Who we are

Our Leaders

George Katsogiannis

Chief Executive Officer

“Helping our people and our customers reach their true potential really inspires me.”

George Katsogiannis has more than 30 years’ experience in the general insurance industry, holding a variety of senior roles across Australia and New Zealand covering claims, underwriting and distribution. His previous role at QBE insurance as Executive General Manager Claims, included responsibility of claims across all product lines. He has extensive experience in workers compensation and CTP insurance, with a proven track record delivering excellent customer service propositions and profitable growth.

Sasha Saviane

Divisional Manager, Hospitality Claims

“Improving the experience of workers compensation for employers and workers is my passion.”

Sasha Saviane graduated Sydney University with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) and worked in London for seven years as an Occupational Therapist helping people with disabilities to become more independent. Passionate about helping people, Sasha took her first step into Workers Compensation managing a Severe Injuries portfolio at QBE before moving to Hospitality Employers Mutual in November 2011 as a Senior Case Manager. In her current role as Divisional Manager of Hospitality Claims she leads a team of 28, many of whom share her allied health background and commitment to helping others.

Marilyn Jukes

Manager, Hospitality Risk

“Working with employers in a collaborative manner to improve safety for all employees and help prevent future injuries – that’s what’s important to me.”

Marilyn Jukes has an allied health background and worked as a clinician, rehabilitation provider, return to work coordinator and WHS Manager in the hospitality industry before moving into workers compensation insurance concentrating on injury prevention for local government entities throughout NSW. In 2011 Marilyn commenced with Hospitality Employers Mutual, transferring her hospitality knowledge and injury prevention skills to work with hotels, pubs and clubs on their individual risk management and WHS strategies to improve safety throughout the industry.

Jay Mitchell

Manager, Underwriting

“Every day presents a new challenge. Our combined ability to rise to that challenge while motivating others to do the same continues to motivate me.”

Jay Mitchell commenced in underwriting in 2004 and throughout this period has managed teams responsible for premiums in excess of $500M. He has a strong understanding of the varied needs of policy holders, having held roles within account management and business development. This is further strengthened by his current role of Underwriting Manager, which he has held since 2012.