About Us

Wayne Clarkson

Wayne Clarkson
Financial Advisor and Managing Director

Born and raised in Geraldton, Wayne commenced his Insurance career working for Royal Insurance which was then taken over by Wesfarmers. After an exciting beginning working in the General Insurance Division, and the odd sojourn with the rural guys at the cattle sales, Wayne was then seconded to the newly formed Life and Risk Division of Wesfarmers.

After a period of some 10 years at Wesfarmers, Wayne decided to "go out on his own".

The evolution of Great Western Insurance Brokers continued from a humble beginnings to the successful business it is today, supporting the local community in business and recreational activities. Great Western Insurance Brokers is proudly the only locally owned Insurance Brokerage in Geraldton.

Mark Houston

Mark Houston
Senior Account Manager

Mark started his career in the Insurance industry in 1999 and found his way into Great Western Insurance Brokers in 2001. Having lived and worked in the industry in Lake Grace, Northam, and Perth before coming to Geraldton, Mark has garnered a diverse knowledge and understanding of the insurance needs within the local community. Mark enjoys the Midwest lifestyle and very much looks forward to settling into and further developing his business relationships within the Midwest community.

Tonya Morrison
Tonya MorrisonBroker Support

Tonya commenced at Great Western Insurance Brokers in January 1998. Apart from two short breaks for the birth of her children, Tonya has remained on our team throughout this time. Tonya's longevity with GWIB as well as within the insurance industry has enabled her to develop strong relationships with our clients. In her role at Great Western, Tonya provides integral support to our Brokers.

Having lived in the Mid West for the past twenty years, she understands the need for quality local service.

Jenna Hansen
Jenna HansenClaims Manager

Jenna began her career in Insurance in 2010 after a short stint in the Financial Services Industry. As the designated Claims Manager at GWIB, Jenna handles all claims from start to finish. This relieves the burden of Clients chasing up Insurers, Assessors and Repairers. Jenna's role is to achieve the best possible outcome from the Claim.

Born and bred in Kalbarri, Jenna looks forward to guiding you through the inconveniences of claim time.

George Nobilo
George NobiloAccount Manager

George's career first began in the Accounting industry before he commenced with Great Western Insurance Brokers in May 2014. Born and raised in Geraldton, George has been involved with the Mid West community all of his life.

George draws strength from his already established relationships within the region and the Financial services Industry and looks forward to building those relationships and establishing new ones as part of the Great Western Insurance Brokers team. He aims to assist all existing and potential clients with their insurance requirements and will continue to endeavour to find the best solution for his clients.

Jennifer Clarkson
Jennifer ClarksonPersonal Assistant Life Division

Born and raised in Geraldton, Jenni began her career as a banker at the age of 17 with the Bank of New South Wales. After a two year long working holiday in England, Jenni made her way back to Perth to begin her climb up the banking ladder, eventually becoming a Manager which was a rare thing for a woman in those days. After 30 years in banking, a change of direction soon had Jenni working for Wayne at GWIB where her insurance career began.

13 years on and Jenni has garnered a diverse knowledge and understanding of the Superannuation and Risk Insurance needs of the local community. As a keen gardener and traveller, Jenni enjoys any spare time she has working in the garden or jetting around.

Bronwyn ClarksonBronwyn Clarkson
Assistant

Born and raised in Geraldton, Bronwyn began her working life as a hairdresser. After 6 years, Bronwyn become a business owner by purchasing the Salon that she had done her apprenticeship in. After marrying Wayne and 8 years on, Bronwyn sold the salon to become an at home mum. With GWIB growing fast, there was a need for Bronwyn to come in for a couple of days to help out. Some 12 or so years later, she is still here, though in a more important role of monitoring the Compliance Regulations, HR and general dog's body!

Bronywn and Wayne are very proud that GWIB is still the only locally owned Insurance Brokerage in Geraldton today.