About Caro & Co

Meet the Caro & Co team


Rochelle Old (left), Caro Gatley (right)


Caro Gatley Principal of Caro & Co Insurance Specialists.

“I am in the business of helping people. I am committed to my clients, especially at claim time. They need to know their policy is going to look after them in the event of illness, an accident, disability or an untimely death. I am just one phone call away from taking care of the paperwork, transacting a health claim for financial guaranteed outcomes.”
Caro has spent 30 years in the insurance industry, and is now in her 18th year of private practice.
She is one of the prestigious top 5 percent of business advisers in New Zealand.
Caro prides herself on her integrity and work ethic, her passion and dedication to her clients.
As a Financial Adviser, professional development is vitally important to Caro. She participates regularly in courses provided by various insurance companies covering topics including ACC regulations, Compliance Acts, Legal Acts, Trust Acts, Privacy Acts, Accountancy financial statements, roles of Directors and Government legislation.

Memberships include formerly Million Dollar Round Table – a strategic planning and mentoring organisation, Financial Advice NZ (FANZ), Corporate Club, Marlborough Chamber of Commerce, Networkers, Venus NZ, Angel Investors Marlborough.

Trustee: Breast Cancer Research Tst (Waikato), Peptalk Foundation (Marlborough).

Sponsor Inspire Marlborough; Hautapu Rugby, Motoure-Awatere Rugby, Rapaura Tennis Club

And Co . . .

Rochelle Old

Rochelle has been practice manager for Caro & Co since October 2015. For the 13 years prior to that she worked in the insurance industry, first as a personal assistant, growing in the industry to become a client adviser before deciding she would like to focus on the technical and compliance side of the business along with her claims capability. She enjoys and knows well the risk insurance world, so has expert knowledge to assist their clients. Her job varies from client communication, reporting and quoting, company research processing applications, to claims. Always with our clients needs at the forefront of what Caro & Co do.

Rochelle lives in Te Awamutu and is a mother of 3 children.