Neil Rundle

Neil is based in Auckland. He is a founding director of Mainstay, and has been with the firm and its predecessors for over 25 years.

Neil has always specialised in catering for the needs of business owners, in the past 20 years focussing on contingency planning for shareholders of medium sized companies. Neil provides the wider framework in structuring agreements to support the contingency planning and insurance that the shareholders of companies frequently neglect to put in place as they work to build their businesses.


Shai Patel LLb (Hons) UK


Shai has merged his business InsureNZ, established for 11 years, with Mainstay.

He is an Authorised Financial Adviser with broad experience advising clients on personal and business insurance.


Nicola Rundle

Account Executive

Nicola joins Mainstay with a wealth of knowledge in client relations and care.


Julie Nicolson

Julie has worked in the insurance industry in both New Zealand and Australia for more than 30 years and joined Mainstay in 2004.

Julie has a strong background in insurance administration and claims.