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I’m Shane, the founder and managing director of Trade Risk.

I started Trade Risk in 2010 as a one-man-band and have built it into an award-winning operation with thousands of clients throughout Australia.

I’m married with three young children and my passions outside of family and business include cars and, oddly, number plates…

After a decade in financial services I saw a gap for good quality insurance advice for tradies, and importantly, delivered in a way that suited the tradie rather than the broker or adviser.

That’s why we’re big on electronic communication such as phone and email, and why so many tradies comment on how easy to deal with we are.

I’ve been lucky to pick up a few personal accolades along the way, which are as much about my team as they are about me:

In The Press

Thanks to the success of Trade Risk I’ve been quoted in various publications regarding insurance and the trades:

I even used to write about the industry for Adviser Voice. You can check out some of my articles here.


I’ve managed to get my mug on TV a few times, but to speak about my other odd passion, number plates…

I was interviewed on The Project about a number plate auction, and also featured in a story on ABC News regarding a similar topic.

Shane Moore - The Project
Shane Moore - ABC News

I also managed to get the Trade Risk ute on the ABC news piece, which was a nice bonus!

ABC News - Trade Risk Ute

In print, I’ve been quoted in a few different publications including the Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald, Domain and Brisbane Times talking about, you guessed it… number plates!

What does that have to do with trade insurance? Nothing of course, but no one has been willing to put me on TV to talk about insurance unfortunately!

I love writing about insurance and other tradie related topics, and much of the content on our website has been written by me.

You can find me on LinkedIn and Flying Solo.

Tradies Love Trade Risk

In 2017 Trade Risk was awarded a Gold Trusted Service Award for the amazing service we offer to thousands of tradies from around Australia.

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    "Communication with the company and the account manager Helen was first class. could not fault"
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    "Good service."
    Darren Tervit | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Good service and communication."
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    "Helpful and clear and responsibe"
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    "Good service as usual."
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    "Straight forward and seamless insurance set up , I had some questions regarding my policy and they were answered quickly using live support."
    Valley Smart Home & Electrical Pty Ltd | Tradesman Insurance | Lockyer Valley, QLD
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    "Easy, straightforward process from start to finish. Knowledgeable staff which added to the easy progress to finalisation."
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    "Yes definitely recommend Prompt service"
    Fay Marie Dunwoodie | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Very helpful and friendly staff and ease of service"
    Ashley Dene Treeby | Tradesman Insurance | Alexandra Vic
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    "Very happy with the service, great communication with quick response"
    Clancy Lee Roberts | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Great service and detailed information."
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    "Good costumers service Affordable prices"
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    "Great Service!"
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    "Easy to deal with, took the stress out."
    Davis Barry ATF Barry Family Trust | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Knowledgeable and friendly service. Nothing seemed too much trouble...I trust that in the event of a claim (hopefully not!!) it will be equally as good!"
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    "Very quick and helpful"
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    "Very helpful."
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    "VERY QUICK AND EASY TRADE RISK ARE GREAT TO DEAL WITH OVER EMAIL AND PHONE THANKS AGAIN TO ALL THE TEAM MEMBER AT TRADE RISK"
    Maximiliano Gonzalez-mendoza | Tradesman Insurance |
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