Our Founder

Jillian Hamilton

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Jillian HamiltonOur Founder and Managing Director, Jillian Hamilton, has been saving organisations millions of dollars in workers’ compensation and associated insurance costs for over a decade. Her proven ability to fine-tune and remedy existing risk management strategy for positive outcomes uses a pioneering methodology called Risk Dollarisation™ to quantify risk terms of dollars.

Jillian is sought after by both the private and public sector for her knowledge and clarity on workers’ compensation and associated damage costs.

With the launch of Manage Damage, Jillian’s team offers this insight and expertise to entities of all sizes around the world.

“Here at Manage Damage, we are positioned differently to other OHS and Safety Consultancies as we look at a business and its risk differently. Our business assesses a company’s portfolio via the cost of damage”.

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Our Team

Vannessa Patterson

LEAD STRATEGIC RISK AGENT

VP  VP is a highly capable Risk Agent who has experience in management of national departments, organisation-wide projects and enterprise-wide operational risk in highly challenging work environments (defence, mining, construction and industry support groups.)

VP has an applied business acumen gained from a background in for-profit, ASX listed, non-for-profit and government sectors (supported by a Master in Business Administration).

Vannessa’s experience is key to complex analysis and identification of value risk within and outside each organisation she works alongside.

VP is a Director to Handbag Light Pty Ltd. She has previously held board positions of the Queensland Government responsible for regulation across all state workplaces. As an active industry representative on steering committee and forums associated with the harmonisation of the Work Health and Safety legislation in Australia, VP is at the forefront of industry change.

When you need an external view on your most challenging aspects of risk and strategic planning, VP is the one to place your trust in.

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Isabella Saintbrook

STRATEGIC EXPLORATION AGENT

IsabelleIsabella is one of our key exploration agents into the concept of Artificial Intelligence & The Gig Economy and it’s affects on Current Risk Management.

Isabella is currently studying her Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety.

Isabella will make sure Manage Damage is ahead of the game and cutting the edge of being ready to address some of the most interesting aspects of AI/employment as it approaches the new world revolution 4.0.

She’s ours for now but can be borrowed in the future!

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Barani Ganapathi

STRATEGIC EXPLORATION AGENT

Barani is one of our key exploration agents into the concept of The Gig Economy and it’s affects on Current Risk Management. 

Barani will make sure Manage Damage is ahead of the game and cutting the edge of being ready to address some of the most interesting aspects of employment, as it approaches the new world revolution 4.0.

He’s ours for now on loan from the University of Queensland – Barani is completing his Masters in Occupational Health and Safety. We are lucky enough to have him for his Industry Research Project.

Barani has been previously an intern at UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme), ILO (the International Labor Organisation) and University of Geneva. He has been appointed International Student Ambassador for Switzerland by the Brisbane City Council Major. Barani is also the International Ambassador at UQ – he will be signing autographs at regular intervals during his first week!!

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Liam Kelly

STRATEGIC EXPLORATION AGENT

LiamLiam is one of our key exploration agents into the concept of Artificial Intelligence and it’s affects on Current Risk Management. 

Liam will make sure Manage Damage is ahead of the game and cutting the edge of being ready to address some of the most interesting aspects of AI as it approaches the new world revolution 4.0.

He’s ours for now on loan from the University of Queensland – Liam is completing is Masters in Occupational Health and Safety, and we are lucky enough to have him for his Industry Research Project.

Liam has previously completed a Bachelor of Science with an extended major in biomedical science. He now joins us for his Masters of Occupational Health and Safety Science, conducting his research project on Artificial Intelligence.

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Katrina Brown

EXECUTIVE AGENT

KatrinaKatrina is the heart and soul of Manage Damage—a friendly face who helps you get the things done we need done.

Katrina has more than 10 years’ experience as a high-end Executive Assistant for companies such as FL Smidth, Worley Parsons and Downer Australia.

Katie is our vault, and trusted advisor.

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Call us to learn how we can share our risk management expertise with your business for cost savings and a safer workplace  +61 (7) 3172 8147.