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Willis Towers Watson Education - Creating partnerships with independent schools

Trusted advisor

Willis Towers Watson has been providing insurance broking and risk management services to independent schools in excess of 35 years in Australia, under the leadership of George Andreetta as Client Relationship Director, who has more than 25 years’ experience in insurance/ risk management for independent schools. His servicing team, who have many years of experience combined in general insurance, understand what clients in the education sector require of their broker and risk manager. With responsibility for over 350 clients nationally, Willis Towers Watson provides risk management analysis, and direction on the construction of soundly based insurance programs.

The Willis Towers Watson Service Team is committed to providing optimal service levels, from insurance placements to claims handling and risk management. The team will provide local personalised service for all aspects of your insurance and risk management requirements

Claims Advocate

The test of any insurance program is its ability to respond when needed. Willis Towers Watson Claims Team was established to support our service delivery by assisting our clients with the lodgement and processing of claims together with addressing general claims enquiries.

Central to Willis Towers Watson Claims is their proactive claims management which ensures that claims are being managed without unnecessary time taken by the school in personally managing a claim.

Our proven claims performance with independent schools in settling frequent and difficult insured losses was highlighted after a number of schools suffered substantial fire and weather damage losses in recent years.

Risk Management

The following Risk Management services are available as part of the Willis Towers Watson insurance program:

  • Risk Scorecard, a complimentary self-assessment/self-audit exercise intended to help schools evaluate their risk performance and highlight the strengths / weaknesses in a number of different areas.

  • Risk management framework/procedures review and consultation to address more specific needs/risks via our risk management specialist (Adam Berryman).

  • Helpdesk facility for all enquiries in relation to any area of risk including property, liability, workplace safety and security.

  • Asset & liability protection surveys.

  • Reputation management guidance and assistance via Willis Towers Watson consultant David Maddocks including advice and/or visits to schools regarding bullying/abuse management/procedures.

Education Main Contacts

National Contact :

George Andreetta
National Client Relationship Director
03 8681 9845

State Contacts: Click Here

Claims Contacts

Motor Vehicle claim:
Vero Insurance
1800 222 043

Student Accident claim:
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI)
1300 380 377

Other claims:
Willis Towers Watson Claims Team
1300 854 131