Our Team

Meet the Safeguard Team

Jack Hamilton

Safeguard Insurance is a highly experienced and motivated team providing service excellence to all of our clients. Jack Hamilton BBA (Curtin), Diploma Financial Services (Broking), QPIB Director / Responsible Manager Jack was also a founding director and has been in the industry since 1999.

Jack’s business and insurance qualifications coupled with over 20 years experience in the industry stands him in good stead to handle all facets of clients insurance needs over many diverse industries.

When not in the office, Jack’s free time is quickly filled with the usual family activities that go with raising three daughters and a crazy dog. Should there be any spare time, you will find him trying to chase the elusive perfect wave!

Jack Hamilton

Director

BBA (Curtin), Diploma Financial Services (Broking), QPIB Director / Responsible Manager

Email jack@safeguardinsurance.com.au
Direct 08 9273 1377

Paul Stevens

Paul joined Safeguard in September 2016. Prior to joining Safeguard , Paul had a career in Medical Research and in the Healthcare industry working for the WA Health Department. He is Tier 1 Accredited and manages a portfolio of small to medium clients.

Spending time in nature with his wife and two children is a welcome activity for Paul. In fact any activities spent outside are a bonus – camping, fishing, meditation. Contact Paul to add a few of your favourites to his list!

Paul Stevens

Director

Bsc (Hons), PhD

Email pauls@safeguardinsurance.com.au
Direct 08 9273 1384

John Hamilton

John was one of the founding directors of the company in 2006 and has 45 years of insurance experience, and needs no introduction, having earned a reputation for delivering professional service with a high attention to detail. Prior to forming Safeguard, John previously operated his own brokerage and traded under the name of Austlife.

These days John would like to enjoy long walks along the beach at sunset, but will settle for a walk around the local park with his dog Maggie!

 

John Hamilton

Director/Responsible Manager

Diploma Financial Services (Broking), QPIB

Email john@safeguardinsurance.com.au
Direct 08 9273 1373

Naomi Jennings

Naomi is an Account Executive with Safeguard Insurance Solutions and supports Paul Stevens. Her role entails the management and review of client insurance needs specific to their industry, and tailors an insurance package to suit them.

Naomi is Tier 1 accredited and has been in the general insurance industry since 2007. Naomi enjoys the diverse nature of insurance and how each day holds a new challenge. She believes in honesty and transparency, and strives to deliver this ethos when working with her clients.

When not in the office Naomi enjoys spending time with her family. She is also fortunate to travel the state as a Team Manager and Official in motorsports.

Naomi Jennings

Account Executive

Email naomi@safeguardinsurance.com.au
Direct 08 9273 1382

Louise Wheeler

Louise is an Account Executive who manages a portfolio of medium to large accounts. She holds a Diploma of Financial Services (Broking), and has been working in the insurance industry since 2009. Louise moved to Broking in 2011 undertaking all aspects of Commercial and Personal Insurance. In addition Louise enjoys specialising in the Marine sector of the industry.

After starting her family in 2015, Louise returned to the industry at Safeguard Insurance as Jack Hamilton’s assistant. In the last five years Louise has progressed at Safeguard to assist in the management of the portfolio alongside Jack.

With copious amounts of energy drink running through her veins Louise is ready to help you with your insurance needs!

Louise Wheeler

Account Executive

ANZIIF (Snr Assoc), Diploma Financial Services (Broking), CIP

Email louise@safeguardinsurance.com.au
Direct 08 9273 1372

 

Kerry Simons

Kerry joined Safeguard Insurance in 2020 and is an Account Executive charged with managing portfolios of medium to large accounts. She holds a Diploma of Financial Services (Broking), and a Bachelor of Commerce. Kerry has been in the insurance industry since 1995 and held a variety of roles from claims officer to account executive. Having experience through many different areas of insurance holds her in good stead when looking after your business. A brief venture into document control in the mining industry provided Kerry with the opportunity to hone her organisation skills which is well applied in the insurance industry.

Kerry’s spare time is used well, being spent with family and friends, relaxing at beer or cider festivals, and taking on knitting projects.

Kerry Simons

Account Executive

BComm (Curtin), (Diploma Financial Services (Broking)

Email kerry@safeguardinsurance.com.au
Direct 08 9273 1352

 

Cherie Beasley

Cherie has been in the general industry industry since 2004 and moved into broking in 2010 and obtained her Tier 1 accreditation. Cherie joined Safeguard in February 2018 and assists the broking team in managing a portfolio of small to medium clients.

When there is spare time, Cherie enjoys spending it with her family and travelling. Cherie is an avid music lover she and enjoys a diverse range of music. In her spare time one might find her as the Backstage Manager for her son’s choir, attending as many concerts as possible or even just dancing up a storm on the dance floor!

Cherie Beasley

Assistant Broker

Email cherie@safeguardinsurance.com.au
Direct 08 9273 1371

Erin Dallachy

Erin has obtained her Tier 1 accreditation and has been in the general insurance industry since 2008, working within varied client industries and sizes. Before joining Safeguard Erin’s focus was in the transport and petroleum sector. In March 2020 Erin became part of the Safegard team, and assists Jack and Kerry in managing a portfolio of small to medium clients.

Erin loves being able to take advantage of Western Australia’s coastal region to fish and explore with her family – especially as she has added a fur baby to her family! Spontaneous weekends away up north, taking long walks on the beach watching the sun set – living the clich√© and living the dream!

Erin Dallachy

Assistant Broker

Email erin@safeguardinsurance.com.au
Direct 08 9273 1350

Kara Smith

Kara is an Assistant Broker who has been in the insurance industry since 2014 with a Certificate IV in General Insurance and a Tier 2 accreditation. Kara moved to broking in 2020 when she joined Safeguard and assists the team in various aspects of insurance for small to medium sized clients.

In Kara’s spare time if she is outside she is happy! With her young son and husband she spends as much time as she can going to the beach or heading out on road trips exploring the great outdoors.

Kara Smith

Assistant Broker

Email kara@safeguardinsurance.com.au
Direct 08 9273 1355

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