The Gallagher Way

A new pathway for your business

Introducing a true merger partner

When considering the next phase of your business, it's important to work with a partner who shares your commitment to building trust with your clients and investing in the people who have helped you build a successful and highly regarded business.

From our humble beginnings over 90 years ago, Gallagher has grown into a global operation helping businesses large and small face their future with confidence. The family values which founded our business continue to drive the way we think and operate today.

Since we acquired OAMPS in 2014, expanding our Australian operation, we’ve been building our reach and capability through strategic investments in brokerages across the country. 

A merger is a personal and a business decision; at Gallagher we treat it as such. Our ethos is for you to become our colleagues, not a ‘hub’ we oversee. Your business and your employees will have a opportunity to grow with a brokerage that is large enough to compete on a global scale, but agile in our thinking and approach.

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Founded by Arthur J. Gallagher in Chicago in 1927 and listed on the NYSE in 1984, Gallagher has grown to be a leading insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting company. With significant reach internationally, our organisation employs over 35,000 people and our global network provides services in more than 150 countries*. 

In Australia, we’ve become the chosen partner to clients from small family run businesses through to multinational corporations. 

The Gallagher network of regional and metropolitan branches across Australia means we’re connected to local business communities because we’re part of them ourselves, helping us better understand the unique risks and needs of every business we service.

Our people form part of those communities too and we’re dedicated to creating an inclusive and nurturing environment for every individual. We’re proud to be a gold certified Mental Health First Aid skilled workplace and a Top Insurance Employer recognised by Insurance Business Magazine.

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Placement helps us leverage our size and reputation in market, building strong relationships with carrier partners and also helping us access capacity through the London market.


The National Sales team supports our growth by generating new leads and prospects to present our services to. Helping build our new business pipeline and nurture prospects.


Supporting branches with specialist expertise in our core industries and sectors, to tackle the challenging market conditions.


A network of branches across metro and regional areas to connect Gallagher with business communities across the country.

Our commitment to work with you

We’ve been committed to doing the right thing for over 90 years. Our merger team is dedicated to providing all necessary support to ensure your clients receive the very best service and your team are provided the opportunities to grow and be nurtured in a global family business. Our processes for due diligence; getting to understand you and how you run your business and what makes your operation tick; have been tried and tested. A working group of professionals across all core functions of our business, will support you to make the merger as smooth as possible. The merger team leaders have planned and completed dozens of transactions, providing a consistent and well managed experience for every aspect of your business, guiding you through every step of the process. Teams across finance, IT, products and placement, legal and compliance, operations, HR, claims, business development and marketing will continue to support you as your business evolves as part of Gallagher. Supporting your daily operation so you can remain focused on your clients and helping secure their business for the future.

We are people focused

In a challenging and changing market, we believe collaboration leads to confidence and shared positive outcomes. We take a personable approach to merger integration. We consider what drives each business, what made them a success and what their people do for their clients day to day.

We understand it’s taken time to build what you have, to make your business a success and to create a positive workplace for your staff. We know that and it’s our promise to respect the knowledge, experience and history of any business that joins our growing family.

We don’t make it all about the numbers. Having shared goals and finding cultural alignments is a vital piece of our merger strategy.
Understanding a new business and its systems will always present challenges, we provide you and your people in-depth training for every aspect of new and future roles at Gallagher. Through our on-boarding and training programs, we provide the opportunity to build on current experience to be able to service your clients in the best way possible.

Gallagher College

Gallagher College puts personal and professional development in focus, providing a “one stop shop” for all training, learning and development and professional qualifications available at Gallagher. Your people will have access to a clearly defined learning curriculum specific to their individual role.

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The Gallagher Way

Aside from the business benefits, joining Gallagher connects you with our community of people passionate about doing the right thing, treating each other with respect, understanding and kindness.
Our unique culture

We pride ourselves on our unique culture, built upon the 25 tenets of The Gallagher Way.  It’s the essence of how we do business and the values that guide our team.

Every year since 2012 we have been acknowledged by Ethisphere as one of the ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’, the only Insurance brokerage globally to receive this award.

Both The Gallagher Way and Ethisphere award underpin our commitment to consistently do the right thing, to look after our people and achieve the best outcomes for our clients.

Be yourself at Gallagher

Gallagher is committed to driving an inclusive workplace for the benefit of our clients, employees and the communities in which we live and work. 

We foster an environment that embraces the diverse talents, perspectives and ideas of all employees, enabling everyone to reach their fullest potential. 

We strive to create a culture of respect and trust that is part of our Gallagher Way heritage, and is a source of strength in the marketplace. 

We are all one Gallagher and stronger together.

Reconciliation Action Plan

Our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) forms part of our commitment to creating an inclusive and diverse business for the benefit of our clients, employees and their communities.

We acknowledge, respect and celebrate the rich diversity of histories and cultures of Australia’s First Nations Peoples. Our RAP commits us to building and strengthening our connection with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities of this country.

Partnerships with impact

Gallagher proudly partners with organisations, events, and teams that touch communities around the globe. From worthwhile charities to the excitement of elite sports, the mission and the message of Gallagher are on display through our partnerships. Like ours, your business will have sponsorships and not-for-profit initiatives it supports. Our promise is that the partnerships and charitable activity you have always undertaken, will remain a part of our combined businesses going forward