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About us

Our company

Crombie Lockwood has been helping New Zealanders protect what's important for over 40 years. From our humble beginnings in Napier in 1978, we’ve proudly built up a network from Invercargill to Kaitaia.

Today we are a team of around 850 people in 27 local offices. We place premiums in excess of $800 million on behalf of over 100,000 customers.

In 2014 we joined Gallagher, the world’s fourth largest insurance broker. This international backing combined with our national resources enables us to negotiate the right benefits, conditions and premiums for our clients.

We remain true to the Kiwi values we're built on, and today Crombie Lockwood is still run by two of its founders, Steve Lockwood and Carl O'Shea.

Our commitment to protecting New Zealanders extends to our partnership with Kiwis for kiwi and sponsorship of the Crombie Lockwood Kiwi Burrow.

Your trusted insurance advisers

We work with you to understand your needs and provide you with advice on the best coverage for your risks. Crombie Lockwood brokers are your trusted insurance advisers, and will:

  • work with the New Zealand and international insurance markets on your behalf to get you the right cover for your needs;
  • explain insurance policies in ways that are easy to understand;
  • review your insurance programme as your needs change to keep your cover up to date;
  • guide you through the claims process and advocate on your behalf when needed. 

Why use a broker? We explain the role of a broker and how they work with you.

"We will position you to financially survive any insurable event." 

Specialist knowledge and solutions 

Our brokers provide advice on personal, business, and corporate insurance solutions. 

We have specialist brokers who are expert in specific industries and areas of risk ie aviation, construction, cyber and marine.

We work with industry bodies and associations, to arrange insurance schemes and solutions for their members and we provide insurance advice on a range of business sectors to the Asian business community.

We have also developed our own insurance solutions with SMARTpak – a comprehensive cover package for SMEs, CyberSAFE, and Onesurance, an innovative personal insurance range.

Crombie Lockwood leadership team

  • Steve Lockwood - Managing Director of Gallagher Australia & New Zealand
  • Carl O'Shea - Chief Executive Officer
  • Scott Cresswell - Executive - People & Culture (Acting)
  • Drew Gilpin - Executive - Broking Growth
  • Gillian Granger - Chief Operating Officer
  • Greg Howarth - Chief Information Officer
  • Mark Jones - Chief Broking Officer
  • Debbie Lowe - Executive - Marketing & Communications
  • Brord van der Kroft - Chief Financial Officer

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