Here's why we are Australia’s leading premium funding solution
 

Attvest works with insurance brokers who demand exceptional value and service for themselves and their customers. We’re fully invested in your success because when you succeed; we succeed.

Our solutions are ambitious, clever and innovative and our approach is simple:

  • We listen to what you need.
  • We explore every possible solution.
  • We innovate to help you and your customers.

Attvest’s premium funding solution leads the industry in hassle-free commercial and domestic premium funding with flexible funding options and settlement terms. 

Attvest’s broker support services take all the hard work out of premium funding, making it easier to succeed.

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Attvest

Excellence is part of our DNA

 

A team of
experts

We employ industry legends. They love what they do and most of them have worked for us from day one.

Passionate about YOU

Nothing makes us happier than seeing you succeed, and we’ll do whatever it takes to make that happen.

Cutting-edge solutions

Our systems, processes and products have been custom-built using industry-leading technology.

Powering your success

When you call us, you’ll speak to people who care about your business. We continually expand our service offering to support your changing requirements.

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A business built withyou in mind
 

Attvest entered the insurance finance industry with a simple goal – to make every broker we partner with even more successful. 

We do this by offering best-in-class premium funding solutions and – because value is driven by far more than just one product – a full suite of innovative broker support services that make premium funding an absolute breeze.

  • Save time and resources
    We partner with you to effectively manage your accounts receivable.
  • Increase revenue
    We’ll convince more of your clients to make use of our tailored payment options.
  • Reduce fees
    Our payment solution will drive significant savings on transaction fees.

We’re a trusted choice for the country’s top brokers and have helped tens of thousands of clients to build more successful businesses, powered by Attvest. 

Brokers want to partner with someone they can trust to treat their business as if it were their own. Brokers who work with us know they’re in safe hands and that we’ll keep on innovating on their behalf. 

OurExecutive Team

 
Johan Steyn

Johan Steyn

Managing Director

"Managers accept the status quo; leaders challenge it."

With deep leadership and management experience across accounting, treasury portfolios and premium funding, Johan is an industry leader who has honed his business acumen at well-known blue-chip accounting firms and leading finance companies including Deloitte & Touché Tohmatsu (South Africa) and Centrepoint Alliance Premium Funding (Australia).

Having made a lasting impact in diverse roles, including that of COO, Johan specialises in leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver complex business initiatives.

Attvest is the result of his intuitive understanding of the financial and operational aspects that drive successful businesses - both for service providers and their customers. His knowledge of the key drivers of business value; commercialisation strategies; and measured risk-taking have enabled him to steer Attvest from its startup phase in 2014 to the 4th largest premium funder in Australia and one of only three privately owned funders operating in this market.

Johan is a Chartered Accountant and a certified member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Giam Swiegers

Giam Swiegers

Chairman and Non-Executive Director

“Leaders make excellence a habit.”

Giam’s extensive international executive insight and acumen are industry-renowned. As CEO of Deloitte (Australia) he steered the firm to grow to 650 partners; 6,000 staff and a revenue of over AUD1 billion. Under his leadership, the firm won the AFR Capital CFO award for Accounting Firm of the Year; Audit Firm of the Year; Large Firm of the Year and ranked #5 in the Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies.

Also under his leadership as CEO (and now, Chairman), multinational engineering firm Aurecon - with 5,500 engineers - was voted Australia’s most innovative company and Australia’s most innovative professional service firm by the AFR.

Giam believes that a culture of innovation and agility is the core to creating a thriving business. He’s passionate about equality in all forms, and has received industry acclaim for this approach ranging from ‘Best CEO for the advancement of women in business’; to ‘Best firm for the advancement of women’ and ‘HR Champion – CEO’. 

He’s also an active board member of The Australian Design Council; a Strategic Advisor to Ashurst; and a Mentor at Merryck & Co.

Craig Aylmore

Craig Aylmore

Director

“The best teacher for a leader is lived experience.”

Craig is a 40 year veteran of the Australian insurance, broking and funding markets. Having worked for respected companies including Zurich, Hunter, Alliance and Centrepoint, he has an in-depth understanding of how these organisations operate and the complexities of their interdependencies. The diverse roles he has held and created a legacy in include State Manager, National Manager Premium Finance, BDM, Broker Sales Manager and Underwriting Manager.

During his five year tenure at the Alliance Finance Corporation, the group merged with Centrepoint Finance to form Centrepoint Alliance and Craig and his team gained an enviable leading position in the WA markets, servicing $200m of premium funding business.

Since 2014, Craig has played a pivotal role in elevating Attvest Finance from startup to the 4th largest premium funder in Australia, funding in excess of $750m in premiums per year. His deep understanding of new business development and the importance of client relationships, strategic partnerships and market trends is key to guiding Attvest’s long-term strategy.

Craig holds an Advanced Certificate of Insurance Administration TAFE Perth and is a senior associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.

Philip Treisman

Philip Treisman

Director

“Leadership is a result of influence; not just authority.”

Philip Treisman is an accomplished legal practitioner and has played crucial roles including Lead Counsel across a wide variety of industries.  With more than 25 years of experience in highly regulated industries, Philip has developed multifaceted expertise in identifying, evaluating and mitigating risks as Legal Counsel, Specialist Advisor and Director to Boards and Executive Management.

He has a proven track record of leading compliance and legal functions across global organisations and diverse areas of operation. In particular, he gained an in-depth knowledge of the Australian regulatory environment while serving as Senior Specialist with ASIC for over four years. 

Philip is a professionally qualified legal practitioner with a LLB.  He is accredited with the Supreme Court of Victoria as Solicitor & Barrister, has an unrestricted Australian Legal Practitioner license as Principal Lawyer and has Rights of Appearance in the Federal Court of Australia.  Philip is also accredited as an Advocate and Attorney with the High Court of South Africa.

John Sampson

John Sampson

Non-Executive Director

“Leaders understand that an airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”

John is a serial and respected entrepreneur, having founded JBS Investments, a value oriented investment firm operating across New Zealand and Australia; and Capevest, a middle market private equity firm.

Prior to these, John worked in the corporate finance department of a leading international investment bank where he was responsible for in-depth financial analysis and valuations of public and private companies as part of capital raising and merger and acquisition transactions. He has also held senior positions at top tier law firms including Clayton Utz (Australia) and Russell McVeagh (New Zealand).

John is a qualified solicitor and holds an LLB (Hons).

Mark Paton

Mark Paton

Non-Executive Director

“Good management makes problems so interesting and their solutions so compelling that everyone in the organisation wants to be involved in solving them.”

With a Masters in Banking Management from Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Sydney, Mark has over 30 years of experience in banking and financial markets. He’s worked for respected blue-chip corporations including Westpac Banking Corporation, National Mutual Royal Bank Limited and NZ Banking in senior roles including Group Managing Director of Corporate at ANZ banking Group; Chief Executive and Managing Director of FIIG Securities; and General Manager (Vic) at Westpac, to name a few. He is currently Managing Director of AFSG CAPITAL PTY LTD.

Mark’s focus rests squarely on building a solid management foundation. He’s completed management programs including a General Management Program (INSEAD Hong Kong) and Senior Executive Programme (Columbia University New York). He is also a fellow of the Australian Institute of Banking & Finance and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

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Our relationship managers service every state across Australia. If you’re interested in learning more about the Attvest difference, get in touch.

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