Our team

Ash Sutale

CEO

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.

Claire Cameron

Account Manager

Claire has worked in the insurance industry for over 20 years in Perth, Melbourne and the UK. Starting out in administration for NZI Insurance, who later became CGU. Claire worked in underwriting for many years before moving to General Insurance Broking in 2002. Claire has been part of the EA family since July 2018.

Claire’s hobbies are running, Pilates and spending time with her family including three kids and many animals.

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.

David Nathaniel

Team Leader

David has more than 16 years of experience in the insurance industry in roles across Underwriting and Account Management, with specific expertise in Construction & Engineering. He has a depth of experience in a wide range of speciality, commercial and personal lines products. David is approachable and solutions-focused, provides efficient & timely service, and will work with your organisation to provide the best results. He loves sport, listening to music and spending time with family – he has 2 sons, one at University and the other in secondary school.

Dylan Taylor

Assistant Account Manager

Dylan has worked in retail and sport for the past 7 years. He has completed a Diploma in Sport and Recreation and has recently made 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.

Graham Edwards

Assistant Account Manager

Graham is originally from London and has worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years in a number of different roles in the UK and Auckland. He moved to Melbourne in March 2021 to be closer to his daughter and work for EA Insurance. Graham has been involved in church volunteer work and youth ministry back in Auckland, he enjoys keeping fit, has been a Chelsea supporter since he was a young lad and attends Hillsong Church.

Julianne Smith

Marketing & Business Development Manager

Julianne has worked in the not-for-profit sector for over 14 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.

Narelle Weatherall

Assistant Account Manager

Narelle has been at EA Insurance Services for over 10 years. Previously Narelle organised travel insurance for overseas travellers, handled administrative duties and is pleased to have assisted in creating the Chubb Expatriate Medical and Associated Travel Insurance policy. Narelle now focuses on helping clients with their general insurance queries and renewals.

Outside of work, Narelle volunteers with various youth ministries enjoys attending church and playing the piano.