Geoff Manks

AuthorGeoff Manks

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​.

Insuring Carbon Credits – All Smoke & Mirrors?

The degree of technical wizardry involved to understand the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) legislation and its practical implications, was, and still is, draining. This combined with the Government’s early mistakes in setting the rules, saw many ETS linked commercial operations fall by the wayside – caused either by a lack of sophistication in their business models, or simply starving to death...

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