ABOUT US


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Chris Boon AFA

Authorised Financial Adviser, Managing Director

Chris has spent nearly two decades working personally with clients as well as training advisers, throughout the country, on how to professionally provide individuals, families and businesses with tailor-made Personal and Business Insurance Plans that meet their unique circumstances and needs. Through his training, coaching and mentoring Chris has helped many advisers to develop very successful insurance careers. Adelphi Insurance Brokers Ltd comes out of Chris's vision to create a customer-focused insurance brokerage that helps clients through every step of the process, from quote to claim.

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Andrea Phillips

General Manager / Insurance Adviser

Andrea is our dynamic, efficient and super organised general manager. Since she first entered the work force Andrea has worked as an administrator or office manager for a number of very successful companies. Whether it's working with the Insurance Companies, Head of Claims or working directly with clients Andrea is highly organised always keeping up to date with the advice process. As a Registered Financial Adviser actively visiting clients Andrea has a unique understanding of client needs and is always there to lend a helping hand from quote to claim.

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Chris Goddard

Insurance Adviser

Chris is a vastly experienced adviser devoting the last decade to helping individuals, families and small business owners develop personalised insurance plans to meet their individual circumstances and needs. Chris is a Registered Financial Adviser whose unique skill is making insurance simple and easily understood. He is as passionate about classic cars as he is about ensuring people have the right insurance cover in place for when they need it the most - claim time - and Chris will be right there with a helping hand when that time comes.

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Dale Neill

Insurance Adviser

Dale Neill is a Registered Financial Adviser who has spent the last 20 years working with children and families in a variety of educational and residential settings. Protecting families is the prime motivation behind Dale’s desire to provide sound insurance advice to the people of Dunedin. By understanding each family’s unique circumstance and needs and developing a Personalised Insurance Plan Dale is passionate about protecting the financial wellbeing of the families he works with.

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Margaret Kirk BMS, ACIS

Insurance Adviser

Margaret started her career in finance and accounting, progressing through marketing and then sales. Living in the Waikato, Margaret, a Registered Financial Adviser, has nine years experience in the insurance industry, in both personal and business insurance. Her specialty areas are micro business, group insurance, and health insurance. Margaret has worked in Australia and South Africa and owned her own SME businesses. Her passion is travel, and she usually manages one trip a year. Margaret’s aim is to ensure her clients are well protected for the real events that occur. Her strength is in the follow-up and will be with you every step of the way, 'from quote to claim'.

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Michael Boon

Insurance Adviser

Michael has returned to New Zealand after spending 24 years working in senior management roles in London. His experience includes managing 8 different Stations for London Underground tasked with ensuring the safety of commuters as they moved through the different Stations (over one billion people a year use London Underground). Michael is now a Registered Financial Adviser living in Canterbury and is passionate about ensuring people’s financial wellbeing and providing Personal Insurance Plans to meet their personal circumstances and unique needs.

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Michael Loghmani

Insurance Adviser

Living in Wellington Michael is a very experienced adviser. A Registered Financial Adviser with over 17 years of experience Michael started out as a full-service investment and financial adviser in Australia and New Zealand, He then chose to specialise in becoming an insurance professional with a particular passion for helping self-employed people and their families achieve their short and long-term risk management goals. A keen sportsman and devoted family man Michael brings a very pragmatic approach to everything he does.

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Angela Basford

Insurance Adviser

Angela is a Registered Financial Adviser based in sunny Napier. Having recently moved back to NZ after 13 years living in Australia, Angela is passionate about helping individuals, families, and business owners protect their most valuable asset – their ability to earn income. Along with her husband and three young sons, Angela enjoys the ocean, kayaking, bush walks and mountain biking.

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Michael Craig AFA

Insurance Adviser

Michael is an Authorised Financial Adviser living in Wellington. Michael started his career providing relationship management and business development. His experiences have given him an insight into the impact financially, physically, and emotionally unexpected events can have on people and their families. Seeing the results of the right protection put in place ahead of traumatic events is what motivated Michael to become an Adviser. That their health really is their wealth, and without it goes their ability to produce income for their family. He is passionate about reminding people that their most important asset to protect is themselves and their family.

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Tiran Mendis

Insurance Adviser

Living in Taranaki, Tiran is passionate about helping individuals, families and business owners protect their most valuable asset – their ability to earn income. A Registered Financial Adviser Tiran works hard for his clients with a professional and friendly approach that engenders confidence. A devoted family man and very active in the local community, Tiran, is committed to providing sound insurance advice to fit each person's individual circumstances and needs.

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Dominic Bish MBA

Insurance Adviser

Based in Auckland, Dominic is a Registered Financial Advisor with a broad career across business in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. In Melbourne, he helped clients with mortgage repayment and debt reduction systems. In New Zealand, he helped clients and employers with group-policy health & medical insurance. While working his way into a General Management position, Dominic studied his Master of Business Administration (MBA) through Massey with a specific focus on financial risk management. Now Dominic has set his sights on helping people with their own risk management strategies, protecting the financial wellbeing of those we care about most.

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Lynne Russell MBA

Insurance Adviser

Lynne, a Registered Financial Adviser, joined Adelphi Insurance Brokers in 2019 after ten years working as a Bank Manager, then four years as a specialist home loan and insurance consultant. She was impressed by the way Adelphi look after their clients from quote to claim. Having lived in the Wellington region for most of her life working mainly in financial services and insurance she completed her MBA at Victoria University in 2014 and has recently moved to a lifestyle block on the Kapiti Coast. In her spare time, Lynne enjoys keeping fit and working on her home and garden. An expert in residential lending and personal insurance, Lynne prefers to care for her clients, friends, and family with a sense of humour.

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Selina Wylie

Insurance Adviser

Living in Christchurch, Selina is a professional and thorough adviser who is passionate about helping New Zealanders protect their assets and have peace of mind. She is always prepared to go the extra mile and believes it is essential to educate clients so they are equipped to make the best decisions concerning their future and that of their families. A Registered Financial Adviser, Selina has the ability to think ‘outside the square’ when discussing your risk and protection and her friendly and efficient manner make the process seamless and stressfree.

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LeeAnn Harlen

Insurance Adviser, Client Relations

LeeAnn is a Registered Financial Adviser with over 16 years of experience working in Customer Service and Client Relations. Having been self-employed herself LeeAnn has a great understanding of business and prides herself in going out of her way to help clients and exceed their expectations. Her work philosophy is "Best Customer Service Builds Trust". Away from work, LeeAnn owns a lifestyle block with a mix of sheep/lambs where she fulfills her passion for horses and miniature ponies.

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Michelle Tonkin

Customer Contact Centre Manager

Michelle is our enthusiastic, efficient and super organised CCC Manager. With a wealth of experience in Customer Service team management, gained both here in New Zealand and Australia, across multiple industries including insurance. Michelle has a passion to ensure people have their health and insurance needs covered, ensuring our team are asking the right questions and offering the best possible customer service.  Born and bred in Christchurch, Michelle is passionate about sport, primarily football, but given the opportunity, she never misses a Crusaders home game. Outside of sport, Michelle and her husband enjoy socialising with family and friends and simply pottering around the house.


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