The Big Interview
Denver Van Gramberg would be known to many brokers nationwide, having taken on the role of managing and selling Brooklyn Underwriting’s brand, the sales and marketing of the group’s products, and the promotion of its online system and distribution channels. With a proven ability to build relationships across the Australian broker and insurer markets, Van Gramberg has made a significant and easily recognisable contribution to the organisation’s achievement of over 35% growth in three consecutive financial years. An energetic and assertive professional who is contributing to innovation at the group, he has engaged with clients across all states, territories, and regional centres in Australia, conducting meetings and presentations at the executive level and managing the relationships with over 650 licensed brokers. He is seen as having played a crucial role in Brooklyn’s Underwriting Agency of the Year wins in both 2012 and 2013. Personally passionate about the insurance industry, Van Gramberg has contributed to it through Brooklyn’s ‘NEXT’ event aimed at young professionals, with guests including Dr John Hewson, rugby stars such as Chris Lawrence, and Sydney FC’s Terry McFlynn. He was also on the committee that helped raise over $100,000 for KidsXpress through participation in the industry-wide KidsXpress Charity Cricket Shield.