Dale Hansen, Austbrokers Coast to Coast (Australia)
Company: Austbrokers Coast to Coast
Job title: CEO
Industry veteran Dale Hansen returned to the Insurance Business Australia Hot List for a fourth consecutive time in 2019. As CEO, Hansen has been instrumental in the ongoing success of Austbrokers Coast to Coast and, under his leadership, the firm has claimed a string of high-profile industry accolades including ANZIIF’s Small Brokerage of the Year Award in both 2016 and 2017, as well as being a finalist for the award in 2018. Further, the firm was also named Brokerage of the Year (for companies with six to 20 staff) at the 2018 Insurance Business Awards and was a finalist in the same category for the 2019 event. Independently, Hansen has also thrived, winning NIBA’s Australian Broker of the Year Award in 2016 and also claiming the Stephen Ball Memorial Award. Based in the Burleigh Heads region of Queensland, Hansen is also invested in his local community, providing training on risk management issues for charitable organisations and the non-profit sector.