Sam is the founder and Managing Director of Praden. An experienced and highly-regarded insurance broker and adviser, he has over 17 years’ experience in corporate insurance broking, having held roles in claims management and in-house insurance management prior to that.
Sam’s experience spans a broad range of industry sectors and risk classes. He is a key adviser to numerous organisations on risk transfer and insurance strategy and has strong relationships with insurance markets in Australia and the United Kingdom.
Prior to establishing Praden, Sam held a number of leadership roles within the Australian arm of a major global insurance broking firm, including as the leader of their NSW Corporate Broking Practice. He established Praden in 2017 to provide organisations seeking a true partner in insurance and risk with a more tailored and transparent alternative to their existing arrangements.
Sam holds Bachelor Degree qualifications in Law and Commerce from Flinders University and was admitted as a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of South Australia prior to commencing his career in insurance. He is a current member of the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) and the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).