The Executive Management and staff at Brooksight Investigations work together as a team. Our experience provides a personal approach to investigations

​​Bob Lysaught
Managing Director

The company’s Managing Director and National Investigations Manager is Mr Robert Lysaught. Bob is responsible for the day to day management of the company and is generally based in Queensland. Bob was a member of the New South Wales Police for 28 years before moving into the Private Investigation field in 1997. 


Bob has extensive experience in both investigations and management of matters. Bob has been the National Investigations Manager for Brooksight Investigations since the commencement of the company and whilst in that position has dealt with all clients and investigators.

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Peter Unwin
Compliance Manager

Mr Peter Unwin is our Compliance Manager. Peter has extensive experience in the Insurance Investigation Industry.

After serving in the Queensland Police Service Peter occupied a number of positions before being appointed as a Senior Investigator with Vero Insurance. After 14 years in that position Peter went to Suncorp Insurance where he occupied a number of managerial positions, including Acting Manager of the Technical Event Claims for Queensland and Team Leader with Commercial Case Managed claims, CI Property Suncorp. Peter was also trained as an Internal LEAN Coach with the Suncorp Group.

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Penelope Alt
Special Projects Manager


Prior to entering the Insurance Investigation Industry Pene had a Law Enforcement background and now has over 25 years Investigation experience in the Insurance Industry. Pene is a General Insurance Fraud Specialist. 


Since entering the Insurance Investigation field, Pene has worked as an Investigator for Investigation companies as well as directly for major insurers.  She also has Managerial experience with Insurance companies and Investigations companies.  Pene brings a wealth of experience and qualifications to Brooksight Investigations.

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Ryan Lysaught
Executive Director

Ryan is the Executive Director of the company as well as the Surveillance Manager/Senior Investigations Co-Ordinator. He has been employed by Brooksight Investigations for the past 14 years in a number of positions and gained experience across all aspects of the company. 


He also worked for a period as a Factual and Surveillance Investigator before moving into his current position. 

Ryan has extensive experience in the field of Skip Tracing and Social Media Investigations which he gained throughout his studies of Interactive Media and Design at Bond University.

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Ray Dunn
Operations Manager


The company’s Operations Manager, Mr Ray Dunn has a wealth of experience in the investigative field.  In addition to his 15 years in the New South Wales Police Service as a designated investigator he has been a licensed Private Investigator since 2000.  During that time he has investigated a wide scope of investigative matters and brings a wealth of knowledge to Brooksight Investigations.


After many years of practical experience and training Ray moved into a management position with Brooksight Investigations.  

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Darren Maynard
Investigations Manager


Mr Darren Maynard joined Brooksight Investigations as a Factual Manager specialising in CTP, Workers Compensation and Liability.  Darren also has experience conducting investigations across all other types of insurance claims.  

Darren has worked in the insurance industry for over 20 years, working both on the road as a Factual Investigator and as a Manager with two major insurers. 


Darren is also a qualified loss adjuster and has extensive qualifications in the Investigation field.

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​​Nerida Batzloff
General Manager

Nerida has worked in Insurance Investigations for the past twenty years across multiple Australian, Global and self-insurers with experience in General Insurance, CTP, Life, Public Liability and Workers Compensation.

Most recently, Nerida was the General Insurance Investigations Manager for Allianz Australia. While Nerida was responsible for the high performance of the General Insurance Investigation Team, she also implemented the GICoP requirements across the Allianz General Insurance investigative space.  Nerida was the subject matter expert for several Allianz Global initiatives involving claim investigation and ongoing continuous improvement programs.

Nerida previously was the Investigation and Litigation Manager for CommInsure.

Vanessa Bond
Travel/Factual Manager

Ms Vanessa Bond is our Travel/Factual Manager. After leaving the West Australian Police Service, Vanessa moved to Queensland in 1994 and has been working in the insurance investigation industry since that time. Following a successful 17 year career as an insurance investigator, Vanessa commenced working in her specialist area in foreign country investigation/travel related claims. Vanessa is well respected in the industry both in Australia and internationally and works closely with our international Investigators to ensure a high quality and comprehensive investigation occurs.

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Geoff Lysaught
Investigations Manager


Mr Geoffrey Lysaught is employed by Brooksight Investigations as Factual Investigations Manager.  Geoff was a member of the New South Wales Police for a period of 25 years.  Most of that service was spent as a Detective where he was involved in the investigation of all types of criminal matters. After retiring from the Police in 2004 he obtained a Private Inquiry Licence and commenced to undertake investigations. 


In 2010 Geoff joined Brooksight as a full time Investigations Manager.