Personnel

Kym Bennetts
Kym Bennetts
ANZIIF (Snr Assoc), CIP, AIMM, GAICD

Kym has worked in the Insurance Industry for over 40 years and has worked for both International Underwriters as well as International Insurance Brokers. Prior to joining BIS, he spent five years as Assistant General Manager Client Services with Catholic Church Insurances. He also spent 14 years with Ansvar Insurance where he rose to the position of Operations Manager Australasia. Kym has been insuring the various denominational insurance schemes for the past 26 years and brings considerable experience in church insurances to BIS. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Christopher Mackenzie
Christopher Mackenzie
AAII (Snr Assoc)

Chris has sixteen years of experience in the Australian insurance market, including roles as Senior Underwiter with Catholic Church Insurance. He also brings a range of other skills to his role being qualified in Risk Management and Occupational Health & Safety. Chris is active in his own church community and can provide valuable assistance to our constituents on both insurance and risk management.

Sue Roggero
Sue Roggero

Sue joined the  Baptist Insurance Services in October 2009 and brought a wealth of experience from her previous roles in Human Resources and Administration. In addition to these skills, Sue also brings a great understanding of the needs of church at ground level, being the wife of a Senior Baptist Pastor.

Stephen Lockrey
Stephen Lockrey
B.Com, Chartered Accountant

Stephen Joined BIS in May 2013 as Risk Management Advisor, a role intended to help Baptist constituents establish effective risk management regimes.
Prior to joining BIS, Stephen was Operations Director for CBM Australia, a Christian NGO assisting persons with disabilities.

From the 1st July 2018, Stephen retired from his risk management duties but remains employed as the Accountant for BIS on a part time basis.

Stephen is a member of NewHope Baptist church.

Alison Ellem
Alison Ellem

Alison commenced with Baptist Insurance Services Ltd in August 2018 as Queensland Insurance Manager. She brings with her 17 years of experience in insurance having worked with Suncorp, Allianz and more recently Workcover Qld. Alison has a passion for serving the Queensland church, care and school communities by looking after their insurance needs.

Glenn Dixon staff photo
Glenn Dixon

Glenn has been with the Baptist Churches of South Australia and Northern Territory since September 2011 in the position of Business and Systems Manager. The role involves the managing of the operational functions of the SA Baptist office and providing administration support to the state churches. This includes the areas of workplace safety, privacy, licencing and copyright, church constitutions, trust deeds, property, event management, IT and much more. In July 2013, he took on the additional role of State Manager for BIS.

Glenn brings to the role a broad range of experiences, having worked in a number of industries such as home building, travel and aviation, IT, law and manufacturing.
He has been the Treasurer at Glen Osmond Baptist Church since May 2012, where he has been a member since 2001.

Tim Williams
Tim Williams
B.Com

Tim has been with the Baptist Churches of NSW & ACT since early 2010 and is serving in the role of Manager, Insurance. Prior to that, Tim served as Church Administrator at Lakes Baptist Church on the NSW Central Coast for 11 years and this is where he has gained much of his church insurance knowledge. Prior to Lakes, Tim worked with Westpac for 13 years in a wide variety of branch and managerial roles. Tim is married, with 3 children living at home, and continues to be involved with Lakes Baptist Church.

Natalie Coulson
Natalie Coulson
B.COM, GradDipDiv

Natalie joined Baptist Churches Western Australia (BCWA) in July 2014 as Receptionist before moving into the role of Insurance Officer in March 2015. Having completed both a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Business Law as well as a Graduate Diploma of Divinity, Natalie brings a kingdom heart to the role and is passionate about serving the Western Australian Baptist church and school communities by looking after their insurance needs. In addition to handling insurance matters, Natalie also deals with Workers’ Compensation renewals and claims, and the renewal of several BCWA group licences.

Rodney Marshall
Rodney Marshall

Rodney has worked in Accounting and Financial Management for the last 25 years. While working for professional accounting firms Rodney has provided a wide range of Tax, Audit, Management & Financial Planning advice. He has also been managing director of a music instrument import, wholesale and rental business, retail store and a finance operation, as well as treasurer for a number of churches.

Erica Purcell
Erica Purcell

Erica joined Baptist Insurance Services Ltd in August 2018 as Claims Admin Officer. She has a passion for helping our Church, Care and School communities deal with any issues they may experience if unfortunate enough to have a claim.