Ausrisk Consulting Profile

Ausrisk Consulting encompasses Risk Management; Underwriting Surveys and Continuity Planning as the nucleus of our services to corporate Australia.

Ausrisk was founded through our initial consulting services, Blacker & Associates in 1992. It was our vision to establish a risk management organisation capable of providing corporate Australia with a standard of service that exceeded best industry practice. We still work to this mission statement today.

Ausrisk Consulting provides an array of risk management services for government, corporate, and registered clubs and hotels across Australia. We also provide these services to major insurers, risk managers and brokers throughout Australia.


Risk Management; Engineering Claims Assessment

The team at Ausrisk Consulting are regularly engaged by businesses large and small to provide advice on areas of crisis and risk management. With our extensive experience servicing corporate Australia we are well equipped to assist you with:

  • Property and Liability risk engineering (Underwriting reports & recommendations)

  • Risk management policy development and implementation

  • Risk management training

  • Management Support programs which work to reduce your organisations exposure to risk and ensure compliance with industry legislation

  • Risk Profiling (for a range of insurable risks)

  • Work, Health & Safety management & audit management programmes

  • Engineering Plant & Electronic Equipment Underwriting Inspections, Reports & Risk Surveys

  • Forensic Analysis & Predictive Monitoring (Engineering plant); Thermography

  • Claims Management and Adjusting – specialising in Machinery Breakdown, Fusion and Technical Engineering, from the failure of refrigeration chillers to complex mechanical, electrical or electronic equipment breakdown. Consulting to Insurers, Loss Adjusters and Brokers

  • Corporate security consultancy

  • Security design and implementation

  • Policy review, design & implementation

  • Corporate training in fraud control

  • Emergency and evacuation procedures, training and drills to AS3745.

  • Fire Appliance Training

  • Loss prevention policy & audit

  • Business Continuity Planning

  • Contingency Risk Solutions

  • Thermal Scanning

Senior Risk Consultant

Mike Blacker

Mike Blacker Specialist Risk Engineer

Mike has been principle and director of Ausrisk Consulting Pty Ltd and Blacker & Associates for ten years, his experience includes six years as Senior Risk Management consultant to the Jardine Group of Companies, working for their in-house division Risk Management Australia.

Mike’s practical experience was gained in Risk Surveying and Hazard Identification; Work Health & Safety consultancy and audit of systems; and risk management consultancies including the review and implementation of the risk management programme for the Western Australian Government State Treasury Managed Funds; assisted with the integration of Halifax Bank of Scotland Australia’s (HBOSA) preparedness and readiness for their application to Comcare for a licence. Seconded by SOCOG as Risk manager for the Sydney Olympic Games 2000.

Engineering Underwriting with positions as Operations Manager AAMI, Engineering Manager Australia, ITT Hartford; Engineering Manager NSW, NZI Insurance; and Senior Surveyor, Machinery Insurance Services.

Major business recoveries include the Australian Stock Exchange and AWA Defence Industries. He has also project managed major recoveries of plant and machinery for client’s including Singtel- Optus, Integral Energy, Trans Act Communications, Hamilton Island and Hutchison Communications, Dubbo City Council and numerous businesses following the Sydney Hailstorm.

He also provides risk profiles, security risk assessments; underwriting surveys and the training and implementation of security protocols including armed hold-up, lock downs and emergency evacuation procedures for the Club and Hotel industries and Schools.

Mike possesses a vast knowledge of the risk management, disaster recovery and crisis management disciplines and has been conducting Underwriting Risk Surveys throughout Australia for the last 25 years. Diversification of risk surveyed include power and utilities infrastructure; mining; abattoirs; council infrastructure; warehousing (approved Lloyds Marine Throughput surveyor);

heavy engineering and all classes of property surveys for both underwriters and brokers.

Contact: Mike Blacker – 0434 088 835;