Board of Directors
Con Manetas

Con Manetas

Con was first elected to the Board as Finance & Legal director in October 2023.

Con is a Qualified Practicing Insurance Broker (QPIB) and has also completed a Diploma in Insurance Administration and a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking).
He is also an Associate of the Australian Insurance Institute and has a Graduate diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Con has worked in the insurance industry for a number of insurance companies, as an underwriter and manager, and in his own Australian insurance brokerage for 49 years (for the last 34 years as a broker).

His former company Leed Risk Services, now owned by Coverforce Insurance Brokers where he maintains a small financial interest, are members of the “National Insurance Brokers Association” who are the insurance brokers' professional body which gives a combined voice to government as well as promotes a very high code of conduct and ethics in the industry.

Leed Risk Services were founding members of “Insurance Brokers Network Australia Limited” the very first Australian cluster marketing network of 87 independent brokers Australia-wide who used their combined muscle to deliver advantaged products and services to their members and their clients. Con was instrumental in creating a state chapter and a national group in 1993. He was State Chairman of this organisation from 1994 to 1996 and 2010 and National Chairman in 1997 to 1999. Combined premium income from this group exceeded AUD1 billion. IBNA has since been sold to Steadfast Group who are  listed on the AU stock exchange SDF with a market cap of AUD 6 Billion)

With many company exposures becoming global, Solarif Insurance Group with a head office in the Netherlands and an office in Australia which specialized in large scale Solar insurance and Risk Management joined UNIBA. This gives Solarif worldwide knowledge while retaining a local presence.

Con’s insurance expertise includes Insurance and Risk Management advice and placement for medium to large corporations from most Industry groups however he now specializes in Solar and Clean Energy Risks. Con speaks English and fluent Greek.