OUR TEAM

Our team brings with them decades of experience in the insurance industry.

Scroll down to find out more about our people, their experience and their accomplishments.

TRAVIS KENZLE

Managing Director

Travis has two decades of experience in complex insurance and risk mitigation solutions. He spent the first 15 years of his career at HUB International, which is one of the largest insurance brokers in the world. Travis started his commercial insurance career focused on technology companies and publicly listed companies.

In 2003, he began specialising in mining and resources, building one of the largest resources client bases throughout North America in record time. Travis led a team that insured over 250 mining companies, whilst also managing a portfolio of clients with complex insurance issues across the Legal, Accounting, Financial Institutions and Property/Development sectors.

NICK GEORGE

Executive Broking Manager

Nick has nearly 7 years’ experience in the Australian General Insurance market. At the start of his career, Nick excelled as part of a successful Mining, Transport and Earthmoving team for an international insurance broker. He soon migrated to a role with exposure to various lines of General Insurance, including Professional Indemnity, Property-Casualty and General Business risks.

This eventually lead Nick into a role where he assisted in establishing the reputation of a relatively new WA branch of a Global Insurance Brokerage. In this role, Nick grew his expertise in Property/Casualty and General Business risks for SME & multi-national companies.

As part of KBI for nearly 2 years, Nick has played an integral part in establishing the Complex Risk and Financial Lines divisions, while also assisting in the general growth, capability and broking operations.

PHIL HUGHES

Account Executive

With a background in engineering for the Aeronautical and Resource Industries, Phil was led to the Insurance industry after he moved to Australia from the UK. He began his insurance career with a large Australian based company, where he managed an established portfolio of commercial clientele. His role left him responsible for the growth of his company’s presence in WA and the Perth Metro region. In his time there, Phil focused on the management and development of a mixed profile of business, including Commercial Property and Strata.

Because of his strengths in relationship building and business development as well as his extensive knowledge of WA’s property space, Phil was brought on to KBI in a key role as part of the Commercial Property and Strata team.

DANIEL WOODTHORPE

Account Manager

Daniel has nearly 12 years’ experience in various areas of the Australian Insurance market. He began his career at a large National Insurance Company as a Technical Advisor, where he quickly excelled. Daniel then worked his way up in the Insurance Industry as a broker for various companies. This experience has included work with large Construction Risks, Commercial Accounts, Commercial Property, and Strata.

Daniel’s combination of experience and a wide base of knowledge of the insurance industry has lead him to KBI’s Commercial Property and Strata team. Here he is part of a growing team that are quickly making a name for themselves in Perth’s business network.

TYLER SPEERS

Assistant Account Manager

After completing university with a focus in Business Management, Insurance, and Risk Management, Tyler began his career with a large Canadian Insurance company. Here he developed a robust understanding of various areas of General Insurance and the North American business community. During this time, Tyler continued his studies by becoming a Chartered Insurance Professional of Canada’s Insurance Institute.

Soon after arriving in Perth, Tyler began to make his mark in WA’s insurance sector by joining KBI with a role in Account Management and Marketing. Here Tyler has focused on the development and maintenance of KBI’s general business, the growth of speciality programs and schemes, as well as growing KBI’s brand in WA through marketing and development.