Our Team

Meet the Safeguard Team

Meet the experienced team at Safeguard Insurance Solutions

Stephen Kidd


(Authorised Representative number: 1301972)

Steve is the Director of Safeguard Insurance Solutions and has been in the insurance industry for 18 years holding roles in Broking, Underwriting and Management.

With a wealth of knowledge Steve is well placed to help you with your business insurance needs.

During his downtime Steve enjoys spending time with his young family and if not at a park can often be found at the gym.

Jack Hamilton

Senior Broker
BBA (Curtin), Diploma Financial Services (Broking), QPIB Director / Responsible Manager
(Authorised Representative number: 263121)

Jack is a founding director of Safeguard Insurance Solutions and has been in the insurance industry since 1999.

Jack’s business and insurance qualifications coupled with over 20 years experience in the industry stands him in good stead to handle all facets of clients insurance needs over many diverse industries.

When not in the office, Jack’s free time is quickly filled with the usual activities that go with raising a family. However should there be any spare time, you will find him trying to chase the elusive perfect wave!

Kerry Simons

Account Executive
BComm (Curtin), Diploma Financial Services (Broking)
(Authorised Representative number: 1283811)

Kerry joined Safeguard Insurance in 2020 and is an Account Executive charged with managing portfolios of medium to large accounts. She holds a Diploma of Financial Services (Broking), and a Bachelor of Commerce. Kerry has been in the insurance industry since 1995 and held a variety of roles from claims officer to account executive. Having experience through many different areas of insurance holds her in good stead when looking after your business. A brief venture into document control in the mining industry provided Kerry with the opportunity to hone her organisation skills which is well applied in the insurance industry.

Kerry’s spare time is used well, being spent with family and friends, relaxing at beer or cider festivals, and taking on knitting projects.

Cherie Beasley

Assistant Broker
(Authorised Representative number: 1261868)

Cherie has been in the general industry industry since 2004 and moved into broking in 2010 and obtained her Tier 1 accreditation. Cherie joined Safeguard in February 2018 and assists the broking team in managing a portfolio of small to medium clients.

When there is spare time, Cherie enjoys spending it with her family and travelling. Cherie is an avid music lover she and enjoys a diverse range of music. In her spare time one might find her as the Backstage Manager for her son’s choir, attending as many concerts as possible or even just dancing up a storm on the dance floor!

Erin Dallachy

Assistance Broker
(Authorised Representative number: 1280933)

Erin has obtained her Tier 1 accreditation and has been in the general insurance industry since 2008, working within varied client industries and sizes. Before joining Safeguard Erin’s focus was in the transport and petroleum sector. In March 2020 Erin became part of the Safegard team, and assists Jack and Louise in managing a portfolio of small to medium clients.

Erin loves being able to take advantage of Western Australia’s coastal region to fish and explore with her family - especially as she has added a fur baby to her family! Spontaneous weekends away up north, taking long walks on the beach watching the sun set – living the cliché and living the dream!

Kara Smith

Assistant Broker
(Authorised Representative number: 1283195)

Kara is an Assistant Broker who has been in the insurance industry since 2014 with a Certificate IV in General Insurance and a Tier 2 accreditation. Kara moved to broking in 2020 when she joined Safeguard and assists the team in various aspects of insurance for small to medium sized clients.

In Kara’s spare time if she is outside she is happy! With her young son, daughter and husband she spends as much time as she can going to the beach or heading out on road trips exploring the great outdoors.

Lisa Carpenter

Assistant Broker
(Authorised Representative number: 1305176)

Lisa joined Safeguard Insurance Solutions in August 2023, she has been working in the insurance industry for over 16 years. Lisa moved into broking in 2019 and has her Tier 1 accreditation. She assists our Account Executives in managing a portfolio of small to medium clients.

During her spare time Lisa enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Lisa loves to watch her sport and is an avid Formula 1 supporter.