Industry leader joins HW Wood Australia and opens office in WA

MELBOURNE, 27 January 2020 – HW Wood Australia (referred to as “HWI”), a privately held global insurance brokerage, is pleased to announce the appointment of industry leader Clive Higgins as State Manager of Western Australia (WA). Clive will head the new office in WA and join the Management Team.  Clive Higgins

A passionate insurance professional, Clive has spent over 40 years in the insurance industry. He has held senior leadership roles for other international broking houses and Insurers in Victoria & Western Australia. HWI believes Clives’ experience, knowledge and leadership skills can help grow the Australian operation as well as assist with the Group’s global growth plans.

“We are constantly on the lookout for great talent to join our team and we were thrilled to be able to bring someone of Clive’s calibre to HWI:” said Australian Manager Fleur Taylor. “Clive’s appointment is an important step forward for our business in Australia and his contribution to the team will aid the Group’s growth ambitions and mandate to deliver great outcomes for our clients.”

“HWI’s independence and global presence is a true differentiator,” said Clive. “It is a joy to be able to join a privately-held company that understands the true values of personal and close attention to a client’s needs. We will be building a strong team in WA which understands this culture and shares our desire to provide the best solutions for our clients and their business.”

Clive Higgins will be based in HWI’s WA office and can be contacted at +61 (0)8 6355 6876 or via email at

You can view his LinkedIn profile here.

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