Meet the Team

Energy, Expertise & Excellence

Collectively we represent a broad spectrum of expertise ranging from commercial property, workers compensation and industrial risks to home and car, landlords and travel insurance. Our experience spans a range of industries, from retail, manufacturing and wholesale to legal, financial, property and engineering.

All Coverforce Leed staff are members of the Insurance Brokers Network Australia (IBNA Limited) and the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA).

Senior Management

Con Manetas

Director & Senior Broker

Con Manetas

Con has 40 years’ experience in the insurance and risk management industry. His principal areas of expertise are in Worldwide Insurance Programs, Commercial Property, Workers Compensation and Information Technology.

His skills in risk analysis and providing tailored solutions for clients are key to the way Leed operates. His career highlight came when an insurance program he designed for a national importing and wholesaling company saved the owners from permanent, damaging loss and helped the business make a full recovery to pre-loss turnover.

Con’s experience tops a long list of qualifications and memberships with professional associations. Among other involvements, he was on the national board of directors at IBNA Limited for over 10 years (Chairman 1997/98), holds a Diploma in Financial Services (Broking) and is a Senior Associate Member of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF). Con also holds a graduate diploma from the Institute of Company Directors.

Doug Hanson

Senior Account Broker

Doug Hanson

Doug has worked all his life in the insurance industry, with an impressive 49 years’ experience. His areas of expertise are Industrial Risks, Retailers and Workers Compensation.

His work is solution focused. He loves the people side of the business and knows almost everyone in it, a vital advantage for Coverforce Leed clients. In fact, some of his clients have been with him since he first started in risk brokerage.

Doug’s qualifications include a Diploma in Financial Services (Broking), is a Qualified Practicing Insurance Broker (QPIB) and is Workers Compensation Accredited.

Leann Linnenbank

Office Manager

Leann Linnenbank

Leann is a dedicated team member, with 13 years of experience in the insurance and risk management industry. She is an expert in Office Administration, and provides support that enables Coverforce Leed to operate at a highly professional level.

Leann is friendly and approachable at all times, and is strongly committed to providing the most helpful service possible for Coverforce Leed clients.

David Moses

Strategic Financial Planner

David Moses

David has a Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning and has also completed the Self Managed Super Fund Course)

David also has tertiary qualifications in Psychology, Business Administration/Economics and German (as a second language)

David has been involved in the Financial Services industry for over 18 years, having completed his second degree in Zurich, Switzerland, David went to work with Mark Rich AG (now Glencore International) in the commodities trading field before returning to Australia to specialise in financial and investment planning.

David is authorised to provide advice and deal in the following specific products:
Savings Plans, Lump sum investments, Personal Superannuation, Employer Sponsored Superannuation, Rollovers, Annuities, Allocated Pensions, Life Insurance, Accident/Sickness/Disability Insurance, Trauma Insurance, Permanent & Total Disability Insurance, Income Protection Insurance, Business Expense Insurance.

Rachel Thomas

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Rachel has been in the Insurance Industry for 16 years and has extensive experience as both an Insurance Broker and Underwriter.

Rachel has a high attention to detail and prides herself on exceptional customer service. She sees her clients as part of the Coverforce Leed family and treats them as if they were her own. Rachel has also run a successful business and understands from the Business Owners perspective the day to day challenges.

She is constantly improving her Industry knowledge and qualifications, which include:

  • NIBA Diploma of Financial Services – Business Development Manager – QFSR
  • NIBA Tier 1 Broking – QPIB
  • Pinnacle Financial Services Tier 1 Advice in Superannuation
Annette Hughes

Annette Hughes

Annette is highly experienced in dealing with high net worth clients and helping them manage their personal assets. She also manages our portfolio of larger non-commercial strata clients.

Annette is fun, friendly and down-to-earth. She is always ready to find solutions for our clients’ unique requirements.

Samantha Matthews

Sam

Sam is a Senior Account Manager at Leed Risk Services. She has 27 years experience in the Insurance Industrry, 13 years being in the UK and the last 14 here in WA.

Sam has specialist knowledge in Farming Insurance, Professional & Financial Lines, Transport as well as general Insurance markets and she is QBIP & Tier One Accredited.

Sam is client focused and believes in building strong, long lasting relationships with clients with a friendly and professional approach.

Angela Beazley