In the wake of the global financial crisis, the insurance industry in Australia faces uncertain conditions.

Martin Blake

Martin Blake

National Sector Leader, Insurance

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Market conditions are squeezing both credit spreads and investment returns.

To add to industry concerns, locally severe weather events have continued to affect the general insurance market.


This environment puts a premium on timely and sound business decision-making.


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KPMG’s Insurance practice works with the general insurance, health, life, reinsurance and broking arms of the industry, helping them make better business decisions.


We offer:


We combine a strong local presence with access to a global network of experienced insurance professionals. It equips us to drive forward the issues that really matter to individual clients.


We advise on regulatory issues as they unfold. We assist clients to fulfil their accounting, reporting, risk management and governance obligations.


We help them develop strategic and performance oriented business models.

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