promoted to an Authorised Representative. During her time here she has gained valuable experience and developed a good relationship with clients and insurers. Her goal is to provide a great friendly service to our clients.

    She specialises in Hair, Beauty and Nail Business Insurance, Large to small Business Packages, Construction Risk, Professional Indemnity, Builder Warranty, INT Liability, Domestic insurance and statutory classes (Workers Compensation and Compulsory Third Party (CTP)), Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

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  • Audrey Qi

    Qualification: Tier 1 in General Insurance through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. Bachelor of Accounting through Macquarie University (NSW).

    Audrey joined our branch in 2011 as an Administrative Assistant and in 2013 she was promoted to an Authorised representative.

    Specialises in Business Insurance for all Offices, Commercial Property Owners, Groceries, Restaurants, Retailers, Salons, One-Offs, Domestic Insurances, Motor Fleets, Builders Warranty, Contract Works, Travel Insurances, Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

    NIBA (National Insurance Brokers Assoc)
    The Institute (Insurance and Finance Aust/NZ)

    Audrey assists our Asian clients (speaks Mandarin).

    AR No. 431284

    (02) 9211 1718

    0425 898 557

    Qualification: Tier 1 in General Insurance through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. Bachelor of Accounting through Macquarie University (NSW).

    Audrey joined our branch in 2011 as an Administrative Assistant and in 2013 she was promoted to an Authorised representative.

    Specialises in Business Insurance for all Offices, Commercial Property Owners, Groceries, Restaurants, Retailers, Salons, One-Offs, Domestic Insurances, Motor Fleets, Builders Warranty, Contract Works, Travel Insurances, Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

    NIBA (National Insurance Brokers Assoc)
    The Institute (Insurance and Finance Aust/NZ)

    Audrey assists our Asian clients (speaks Mandarin).

  • Eddy Tinyow

    Qualification: Tier 2 in General Insurance through the National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia.

    Eddy joined our branch in 2004 after successfully running and selling his family grocery distribution business. With the guidance of our Managing Director James Choi, he has a good grasp of general insurance with the aid and training of Insurance Advisernet.

    Specialises in Small-Medium Business Insurances, Motor Vehicle Fleets, Property Owners/Operators, Construction, Builders Warranty, Retailers, Domestic, Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

    Eddy assists our Asian clients (Cantonese).

    AR No. 290478

    (02) 9211 1718

    0422 838 019

    Qualification: Tier 2 in General Insurance through the National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia.

    Eddy joined our branch in 2004 after successfully running and selling his family grocery distribution business. With the guidance of our Managing Director James Choi, he has a good grasp of general insurance with the aid and training of Insurance Advisernet.

    Specialises in Small-Medium Business Insurances, Motor Vehicle Fleets, Property Owners/Operators, Construction, Builders Warranty, Retailers, Domestic, Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

    Eddy assists our Asian clients (Cantonese).

  • Sam Choi

    Qualification: Tier 2 in General Insurance through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. Bachelor of Business.

    Sam joined our branch in 2009 as an Administrative Assistant and in 2013 he has been promoted to an Authorised representative.

    Specialises in Small-Medium Business Insurances, Motor Vehicle Fleets, Property Owners/Operators, Construction, Retailers, Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

    AR No. 431851

    (02) 9211 1718

    Qualification: Tier 2 in General Insurance through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. Bachelor of Business.

    Sam joined our branch in 2009 as an Administrative Assistant and in 2013 he has been promoted to an Authorised representative.

    Specialises in Small-Medium Business Insurances, Motor Vehicle Fleets, Property Owners/Operators, Construction, Retailers, Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

  • Cherie Jan

    Qualification: Tier 2 in General Insurance through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. Bachelor of Commerce through University of New South Wales (UNSW).

    Cherie joined our branch in 2012 as an Administrative Assistant and in 2015 she was promoted to an Authorised Representative. Specialises in Business Insurance (Restaurants, Retailers and Offices), Commercial Property Owners, Strata Insurance, Builders Warranty, Domestic (Home Landlords), Motor Vehicle Insurance, Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

    Cherie assists our Asian clients (Cantonese & Mandarin).

    AR No. 1009104

    (02) 9211 1718

    0406 085 185

    Qualification: Tier 2 in General Insurance through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. Bachelor of Commerce through University of New South Wales (UNSW).

    Cherie joined our branch in 2012 as an Administrative Assistant and in 2015 she was promoted to an Authorised Representative. Specialises in Business Insurance (Restaurants, Retailers and Offices), Commercial Property Owners, Strata Insurance, Builders Warranty, Domestic (Home Landlords), Motor Vehicle Insurance, Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

    Cherie assists our Asian clients (Cantonese & Mandarin).

  • Annie Lei

    Qualification: Tier 2 in General Insurance through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. Bachelor of Business - University of Technology Sydney.

    Annie joined our branch in 2014 as an Administrative Assistant and in 2015 she was promoted to an Authorised Representative.

    Specialises in Business Insurance (Restaurants, Retailers and Offices), Commercial Property Owners, Contract Works, Builders Warranty, Residential (Home and Landlords), Motor Vehicle Insurance, Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

    Annie assists our Asian clients (Cantonese).

    AR No. 1008938

    (02) 9211 1718

    0466 832 822

    Qualification: Tier 2 in General Insurance through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. Bachelor of Business - University of Technology Sydney.

    Annie joined our branch in 2014 as an Administrative Assistant and in 2015 she was promoted to an Authorised Representative.

    Specialises in Business Insurance (Restaurants, Retailers and Offices), Commercial Property Owners, Contract Works, Builders Warranty, Residential (Home and Landlords), Motor Vehicle Insurance, Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

    Annie assists our Asian clients (Cantonese).

  • Pa-Or Lomsathiean

    Qualifications: Tier 2 in General Insurance through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance, Bachelor degree in Business administration - Mahidol University International College, Thailand. Currently enrolled at Macquarie University - Master of Commerce specialises in Marketing.

    Pa-Or joined our branch in 2016. She specialises in Business Insurance (Restaurants, Retailers and Offices), Commercial Property Owners, Strata Insurance, Builders Warranty, Domestic (Home & Landlords), Motor Vehicle Insurance, Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

    Pa-Or also assists our Thai clients.

    AR No. 1252647

    02 9211 1718

    0421 837 482

    Qualifications: Tier 2 in General Insurance through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance, Bachelor degree in Business administration - Mahidol University International College, Thailand. Currently enrolled at Macquarie University - Master of Commerce specialises in Marketing.

    Pa-Or joined our branch in 2016. She specialises in Business Insurance (Restaurants, Retailers and Offices), Commercial Property Owners, Strata Insurance, Builders Warranty, Domestic (Home & Landlords), Motor Vehicle Insurance, Management Liability and Cyber Insurance.

    Pa-Or also assists our Thai clients.

  • Our Commitment

    As your appointed General Insurance Advisers, we commit to:

    • Conduct an analysis of your risk/needs and advise our recommendations on the correct covers required to protect your assets and liabilities
    • Recommend the appropriate Insurer to match the risk
    • Only recommend financially secure and stable Insurers
    • Provide alternatives on your risk retention through various excess options
    • Provide alternatives to pay premiums in monthly instalments
    • Prompt and timely servicing of your account to ensure you are adequately informed of issues that may affect your business.

    In the event of a claim we will:

    • Provide you with the Insurer’s Claim Form
    • Arrange for the Loss Assessor to be appointed if applicable
    • Advise you on the completion of the Claim Form
    • Submit the Claim Form to the Insurer on your behalf
    • Provide advice to ensure you have received your full entitlements.

    Insurance Expertise

    "Our vision is to maintain a local presence whilst being able to tap into a national buying group for products and services needed buy our customers in today’s complex business world. Every business is different, as is every industry. It’s why we place so much emphasis on providing individualised customer service and developing a genuine understanding of what matters most to you and your business operations.”

    LOCAL UNDERSTANDING. NATIONAL STRENGTH.

    IAA Haymarket is proud to be an Authorised Representative of Insurance Advisernet, a network of more than 180 independent insurance advisers across Australia and New Zealand. Insurance Advisernet is a principal member of the National Insurance Brokers Association and the largest member of the publicly-listed AUB Group – one of the leading general insurance broking groups in Australasia with over 450,000 clients. This relationship gives IAA Haymarket access to unrivalled financial strength, business efficiencies and buying power that spans every major insurer in Australia and New Zealand, even access to major overseas insurers when required. To find out more about the many benefits simply visit insuranceadviser.net

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    STRENGTH UNDER THE INSURANCE ADVISERNET BANNER.

    IAA Haymarket is a Corporate Authorised Representative of Insurance Advisernet (IA) founded in 1996. IA are a national organisation in both Australia and New Zealand and this allows IAA Haymarket the benefit of maintaining their local presence whilst being able to be part of a national group for products and services needed by their customers in todays complex business world.

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    Insurance Types

    Builders' Warranty

    A licensed builder will need Builders' Warranty insurance for some, or all of your residential jobs. Builders' Warranty protects your customer if they lose their deposit, you don’t finish the job or if it’s defective, and you die, disappear or become bankrupt. The rules vary from state to state across Australia.

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    Business Insurance

    Having adequate general insurance cover is one of the most fundamental parts of being in business, as it provides invaluable protection against a range of risk events – from equipment and assets to legal liability – reducing financial uncertainty and protecting your livelihood and that of your workforce. Insurance companies provide a wide variety of general business insurance policies so it’s essential to get the right one for your needs.

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    Business Interruption Insurance

    Business interruption insurance is designed to cover the shortfall in gross profits caused by the interruption to your business after a disaster or another type of insured event that forces you to close your doors for an extended period of time. It effectively returns your business to the same financial position it was in before the event occurred, allowing the quickest possible resumption of normal business.

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    Contract Works Insurance

    You need contract works insurance in place before a peg is put into the ground. Many things can go wrong where building works are involved, whether that be at excavation or even completion stage of any project. This insurance is designed specially to provide any physical and related party liability damage as well as loss of building materials, fire and malicious damage.

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    Cyber Insurance

    As digital technology has become more and more inseparable from the operations of most businesses, having cyber insurance has become more and more important.

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    Directors & Officers / Management Liability Insurance

    If you have a small to medium sized private company, you could be protected by a policy that covers claims from a wide range of management liabilities, such as; directors and officers liability, company reimbursement, company liability and employment practice liability.

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    Home Insurance

    If you run your business predominantly from home it’s important to be aware your existing home and contents insurance may not cover your business activities or equipment in the event you need to make a claim

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    Liability Insurance

    Despite a business’ best intentions sometimes accidents still happen. Product liability insurance protects against claims of personal injury or third party property damage caused by products that have been manufactured, sold or supplied by your business. In particular it can help to cover the potentially significant costs associated with legal and court costs.

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    Marine & Hull Insurance

    Marine insurance is designed to provide peace of mind, whether you have a pleasure craft that requires insurance or if you are moving cargo across water, land or air. Marine transit covers provides point-to-point coverage between your premises and those of your customers.

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    Motor Insurance / Commercial / Heavy Motor Insurance

    One of the more common types of business cover, motor/vehicle insurance protects your business fleet against costs arising from theft and accidents. Your policy can be tailored to include a range of commercial vehicles from cars and motorbikes to vans, trucks and even buses and heavy motor vehicles.

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    Plant & Equipment Insurance

    If you have mobile plant and equipment, we can arrange to ensure this plant and equipment is properly insured to protect both the equipment but importantly also the liabilities associated with its use. This product is designed to cover everything from the smallest of earthmoving machines through to the largest fixed or mobile cranes – and everything in between.

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    Professional Indemnity

    You always endeavour to provide the very best services and advice you can. Regardless, the threat of claims and litigation is very real in 21st Century Australian business and can potentially bankrupt a business. This is why if your business provides any kind of professional services and/or advice you should strongly consider having professional indemnity insurance.

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    Property Insurance

    A must if you have one or more business premises, property insurance provides financial protection in the event they are damaged or destroyed in a one-off event.

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    Strata Insurance

    Strata Insurance offers you peace of mind by providing liability cover in the event people are injured on common property. Typically it includes cover for lifts, pools, car parks, stairwells, gardens, wiring, balconies, walls, windows, ceilings and floors.

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    Workers' Compensation

    Workers' Compensation is compulsory for all Australian employers. It provides protection to workers if they suffer a work-related injury or illness. Any business that employs or hires workers on a full-time, part-time or casual basis, under an oral or written contract of service or apprenticeship, must have workers' compensation insurance that covers their workforce.

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    GET THE APP!

    Insurance Advisernet is pleased to be able to provide you with an app on your smartphone that provides you with some neat features to make managing some of your insurance life a little bit easier. Among other things, the app allows you to:

    Easily look up your adviser's details, or their other staff
    Request a call back or a certificate of currency easily
    If you have a claim, there are inbuilt claims forms, with photo evidence, that can be submitted to your adviser with a click
    We also provide easy access to some emergency services should you need assistance urgently
    In the not too distant future, the app will also link off to our client portal, which will give you the power of self-serve functionality for your insurance policies held with Insurance Advisernet
    The app caters for around 150 IA businesses around the country. In order to tailor the contacts in the app to your adviser, you will need this 3 digit branch code:
    258

    Click your preferred provider to get the app!

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  • James Choi

    Qualifications: Tier 1 in Insurance Broking through the National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia. Senior Associate of ANZIIF and CIP.

    James specialises in the placement of a variety of risks including and not limited to Commercial & Industrial, Construction, Liability, Professional Indemnity, INT Liability, Builders Warranty, Marine, Prestige Residential, Management Liability, Cyber Insurance, etc.

    He is involved with the day to day business operations and has a hands on approach with all facets of the business.

    Principal

    AR No. 262128

    (02) 9211 1718

    0419 798 888

    Qualifications: Tier 1 in Insurance Broking through the National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia. Senior Associate of ANZIIF and CIP.

    James specialises in the placement of a variety of risks including and not limited to Commercial & Industrial, Construction, Liability, Professional Indemnity, INT Liability, Builders Warranty, Marine, Prestige Residential, Management Liability, Cyber Insurance, etc.

    He is involved with the day to day business operations and has a hands on approach with all facets of the business.

  • Suite 147 4th Floor Regis Towers, 416-418 Pitt Street

    Sydney NSW 2000

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    Testimonials

    For approximately nine years, in my capacity as Managing Director for Abril Building Solutions P/L, I have had dealings with James Choi and his team at Insurance Advisernet on a regular basis as they have been our broker throughout this time. During our dealing with Insurance Advisernet, my colleagues and I have found the entire team to be very reliable, always providing a prompt service. Regardless of the type of insurance we have needed or the claim we needed assistance with, we have found that they always conduct themselves in a manner which is helpful, timely and transparent. We appreciate that we can reply on them to respond to our queries on every occasion, ensuring the best outcome for us and have found the entire team to be very trustworthy.
    Richard Ayache
    Managing Director, Abril Building Solutions
    As a longstanding happy and grateful customer for over 40 + years, I would highly recommend IAA Haymarket, James Choi and the team for their efficient, friendly but professional management of my General Insurance Portfolio, including Insurance Placement, Risk Management and excellent Claims Management. IAA Haymarket are always happy to assist. I am and have always been treated not just as a client but more like I am part of their family
    Neville Davey
    Property Owner/Developer and previous Business Operator – Australia’s Best Tyres and Mathew’s Tyres

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