New Zealand

About Us

Delta was established in 2014 to answer the call for insurance in new or specialised areas, with exceptional customer service - all underpinned by transparency and integrity. Today we cover over 30,000 risks in New Zealand, Singapore and Australia and are proud to have won ANZIIF’s Insurance Underwriting Agency of the Year award for the last five years for our continued focus on customers. As well as resolving claims we focus on prevention using a range of risk mitigation strategies, partnerships and solutions.

Our Philosophy

Our Vision

We embrace change to make the world a safer place.

Our Mission

We give you the confidence and security to succeed.

Our Values

With our entrepreneurial spirit, we’re proactive and nimble.

We do the right thing.

We’re passionately curious.

We’re at our inspirational best when we collaborate.

We enjoy the journey and celebrate it.

Delta Insurance New Zealand Fact Sheet

Learn more about Delta Insurance New Zealand at a glance with our infographic fact sheet.

Our Leaders

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Andrew Beaton

Chief Executive Officer

021 352 018

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Dinesh Murali

General Manager, Portfolio and Distribution

027 700 7951

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Kent Chaplin

Group Chief Executive Officer

021 131 0427

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Craig Kirk

Group Executive Director - Underwriting

027 700 8960

Our Teams

Delta is made up of some of Aotearoa’s top insurance talent with specialist knowledge and skills spanning underwriting, claims, administration and shared support services.

Underwriting Team

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Left to right: Kate Murray, Miro Dordevich, Connor Seaman, Sean O’Neill, Craig Kirk, Joanna Quigan, John Moore, Dinesh Murali, Liz Geden

(absent)Kyle Steven, Elizabeth Kirby, James Halfacree, Daniel Toebosch, Natasha Plesnik, Amrith Nagra, Ashraf Dhoray, Kajal Kumar

09 300 3079


Property Team

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Left to right: Andrew Beaton, Amy Gillum, Ian Thomson, Alistair Sims

(absent) Tiffany Matakapea, Courtney Brodie, Katy Carter

09 300 3079


Claims Team

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Left to right: Fleur Goodyear, Sharna Garbett, Petra Lucioli, Antonio Prgomet

09 300 0165


Administration Team

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Left to right: Madison Edwards, Lynne Webb, Joanne Valere (Absent) Malanata Pahulu, Manu Kaitapu

09 300 3079


Shared Services Team

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Left to right: Kent Chaplin, Dasha Goryacheva, Vadim Shegay, Petra Lucioli, Gary van Zijl, Tamas Pinter, Miranda Cook.

09 300 3079


Delta Group Leadership Team

Kent Chaplin

Group Chief Executive Officer

Craig Kirk

Group Executive Director - Underwriting

Petra Lucioli

Group Claims Manager

Miranda Cook

Group Head of Marketing

Dasha Goryacheva

Group People and Operations Manager

Our Partners

Delta is a coverholder at Lloyd's. Lloyd’s is the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance marketplace. Through the collective intelligence and risk-sharing expertise of the market’s underwriters and brokers, Lloyd’s helps to create a braver world.

The Lloyd’s market provides the leadership and insight to anticipate and understand risk, and the knowledge to develop relevant, new and innovative forms of insurance for customers globally.

It offers the efficiencies of shared resources and services in a marketplace that covers and shares risks from more than 200 territories, in any industry, at any scale. And it promises a trusted, enduring partnership built on the confidence that Lloyd’s protects what matters most: helping people, businesses and communities to recover in times of need.

Lloyd’s began with a few courageous entrepreneurs in a coffeeshop. Three centuries later, the Lloyd’s market continues that proud tradition, sharing risk in order to protect, build resilience and inspire courage everywhere.

Lloyd’s is a member of the Insurance Council of NZ and we adhere to the Fair Insurance Code, which provides you with assurance that we have high standards of service for our customers

Allied World offers diversified insurance and reinsurance products globally. It is headquartered in Switzerland and is owned by Fairfax Financial Holdings. Delta works with Allied World as a capacity partner, and Allied provides additional expertise, broader product and geographical support and financial strength. Delta, as a Coverholder, accesses Allied World capacity via Lloyd’s.