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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.



Adrian Kitchin

Managing 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).

Memberships:

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


Drue Castanelli

EGM Operations and Compliance

Drue has been working in the insurance industry for over 35 years and has a wealth of knowledge. He is passionate about delivering broking best practices and advising on a strategy to allow the Resilium team to be the best they can be. Before joining Resilium, he was the General Manager, Northern at Insurance Advisernet.

Drue has assisted many Authorised Representatives in growing their business by providing them with business and systems analysis, advice on best practice broking and business strategy advice.

Drue holds a Diploma in Financial Services (Broking) and is also a Qualified Practising Insurance Broker (QPIB).

Memberships:

  • National Insurance Brokers Association of Australia


Ben Hastie

EGM Sales and Distribution

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 EGM, Sales and Distribution, 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).

Memberships:

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