Insurance Towers

About Us

Insurance Towers was established as an insurance brokerage in Rotorua in 1984. Antony Plowman took over as Owner/Managing Director in 2005 and since then he has further improved and developed the business, whilst continuing to provide professional advice and an empathetic service to our clients, alongside his team.

Affiliations

  • ISFO Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman
  • NZFAA (NZ Financial Advisers’ Association)
  • KEPA (National Dealer Group)
  • MDRT (Life and qualifying member of The Million Dollar Round Table)
Insurance Towers Office

Our Expert Team

Our advisers constantly evaluate the best ways to protect you, your family and your business.  We have a range of specialist skill so you can be assured you will receive the best advice and service at all times.  For your added protection, our advisers are Registered Financial Advisers with the Financial Markets Authority.

Please feel free to contact any of our team.

Antony Plowman

Position: Owner/Managing Director
Phone: 0800 000 777
Fax: (07) 347 0649

Registered Financial Adviser
NZFAA (NZ Financial Advisers’ Association)
KEPA (National Dealer Group)
MDRT (Life and qualifying member of The Million Dollar Round Table)
National Certificate Financial Services (Financial Advice) (Level 5

Antony was born and educated in the Bay of Plenty and began his career as a broker with the company in 1996. In 2005 the opportunity to purchase the company arose and Antony took over as Owner/Managing Director. Antony’s role in the company is to oversee the daily running of the business, recruitment and training of new brokers and to provide on-going support and advice to his existing brokers. As an experienced adviser he deals with a large client base and is always happy to accept new clients.

Antony resides in Rotorua, is married and enjoys spending time with his wife, two daughters and grandson. He is very passionate about golf and enjoys the time he spends at Rotorua Golf Club as a longstanding member. He is also involved in the sponsorship of events at the club.

John Gielen

Position: Registered Financial Adviser
Phone: 0800 000 777
Fax: (07) 347 0649

Registered Financial Adviser
NZFAA (NZ Financial Advisers’ Association)
KEPA (National Dealer Group)
National Certificate Financial Services (Financial Advice) (Level 5)

John started his sales career in the retail sector and joined the team at Insurance Towers in 2009. During this time John has established a good rapport with his clients and fellow business associates. He was born and raised in Rotorua and has two young daughters that keep him busy. When time allows John enjoys playing the guitar and piano.

Alex Root-Reed

Position: Registered Financial Adviser
Phone: 0800 000 777
Fax: (07) 347 0649

NZFAA (NZ Financial Advisers’ Association)
KEPA (National Dealer Group)

Alex’s background is in business management and financial administration, primarily in the service sector.

Having arrived home after three years living and working overseas.   Alex joined the team in 2015 and is rapidly building his client base through exceptional service and attention to detail.

Alex offers well considered advice and diligently works in the best interest of his clients.

Amber Hutchison

Position: Registered Financial Adviser
Phone: 0800 000 777
Fax: (07) 347 0649

NZFAA (NZ Financial Advisers’ Association)
KEPA (National Dealer Group)

Amber started her sales career in Retail and after many years managing retail stores, joined the team at Insurance Towers in 2011.

After a 2 year hiatus over 2013/14 when she and her young family moved to Gisborne, she returned to Insurance Towers in early 2015.

Amber was born and raised in Rotorua and enjoys spending any free time with her husband and two young daughters.

Sarah Coffin

Position: Registered Financial Adviser
Phone: 0800 000 777
Fax: (07) 347 0649

NZFAA (NZ Financial Advisers’ Association)
KEPA (National Dealer Group)

Sarah has lived in Rotorua since moving to New Zealand from Australia as a young girl. Sarah loves Rotorua and all it has to offer from the beautiful lakes which her and her family enjoy playing on to the great walking and mountain biking tracks and of course the wonderful people who live here. Sarah is married to her teenage sweetheart and has two teenage children.

Sarah has a strong hospitality background working as an Operations Manager for over 10 years, after this Sarah successfully studied to gain her Level 6 – New Zealand Diploma In Business majoring accounting.

Debbie and Louisa

Position: Administration Team
Phone: 0800 000 777
Fax: (07) 347 0649

All raised, educated and now living in Rotorua with their families, collectively they have over 20 years experience with the company.

They all come from administrative customer service backgrounds and are committed to providing professional, efficient and friendly service to clients and support to the Brokers and Managing Director.

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