Team Members

Our team is made up of experienced product managers, sales and advice experts, systems development and product researchers.
Our team has been researching life insurance products and providing premium comparisons since 1999. We also have systems development experience going back to the 1980s.
We’re here to help Advisers with best practice, compliant risk product research focussed on features that pay benefits, industry leading premium comparisons with fair-dinkum quotes on an up to date risk advice platform.

We do all this to make it easier for you to develop the best strategies and recommendations to meet your clients’ needs.

We are also here to help Licensees support their life risk advice business with APL and risk champion consulting and compliance services.
Learn more about who we are and what makes us such a great team to support you in your business.

Stephen Dingjan

Managing Director

Stephen has over 35 years of experience in a range of roles in Australian Funds
Management and Life Insurance including 14 years as an industry consultant. Previously he has held significant roles as a Product Manager, Business Development Manager and a variety of actuarial roles in superannuation and life insurance.

Stephen is a Responsible Manager and his role is to oversee the strategic direction and compliance for the LifeRisk Group.  He also has specific responsibility for finance and product management.

Craig Forbes

Head of Distribution

Craig has extensive sales and marketing experience across a diverse range of products and services.

Craig’s role is to connect with and support Licensees and Advisors with LifeRisk Online and grow the number of subscribers.

Manouri Pothuhera

Risk Research Consultant

Manouri worked overseas for a multinational life insurance group for over
10 years with roles in Actuarial, Group Life, Retirement Benefits
(Superannuation) and Operational Risk Management.

Manouri’s role is to keep our life insurance product research up to date.

Stephen Kennedy

Systems Manager

Steve has a degree in Computer Science. He has worked on LifeRisk Online for over 7 years. In previous roles he worked a Computer Network and Systems technician supporting major companies in regional Victoria.

Stephen ensures that LifeRisk Online runs efficiently and maintains our systems so that life company quote systems produce correct quotations.

Robert Gurling

Head of Operations

Robert has over 30 years experience in the Australian Life Insurance industry. In that time he has worked for a number of life insurance companies and consulting firms as an actuarial and systems analyst.

Robert is a Responsible Manager and his main role is to oversee compliance, product research and software development.