Introducing the team who’s got your back

At GYB Trade we firmly believe that tradespeople don’t receive enough quality bespoke advice when it comes to risk management. Seeking cost effective and suitable insurance is a big part of that picture. There are any number of insurance products on the market, but many contain clauses and exclusions that reduce their effectiveness. Often these shortcomings don’t become apparent until they’re most needed – at claim time! Get in touch with GYB today and find out why we’ve got your back.

Chris Jecks

Chris Jecks

Trade specialist

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 two young sons, Ollie and Charlie. He also enjoys all sport, cooking and travelling.

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Brad James - Broker

Brad James

Trade specialist

Brad joined the GYB team having spent 10 years as a qualified insurance broker and branch manager for another local broking firm. Brad has experience with claims and key account management, with a particular interest in the technical aspects of liability insurance. Brad specialises in commercial fire and 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.

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