Our Team

Our Executive Management Team includes a group of highly skilled professionals with more than 65 years of insurance-related experience between them. They are all experienced leaders who are genuinely passionate about insurance and delivering exceptional service to a vast national network of Resilium Authorised Representatives.

Ben Hastie

Managing Director

After 25 years in the industry as an underwriter and broker, Ben’s grassroots insurance experience has given him a solid background. Ben joined Resilium in 2016 after 11 years with Chubb insurance with his last 4 years as VP National Commercial Lines Manager.

As Resilium’s Managing Director, Ben leads a highly capable team to deliver innovative solutions and exceptional service to our clients.

His understanding of the ever-changing insurance landscape and all it entails is vast as is his long-standing relationships with the Australian underwriting community.

Ben holds a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking), is also a Qualified Practising Insurance Broker (QPIB) and a Certified Insurance Professional (CIP).


  • Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • ANZIIF (Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance)
  • National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia

Angela O’Neil

General Manager, Broking

In her role as General Manager Broking, Ange O’Neil manages Resilium’s Placement Team, leads and manages Resilium’s BDM team and is also responsible for managing Resilium’s strategic Alliance program.

Ange started with Resilium in the Placement Team in 2016 and joined Resilium’s senior management team in July 2017. She has been heavily involved in the coaching and mentoring of Resilium ARs around the country, focussing on the move from Agent to Authorised Representative, while also cultivating relationships with key Insurers.

Prior to Resilium, Ange spent over 15 years as an SME Broker and also the Manager of a large SME Team within an Australian Broker in Sydney.

Adrian Kitchin

Executive Director

Adrian has worked within the Insurance and legal industry for more than 27 years, in Senior managerial roles with industry leaders; GIO, Aon, Liberty International Underwriters and Insurance Advisernet (Australia and New Zealand).

Since joining the business in 2015, Adrian has played a pivotal role in Resilium becoming the fastest growing insurance broking operation in Australia. In the last few years, he has put in place a redesigned equity model, helped drive new premium placements, planned and implemented key strategies for growth and increased business revenue streams.

Adrian holds a Bachelor of Laws (QUT), a Diploma in Financial Services (Broking) and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Adrian is also a Qualified Practising Insurance Broker (QPIB).


  • Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • NSW Law Society
  • National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia