About Us

About Us

Delta Insurance Australia is a specialist underwriting agency and part of the Delta Insurance Group.

Our Team

Tesh Patel

Managing Director

Jacqui Warwick

Underwriting Manager - Professional Indemnity, Technology & Cyber

Melissa Downman

Underwriting Manager - Management Liability

Nicole Simmonds

Senior Underwriter

Oliver Gilmore

Senior Casualty Underwriter


Established in 2014, the Delta Insurance Group challenges the status quo by embracing technology, transparency and integrity, introducing niche products into new markets and delivering exceptional service.

Today Delta has over 20,000 clients in ten countries across the Asia Pacific region.

Our Philosophy

Our Vision

We embrace change to make the world a safer place.

Our Mission

We give you the confidence and security to succeed.

Our Values

With our entrepreneurial spirit, we’re proactive and nimble.

We do the right thing.

We’re passionately curious.

We’re at our inspirational best when we collaborate.

We enjoy the journey and celebrate it.

Delta Group Leadership Team

Kent Chaplin

Group Chief Executive Officer

Craig Kirk

Group Executive Director - Underwriting

Miranda Cook

Group Head of Marketing

Nathan Barrett

Group Chief Operations Officer

Petra Lucioli

Group Claims Manager

Jordan Urry

Head of Finance


May 30, 2024

Oliver Gilmore - Senior Casualty Underwriter

May 7, 2024

Delta Spotlight - Tesh Patel, Managing Director

April 26, 2024

Delta Spotlight - Jacqui Warwick

As one of Delta Insurance Australia’s Senior Underwriting Managers, Jacqui Warwick is exactly where she wants to be and believes her role is not just about being in the right place, but it is about being there at the right time to make a difference. Read More

Our Partners

Delta is a coverholder at Lloyd's. Lloyd’s is the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance marketplace. Through the collective intelligence and risk-sharing expertise of the market’s underwriters and brokers, Lloyd’s helps to create a braver world.

The Lloyd’s market provides the leadership and insight to anticipate and understand risk, and the knowledge to develop relevant, new and innovative forms of insurance for customers globally.

It offers the efficiencies of shared resources and services in a marketplace that covers and shares risks from more than 200 territories, in any industry, at any scale. And it promises a trusted, enduring partnership built on the confidence that Lloyd’s protects what matters most: helping people, businesses and communities to recover in times of need.

Lloyd’s began with a few courageous entrepreneurs in a coffeeshop. Three centuries later, the Lloyd’s market continues that proud tradition, sharing risk in order to protect, build resilience and inspire courage everywhere.

Beazley evolved from a specialist Lloyd’s syndicate in London to become a global insurer with offices across Europe, Asia and across North America. All Beazley’s insurance businesses are rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best. Delta, as a Coverholder, accesses Beazley capacity via Lloyd’s.

Allied World offers diversified insurance and reinsurance products globally. It is headquartered in Switzerland and is owned by Fairfax Financial Holdings. Delta works with Allied World as a capacity partner, and Allied provides additional expertise, broader product and geographical support and financial strength. Delta accesses Allied World capacity via Allied World Assurance Company Ltd (Australia Branch).

Antares is an established independent Managing Agent at Lloyd’s. Antares is part of the QIC Group, the largest insurance company in the Middle East. QIC Group is one of the highest rated insurers in the Gulf region, with a rating of “A/Stable” from Standard & Poor’s and “A/Excellent” from A.M. Best.  Delta, as a Coverholder, accesses Antares capacity via Lloyd’s.

As a leading global independent reinsurance company with offices in over 30 countries, SCOR offers its clients a diversified and innovative range of reinsurance and insurance solutions. Applying “The Art & Science of Risk”, SCOR uses its industry-recognized expertise and cutting-edge financial solutions to serve its clients and contribute to the welfare and resilience of society. Delta works with SCOR as a capacity partner and accesses SCOR capacity via Lloyd’s.