About Us

InterRe Finance & Leasing is owned jointly by Anthony Sullings and Dave Challinor.

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Anthony Sullings               Dave Challinor

Anthony Sullings, known as Hank, started working in the Insurance Industry in General Insurance in 1985. During his time in the industry Anthony has handled insurances in most countries around the world and has become a specialist for hard to place insurance. Over that time, he has built up a very loyal base of clients from Sole proprietors through to large scale national businesses and international operations with well-known global brands. Anthony’s key point of difference is ensuring his clients are not exposed to unnecessary risk. There is a multitude of products available from typical car and property insurance through to Public Liability, Professional Indemnity, Trade Credit to name a few. Whilst some will sell you insurance you don’t need, Anthony is known for accurately identifying key areas of risk in his clients, providing the ideal solution, recommendation and products.

Who is InterRe Insurance Brokers?
InterRe Insurance Brokers is an Independantly owned and operated business (by Anthony Sullings) that prides itself on professional service and friendly advice. Specialising in scheme establishment, off-shore placements, re-insurance and large corporate risks, InterRe Insurance Brokers also offers retail broking services in the commercial area. InterRe Insurance Brokers focus is on client needs and satisfaction.

Our global reach provides access to international underwriting specialists and our professional staff provides insurance tailored to suit your needs. Supported by our international contacts, our experienced staff utilise their skills and knowledge to help clients achieve their insurance objectives on a client-by-client basis. Developing and delivering practical and reliable risk management, InterRe Insurance Brokers can help you succeed and prosper in the changing insurance market.

Dave Challinor has worked in the banking and finance industry for well over 20 years including working for 8 banks and been in business himself for 6 years via his company, Fortified Finance & Leasing Pty Ltd. Over that time, he’s spent the bulk of his time doing Business and corporate lending from sole proprietors to large public ASX listed companies across almost all industries in Australia. Combining his experience from senior credit roles in the bank and successfully running his own business, it places him in a very unique position of understanding the key drivers and cashflow of any business AND how to present an application to the bank for the best possible chance of success, FIRST TIME. Dave’s main point of difference is being able to understand and pull apart any business and identify it’s key drivers, points of difference and streamline its operations / profitability through correctly structuring finance.

Who is Fortified Finance & Leasing?
Fortified Finance & Leasing predominately operates as an Equipment Finance Specialist on 2 fronts. 1. Specialist equipment finance in heavy machinery to the Mining, road transport (heavy haulage), Civil Construction, Earthmoving and Agriculture industries. And 2. Leisure industries finance specialist (4wd, Camping, Caravan and Marine Industries.

You may even recognise Dave’s name, face or brand. He’s spent the past 4 years doing four wheel driving DVD’s across Australia with the largest 4wd magazine in the country, Australian 4wd Action and the one and only John “Roothy” Rooth from “Roothy’s Lowrange”. Dave has travelled with John on several DVDs to some of the most remote and iconic parts of Australia including Cape York, The Simpson Desert, Birsdville and the Kimberley to name a few. You may even recognise his GU Nissan Patrol!