Our Team

Our Executive Management Team includes a group of highly skilled professionals with more than 85 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

Paul Lynam

Chairman/Director, Mergers & Acquisitions

With more than 30 years’ experience in the Insurance industry, Paul was the founding Director of ‘SRS Underwriting’ and Retail Insurance Broker ‘Blue Broking’, and as Chief Executive led the company through a time of dynamic growth and opportunity. Paul is also a past Chairman of the Underwriting Agencies Council of Australia as well as the recipient of the UAC Lifetime Achievement Award.

Paul is also a former Principal Member and Fellow of the National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia. He also has extensive experience in business culture management, merger and acquisition completion, start-up business opportunities and business coaching.

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

Rosalie Lau

Chief Financial Officer

Rosalie completed her professional training with KPMG in 1992. Since then, she has held senior finance roles in publicly listed companies in Australia and overseas including Steadfast Group Limited, DXC Technology, McAfee, and SAP.

With over 25 years’ experience in the financial services and technology sectors, Rosalie’s expertise includes acquisitions and integrations, start-ups, IPO, change management, systems implementation, risk and compliance, commercial support and strategy, and ASX reporting.

Rosalie holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and is a member of Australia and New Zealand Chartered Accountants.