Maurice Trapp


Maurice has been  involved in the financial services industry for over 40 years.  His primary motivation has been to focus on the needs of business owners, their succession plans, their business ri... Read More

Brent Wright

Managing Director

With over 27 years experience in the insurance industry Brent brings a huge wealth of industry  knowledge and experience to the team.  With a degree in Business, majoring in Finance Brent commenced... Read More

Gillian Budden

Governance and Projects Manager

Gill has been part of the Maurice Trapp Group team since 2008.  She provides Executive Assistance to Maurice and Brent as Directors and is also the Company Secretary.  Her responsibilities sit with... Read More

Deshneil Hanif

Senior Accounts Consultants

Desh brings a vast amount of skill and expertise to our team to assist Bernadette with accounts, as well as building internal tools to help the senior management team with reporting. Email: Read More

Sian Johnson

Head of Operations

Sian has previously held senior management roles in Operations, Claims and Underwriting for some of the leading Life Insurance companies in New Zealand, and took over the role of Head of Operations... Read More

Owen Grauman


Owen has been providing excellent financial advice for Union members since 2002.  Union Plus is New Zealand’s largest and longest running member benefits for Union Members and works solely for Unio... Read More

Shalini Singh


Shalini is a professional and experienced insurance adviser based in our Auckland office.  With a background in Banking, Finance and Real Estate, Shalini has been at Maurice Trapp Group for over te... Read More

Rick Wells


A legend of Swimming and Triathlon in New Zealand, Rick is also an experienced and professional insurance adviser across all manner of risk insurance types, and when he’s not in the water can be fo... Read More

Laura McKenzie

Underwriting Administrator

An experienced and professional Underwriting Administrator, Laura is based in our Auckland head office and efficiently helps our advisers with applications and underwriting for new clients as well ... Read More

Reena Menezes

Underwriting Administrator

Reena is based in our Auckland head office and efficiently helps our advisers with applications and underwriting for new clients as well as providing assistance for client queries or claims. Ema... Read More

Sheryn Murphy

Customer Support

Sheryn is a friendly and helpful member of our Customer Support team in our Auckland office, supporting staff and advisers. Email:

Alison Adams

General Manager – Fire & General

Alison has a wealth of knowledge after years in the industry and heads up our team of Fire & General advisers.  Together they assist clients all across the country for queries and claims regard... Read More

Mat Page

Mat initially worked in hospitality and became a Scuba instructor before going back to study and starting his insurance career back in 2007.  Mat is involved with MDRT, an industry association for ... Read More

Rick Willis


Rick studied Law and Economics while starting his working career as a customs agent.  With a passion for motorsport Rick soon found a niche within the motor industry working for an import company i... Read More

Tony Gribble


After studying a Bachelor of Management Studies at Waikato University, Tony worked in various industries including a Fisher and Paykel factory, farming and shearing gangs before settling into retai... Read More

Huki Clarke


Huki has re-joined the insurance industry after working 12 years in the Telecommunications and Food Manufacturing industry. Huki has a passion for helping families and small businesses understan... Read More

Angela Ferguson

Support Staff - Financial Design Group

Angela is an integral part the Administration Team.  Ange has been involved in a variety of roles across the banking, publishing and lighting industries these have included reception/PA/accounts an... Read More

Brittany Te Patu

Support Staff - Financial Design Group

Brittany and have been working at FDG since December 2019 after stints at Kepa, the Advisers Institute, managing the marketing and event management for Union Hospitality Group as well as managing a... Read More

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