LifeRisk Group profile

LifeRisk Partners Group provides research and software as well as publications and consulting services for Advisers and Australian Financial Services Licensees.

LifeRisk Partners, a member of the LifeRisk Group, holds an Australian Financial Services License and is authorised to provide general financial product advice for life risk insurances to wholesale clients. LifeRisk Partners provides the product research for use by our Adviser and AFS Licensee clients.

LifeRisk Partners, its employees and Authorized Representatiives do not provide personal financial product advice to retail clients.

Key Personnel

Steve Dingjan

Stephen Dingjan BSc (Hons)

Stephen has had over 35 years experience in a range of roles in Australian Funds Management and Life Insurance and 14 years providing consulting services to Plan For Life.

As part of his role providing consulting services to Plan For Life, Stephen spent 8 years managing the outsourced life insurance Risk Research services for a leading Risk and Funds Management advice software provider.

Previously Stephen held significant roles as Product Manager of National Mutual's Immediate Annuities business and as a Business Development Manager. Prior to that time Stephen held a variety of Actuarial roles in superannuation and life insurance.

Rob Gurling

Robert Gurling BSc Dip Ed Gr Dip (Software Development)
Research & Compliance Director

Robert has had over 30 years experience in the Australian Life Insurance industry. In that time he has worked for a number of life insurance companies and consulting firms as an actuarial and systems analyst.

Robert' s role at the Life Risk Group is to oversee the product research and manage the software development for LifeRisk Online.

Manouri Pothuhera

Manouri Pothuhera BSc, Grd Dip (Actuarial Science), Dip FS
Risk Research Consultant

Manouri has worked overseas in a multinational life insurance group for over 10 years with roles in Actuarial, Group Life, Retirement Benefit (Superannuation) and Operational Risk Management.

Since settling in Australia, Manouri has been responsible for providing life insurance product and premiums research and has assisted in providing Risk Insurance Benchmarking reports at Plan For Life.

Manouri's main role is to keep our product research up to date.


Stephen Kennedy BComp Sc
Systems Manager

Stephen has a degree in Computer Science. He has worked on LifeRisk Online for over 9 years. In previous roles Stephen was a Computer Network and Systems technician supporting major companies in regional Victoria.

Stephen's main role is to ensure that our systems run efficiently, including the quotation systems and LifeRisk Online.