Our Organisation

Established in 2005 to promote education in general insurance. In 2009 The Financial Services School is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) recognised under the Standards for RTO’s 2015 by the Australian Skills Quality Authority.  The Financial Services School is listed on the TGA website (www.training.gov.au) and the ASIC Training register.  Our Provider Number is 31916. An associate member of the Council of Qld Insurance Brokers (CQIB) we work closely with industry to promote general insurance education.

LMI Group

The LMI Group is a leading loss management, risk assessment and provider of resource tools to the insurance industry.Tools such as LMI Policy Comparison and LMI Risk Coach are used by insurance professionals throughout Australia and overseas.

 A team of technical experts is led by Dr Allan Manning DBA, B.Com, MBA, FCPA, ANZIIF (Fellow), FCII, FCILA, FEUDI ELAE, FCLA, FIICP.

 For over 40 years, Prof Allan Manning has managed large and complex losses involving major and complex claims all around the world. Using his experience he now acts as a client advocate on claims, acts as an expert witness, and conducts policy reviews and drafts insurance wordings. He has developed knowledge based services such as PolicyComparison.com, BIcalculator.com, RiskCoach and the business continuity management system, ContinuityCoach.com now used across the globe.
Allan is one of Australia’s most academically qualified insurance professionals having lectured at RMIT, Melbourne, and Victoria Universities and has delivered over 1,200 papers on insurance and risk management topics. He holds the post of Adjunct Professor with Victoria University in the Faculty of Law and Justice, and is the author of 13 books on insurance, including Business Interruption Insurance & Claims; Mannings Six Principles of General Insurance; Understanding the ISR Policy and It May Happen to Me! The Essential Guide to General Insurance. He is currently international president of the International Institute of Claims Preparers and was recently rated in the top 20 most influential people in insurance for the 6th year running. He was awarded the Life Time Achievement
Award at the 2012 Insurance Industry Awards and is an Honorary Life Member of The Institute  Dr Allan Manning is a leading insurance education expert.