Managing Director

Managing Director Joe commenced his insurance career with one of Australia’s largest international brokerage groups in 1977. During the course of his 21 years employment with the company he held a number of titles including an overseas appointment as the National Sales Manager in their United States office. On returning to Australia he was promoted…

Broker Dip Fin Serv (Insurance Broking)

Broker Dip Fin Serv (Insurance Broking) Joanne has worked alongside Joe Vella since 1989 and was a part of the JVIB team when it was established in 1996. She has seen the company grow from a two person operation to a large corporate brokerage. In her years working in the industry, Joanne has enjoyed the…

Broker Dip Fin Serv (Insurance Broking)

Broker Dip Fin Serv (Insurance Broking) Rene joined the JVIB team in 2010. She began her career in the Insurance Industry in 1990 as an Assistant Broker for a local brokerage in Mareeba, North Queensland and later moved to Cairns where she continued to work within the Insurance Industry. Rene works alongside JVIB principal Joe…

Broker Renee joined the JVIB team in 2008 and currently assists Joe Vella. Renee’s clients appreciate her excellent customer service and dedication to obtaining a speedy claims process. Renee started out in the Insurance Industry with one of the major underwriters back in 2005 where she gained an extensive understanding of many facets of general…

Broker Assistant

Broker Assistant Nadine was part of the JVIB team for 6 years before leaving in 2015.  She then re-joined the JVIB in January 2016. The rest of Nadine’s story is still to come.  Watch this space.

Receptionist & Assistant to Managing Director

Receptionist & Assistant to Managing Director Anne joined the JVIB team in November 2014 as Receptionist and Assistant to Managing Director, Joe Vella.  Anne is no stranger to the insurance world and started out working as part of an Insurance Brokerage in the administration department, she then moved into Print Media where she spent 11…

Broker ANZIIF (Snr Assoc) CIP Dip Fin Serv (Insurance Broking)

Broker ANZIIF (Snr Assoc) CIP Dip Fin Serv (Insurance Broking) John is one of our most Senior Brokers with considerable expertise in all facets of Commercial Insurance. He is committed to ensuring that the client’s needs are met and uses his wealth of knowledge to ensure you have peace of mind with your insurance program.…

Broker Assistant

Broker Assistant Steph joined JVIB in 2007 as a receptionist before moving into a broker assistant role supporting two senior brokers. In 2009 Steph gained experience in the UK market working as a commercial broker assistant for broking house Stackhouse Poland. She gained further experience in data management and analysis at the Office for National…

Broker ANZIIF (Snr Assoc) CIP Dip Fin Serv (Insurance Broking)

Broker ANZIIF (Snr Assoc) CIP Dip Fin Serv (Insurance Broking) Lynne began her working life as a book keeper for a public accountant in Brisbane before progressing to work at a chartered accountant’s office in Toowoomba. When her husband, John, moved to Papua New Guinea she moved with him and accepted a position as an…

Broker Mark joined JVIB as part of the Atherton office in March 2015 and moved to the Cairns office in early 2016. The rest of Mark’s story is still to come.  Watch this space.