Meet the Team – Commercial

Ken Barker

  • Position: Chairman
    Division: Commercial
Personal Information

After matriculating at Jeppe Boy’s High, I completed my National Service in the Airforce. I am told that I am a born salesman, a fact which was evidently recognized in the Short Term Industry and after working for the then CF Lawsons Insurance Brokers, I was offered a Sales Management position in the Insurance Broking division of National Board of Executors, at the age of 26 years.

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Jennifer Bassett

  • Position: Commercial Insurance Manager
    Division: Commercial
Personal Information

Worked for Fussell Insurance Brokers for 10 years and joined BIB in 2002. Schooled at Scottburgh High in Natal.

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Robert Wootton

  • Position: Commercial Insurance Consultant
    Division: Commercial
Personal Information

Schooled at Rosebank Primary and matriculated at St Stithians College. Joined the insurance industry in 1973 and worked first in the accounts department progressing to branch accountant and then in the underwriting department.

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Roscoe Millar

  • Position: Commercial Insurance Consultant/Marketer
    Division: Commercial
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Roscoe was Deputy Head Boy of Bryanston High and captained the 1st Rugby Team. A representative with over 10 years’ experience in the Commercial short term insurance industry, who is team orientated and produces the desired results.

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Sandra Burkett

  • Position: Commercial Insurance Consultant
    Division: Commercial
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Matriculated at Lyttelton Manor High School in 1994 and obtained Computer Diploma from Kelly Greenoaks in 1995. Graduated from UNISA with B.Com in 2000, followed by a year in the USA working and travelling.

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Matthew Cresswell

  • Position: Commercial Insurance Consultant
    Division: Commercial
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Grew up in the Lowveld (Nelspruit) so I’m definitely a “small-town boy” at heart. Matriculated at Penryn College in 2006 and completed my B Comm Financial Management degree through UNISA in 2011.

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Michelle Toweel

  • Position: Commercial Insurance Administrator
    Division: Commercial
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I matriculated at Mount Carmel High School in Sydney Australia in 1991. Married to Grant Howard and have three daughters Kerry, Nikki and Claire

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Alessandra Kearns

  • Position: Commercial Insurance Consultant
    Division: Commercial
Personal Information

My greatest passions in life are my hubbie & family, art and animal/environmental welfare. I am most fulfilled helping others and nurturing relationships in the process, and I find this is the fabric that binds all people together.

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