The Account Management Team is here to assist you with any questions you may have, ranging from policy queries to credit limit and claims decisions. Click on a field below to learn more about them.
Mary Ibrahim, Head of Client Services & Account Management
Mary Ibrahim heads the Client Services and Account Management teams in Australia. Mary, who is based in Sydney, has over 20 years’ experience in credit insurance. She graduated from Sydney University with an Economics Degree and Macquarie University with a Master’s Degree in Economics and International Finance. Prior to this Mary worked at the Export Finance & Insurance Corporation (EFIC) responsible for various roles in the credit insurance business and ending by developing a new product for the SME sector. She moved to Atradius following the divestment of the EFIC business in 2003. She has worked in all areas of the credit insurance business including product and business development, claims, risk underwriting, and account management.
Rupa Jagannathan, Head of Client Services VIC, SA WA
Rupa Jagannathan heads the Client Services team in VIC, SA, TAS and WA. Rupa began her credit insurance career with Atradius in New Zealand in early 2007. Prior to this Rupa had extensive banking experience within both Retail and Business Banking with HSBC and Westpac. Rupa managed the existing client base in New Zealand and was responsible for business development and broker relationships in NZ before moving to Melbourne in late 2011 to take up a Senior Account Management role. Rupa’s field of expertise includes Relationship Management, Risk Management, Policy Underwriting, Sales and Coaching. Rupa, who is based in Melbourne, is a highly driven professional and is solutions focussed. Rupa holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a qualified Cost Accountant.
Gordon Kidd, Senior Account Manager, NSW
Gordon Kidd works with the Service/Retention team as a Senior Account Manager. Gordon has over 14 years experience in credit insurance working across various areas including business development, claims, risk underwriting, and account management. Part of his credit insurance experience includes 4 years at the Export Finance & Insurance Corporation (EFIC). He has two Science Degrees and has completed studies at the Australian Securities institute of Australia. Other roles outside of credit insurance include Credit Manager in a textile services company in London, Joint Venture Billing accounting in Oil & Gas exploration in London, and Telecine/Video Business Sales Manager Melbourne. Gordon likes to work closely with clients to both understand their business needs and identify solutions.
Ashe Seaton, Senior Account Manager, WA
Ashe Seaton moved into the role of senior account manager for WA in November 2015. Ashe has worked in various roles within Atradius for 11 years including claims, recoveries and special risk management underwriting/recoveries. She graduated from Edith Cowan University in WA with an Arts degree in Media and Politics before moving to Sydney and taking up a job assessing and issuing deposit bonds. Ashe returned home to WA in 2013 with Atradius and moved from a claims role to commercial when the opportunity arose. Ashe's extensive experience in claims and recoveries as well as a strong customer focus and diligent work ethic will benefit our customers in an increasing WA market.
Kurt Wylie, Account Manager - QLD
Kurt Wylie works with the Service/Retention team as a Senior Account Manager responsible for Queensland accounts. Kurt has had 15 years’ experience in the credit insurance industry across Australia and New Zealand. He began his career in the General and Reinsurance industry in New Zealand. He moved to the government owned credit agency in 2000 where he started his career in trade credit insurance. Kurt moved to Australia in 2005 with Atradius and has worked in business development as well as his current role in managing existing accounts. Kurt is well known for his hard work and diligence in supporting his clients and brokers. His strengths lie in customer relationships and service as well as a very good understanding of credit insurance.
Lina Zareckas, Account Manager – VIC, TAS, SA
Lina Zareckas works with the Service/Retention team as an Account Manager. Lina began her credit insurance career in business development with Atradius in 2006 while she was completing the final year in her Commerce degree at Monash University. Upon graduating she assumed a full time role as a New Business Commercial Underwriter and later took up a role as Account Manager in the Melbourne office and is responsible for clients in Melbourne and South Australia. She has undertaken further training at the Australian Institute of Management and within Atradius to further enhance her risk management and financial assessment expertise. Lina works hard at developing solutions for clients and building relationships in the market.
Janet Fenech, Senior Account Manager, NSW
Janet Fenech works as the Senior Manager of the Client Relations Team. Prior to joining Atradius, Janet was the Financial Controller of a private investment company, which provided consultancy services to a number of high net worth individuals and organisations. Having worked in Sydney, Brisbane, London and Edinburgh, Janet offers experience from both a local and global perspective. She has held the role of Asia Pacific Financial Controller for various Global IT software companies. She has worked in the IT industry for 17 years and brings a wealth of knowledge from many other industries such as Banking, Insurance and Advertising. Janet’s working experience brings a unique skill set to the Client Relations Team ensuring a deep understanding of the business needs of our clients. Janet is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants and a member of CPA Australia.
Ronald Chai, Account Executive Manager, VIC
Ronald first joined Atradius in 2012 as an Associate Underwriter in the risk department. He spent two years in risk services whilst completing a Bachelors of Commerce with a major in International Business and minor in Commercial Law at Macquarie University. In his two years as an underwriter he worked closely with other underwriter 's managing different sectors whilst also managing his own portfolio which included construction machinery, engineering and timber. Ronald began his new role as an Account Executive in 2015, now bringing his risk knowledge and working closely with the Rupa and Lina within the account management team that deal with clients from Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and Western Australia. He is looking forward to expanding his network in the credit insurance industry, meeting more brokers and clients.