John Trapp

Principal Consultant

John has enjoyed a long and successful career in the Life Insurance industry. Over the years, he has worked in senior roles for the likes of National Mutual, AXA, Commercial Union and Prudential Insurance. Being keen to contribute to the industry sector he also sat on the Board of the Professional Advisers Association and the Institute of Financial Advisers.

Over the last 15 years, John had built up his own very successful financial services and insurance brokerage companies which he sold prior to joining ERA.

He is an entrepreneurial individual and is highly motivated to find bespoke solutions for companies seeking to significantly improve their profitability by reviewing and managing their supplier cost base.

Based in Christchurch, John is married to Linley, has two children and three grandchildren. He has a passion for all things motorsport and has competed in three TARGA rallies.  He is also interested in golf, travel and films and was previously on the Board of The Court Theatre in Christchurch.