Our team

Ash Sutale


Ash has significant experience in the insurance industry working in a variety of roles with experience in eCommerce, underwriting, broking, operations, sales and relationship management. His wealth of knowledge comes from working with different insurance products both in broking and insurance underwriting. Ash is passionate about leading others to develop professionally and has a heart to serve clients. He is married to Divya and has 2 kids Reuben & Riya. Outside of work, Ash plays the guitar and loves watching sport and spending time with his family.

Cielo Montesclaros-Bonner

Assistant Account Manager

Cielo has worked in the insurance industry for over 16 years and has extensive experience in customer service and database management. She has always wanted to make a difference in her community alongside not-for-profit organisations and is happy to have joined the team in November 2022.

Claire Eldridge

Office Manager & Executive Assistant to the CEO

Claire has worked in the Accounting & Tax Industry for the past 14 years and has managed Business clients, as well as Individuals, assisting with their tax affairs. She has always dreamed of working in a not-for-profit organisation and joined the EA family in June 2020. Claire loves music and is one of the worship leaders at her church.

Dylan Taylor

Account Manager

Dylan worked in retail and sport for 7 years. He completed a Diploma in Sport and Recreation before making the switch over to insurance, with the interest of continuing to help people at work and in the community. Outside of work, Dylan plays and has a keen interest in Soccer & Tennis.

Eleanor Guangco

Assistant Account Manager

Eleanor has worked in the insurance industry for over 17 years and has gained knowledgeable insight into various types of insurance products. Working for a not-for-profit organisation is a new challenge for her but with her dedication, perseverance and hardworking manner, she has learned the values and purpose. Eleanor is passionate about cooking and baking which she loves to share with everyone.

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Jason Harris

Account Manager

Jason has worked internationally in many roles across the insurance market, over a number of decades, both in Corporate and Not-for-profits. He has a deep knowledge of the NGO space with a strong desire to support these clients and help them manage their insurable risks. He is married with three children and enjoys cooking, gardening and travelling.

Julianne Smith

Marketing & Business Development Manager

Julianne has worked in the not-for-profit sector for over 15 years and has managed commercial property, motor fleets and insurance for a large charity. She has a desire to see community and faith organisations flourish and is passionate about helping organisations understand and manage their risks so they can continue to provide help and hope to communities.

Maddy McKinnon

Administrative Assistant

Maddy has worked at EA Insurance since 2021 and is passionate about working within and serving the local community. She is an active member of Girl Guides Victoria and has been dancing with her local dance school for over 15 years. Maddy is currently completing an undergraduate degree at Deakin University.

Sharman Irvine

Claims & Administrative Assistant

Sharman has always worked in insurance and not-for-profit organisations. She is passionate to utilise her combined skills and experience to now serve organisations that change the world. Sharman loves to visit her son and his family in Norway and spend time with her daughter and grandchildren in Australia. She also loves sports and music.

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Uma Varigaddi

Assistant Account Manager

Uma has over 16 years of industry experience in insurance and banking. She migrated to Australia after marrying and accomplished her childhood dream of settling in Australia. Uma enjoys yoga and meditation, creating Mosaic artwork and reading biographies of great personalities and spiritual gurus.