Five Minutes With Philip Graf, AOBIS

Five Minutes With Philip Graf, AOBIS | Insurance Business

Five Minutes With Philip Graf, AOBIS
Philip Graf, managing director of Australian Owner Builders Insurance Services, talks about reducing product disclosure statements to two pages, Winston Churchill and arranging warranty for the ex-wife of a famous Aussie cricketer.

How would you sum up insurance brokers in three words?
Professional, caring, fun-loving

How would you change the industry?
Reduce product disclosure statements to two pages.

What’s the most important thing a broker can do to develop their business?
Look for niches.

If you were Prime Minister for one day, what would you do?
Implement Andrew Forest`s welfare plan.

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever arranged cover for?
Owner builder warranty for (cricketer Shane Warne's ex-wife) Mrs (Simone) Warne who was selling her house.

What has been the highlight of your career?
Surviving.

What’s your favoured style of coffee?
Latte.
 
NRL, AFL, soccer or other?
Go Bombers.

If you could invite three people to dinner, dead or alive, and excluding family and friends, who would they be and why?
Donald Bradman because I love cricket, Nelson Mandela because he was able to turn the other cheek, and Winston Churchill because he could lead people from adversity to victory.

Complete this sentence: If I wasn’t in insurance, I would be… a publican