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Our Team

From our operations team to our sales team, to our board and our shareholders, we love the motor industry! We have a wealth of experience and real skin in the game, meaning we are committed to making things better now, and in the future.

Board of Directors



Chairman & Non-Executive Director

Norman Newbon has served on subsidiary Boards of major public companies for the past 34 years in both the motor industry with Volkswagen and Subaru, and in the insurance and financial services industry with GIO, AMP and Suncorp. Norman spent 21 years with GIO in an executive capacity and he is currently a Director of StateCover Mutual Limited, MIPS Insurance Pty Ltd. Prior Directorships include Chairman of the ASX listed Konekt Limited.



Non-Executive Director

Paul Myers has more than 35 years’ experience in the automotive industry. Paul spent 20 years with AGC, before becoming a Director of Premium Warranties Australia and dealing in underwritten warranty insurance products as well as discretionary warranty products. Paul was also a director of Motorsure and Australian Dealer Insurance.


Non-Executive Director

Robyn Bateup is a qualified Actuary with over 25 years of experience in the general insurance industry, advising corporate and government entities. Robyn is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Robyn has extensive experience in eric’ s product lines, including having been eric’ s Appointed Actuary prior to 2016. Among her many skills, Robyn brings risk management, governance, pricing, regulatory, financial and actuarial expertise to the Board. Robyn is currently a Director of Medical Insurance Australia Pty Ltd and has also been an elected Council member of the Actuaries Institute.




Non-executive Director

Steve Kloss has more than 25 years’ experience in business principally in the automotive sector. Steve cut his teeth in the automotive industry, through being first to market with a host of intellectual property. Steve is currently the Chief Executive officer of Pentana Solutions who specialise in the supply and development of automotive corporate systems tailored to the needs of dealerships.


Non-Executive Director

Ian Miller was a former Senior Partner of Ernst & Young having been with the firm, in a variety of executive roles, over 30 years.

Ian is currently a Non Executive Director of Macquarie Investment Management Ltd and was formerly Deputy Chairman of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.

When clients and customers talk to us, they know they’re talking to one of our experienced team. We give our complete attention to discover the right solution for their situation and needs.

Executive Team



Chief Executive Officer

Malcolm has over 35 years’ experience in Financial Services holding key leadership roles in Asset & Auto Finance. Prior to joining Eric, his most recent role was to lead the Esanda Dealer Finance business through a successful sale to Macquarie Group. Previous positions include executive roles within ANZ Bank and Managing Director UDC Finance in New Zealand. Malcolm is passionate about making things better for people, partners and customers. He delivers business growth through leading strong, customer centric teams that deliver exceptional value, underpinned by continuous improvements to technology and process to firmly manage costs.


Chief Operating Officer

Sean has over 30 years’ experience as a finance professional and has held a key role at Ernst & Young specialising in financial services and consumer products across a range of disciplines. Additionally, Sean has worked as an adviser, audit partner or the Chief Financial Officer for multinational, publicly listed, government, private equity and APRA regulated entities. Currently, aside from his work with Eric Insurance, Sean also sits on the board for Benetas, a not-for-profit aged care company focused on creating relationships and aiding the community. Sean brings his experience in development and implementation of business strategies as well as his interest in the opportunity that technology and the global markets offer.