Management Team & CWIB Board Members

Paul Wilkes
Paul Wilkes ANZIIF (Sen. Assoc) ; QPIB
Managing Director

Paul has over 25 years experience in the general insurance industry and joined Country Wide Insurance Brokers in 2005.

Paul holds a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking) as well as a Diploma of Leadership Management and is a Senior Associate of The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance and is a Qualified Practicing Insurance Broker of the National Insurance Brokers Association.

Paul is a Responsible Manager of the Company.

Ronnie Chong

Ronnie Chong CPA ; M Accounting ; B Computer Sc ; ANZIIF (Assoc)
Director / Group Financial Controller

Ronnie has over 20 years experience in Commerce and Information Technology, and joined Country Wide Insurance Brokers in 2006.

Ronnie has a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from The University of Wollongong, a Master of Accounting degree from Curtin University, and is a member of CPA Australia and an Associate CIP of The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.

Ronnie is a Responsible Manager of the Company.

Ray Ball

Ray Ball Dip Fin Serv (Broking)
Director

Ray began his insurance career in 1982 working for a major Australian insurance company firstly in the role of area manager before progressing to senior management positions. Prior to his insurance career Ray was employed in the Finance & Banking sector for 11 years.

After joining Country Wide in 1994, Ray became the Managing Director in 2000 and has responsibility for new business development.

Ray holds a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking) and is also a Responsible Manager of the company.

Ron Broadbent
Ron Broadbent
Non Executive Director

Ron represents Austbroker Holdings who have a share holding in Country Wide Insurance Brokers.

Ron joined the Insurance Industry in 1995 following a career in banking and has an MBA from Charles Stuart University. Ron also has an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services, is a QFSR (Qualified Financial Services Representative) and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.