We are the East West Group

Welcome to our group of companies offering innovative and bespoke
solutions within the insurance realm.

No matter which brand you work with, each team member is a passionate and
knowledgeable individual who puts our clients at the centre of all our focus.
You know you’re in good hands when you work with the East West Group.

 

Meet the leadership team

Greg Rynenberg

CEO & Founder

Greg established East West Insurance Brokers in 1984. Since then, the company has expanded into other areas of expertise. Greg continues to make executive decisions to drive the strong growth of all brands.

Alicia Rynenberg

Chief Marketing officer

Alicia plans, develops and executes East West Group’s marketing & advertising initiatives to support the growth of all brands. Alicia also works on growth strategies for Ryno Insurance while overseeing both the marketing and Ryno teams.

Rebecca Sawers

OPERATIONAL MANAGER

Rebecca assists with various management projects and ensures that all tasks are completed efficiently to the teams’ best abilities. Rebecca also looks after HR processes to successfully onboard new employees and resolve workplace conflicts.

Blake Norman

HEAD OF SYSTEMS

Blake is East West Group’s Head of Systems, who looks after systems and processes. Blake works with the development team to enhance software usage to operate smoothly and efficiently. Blake also looks after FlexiFund It.

Sam Butson

Head of Broking

Sam’s primary goal is to expand East West Insurance Brokers. Sam helps plan and implement business initiatives to support the growth of East West Insurance Brokers which includes overseeing the broking team.

Taylor Burstow

HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Taylor helps develop and execute new business initiatives, such as attending networking events to build and strengthen corporate relationships with industry experts. His primary role is to grow East West Insurance Brokers and ShieldCover.

meet east west insurance brokers

Our general insurance brokeragE

Born in 1984 as a general insurance brokerage, we can provide bespoke insurance advice to anyone in the general public within Australia. Our clients are primarily decision-makers in small, medium, and large businesses from various industries, including transport, earthmoving, and professional advisors.

MEET RYNO INSURANCE

OUR SPECIALISED INSURANCE BROKERAGE

Our journey began in 2006, offering enthusiast motor insurance cover for classic rides, prestige cars and motorbikes. Since 2020 we became a specialist insurance brokerage guiding our niche audience of speciality car enthusiasts and transport owner-drivers all around Australia. 

MEET SHIELDCOVER

OUR SPECIALISED INSURANCE UNDERWRITING AGENCY

Founded in 2014, we entered the market, providing innovative insurance solutions to support our broking partners. Our team of experienced underwriters offers specialised insurance products for various occupations within Blue Collar, Hospitality, Property Owners and Small Retailers. 

MEET FLEXIFUNDIT

OUR IN-HOUSE PREMIUM FUNDER

We are an in-house premium funder and software company. Starting life in the early 90s, we provided an opportunity for our clients to pay their insurance in instalments. After evolving throughout the decades, our software is now available to purchase by professional advisors.