Our Commitment

At Coverforce 3LP our focus is simple. We strive to protect you and make your life easier. We consistently endeavour to do this by:

About Us

Coverforce 3LP is an insurance brokerage based in Brisbane, Queensland that challenges the existing ‘general broker’ paradigm. Instead of the ‘jack of all trades’ approach, we leverage our team of product specialists to bring you expert advice to meet your specific needs.

We operate under three key areas of capability covering Marine and Logistics, Professional Liability and Property and General Liability. Our mission is to ensure you not only get the insurance you need at a great price, but enjoy the process along the way.

Coverforce 3LP is part of Coverforce Partners, a new division of top broking partners under the Coverforce umbrella. As Australia’s largest privately owned insurance brokerage, Coverforce has been providing insurance advice to a wide range of businesses since 1994. Joining this elite broking network allows to us combine our collective knowledge and resources with the Coverforce team to bring even better solutions to you.

Our Products and Services

Marine and Logistics

This division specialises in serving the maritime and transportation industries. We offer insurance advice for Marine Cargo, Boat Insurance, Commercial Motor, and Truck Insurance, Plant and Equipment and a range of marine liabilities including Marina Operators, Ship Repairers and Freight Forwarders Liability.


Professional Liability

In the ever changing regulatory environment, it is crucial to be across any policy developments that could affect your business. We can assist you with a range of products including Professional Indemnity, IT Liability, Statutory Liability, Medical Malpractice, Management Liability, and Cyber.

Property and General Liability

We can provide you with a full analysis of your current business exposures and provide suitable solutions. We provide a range of products in this area including Property, Business Interruption, Machinery Breakdown, Construction and Public and Products Liability.

The Team


Steve Mahaffey
Director and Principal

Steve has specialised as an insurance broker in the area of marine and logistics since 2007. Prior to this, Steve worked for 15 years at Associated Marine, one of Australia’s leading marine insurers, in various roles ranging from Underwriting Manager to Regional Manager in various states across Australia.

Steve lectures at the Australian Institute of Export (AIEx) and has had articles published in various maritime journals. He is the current author of the Marine Insurance section in the Exporters Handbook published by the Australian Institute of Export and actively involves himself with Austrade and Australian Institute of Marine Exports (AIMEX).

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Mobile: 0499 99 55 11


Mark Jackson
Director and Principal

Mark has over worked in the insurance industry as a broker and underwriter specialising in professional liability since 2007. Mark spent 7 years with the international insurance broking firm Marsh where he was responsible for the negotiation, placement and servicing of professional liability programs for a variety of clientele from large corporate clients to small private companies.

Prior to joining Coverforce 3LP Mark worked at Zurich Australian Insurance as the Queensland Underwriting Manager for Financial Lines Insurance. In this role Mark was accountable for the management, development and underwriting of a professional liability book whose product portfolio incorporated: Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, Professional Indemnity, Prospectus Liability, Crime, Employment Practices, IT Liability and Management Liability.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Business in Public Sector Management and is a Committee Member of the Queensland Chapter of the Australian Professional Indemnity Group.

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Mobile: 0499 99 55 33




Carwyn Llewelyn
Director and Principal

Carwyn has specialised in insurance broking and underwriting since 1998. Carwyn’s experience includes structuring, placing and managing large, complex insurance programmes incorporating a high degree of risk management and captive arrangements.

Carwyn has worked at international and national broking firms in various countries including Australia, England and New Zealand. During this time he developed a particular interest and expertise in Property and General Liability insurance providing high level advice to clients in relation to policy interpretation, contract review provisions, claims advocacy, program structuring and risk management.

In addition to his extensive broking background Carwyn has also worked as an insurance underwriter in both the general insurance and professional liability sectors.

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Mobile: 0499 99 55 22


Jade Cooper
Account Executive

Jade Cooper is the newest addition to the Coverforce 3LP team.

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Mobile: 0433 163 984


Our Office

Address: 895 Ann St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia

Phone: 07 3613 7902