AJIB Insurance Brokers Limited

Level 1, 65 Waterloo Road, Lower Hutt Wellington, PO Box 30 500, New Zealand 5040
We are a New Zealand family-owned and operated insurance broker business. The AJIB team is committed to providing clients with an exceptional level of service. As an AJIB client, you will enjoy the benefits of: Total confidentiality. Clear and concise insurance advice. We simplify the processes to ensure all barriers are overcome. Best tailored insurance to suit each individual or business need. Ongoing personal relationships - our team rarely changes. Truly localised service and insurance you can trust. AJIB has been in operation since 1993 and our clients range from listed companies to small family-run businesses across New Zealand. While we are proudly independent, our membership of Steadfast provides us with increased bargaining power. This ensures our clients get cost-effective insurance options, and we can often secure superior packages from your existing insurer. We await your authority to affect this change.

Company Staff

Alan Jecks
Founding director and majority shareholder of the company. Alan followed his father into the insurance business. He began his career in the London market prior to emigrating to New Zealand. Alan has managed the local branch of International Insurance Broking firms prior to starting his own business. During his time as owner of AJIB, he has forged many long term relationships with clients that are now friends. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, travelling, food, wine and he is a motor enthusiast. Alan is also a keen cycler and has regularly participated in Cycle Challenges, such as Round Taupo.
Brad James
Account Manager
Brad joined the AJIB team having spent 10 years as a Qualified Insurance Broker (QIB) Branch Manager for another local broking firm. Brad has experience with Claims & Key Account Management with a particular interest in technical aspects of Liability insurance. Brad specialises in commercial fire & general cover with a focus on delivering detailed needs analysis, regular review and claims advocacy. Brad resides on the Kapiti Coast with his wife Lisa and in his spare time enjoys sports, rock music and craft beer.
Celeste Gerber
Broker Support
Celeste started her career in South Africa, before moving to New Zealand. Celeste provides backup for everyone and spends a lot of her time looking after our domestic portfolio and claims. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, refurbishing furniture and socializing.
Chris Jecks
Account Manager / Marketing Manager
Chris joined the business in 2009 following several years in the construction industry. Chris specialises in commercial fire and general covers and also runs the life division of the business. Outside of work, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife, Adrianna and 2 young sons, Ollie and Charlie. He also enjoys all sport, cooking and travelling.
Garry Whatton
Account Manager
Garry has been in the industry in various roles over many years. Beginning his career with Royal Sun Alliance, he joined the industry from school as they let him keep his long hair. His insurance experience includes underwriting, liability and Marine claims and recovery. Garry took a few years out of insurance to obtain a diploma in horticulture and run the odd job company. Garry likes all sport, plays social tennis and squash, and enjoys spending time with his family.