Debtor Protect is a specialist trade credit insurance broker that is committed to delivering your business a solution to minimise the risks of suffering a bad debt.

Offering customers trading accounts is a reality of operating a business in the 21st century. In an ideal world, all accounts would be paid on time and in full.
The reality is there are significant risks of offering customers trading accounts – the most notable is customer insolvency – which results in bad debt write offs.

Debtor Protect specialises in trade credit insurance and debtors insurance , and is the trusted adviser to a number of Australian businesses, from SME’s through to multinationals, on how best to minimise the risk of suffering a bad debt. Through our partnerships and networks, we are able to offer clients a tailored and managed business credit insurance solution to ensure your business has the best bad debt protection available.

Ian Markus

B Comm. Accg
RG-146 Insurance Broking

Ian brings a number of years experience working as a specialist trade credit and debtor insurance advisor. In addition to this Ian is a trained accountant and has had roles as both a practice and commercial accountant. He understands numbers and he knows the best way businesses can protect themselves from bad debts.

Ian is passionate about giving his clients honest and reliable service. He will take the time to fully understand your debtor and credit risks and understands that every problem needs a tailored solution.

Ian’s interests include golf and cooking. He relaxes by walking his beloved German Sheprador – Matilda – and his favourite holiday destinations are Sri Lanka and Turkey.

Elisa Cattaneo

M Media&Comm.
B Comm.

Prior to starting her career in trade credit insurance, Elisa helped a variety of clients navigate the complicated journey of establishing overseas business operations. She is experienced in, and has a real passion for managing Customer Relationships and Account Management.

Elisa is university qualified in Communication and Media, Elisa has worked in editorial, business consultancy, tourism and the educational arenas in a number of different countries. But regardless of the field, what really drives her is the ability to deliver a solution to a problem. She loves the human aspect of insurance and helping clients get favourable outcomes for whatever challenge is thrown at them.

Elisa is curious about people, their stories and culture. She loves travelling to different parts of both the World and Australia to participate in both volunteer and community projects.


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