Geoff Manks is Managing Director of Sage Partners Ltd and has 27 years of experience in commercial insurance broking. He was the owner of a New Zealand's private insurance broking company before selling and joining as Director/Shareholder of one of Australasia's largest insurance broking companies. He left 10 years ago to focus on crafting bespoke insurance solutions for business and the insurance industry. Geoff is the Lloyd's Coverholder for forestry insurance, designing and bringing to market the first carbon forest plantation in Australasia. Geoff has a strong interest in blackbox underwriting & has had software built to manage underwriting for single cargo transit insurance.