More than 25 years' experience handling major marine and other casualties as a practicing, qualified Average Adjuster and other senior management roles including being a director of a major firm of Average Adjusters, Asia Regional Claims Director for Royal and Sun Alliance and other senior management and claims roles for specialist marine insurers. Fellow of the Association of Average Adjusters.


Marine hull and machinery, builders' risk and ship repairers' liability claims, general average, claims audits and reviews.


Adjustment of a variety of marine hull claims including passengers ferries, offshore supply vessels, fishing vessels and other commercial craft. Negotiating resolution of a claim following a fire on a super yacht under construction. Writing guidelines and wording reviews for a major New Zealand marine insurer. Consultant to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority on a number of insurance related issues.