Our Team

TONY CALODOLCE

Tony has been at the helm of CPS General for more than 30 years.

Tony is always going above and beyond to ensure his client’s possessions and property are properly protected and makes himself available to his clients to help them through life’s unpredictable times.

He is a Senior Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF), a Certified Insurance Professional (CIP) and an ASIC Tier One accredited Authorised Representative.

These days, Tony spends more time away from work as the new CPS team expands its areas of responsibility. Tony loves Travelling, Movies and Music and is also now kept busy with 3 grandchildren.

JAMES NORVAL

James formed the CPS Group in 1985 as a Financial Planning & General Insurance practice. The” CPS Brand” has grown and has become a strong customer focused group under his dedicated leadership.

After 28 years as a Financial Planner, in 2011 James retired to focus more on the development of the CPS General Insurance business. He is as committed today as he was when he started.

James holds a Diploma of Financial Planning (CFP) from Deakin University. Schooled in South Africa where he was a “mad” sportsman, James now enjoys a game of golf when time permits. His spare time is taken up with farming in the Dungog district where he and his wife run an Angus/Wagyu cattle farm and most importantly spending time with their 4 adult children and many grandchildren.

BARRY GLASGOW

Barry has been in the Insurance Industry for almost 50 years. He built up and ran his own Life Insurance Agency until his retirement and now spends his time focusing on the future direction of CPS General. Barry became a Director of CPS in 1995 and has played a large role in the success of the business.

Barry is married with four children and many grandchildren and lives on the Northern Beaches. His hobbies include Golf, Fishing and Surfing.

TONY MOSCATO

Tony has had a long and extensive insurance career spanning over 40 years holding various positions in underwriting, claims and sales roles and in 2016 joined CPS General as Sales Manager bringing a wealth of experience in all facets of General Insurance. Tony is a Senior Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and a Certified Insurance Professional (CIP).

Before joining CPS Tony owned and operated his own successful General Insurance practice. He has always been passionate about general insurance and nurturing his relationships with his clients over a long period of time.

Tony has also served on the board of the General Insurance Advisers Association (GIAA) for over eight years contributing to the success of this association and its relationship with Resilium. In this role he helped develop policy wordings, procedural matters and the all-important link between the Authorised Representative’s body and Resilium Management team.

Tony is passionate about all things motoring including the V8 Super cars and has owned a vast array of different and unique vehicles. He also likes spending time with family and friends.

RICHARD ACHESON

Richard is the longest serving employee of CPS having joined in 1993 to grow the general insurance business.

Richard performed a number of roles prior to joining CPS such as business development manager and general insurance manager. His knowledge of underwriting, claims handling and risk management is an asset to the company. Today Richard’s primary task within the company is as Senior Account Manager looking after the many long standing clients of CPS.

Richard is an Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance(ANZIIF), is a Certified Insurance Professional (CIP)and an ASIC Tier 1 & 2 accredited Authorised Representative.

Away from work Richard spends time keeping fit, listening to music, travelling, spending time with family, enjoying good food and the great outdoors.

CHELSEA NORVAL

Chelsea has been with CPS General for over a decade. It didn’t take long for Insurance to became not only a career but also a passion. Chelsea is an Account Manager specialising in Professional Risks, Corporate Travel, Builders Warranty and both Personal and Commercial Insurances.

Chelsea’s enthusiasm is infectious which in turn influences the other members of the CPS team. Chelsea is extremely well organised and has a very strong work ethic. She is dedicated to enhancing the CPS name and continuing to develop quality relationships with her clients by exceeding their expectations.

Chelsea is a Senior Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and is a Certified Insurance Professional (CIP). She holds a Diploma of Insurance Broking, and is accredited as ASIC Tier 1 & Tier 2 Authorised Representative in both Insurance Broking and General Insurance.

JAMES KELLETT

Having joined CPS in 2017 as an Account Manager. James assists clients on a daily basis with all their insurance needs and has a special interest in Farm and Commercial Insurances.

James is ASIC Tier 1 & Tier 2 accredited and is currently studying for a Diploma of Insurance Broking. In addition James has a Bachelor of Agricultural Economics from Sydney University.

In his spare time James enjoys time with his young family including a very active daughter and when time permits his extended family and friends and the occasional game of golf.

EMRE NAZLIOGLU

Emre joined CPS as an Account Manager in early 2018, prior to this he worked for one of Australia’s largest Insurers underwriting SME portfolios for several years.

Emre holds ASIC Tier 1 & Tier 2 accreditations and is an Authorized Representative of Resilium Pty Ltd and Resilium Insurance Broking Pty Ltd.

Outside of work, Emre is a purple belt Jiu-Jitsu practitioner training under Roots.

JASON PITTON

Jason joined CPS General as an Account Manager in 2019.

Jason’s exposure to the Insurance industry has seen him undertake various roles in the Professional Risks sector as both, an Underwriter and a Broker.

This experience has allowed him to develop a technical understanding of complex risks and the ability to negotiate the best outcome for our clients.

Jason is a Senior Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and holds a Diploma of Financial Services Insurance Broking and Underwriting.

In a competitive industry such as Insurance, Jason is proud to be a part of CPS General because together we share an emphasis on delivering solutions to protect our clients and their business.  “If we can be partners in your success, you’re more likely to be a partner in ours”

MITCHELL TAYLOR

Mitch recently joined CPS as our newest Account Manager.

Mitch focuses on building strong relationships with his clients to provide the best service possible in dealing with the complexities of their insurance requirements.

He ensures his clients fully understand their exposures to risk and helps to attain the most comprehensive insurance coverage.

Mitch holds ASIC Tier 1 & Tier 2 accreditations and is an Authorized Representative of Resilium Pty Ltd and Resilium Insurance Broking Pty Ltd.

Outside work, Mitch loves riding his motorbike, walking his dog and spending time with family. A weekend without sport, reading or relaxing with family and friends is very rare.

DIANA LARA

Diana, or affectionately known around the office as Dee, joined CPS General in 2018 as a Personal Insurance Consultant.  Diana’s focus is aligned to serving and helping our loyal customers which she finds very inspiring and motivating. Her attention to detail and customer focus is a credit to her and will ensure you are in the best of hands.

Diana’s background has been in fine arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Diploma in Marketing and Management. Diana also holds ASIC Tier 1 & Tier 2 accreditations and is an Authorized Representative of Resilium Pty Ltd and Resilium Insurance Broking Pty Ltd.

In her spare time Dee enjoys swimming, yoga, reading and taking long walks along the beach.

DEBRA HORTON

Debra joined CPS in 2017 in the role of Personal Insurance Consultant.

Deb enjoys assisting with complex claims to get the best possible result for her clients. She prides herself on her work ethic and client relationships in assisting with Home & Contents, Motor and Boat Insurances.

Debra holds ASIC Tier 1 & Tier 2 accreditations and is an Authorized Representative of Resilium Pty Ltd and Resilium Insurance Broking Pty Ltd.

Out of work she enjoys going to the gym, painting, art, animals and socializing with family and friends.

LAUREN COLE

Lauren joined CPS in 2018 bringing with her several years of administrative experience and a bright and bubbly personality. Lauren’s role involves supporting the Account Managers with processing and administrative tasks.

Outside of work, Lauren enjoys travelling, water-skiing and spending time with friends.

CLAIRE GROOM

Claire has been a very important part of the CPS team since 2016. She assists with the day to day administrative tasks and supports the team with various jobs. Claire plays an integral role at CPS keeping the office running smoothly.

Claire’s hobbies include reading, relaxing and spending time with her two children.