Member Contact: Shane Aitken
Position: Chief Operating Officer
Industry: Industry Support Services
Avatar Brokers provides specialist broking services to biotechnology companies. The key advantage Avatar offers is objective, in depth research on industry specific exposures.
Avatar understands the unique requirements of your industry, and takes the time to understand the specific issues and challenges facing your business. With notable expertise in the life sciences & technology sector, Avatar aims to deliver real financial and business benefits. Key reasons why this is achievable include:
On-going training and research on exposures faced by today’s life sciences & technology companies. This ensures Avatar has a better understanding of what your company does and a greater ability to identify the specific risks you face.
Avatar works with well-suited insurance companies to tailor policy coverage to meet your needs.
By working closely with specialist underwriters, Avatar can often access customised coverage and pricing strategies not achieved by other providers.
Member of an international association of privately held, entrepreneurial insurance and risk consultants specialising in technology & life sciences. This association, TechAssure, provides a collaborative environment to access worldwide expertise and leverage of the knowledge within this group.
Avatar also supports the industry by providing a rebate to the BioMelbourne Network on all Victorian biotechnology clients.
Avatar offers Network Members a free confidential assessment of their insurance needs against industry best practice.