The Team
About Us
Austbrokers ABS Aviation was established in April 2009 by Jeremy Birtwistle and Martin Williams, and has grown steadily since that time. Our staff have a combined experience of over 60 years’ experience in aviation insurance.

Austbrokers ABS Aviation is a member of the AUB Group. The group consists of 135 businesses in over 425 different locations across Australia and New Zealand, with a turnover of around $2.6 billion in general insurance premiums, making it one of the top 4 broking operations in Australia. AUB Group is listed on the ASX (code AUB).

Austbrokers ABS Aviation are committed to supporting the aviation industry, and as such we are members of the following industry associations:
JEREMY BIRTWISTLE
Jeremy has over 35 years’ experience as an aviation insurance broker, starting his career as a broker in Lloyds of London before moving to Australia in 1994. From the time of his arrival in Australia he worked for an international broker, successfully establishing a large aviation division within the company before making the move to Austbrokers in 2009. Jeremy holds a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking).
Ph: (02) 8567 3157
E: Jeremy.birtwistle@absyd.com.au

MARTIN WILLIAMS
Martin has over 10 years’ experience as an aviation insurance broker. He started in the industry working for a large international broker before joining Jeremy at Austbrokers in 2009. Martin holds a Bachelor of Commerce, and a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking).
Ph: (02) 8567 3156
E: martin.williams@absyd.com.au

PATRICIA COSTA
Patricia has been with Austbrokers since 2013, after gaining 10 years’ experience as an underwriter for both aviation and general liability risks. Patricia holds a Tier 1 qualification in insurance broking, and a Certificate IV qualification in underwriting.
Ph: (02) 8567 3160
E: patricia.costa@absyd.com.au

CHERYL GOMEZ
Cheryl joined Austbrokers in 2014 after previously spending three years in the aviation underwriting team of a global Insurer. Cheryl holds a Masters’ degree in Accounting, and a Tier 1 qualification in insurance broking. Ph: (02) 8567 3159
E: cheryl.gomez@absyd.com.au

CHARLIE LUXTON
Charlie joined Austbrokers in 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Business, a Tier 1 qualification in insurance broking and a CASA Remote Pilot’s Licence (RePL)
Ph: (02) 8567 3158
E: charlie.luxton@absyd.com.au

RACHEL HAN
Rachel is the newest member of the team, having joined us in mid-2017. Rachel holds a Bachelor of Arts from Sydney University.
Ph: (02) 8567 3160
E: rachel.han@absyd.com.au