About us

Austbrokers Hiller Marine was formed in partnership with Austbrokers Sydney Pty Ltd. trading as Austbrokers ABS, a fully-owned subsidiary of the AUB Group.


Austbrokers Sydney Pty Ltd. is a major company within the AUB Group. AUB is a top 250 ASX listed company founded in 1986. It comprises 75 equity businesses that service more than 450,000 clients across 310 locations.

Michael Hiller has a special interest in boat insurance having had considerable work experience on boats, at marinas & yacht clubs - seeing first hand some of the risks boats, their owners, their passengers & third parties are exposed to.
Neil Hiller has more than 35 years marine insurance broking, underwriting & risk management experience based in Australia, South Africa and in London. Before establishing Austbrokers Hiller Marine in partnership with Austbrokers, he was General Manager of the ‘Marine Specialty Risks’ division of QBE.
Managing Director
Shane Barry started his career as an Average Adjuster in 1975 working in both London & Greece preparing all kinds of Hull & Machinery claims. In his 30 years in Australia he has worked in all aspects of marine insurance: marine underwriting (specializing in hull & machinery), claims and insurance broking. Most recently, he was involved in the run-off of complex marine claims for Stream Australia.