David Cameron and Ruvin Ivenskis launched Insuraplex in January 2018.

After many years in the insurance reinstatement industry, David and Ruvin saw the need for change and improvement. With strong ideas about how to deliver better outcomes for clients, they were keen to bring a new offering to the market.

After significant planning to establish new processes, and systems to attract and retain the best staff, David and Ruvin decided it was the right time to create Insuraplex.

David Cameron

David started working in the insurance industry in 1988. He quickly progressed into supervision and construction management roles, before becoming group director for one of Melbourne’s top reinstatement firms.

David has a degree in Project Management and Construction and is a registered builder in Victoria and previously registered in New South Wales and Queensland.

He has received multiple building awards in Victoria , NSW and internationally, including the Phoenix Award (Columbia USA).

Outside of work David likes to travel with friends and family and spend time watching his children play sport, as well as assisting various local sporting clubs.

Ruvin Ivenskis

Since 2002 Ruvin has worked for Melbourne’s top reinstatement contractors, including managing complicated large loss claims.

Ruvin has extensive experience in estimating, supervision, key account management and direct line management of supervisors, estimators and administration staff.

Since meeting in 2002, Ruvin and David have maintained a long and rewarding working relationship.

Outside of work Ruvin likes to spend time with his friends and young family.

Anthony Caruso

Anthony’s career in construction started over 20 years ago in residential construction spending the last 10 years within the Insurance industry as an estimator/ supervisor progressing to a construction manager role.

Anthony has a Diploma in Building & Construction and is currently a registered builder.

Central to Anthony’s role, he brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to Insuraplex. He believes the client journey is one of the most important aspects of the building process. This can see through his personality and likeable nature, and the way he achieves quality outcomes for the client.

Anthony enjoys time spent with family and taking opportunities to enjoy recreational fishing.

Matt Donnelly

matt donnelly

General Manager (Director)

Matt began his career within the insurance industry in 1994 starting at an insurance company as an Underwriter. He then went on to work in claims and subsequently moved to a Loss Adjusting firm to be a field Adjuster. Over the following 20 years Matt practiced as a Loss Adjuster and worked his way up to manage a team of Adjusters across Australia whilst working for Crawford & Company.

In 2016 Matt left Loss Adjusting & took up a role as Director & General Manager of an insurance building firm based in Melbourne. This was a new business for the National firm and Matt grew the business over the ensuing 5 years to become a significant entity in its own right.

Whilst not at work Matt enjoys travelling & spending time with his family as well as playing Golf amongst other sporting interests.

John Coates

john coates

VIC Construction Manager (Director)

John commenced in the construction industry in the late 1990’s. He began his career in the insurance industry in the early 2000’s as an estimator, a couple of years after completing his building studies. John progressed quickly, advancing to Construction Management with a focus on major and complex loss. This remains a focus and passion for John. During his time in the insurance industry, several projects under his direction were awarded AICLA (VIC) Builder of the Year honours. When not at work, John enjoys spending time with his young family, music, camping, four-wheel driving and motorbike riding.

Carly Sharp

carly sharp

Business Development Manager

With over 12 years Construction Industry experience, Carly has undertaken previous roles as a Client Relationship Manager, Account Manager and now Business Development Manager. Carly Graduated from Swinburne University with a Bachelor in Teaching. Carly has proven skills in Contract Negotiation, Operations Management, Customer Relationship Management and Facilitates Maintenance.

Whilst not at work Carly enjoys travelling, eating delicious meals and spending time with her family.

Matt Trewin

matt trewin

Senior Estimator

After completing his studies in Building and construction, Matt moved into an estimating role within the Insurance building industry.

He has been estimating in the Insurance building industry now for over 10 years.

The role has sent him all over the country to assess and estimate during major disasters, storms and catastrophes. Matt has a vast knowledge of insurance building estimating and has been involved with estimating projects from as little as one thousand dollars right up to seven million dollar projects across a diverse range of claims such as fires, floods, impacts and total rebuilds.

He has proven history of working with Adjusters and insurers to find the most optimum outcomes for his clients.

Matt is a person of extremely high integrity and has a genuine care for the quality service he delivers both to insureds and insurers alike.

Out of work Matt is an avid photographer who loves spending time with his wife, friends and two dogs.

Christan Caporale

christan caporale

Senior Estimator

Christan graduated from Box Hill Tafe Institute in 2006 receiving his Diploma in both Domestic and Commercial Construction. In 2006 Christan commenced work at an Insurance Building company as an Estimator. Over the past 16 years, he has work at several major insurance building companies both as Manager and Senior Estimator and serviced all areas of Victoria as well as interstate.

Christan has developed a wealth of knowledge in both Domestic and Commercial insurance repairs and enjoys working in his role. In 2021 he has joined the Team of Insuraplex as a Senior Estimator and looks forward to many happy and successful years ahead.

Whilst not working Christan enjoys spending time with his family, friends, travelling, going to gym, karate and other sporting activities.

AICLA (Vic) Builder of the Year 2019