Property underwriting manager – Victoria & Tasmania
Kristy Humphries’ current client list includes some of Australia’s foremost companies, and she’s tasked with underwriting some of the largest property risks in the country. Humphries joined ACE in Brisbane and quickly established herself as a skilled team leader and expert underwriter of property risks. She successfully re-profiled the Queensland property portfolio, expanding the distribution network and strengthening relationships with key brokers. In 2014, she secured over $3m in new business. Humphries currently serves as Australasian joint vice president of the Young Insurance Professionals (YIPS). She’s a keen mentor of young underwriters at ACE, coaching and developing underwriting team members, assisting in their advancement through the various levels of ACE underwriting authority.
Humphries is also a strong advocate for women in insurance. Last year, she was a guest speaker at the Queensland Women in Insurance End of Financial Year Luncheon. It’s her aim to inspire other women in the industry to focus on their personal and professional development, in order to maximise their career potential. Looking to the future, Humphries hopes to work in the Asian Insurance Market and join ACE’s senior management team.