Our Team


Michael McKean

Director, Licensed Financial Planner and Authorised Representative
Email: michael@metsure.com.au

With over 35 years’ experience in Financial Services, Michael has a wealth of experience gained from various positions across a wide range of financial institutions such as NAB, Metway, HFC Finance and Suncorp. 

Michael has been the driving force of Metsure since 2008 growing an Advice, Insurance Broking and Mortgage practice from a small boutique operation to servicing a network of clients Australia Wide. 

Michael has been a strong supporter of local charities and community sporting teams, with a second at the Masters Games in golf in 2018 he is currently focusing his sporting life on competing at the World Masters Golf in November 2019.

When Michael’s not in the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife of 25 years and his 4 beautiful children, including twin boy and girl.


Gary Snelling

Financial Adviser

Gary began his financial planning career in 2006 in South Africa specialising in personal Insurance protecting families. Gary moved to Australia in 2009 and started with Suncorp providing personal financial advice.

Gary believes in developing close, long term partnerships with his clients and affecting personalised plans to achieve their financial goals over a lifetime. Gary is an experienced personal and business risk adviser and also assists  individuals and businesses with a broad range of superannuation, investment and insurance strategies.

Away from work, Gary enjoys cycling, running and swimming as well as coaching and developing youth soccer in the local community.


Dianne Cashin  

Account Manager and Authorised Representative No: 1277629

Dianne has been working in the insurance industry for over 25 years. She has worked at various global insurers including Royal and Sun Alliance (Vero), RACQ Insurance, Lumley Insurance and Wesfarmers Insurance.  

Her roles included Training Officer, Property Claims Specialist, Household Team Leader, Motor Vehicle Claims Supervisor, Motor Vehicle Underwriter and Heavy Motor Underwriter.  

Dianne has been employed by Metsure Insurance Brokers for the past 5 years, as an Insurance Broker dealing with all aspects of commercial insurance. 

In her spare time, Dianne enjoys travelling with her husband and 2 beautiful children.


Shem Aitken 

Claims & Account Manager

Shem is a third generation Insurance Broker with over 15 years in the industry, over this time he has travelled and worked extensively throughout Queensland. He has seen firsthand the devastating effects of cyclones and other natural disasters which makes him perfectly suited to head up our claims team.

Shem is a past sponsored nominee in the Queensland Young Person of The Year competition within the field of Personal Motivation and recently competed as part of the All Abilities Disabled Ambrose Golf Team in the Masters Games, winning gold.

He assists our clients in their time of need and does so with positivity and care.


Dan Weir

Account Manager

Dan joined Metsure in 2017 after moving from the UK. He has over 14 years’ experience within the Insurance Broking industry dealing with all aspects of Personal, Commercial and Niche Insurance Risks.

Dan has a keen eye for detail and negotiates hard with insurers to get the best possible outcome for our clients. 

When Dan is not in the office, he can be found at sporting events, assisting charities through fundraising events on the coast and spending time with his wife and children.


Elliott McKean

Domestic Insurance Broker Assistant

Elliott has been with Metsure for over 3 years and handles all aspects of domestic insurance including but not limited to Home, Motor and Landlords Insurance.

As a second generation up and coming insurance professional he prides himself on ensuring that the client is protected and provided with the best possible outcome in the event of a claim.

Elliott is a keen bike rider and has multiple Australian Championships to his name. When he is not in the office, he can be seen enjoying himself and building relationships in coffee shops up and down the Eastern Seaboard.


Ian Gerber

Director and joint business owner of Metsure Finance, Mortgage Broker, Authorised Credit Representative

 Ian is a lending specialist who is across all aspects of personal, residential and business lending. After 22 years working for NAB across south east Queensland, Ian moved into finance broking in 2007 to provide his clients a personal ‘relationship style’ service they deserve. Ian’s expertise and experience enables him to provide honest, reliable, accurate and professional advice. His country upbringing and genuine nature makes clients feel comfortable and enjoy doing business with him.

He is an experienced, fully qualified and accredited broker who goes ‘above and beyond’ for his clients. He has been giving trusted advice for many years, which has led to an impeccable reputation and respect amongst clients and piers.

Outside work, Ian is a keen gardener, avid traveller and dog lover.