Underwriting with a focus on U.

Richard Oliver Underwriting Managers (ROUM) is an Underwriting Agency based in Australia with origins dating back to 1972. We have been acknowledged as Australia’s oldest Lloyd’s Coverholder working with local and overseas carriers. ROUM was built on innovation which carries through to the present day in working with brokers to develop creative solutions.

Our Locations
Level 32, 385 Bourke Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Level 16, 123 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Level 20, 123 Eagle Street
Brisbane QLD 4000

Our Products

Serving U.

ROUM combines technical capability, energy, creativity, commercial acumen and technology to develop optimal solutions for you.



A broad scope offering including: Annual Marine Cargo, Goods in Transit, Single shipments, Carriers’ Cargo Liability, Household and Personal Effects, General Property.


Accident & Health

See us for corporate travel, group personal accident, journey and voluntary workers’ cover as well as expatriate and inpatriate solutions.


Specialist Liabilities

A wide range of specialist covers including: Business Product Recall, Contaminated Products, Life Science/ Biotechnology, Scientific & Medical Instruments, Cosmetic & Health Products.


We are there for U.

ROUM creates, underwrites and manages books of business that deliver on our mission to provide value for you.


"Their attention to detail and customer service is second to none."

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  • Level 32, 385 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000


  • Level 16, 123 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000


  • Level 20, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD 4000