Robert Wallace, workers compensation insurance

Acacia Insurance appoints leading expert Robert Wallace to bolster workers compensation service

Acacia Insurance continues to grow and build in both capacity and capability, and we’re proud to strengthen our workers compensation practice to continue to provide advice and solutions of the highest quality and deliver better outcomes for our clients. There is no doubt that workers compensation is a specialist area, requiring dedicated skilled resources, and we’re pleased to announce the appointment of leading expert Robert Wallace.

About Robert Wallace

Rob Wallace profileRob has worked in the workers compensation industry for 30 plus years and has extensive experience in all areas of workers compensation including premium minimisation. During his career, Rob has held a number of senior positions with multi-national insurance companies and advisory firms, including Workers Compensation Principal, National Claims Manager and NSW Claims Manager.

Rob’s areas of expertise include strategic and operational management, change management, business improvement, leakage reduction and technical expertise in claims and injury management. He has implemented strategic and operational plans focused on service delivery and strategies to improve return to work rates, control expenses and the reduction of associated claims liability and premiums.

Rob has partnered with numerous clients to effectively manage their workers compensation program, a few examples include:

  • ARA Group
  • Insurance Australia Group (IAG)
  • Hanson Australia
  • Microsoft
  • Google Australia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Koppers Australia
  • Bergin’s Logging
  • The Co-Group

Acacia’s continued momentum

Acacia Insurance brings years of corporate expertise to everyday corporate, SME and commercial business, a philosophy that has seen the business grow from strength to strength. Director Martin van Rhoon says: “With the appointment of Michelle Staunton last year as our Head of Commercial and now Rob Wallace to lead our Workers Compensation service, in addition to our existing insurance advisers, we really can offer a holistic approach, with the right people to provide your risk solutions. Our clients benefit from the experience and expertise of a large corporate, but with the care factor and values of a small business that offers hands-on service and advice.

“Please join us in welcoming Rob to the team – we know he’s got nearly unmatched experience and expertise, and we’re looking forward to working together for the benefit of our clients.”

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