Erin Bernhardt is our Risk Specialist in the Outer Adelaide, Kangaroo Island and Riverland regions. As an insurance professional with nearly 30 years of experience, Erin is passionate about Achmea’s purpose of keeping farmers farming. He has a strong track record in insurance and business management through sales, development, process improvement and the delivery of improved customer experience strategies. Erin’s strengths are in his ability to connect with people, identify their needs and have a clear vision for shared success.
Erin has held executive roles for key insurance assets of ASX listed companies and he is known for his innovative thinking and ability to work collaboratively with clients to deliver positive outcomes.
“Insurance is fundamentally about having relationships, understanding people’s expectations, needs and goals so that we can work with together to achieve their definition of success. Whether they are farmers, industry leaders, underwriters or key stakeholders – it is about helping each other and being there when the relationship needs us most,” said Erin.
Coming from a cricketing family, Erin was a first-grade premiership player for both the Adelaide Cricket Club and North Hobart Cricket Club, playing in South Australia, Tasmania and as the overseas placement in Yorkshire, England. In his later years, Erin has held several Board positions and General Management roles within the insurance and cricketing industries.