Our People

Experience and qualifications

Robert Cooper has had more than 30 years in the Insurance Industry working for a number of prominent Insurance Companies and International Insurance Brokers. He is also well qualified with a Master of Business Administration and a Graduate Diploma of Insurance from Deakin University, as well he is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Insurance and Finance and a Fellow of the National Insurance Brokers Association.

Read his Linkedin profile here

While he specialises in Professional Indemnity and Directors & Officers LiabilityInsurance, he is highly knowledgeable in all classes of insurance and has provided services to the small, medium and corporate sized clients with value for money risk and insurance solutions.

In 2013 and 2014, he was named one of Insurance Business Magazine's Top 30 Elite Insurance Brokers. Read about it here.

Mandy Cooper has had more than 20 years in the Insurance Industry working as both an Underwriter and an Insurance Broker for many different firms. She is an Associate of the Australian Institute of Insurance and Finance. She has a wealth of experience in Business Insurance primarily focussed at the Small to Medium Enterprise and complements Robert's skills within CPR Insurance Services. Valued highly for her high standard of service and efficiency, she will look after all your insurance needs promptly and thoroughly.

Contact

Cooper Professional Risks Pty Ltd trading as CPR Insurance Services is a Brisbane based Queensland business.

General Office Details are:

Phone: 07 3123 1137    Fax: (07) 3102 9294
Skype: cooper.professional.risks
 
Email: enquiries@professionalrisk.com.au 

Its Principal Staff are:

Robert Cooper - Director  

Mobile: 0439 530 910
Email: robert.cooper@professionalrisk.com.au 

Mandy Cooper - Director

Mobile: 0403 692 223
Email: mandy@cprinsurance.com.au

Julia McLaughlan - Broker's Assistant

Mobile: 0412 384 069

Email: julia@cprinsurance.com.au 

 

CPR Insurance - Experts who will save you! 

Latest News

Summer catastrophe bill over $500 million

Insured losses for the four catastrophes declared over summer have gone above $550 million, according to the Insurance Council of Australia. 

There was a bit of a “sharp rise in value” of losses with the Great Ocean road bushfires that hit Victoria over Christmas. Insured losses from the Victorian bushfires now stand at $110 million from 527 claims, compared with $88 million one month ago. Rob Whelan, CEO of the ICA, said that the clean-up operation in the state is well underway with at least 15 sites cleaned up so far by contractors. Insurers can only commence rebuilding once each site has been cleared of debris, including asbestos.  Also the extremely steep terrain is presenting significant challenges, but insurers are determined to rebuild homes in the shortest time possible once the design and planning approval process is completed.  

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Hot summer leads to more claims

Insurance claims have so far exceeded $515 million this summer. Unfortunately they are likely to increase further as the country continues to deal with bushfires and severe storms. The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) said the figure is made up from four catastrophes. These include three major bushfires in Pinery in South Australia, Victoria's Great Ocean Road and in Yarloop in Western Australia. Then there was also the Sydney storms and tornado in December.  Insurers were expecting this to be a highly dangerous summer. The predictions were for a heightened bushfire risk in exactly the areas that have suffered bushfires. It is still only the middle of  summer. The world has also experienced the hottest year on record since 1880. With more evaporation of land and oceans, combined with more mositure in the atmosphere creating more storm activity and then a greater volume being dumped somewhere else on the planet, it is unlikely these events will reduce into the future.

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