Key People

Key People

With a combined experience of over 200 years in the insurance industry, our leadership team has expertise that is envied by our competitors. You can rely on getting advice from Sterling that is based not only on a solid knowledge base but on strong working experience in advising brokers on how best to assist their clients with hard-to-place insurance.

Chris Dardaneliotis

B.Ec., ANZIIF Fellow CIP
Rank: Director / Underwriter

Inception: June 2007
AKA: CD, Chris D

Profile: CD is involved in the technical and day-to-day management of our liability products. CD has been in the industry since 1992 and has held various underwriting and management roles with JUA, AMP/GIO and Calliden for Liability, Property & other classes. CD is also actively involved with the Australian and New Zealand Insurance Institute.

Phone: 02 9950 4005
Email: Chris

Anthony J A Parington

B.Chem.E., Dip.Fin.Serv., ANZIIF Fellow
Rank: Director / Underwriter

Inception: October 2003
AKA: Tony, TP

Profile: TP is involved in the technical aspects for all of our products as well as the management and operations of the company. Tony has been in the industry since 1994 and during this time he has gained experience as both an underwriter and broker.

Phone: 02 9950 4003
Email:  Tony


George Condell

Rank: Director / BDM

Inception: February 2004
AKA: George

Profile: George has been in the insurance industry since 1970 and has been involved in the development and management of an extensive number of specialty insurance programs since 1986. Some of the programs George has been responsible for developing include a high risk Liability program for Demolition and Asbestos which has been operating since 1986, a Professional Indemnity program for NSW Barristers and a Medical Malpractice facility for the Australian Private Hospital Association. Prior to joining Sterling George has held various positions with Heath Lambert, IUS, CBA, AMP and MMI.

Phone: 02 9950 4004


Linda King

Dip.Fin.Serv., ANZIIF (Snr Associate)
Rank: Director / Liability Underwriter

Inception: February 2004

Profile: For the past 10 years she has been responsible for the day to day operations and management of the Demolition/Asbestos programme alongside underwriting numerous liability programmes. Linda has had experience with the Demolition/Asbestos Removal programme since its inception in 1986. She has held various roles within IUS, Heath Fielding and Heath Lambert.

Phone: 02 9950 4002
Email:  Linda


James Emerson

Rank: Director / Liability Manager

Inception: July 2007
AKA: Jamie

Profile: James has extensive experience handling Liability in the Lloyd’s market since 2002 and has been involved with Sterling since 2004. James joined Sterling from Besso Ltd. in London and now manages the QLD Liability team. His Lloyd’s experience has been invaluable in maintaining relationships with the market and the London underwriters as well as in underwriting both new and renewal business and managing the Sterling facilities expectations.

Phone: 07 5601 9110
Email:  James


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