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Established in 2003, Everest Risk Group have been focussed on understanding our client’s business and risk exposures to deliver individually tailored general insurance broking solutions at cost effective pricing. We endeavour to build long term mutually beneficial relationships with our clients and to be readily available to provide service at any time. We will actively engage you in the journey of the insurance buying process to allow you to fully understand the full scope of insurance protection prior to a claim occurring.

Everest Risk Group is proudly a Corporate Authorised Representative (No. 276869) of Insurance Advisernet Australia Pty Ltd (IA) – Australian Financial Services Number 240549. IA is a principal member of the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) and a member of the publicly listed Austbrokers Group, who have over $4.5 billion of gross written premium under management and access to a wide range of products and services.

IA was established in 1996 to provide cutting edge licensing, compliance, and back office services to the insurance broking profession. As a Corporate Authorised Representative of IA, we enjoy access to leading information technology systems, corporate buying power and educational services whilst we own and foster our own business and client relationships. We have access to all market leading insurers and underwriting agencies including access to Lloyds of London.

“Our knowledge of the insurance industry and experience in designing and handling insurance programs for thousands of customers enables us to provide advice on selecting the right insurance program to adequately cover our customers’ assets and liabilities.”


Anthony Anastasio

Anthony Anastasio

Managing Director
Authorised Representative No: 262111

02 8880 0651
0402 995 395

Anthony is Managing Director and shareholder of Everest Risk Group and has worked within the insurance industry for over 20 years in both private practice and international broking firms. He has completed a Bachelor of Economics Degree at Sydney University and holds a Diploma in Financial Services (Broking). Anthony is an innovative insurance adviser renowned for his ability to explain complicated insurance concepts and risk management strategies in an easy to understand manner.

He is well known for his attention to detail and providing clear and concise advice. The diverse industry knowledge and experience Anthony has gained across all major General Insurance product lines has allowed him to provide well considered advice across many industry segments. Anthony is an insurance adviser regularly sought by Australian Financial Services Licence Holders, Travel Industry, Property Trusts, Accountants, Hospitality & Accommodation Groups, Manufacturers, Transport & Logistics, and Information Technology providers.

Robert Huntley

Robert Huntley

Authorised Representative No: 335019

02 8880 0652
0417 546 052

Robert is a Director and shareholder of Everest Risk Group. Robert has over 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry gaining a Diploma of Financial Services (Broking). Working in both private practice and international broking firms, Robert has specialised in Professional Indemnity and Directors & Officers Liability Insurance. Robert manages a portfolio of clients including predominantly Fund Managers, Stockbrokers, Securities Dealers, Financial Planners, Corporate Advisory, Private Equity, Venture Capital and Accountants.

Sean McDermott

Sean McDermott

Partner & Associate Director
Authorised Representative No: 447131

02 8880 0653
0449 855 896

Sean is a Partner and shareholder at Everest Group.  Sean has an insurance career spanning over 15 years, holding diplomas of Financial Services of Insurance Broking and General Insurance. He has gained specialised experience in, Claims Management, Underwriting, Risk Assessment & Management, Negotiation & Policy Design.

Sean brings the necessary skills to advocate for clients through the most complex claims spanning all classes of general insurance. Sean has a specialist expertise with working with Australian Financial Licenses Holders and their specific claims profile with response to regulators and external dispute resolution processes as well as shopping centre property owner groups with slip and fall liability risk exposures.

Vanessa Anastasio

Vanessa Anastasio

Account Executive and Team Leader
Authorised Representative No: 333987

02 8880 0654
0447 685 791

Vanessa is a passionate insurance professional who plays a central role in ensuring the service our clients experience is always of the highest calibre.

Since 2008, Vanessa has had a wide variety of insurance experience from managing the insurance needs from some of the largest rural farms in Australia through to being a Senior Broker in managing hard to place risks into the insurance market.

In her current role as Account Executive and Team Leader, Vanessa is focused on providing the support to the overall team to ensure our clients receive the best insurance outcomes possible.

With experience in assisting a range of clients from SME’s to Corporates, Vanessa works tirelessly to support our clients, the team, and the overall business.

Tammy Sheridan

Account Manager
Authorised Representative No: 1286597

02 8880 0655
0411 933 115

Tammy is an astute Insurance Professional with over 8 years corporate risks experience within a Big 4 international broking firm.

Beginning her career within the legal field in the U.K. and has successfully transitioned into the insurance space when arriving in Australia in 2012.

Tammy utilises her analytical skills to ensure clients receive the most tailored service for their specific requirements.  Her concise and professional manner together with her high attention to detail ensures that clients are advised to their utmost best interests.

Tammy has completed a U.K. Law Degree with Honours and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Business Law), as well as a Diploma in Financial Services (Insurance Broking) in Australia.

Bill Macartney

Bill Macartney

Communications & Development Manager

02 8880 0650
0409 109 902

After a cadetship in journalism and experience in a wide range of roles and industries, Bill launched his Family Record, Business Record & Insight Dinner services in 2004 for which he has completed more than 1,000 interviews.

In the ‘90s Bill launched and ran the Grand Prix Circuit for 18 Foot Skiffs, televised on the Nine Network during lunch breaks in the cricket. For 11 years it achieved average annual revenue growth of more than 25% and re-wrote conventional wisdom on promoting and televising sail racing.

Earlier in his career, Bill also worked with Paul Hogan, was Publicity Director of World Series Cricket, ran Hoyts Edgley Productions (films) and was an award-winning freelance writer.

At Everest Risk Group, Bill is responsible for delivery of customer engagement and communication strategies along with new business development opportunities.

Our Commitment to You

Everest Risk Group prides itself on the individual service and risk analysis we can provide to our clients.

As your appointed insurance adviser, we will:

  • Always put the client first and ensure we exceed our client’s expectations.
  • Act transparent, professional and in an ethical manner.
  • Anticipate our client’s needs.
  • Identify the risks our clients face in advance of our client contacting us.
  • Work as a team to deliver seamless service to our clients.

When making a claim, we commit to:

  • Provide you with the Insurers Claim Form.
  • Arrange for the Loss Assessor or Legal representation to be appointed if applicable.
  • Advise you on the completion of the Claim Form and supporting documentation required to have your claim assessed.
  • Submit the Claim Form to the Insurer
  • Provide advice and advocacy to ensure you have received your full policy entitlements.



Trust is the cornerstone on which our business is built. It means we do what we say we’ll do. Use our expertise to put your needs first and foremost. And are always transparent about the advice we provide and why we provide it.


Great advice is based on great understanding and relationships. It’s why adopting a risk management approach and assessing your unique risk profile is essential to ensuring the right policies are always in place. It’s what sets us apart.


Price is always important. But value goes much further. It’s the sum total of the depth of our relationships, the quality of our advice, the breadth of our offering and the efficiency of our systems – all bolstered by our unrivalled buying power as one of the leading general insurance advisory dealer groups. Ultimately though, our key value to you is as your advocate in the event of a claim.


Insurance is no time for compromise. It’s vital to have access to a wide range of insurance options so, once identified, your needs can be effectively met. That’s why we have active relationships with more than 100 major insurers.

Client Testimonials

For help, information and assistance lodging a claim, please call 02 8880 0650 or Contact Us