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, 2014 and 2017 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 

Aidan Harmer - Trainee Account Broker

Email: aidan@cprinsurance.com.au 

 

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Latest News

D&O premium pool ‘must treble’ to return to profitability

A new report – called "Show Me The Money!" by insurer XL Catlin and law firm Wotton + Kearney – is the second in a series of three white papers on securities class actions and their impact on the Directors & Officers Liability (D&O) market. The main conclusion is that Directors’ and officers’ (D&O) insurance premiums are under-priced significantly and need to rise strongly to restore profitability. The main risk areas are those exposed to securities class actions, 

It says Directors & Officer's Side A, Side B and Side C cover has been chronically underpriced since at least 2011, while the frequency of class actions is increasing as more plaintiff lawyers and litigation funders enter the space.

The analysis suggests last year’s overall premium pool of about $210 million would need to increase by at least three times to establish a profitable market, if it is assumed all other factors stay unchanged.

“Recent market developments would indicate most D&O insurers are now endeavouring to restore some semblance of profitability to their portfolios after years of market losses,” the report says.

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75% of Cyclone Debbie claims settled

In the 6 months since Cyclone Debbie devastated Queensland and parts of northern New South Wales:

• more than 31,000 homes and business have been repaired or received settlements from their insurance company

• more than 20,000 families have had possessions replaced

• more than 4,500 motor vehicles have been repaired or new vehicles provided

• hundreds of local builders and trades have been working on properties to repair the damage and destruction caused by the cyclone

• over $5 million has been paid EACH DAY to assist local communities, residents and businesses.

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