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Who We Are

Granite Belt Insurance Brokers have been servicing the Granite Belt for more than 25 years. As former Suncorp agents, we became brokers in 2009. We have access to a wide range of insurers, allowing us to meet your insurance requirements, from the mainstream known insurance companies to the boutique insurance companies that specialise in specific cover. With over 35 years combined, in banking and insurance experience, there is rarely a situation we cannot help with.

Roger Turville

Account Manager

Roger has been at Granite Belt Insurance Brokers since 2008 and took over from Ron Wilson Financial Services in 2009.

Roger was born and raised in Urbenville in Northern NSW with his father as a stock agent, so grew up in the area working with farmers and the local community.

He has worked all over the eastern states of Australia with the Commonwealth Bank in the rural sector for some 15 years. He then moved into the Insurance Industry in 1998.

This well rounded career gives Roger the ability to be able to see the big picture when it comes to your insurance needs, some you might not have even thought of.

His dedication to ensuring his client’s insurance needs are covered, is paramount to his success.

Qualifications

Dip Financial Services (Insurance Broking)

Caron Hopkins

Caron commenced working at Granite Belt Insurance Brokers in November 2014.

Having moved to Stanthorpe in 2012 to offer her family a tree change, she has an extensive background in finance, working for the NAB for 12 years in Victoria, as well as in Mortgage Manager/Broker companies in Brisbane

Caron is qualified to provide you with quotes and insurance coverage, she even handles all of your claim needs from the first lodgement to the payment.

She loves working at Granite Belt Insurance Brokers and strives to ensure that all customers have a memorable experience when dealing with us.

Qualifications

MFAA

ANZIF – Tier 2 – General & Personal Insurance Advise

Trent Sampson

Trent started in insurance in 1992 as a Colonial Mutual Adviser in Moree NSW. The family moved to Toowoomba in 1999 where he specialised in Financial Planning. His clients were happy when he reopened the General Insurance side to the business in 2002, with the purchase of PRP Insurance Brokers in Ipswich. That company is what is now known as WebInsure Pty Ltd and is based on the Sunshine Coast.

WebInsure is a Platinum partner of the Insurance House group.

Trent holds an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning, is a member of the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and is a Qualified Financial Services Representative (QFSR) member of the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) and a Certified Insurance Professional (Senior Associate) member of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance. ANZIIF (Snr Assoc) CIP

Lorraine Sampson

Lorraine was a highly regarded Agricultural adviser in the Moree district, helping pioneer specialised agriculture techniques known as No-Till Farming. The career spanned research, advice and field work. Lorraine started in Financial Services in 2000 after retiring from her career as an Agronomist when the family relocated from Moree to Toowoomba, Qld.

She quickly learned the business of Insurance being able to apply techniques developed from Agriculture Risk Management and became a General Insurance Adviser later that year. She attained her Diploma of Financial Services in 2004.

Lorraine’s degree in Rural Science from University of New England in Armidale combined with her many years of experience in business and insurance, puts her in a great position to offer risk solutions to all our clients.

Qualifications

BRurSci Diploma of Financial Services

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