Ali Saidi joined GRS in 2022 as a Senior Engineering Loss Adjuster and Branch Manager in Qatar, with almost a decade of experience managing technical and complex insurance claims. Before GRS, Ali worked as a loss adjuster for a leading firm based in KSA, Qatar and London. Before that, he worked as a Chemical Process Engineer for several years, holds a Master’s in Chemical Engineering (MEng) from UCL, and is a fluent Arabic speaker.
His experience includes the Design, Construction, Operations and Commissioning of various facilities worldwide.
Ali has extensive experience within the GCC Insurance market (KSA and Qatar), handling and providing technical input on various claims, including energy, construction, business interruption, and machinery breakdown. Major assignments include
- Various energy losses in the Middle East region of 5-30 Million SAR
- Dakar Rally nominated adjuster (2020 & 2021)
- Various general property and liability claims with flood, fire and other perils
Ali also worked briefly as an Energy and Risk Engineering Manager for a leading GCC Insurer. He interacted with reinsurers and brokers for new tenders and existing Insureds, reviewing and commenting on various energy slips for renewals and new business.
Ali has experience in various engineering calculations (including pressure relief valves, compressor settle out, depressurization, equipment sizing and line sizing) and design of PFDs, P&IDs, Process Datasheets, and Heat & Material balances and inspected facilities to ensure mechanical process integrity of various systems. This experience has led Ali to conduct various Risk Surveys for significant Oil and Gas/Energy/ Engineering/ Construction operators in the Middle East.