About Edge Insurance Services
Based in Brisbane, Edge Insurance Services is an insurance brokerage led by Garth King, offering quality insurance products, claims management, general and specific insurance advice and risk management services.
Our philosophy is simple...
“We work solely for our customers and their best interests will always be put first.”
Edge Insurance Services is unique in that we offer personalised and tailored service to ensure all our client’s needs are met. We understand that businesses are busy with their day-to-day activities and need an insurance broker they can rely on, one that can handle their risks.
We value ourselves as an extension of our client’s business and therefore work closely with our customers to deliver the right package on time and on budget.
Our team of professionals have a wealth of experience dealing with all sizes of businesses from a small retail shop to large international companies. Our team will research the best package to suit your needs and we value your time and money.
Edge Insurance Services is a General Insurance Brokerage, which is part of Australasia’s largest general insurance broker network, the Steadfast Group.
We leverage Steadfast’s scale to ensure our clients have access to a wide range of insurance companies, a broad range of products, exclusive policy options, and of course, competitive pricing. And when the time comes and you need to make a claim, you will have the backing of Steadfast behind you.
To find out more about Steadfast, click on this link: www.steadfast.com.au/about-us
Our Key Staff
Garth King Director / Senior Broker
Garth commenced his insurance career in 2003 with Allianz in the commercial sector and held a senior position within the company managing a network of key insurance brokers within Victoria. In 2012 Garth joined a prominent broking firm where he managed a portfolio of commercial clients before deciding to move back to his home town of Brisbane to venture into his own business. He established Edge Insurance Services in 2014, with only four clients. With a commitment to growing a successful business with a focus on providing exceptional service and expert advice, he has grown Edge Insurance Services to where it is today, managing the insurance programs for over 350 loyal clients and employing four staff.
Garth prides himself in personally knowing each and every client that has an insurance program with Edge. Garth’s ability to form long and trusted relationships with his clients is the cornerstone to the success of Edge Insurance Services.
His passions outside of work are sports including his beloved Broncos and Queensland Maroons and being a father to his two beautiful young children.
Effie Peall Senior Account Manager / Business Manager
Effie has a wide range of insurance experience and knowledge gained from her 20+ years in the insurance industry, working for multiple insurance companies and most recently working for an Insurance Premium Funder. Effie joined Garth at Edge Insurance Services in February 2018 as a Senior Account Manager and manages her own portfolio of clients along with being the backbone of the office, running the behind the scenes aspects of the business. Effie’s strengths are her customer focus where she always has the best interest of the client in mind and ensuring their experience and expectations are always met.
Effie is a fitness buff who loves early morning training sessions and participating in event challenges when she is not wining and dining on her travels around the world.
Sarah Valdivia Assistant Account Manager / Claims Manager
Sarah started her career in the insurance industry in 2003, where she commenced her training and studies. After gaining experience in the broking side of insurance, Sarah moved across into an underwriting role within Suncorp where she progressed into a Senior Underwriter. Sarah joined Edge Insurance Services in July 2018, bringing 16 years of experience and knowledge in both underwriting and broking. As well as assisting our Senior Brokers with their comprehensive portfolio of clients, Sarah also heads up our claims department ensuring a professional and seamless claims experience for all our clients.
Sarah is a wife to her husband Michael and a mother to their three young children. She is a self-proclaimed lover of food, though balances this out with her passion for keeping fit and living a healthy lifestyle.