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Dan McKirdy

Director / Insurance advisor


People are Dan’s passion and he enjoys learning more about people, their business and their families.


Dan has been an insurance adviser since 2012 specialising, in cover for self-employed people and small to medium businesses.


Previously, Dan was with ACC in a number of roles for five years. This has helped him in understanding the rehabilitation process and how disablement affects not just the person, but their families and businesses as well.


Outside of work, Dan enjoys both spending time with his family (wife Sheree and kids Arthur, Ted, and Olive) and a delicious craft beer with friends, when the kids allow.


Andy Pender

Insurance advisor


Andy is a people person in every sense of the word. He loves to learn about them by hearing their stories, and has a passion for tailoring insurance to best safeguard their future and look after their loved ones. 

He has been an insurance adviser since 2020 after 12 years as an airline pilot. During his flying years he was the Medical & Welfare Director for the NZ Airline Pilots’ Association where he oversaw members’ insurances including disability and life cover. This experience, as well as having assisted in incident response following aircraft accidents, has helped Andy understand the effect a whole family and workplace as well.


In my free time I like to get out and around Christchurch with my wife Kelly and son Van, while squeezing in as much mountain biking and running as I can. 

Nadia Maddock

General insurance advisor


With a magnetic personality and a keen desire to help those around her, Nadia is keen to get stuck in and do the hard yards for her clients.


Nadia has been in the fire and general insurance industry for the past eight years. She has had a number of interesting roles: From broker support and domestic and commercial brokering, working as an underwriter for a large insurer, right through to setting up a general insurance business for a financial services company.


Outside of work commitments, Nadia is a regular gym and Pilates attendee, and runs around after her two children, Macey and Oliver, with her partner Richard.


When she is allowed a rest, Nadia loves interior design and enjoys a wine with friends. 


Brigitte Logan

Existing business support


Brigitte enjoys making sure that everything

is ship-shape, details are correct, and

reports accurate.

Brigitte is a superstar when it comes to helping clients through the claims process, and is always there to help.


Her understanding about disablement and rehabilitation are second to none, having worked nine years for ACC. Prior to ACC, Brigitte's seven years as a travel agent provided much experience in multi-tasking and administration work, and in particular, helped develop a strong eye for detail. 


In her spare time, Brigitte instructs Zumba and loves spending time with husband Dave and wee boy Noah, getting out and about as a family.


Millie Nathan

New business support


With a keen passion for being organised, Millie is committed to ensuring that client details are correct, and that their needs are accurately reflected.


Millie comes from a background with ACC, having worked for 15 years in a number of interesting claims management and leadership roles. She has a strong knowledge of the rehabilitation process, and has worked closely with clients and their families who have been impacted by disablement. Millie is used to multi-tasking and working at pace, and is enjoying supporting the team at Plan and Protect. 


Outside of work, Millie enjoys spending time outdoors with her two young children Rueben and Frances, along with her partner Richard.



Sheree McKirdy


Sheree has a keen interest in social media and online marketing and makes sure that clients are kept up to date with
developments that could affect them and those around them.


When Sheree is not working at Plan and Protect, she is working on her more-than full-time business - Dapper Mr Bear. Which specialises in finding high quality, unique toys and clothing for wee ones. Check out her Instagram feed.


Sheree is a proud mum to Arthur, Ted and newest family member, Olive, who all keep her on her toes.


While there is little spare time apart from this, when there is, Sheree enjoys a wine with friends, or getting out for a coffee and a walk with the family.