Our People

Our business is built upon extensive expertise and highly-experienced staff.

Professional Personnel

Ashley Alberts

Adjuster

Ashley completed her B.S. in Business Administration from Sam Houston...

Ali Saidi

Country Manager - Qatar

Ali Saidi joined GRS in 2022 as a Senior Engineering...

Colin Ashford

Senior Loss Adjuster

Fifteen years property, construction and loss adjusting experience including nine...

Ayman Morrar

Senior Loss Adjuster

CILA (Certificate of Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters), AIFAA (Associate...

Nick Baker

Senior Loss Adjuster

Nicholas Baker, who joined GRS in 2021, is a skilled...

Carole Sab

Office Manager - Dubai

A proactive and motivated professional with previous experience within an...

Francesco Cecere

Loss Adjuster, Italy

Francesco Cecere, who joined GRS in 2021, is a trained...

Chris Burley

Associate Director - Construction & Property

Chris Burley BSc (Hons), MRICS, DipSurv, Cert CILA +974 (0)...

Christopher Wylie

Regional Director Construction & Property

Christopher Wylie FCILA, FUEDI-ELAE, FIFAA, ACIArb, SIRM +971 (0) 55...

David Russell

Manager - Dubai

Manager – Dubai – Complex Claims Solutions

Eilaf Osman

Office Manager – Qatar

Eilaf Osman BSc (Hons) – Management Studies, Business Administration, CertCILA...

Emma Moock

Loss Adjuster

Emma Moock, who joined GRS in 2021, has extensive experience...

Larry Gordon

Executive General Adjuster

Larry Gordon, who joined GRS through the 2020 acquisition of...

Michael Grabowski

Executive General Adjuster

Michael has more than 20 years’ experience in property and...

Carol Gregory

Executive General Adjuster

Carol has been a Marine claims professional for over 30...

Miguel Hernandez

Executive General Adjuster

Matrix Analysis of Structures, Concrete Design, Steel Design, Geotechnical Engineering,...

Adam Humphrey

CEO, CCS Group, GRS Int.

Adam Humphrey, who joined GRS in 2021, has more than...

Jessica Henderson

Senior Loss Adjuster - Construction

Loss Adjuster with over 10 years’ experience gained in the...

Jillian Nickerson

Loss Adjuster

Jillian Nickerson is a Loss Adjuster with a decade of...

Richard Anthony Johnson

Finance Director

Commercially focused Finance Director (FCCA) with 15+ years Professional Services...

Jonas Zahn

Loss Adjuster

Jonas Zahn joined GRS in 2024 as a loss adjuster...

Judi Gedda

Executive PA

Judi is a highly organised, enthusiastic, and efficient team player...

Emma Kramer-Leary

Executive Assistant to CEO, USA

Emma Kramer joined GRS through the 2020 acquisition of William...

Thompson Lykes

Adjuster

Entrepreneurial and spirited business advisor with strong background in project...

James Moomaw

Adjuster, Petroleum Engineer

James Moomaw has a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas...

Robby Nixon

Senior Adjuster | Petroleum Engineer

After attaining a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech...

Stuart Platt

Executive General Adjuster

Stuart had over 30 years’ experience as a maritime attorney...

Alexandra Pooley

Operations Assistant

Alexandra Pooley, who joined GRS in 2021, has extensive career...

George Pooley

Director, Head of Renewables

George Pooley, who joined GRS in 2021, has nearly two...

Chris Reeves

Head of Quantity Surveying

A highly motivated, dynamic and competent chartered quantity surveyor with...

Mike Reeves

Executive Director CCS and GRS Global Network

Mike Reeves joined GRS in November 2018 after a long...

Robert McNeil

Director - Energy

Fifteen years’ post-graduate experience working with infrastructure and engineering projects....

Robyn Simpson

Finance & Operations Assistant

Providing support to the wider team with invoicing and other...

Ronan Mitchell

Senior Loss Adjuster - Energy

Experienced Energy Loss Adjuster with a demonstrated history of working...

Ross Montagne

Loss Adjuster

Ross Montagne joined GRS in 2024 having previously worked in...

Shadi Razouq

Manager - Abu Dhabi

Manager – Abu Dhabi, Fifteen years of experience on major &...

Darrell Smith

Senior Adjuster

With an extensive oilfield and adjusting career spanning over 40...

Mark Smith

Technical Director

GRS International in Dubai, Chartered Loss Adjuster, Mark Smith is GRS’...

Steve Smith

Associate Director Construction, Property & Specialist Liabilities

Steve Smith BA (Hons), AdvDip CILA, FIFAA, ACIArb, Cert CII...

Sunil Patel

Loss Adjuster

Sunil Patel B.Tech (Electrical), CertCILA +974 (0) 33 379 249...

Paul Toon

Senior Engineering Consultant

Paul Toon, who joined GRS in 2021, has more than...

Sam Toumbev

Senior Forensic Accountant

Sam Toumbev is an experienced Forensic Accountant, joining GRS from an...

Casey Walsh

Executive General Adjuster

Casey Walsh joined GRS through the 2020 acquisition of William...

Rodney Winkler

Director

Rodney acquired a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M...

Peter Wiswell

Executive General Adjuster

As an attorney and claims professional, Peter has over 30...

Ashley Alberts

Position: Adjuster
Phone: +1 (0) 832 289 2623
Email: aalberts@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Energy and Power, Specialist Liabilities
Location: Houston

Ashley completed her B.S. in Business Administration from Sam Houston State University in 2008. In March 2009, she commenced her adjusting career assisting on Hurricane Gustav and Ike claims and has since managed and assisted on a variety of oil and gas insurance claims including, physical damage, downhole tools, control of well, pollution remediation, and general liability.

Ashley’s claims experience ranges from domestic to international with claims in the capacity of the hundreds of thousands to the tens of millions of dollars. Ashley has attained her Associate in Claims (AIC) certification.

Ali Saidi

Position: Country Manager - Qatar
Phone: +974 (0) 55 283 499
Email: asaidi@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Construction and Engineering, Engineering Consulting
Location: Doha, International, Qatar

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.

Colin Ashford

Colin Ashford

Position: Senior Loss Adjuster
Phone: +971 (0) 54 252 0707
Email: Cashford@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Construction and Engineering, Property, Quantity Surveying
Location: Dubai
  • Fifteen years property, construction and loss adjusting experience including nine years as a loss adjuster on major & complex assignments in the UK and Middle East markets.
  • Dual qualified MRICS chartered surveyor and ACILA chartered loss adjuster.
  • Successfully managing stakeholders involved in major & complex claim assignments to achieve equitable settlement for all parties involved.
  • Able to analyse presented claim documents and prepare technical reports for Insurers on complex assignments, explaining the key issues and offering clear recommendations to progress the claim.

Ayman Morrar

Position: Senior Loss Adjuster
Phone: +971 (0) 54 252 0101
Email: amorrar@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Marine, Property, Risk Engineering
Location: Dubai

CILA (Certificate of Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters), AIFAA (Associate of the International Federation of Adjusting Associations) / Licensed Loss Adjuster and Surveyor in UAE & Jordan.

Skilled in Property & Casualty Insurance, Marine Insurance, Negotiation, Analytical Skills, Claims Handling and Liability. Strong finance professional with a Bachelor’s degree focused on Risk Management And Insurance from Hashemite University – Jordan

Nick Baker

Nick Baker

Position: Senior Loss Adjuster
Phone: +44 (0) 7557 965192
Email: Nbaker@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Renewables, Risk Engineering
Location: London

Nicholas Baker, who joined GRS in 2021, is a skilled loss adjuster with extensive experience in complex claims, including onshore and offshore energy, oil and gas, and renewable energy assets. Nicholas also has significant international experience in site surveys, as well as analyzing and negotiating claims. Before joining GRS, he was a senior loss adjuster at Advanta Global Services and previously held loss adjusting positions at Renewable Energy Loss Adjusters, Lloyd & Partners Ltd., and Charles Taylor Consulting, and was an oil and gas wellhead design engineer at Plexus Ocean Systems Ltd.

Nicholas has a Master of Science degree in composite materials and a Bachelor of Engineering in materials science and engineering, from Imperial College London.

Carole Sab

Position: Office Manager - Dubai
Phone: +971 (0) 56 689 6875
Email: csab@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Professional Team
Location: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, UAE

A proactive and motivated professional with previous experience within an office managerial environment. I have excellent networking skills with an ability to develop and maintain client and supplier relationships. I have meticulous attention to detail and ensure that every task undertaken is completed to the highest standard and approached in a professional manner and friendly attitude. Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of influencing and negotiating discussions with suppliers and clients. Excellent verbal communicator with proficiency in English, French, and Arabic languages.

Francesco Cecere

Position: Loss Adjuster, Italy
Phone: +39 (0) 366 178 6728
Email: fcecere@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Renewables
Location: International, Italy, Milan

Francesco Cecere, who joined GRS in 2021, is a trained engineer with specialized expertise in renewable energy and complex claims. Before joining GRS, he was a loss adjuster at Fast & Clever Adjusters and the John Amos Partnership. In addition to renewal energy losses, he has experience in claims involving cash in transit, third-party liability, machinery breakdown, and catastrophic weather events.

Francesco has a degree in Electronic Engineering and a Master’s degree in Loss Adjustment from the Polytechnic University of Milan.

Chris Burley

Position: Associate Director - Construction & Property
Phone: +974 (0) 66 490 740
Email: cburley@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Construction and Engineering, Engineering Consulting, Property, Quantity Surveying, Specialist Liabilities
Location: Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, Qatar, UAE

Chris Burley

BSc (Hons), MRICS, DipSurv, Cert CILA

+974 (0) 66 490 740

Associate Director Construction, Property & Specialist Liabilities

Chris is an experienced loss adjuster and Chartered Building Surveyor, with 34 years’ experience in the field of surveying and project management, including 25 years in the insurance industry.

He has been based in the Middle East for the past six years and handles a wide range of construction, engineering, professional indemnity, liability and property losses. Based in Qatar, Chris major and complex loss across the region with a particular focus on the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Kuwait.

Christopher Wylie

Position: Regional Director Construction & Property
Phone: +971 (0) 55 491 3025
Email: cwylie@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Construction and Engineering, Global Management Team, Property, Specialist Liabilities
Location: Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, International, Qatar, UAE

Christopher Wylie

FCILA, FUEDI-ELAE, FIFAA, ACIArb, SIRM

+971 (0) 55 491 3025

Executive Director – CCS International

Regional Director – Middle East

Construction, Property & Specialist Liabilities

Christopher has recently joined GRS as an Executive Director of CCS International and Regional Director for the Middle East, leading our regional Construction, Property and Specialist Liabilities team.

He is a Chartered Loss Adjuster with more than 26 years’ experience in the insurance industry, to include 23 years as a loss adjuster.

Christopher has been based in the Middle East for the past 13 years, during which time he has held senior leadership positions. He actively manages a portfolio of major and complex construction, engineering, professional indemnity, property, business interruption and liability claims throughout the Middle East, North Africa and West Asia on behalf of international and regional Insurers and Reinsurers.

David Russell

Position: Manager - Dubai
Phone: +971 (0) 54 586 4265
Email: drussell@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Energy and Power
Location: Dubai

Manager – Dubai – Complex Claims Solutions

Eilaf Osman

Position: Office Manager – Qatar
Phone: +974 (0) 33 194 934
Email: eosman@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Professional Team
Location: Doha, Qatar

Eilaf Osman

BSc (Hons) – Management Studies, Business Administration, CertCILA

+974 (0) 33 194 934

Office Manager – Qatar

Eosman@globalrisksolutions.com

Eilaf is our Qatar office Manager with responsibility for general administration and finance tasks.

As a fluent English and Arabic speaker, Eilaf also assists with PRO activities to include government and regulatory authorities.

Emma Moock

Position: Loss Adjuster
Phone: +44 (0) 7557 965491
Email: Eevans@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Renewables
Location: London

Emma Moock, who joined GRS in 2021, has extensive experience in renewable energy claims, with a specialty in solar energy. Before joining GRS, she was a loss adjuster at Advanta Global Services and Renewable Energy Loss Adjusters, where she handled a variety of renewable energy construction and operational claims, including wind, solar, and biomass energy assets.

Emma’s technical knowledge enables her to advise insureds on appropriate loss mitigation, repair, and salvage strategies, as well as work with forensic accountants on business interruption and delay in startup claims. She holds a first-class degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge and a Certificate from the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Larry Gordon

Position: Executive General Adjuster
Phone: +1 (0) 860 507 0143
Email: lgordon@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Construction and Engineering, Energy and Power, Property, Renewables
Location: Hartford

Larry Gordon, who joined GRS through the 2020 acquisition of William Kramer & Associates (WKA), is a highly experienced claims executive. He is skilled in property and equipment breakdown insurance, commercial insurance lines, reinsurance, and claims management. In addition, Larry has extensive experience in managing litigation and other alternative dispute resolution processes. Before joining WKA, he worked in equipment breakdown claims, loss prevention, and engineering at Travelers, where he managed the company’s boiler & machinery claims operations.

Larry’s focus throughout much of his career has been boiler & machinery claims and large, complex claims. He has conducted training programs and seminars in this area on behalf of various claims industry associations in the United States and Canada. Larry has a Master of Business Administration degree in insurance and risk from Temple University’s Fox School of Business and Management.

Michael Grabowski

Position: Executive General Adjuster
Phone: +1 (0) 214 202 6261
Email: mgrabowski@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Specialist Liabilities
Location: Hartford

Michael has more than 20 years’ experience in property and liability claims involving large, complex international losses. Before joining GRS, he was an EGA at two independent specialty loss adjusting firms, Lloyd Warwick International and RGA LLC. Prior to that, he was chief of claims and assistance vice president at RSUI Group, and earlier in his career he was a claims executive at FM Global, handling property and business interruption claims. During most of his tenure at FM Global, he was the lead adjuster in the Caribbean and Northern South America, based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. An early role for Michael at Factory Mutual Engineering was chief flood analyst for the U.S. Southwest.

Carol Gregory

Carol Gregory

Position: Executive General Adjuster
Phone: +1 (0) 305 523 6365
Email: cgregory@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Marine
Location: International, USA

Carol has been a Marine claims professional for over 30 years, with management and adjusting responsibilities on behalf of global insurers, encompassing Hull, Liability and Cargo losses. She has extensive experience managing and directing dedicated TPAs.

Miguel Hernandez

Position: Executive General Adjuster
Phone: +1 (0) 832 421 2552
Email: mhernandez@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Renewables
Location: Houston
  • Matrix Analysis of Structures, Concrete Design, Steel Design, Geotechnical Engineering, Foundation Assessments, Marine Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Fluids, Hydrology
  • Experienced in AutoCad, intermediate Civil 3D and ArcGIS, MATLAB, SAP 2000, Rhino 3D, RISA 3D, SACS, HEC-HMS, Visual Analysis, Grapher, and some Solidworks and Python
  • Familiar with Project Management, Process Flow Diagrams and Isometric Plans
  • Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Lotus Notes
  • Fluent in English & Spanish, written and spoken, translations, elementary proficiency in French
  • International Engineering Certificate – Texas A&M Engineering
  • Public Speaking
  • BOSIET Basic Offshore Safety Induction Emergency Training Including HUET, EBS & EST
  • Licensed Adjuster (Property & Casualty) in the State of Texas, License #2423337

Adam Humphrey

Position: CEO, CCS Group, GRS Int.
Phone: +44 (0) 7545 166210
Email: ahumphrey@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Construction and Engineering, Energy and Power, Global Management Team, Property, Quantity Surveying, Renewables, Risk Engineering, Specialist Liabilities
Location: London, UK

Adam Humphrey, who joined GRS in 2021, has more than two decades of experience managing technical and complex insurance claims, worldwide.

Before that, he has held senior leadership roles in technical adjusting firms, most recently as a board director and global head of energy, property and construction (EAR and DSU) losses at Advanta Global Services. Before that, he held loss adjusting roles at Integra Technical Services; Cunningham Lindsey International, where he was a divisional director responsible for energy claims; and Charles Taylor Adjusting.

Adam is a Chartered Loss Adjuster, Fellow of both the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (CILA).

He sits on the CILA’s Council and is chairman of their Construction, Energy and Engineering Special Interest Group. His academic qualifications include undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Law and Business; and, professional qualifications in insurance and dispute resolution.

Jessica Henderson

Position: Senior Loss Adjuster - Construction
Phone: +44 (0) 7442 601 341
Email: jhenderson@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Construction and Engineering, Property, Risk Engineering
Location: International, London

Loss Adjuster with over 10 years’ experience gained in the London Market through working for Insurers, Loss Adjusters and Brokers; specialising in construction adjusting since 2010. I have been nominated as a key adjuster for some of the largest UK and International construction and infrastructure projects, PFI contracts, along with major house building contractors.

Jillian Nickerson

Position: Loss Adjuster
Phone: +1 (305) 523 6365
Email: jnickerson@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Professional Team, Renewables
Location: Houston, USA

Jillian Nickerson is a Loss Adjuster with a decade of specialized experience in Energy Loss Adjusting. With her experience in the insurance industry, she is skilled in navigating complex insurance claims within the energy sector. Jillian spent several years with Charles Taylor Adjusting, where she served as an In-House Energy Loss Adjuster focusing primarily on the handling of catastrophic physical damage claims for the Oil and Gas sector. Jillian then transitioned the Llyod Warwick International where she served as a Claims Assistant for another five years on various types of Physical Damage, Commerical General Liability and Business Interruption claims. Jillian joined Global Risk Solutions in 2024, embarking on her transition from Oil and Gas to Renewable Energy. She is a licensed Property and Casualty Adjuster, equipped with the expertise and dedication needed to navigate the evolving landscape of Renewable Energy-related insurance.

Richard Anthony Johnson

Position: Finance Director
Phone: +44 (0) 7803 164490
Email: rjohnson@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Professional Team
Location: London

Commercially focused Finance Director (FCCA) with 15+ years Professional Services experience. Extensive knowledge of system set up and integration, M&A transactions, regulatory compliance, financial reporting and setting up international offices. Experienced in managing international finance and operations teams.

Jonas Zahn

Position: Loss Adjuster
Phone: +44 (0) 7553 149415
Email: jzahn@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Energy and Power, Professional Team, Renewables
Location: London

Jonas Zahn joined GRS in 2024 as a loss adjuster based in London. Before GRS, he worked at Llyod Warwick handling major oil, gas, and renewable energy claims. Jonas also has domestic loss adjusting experience from his time at Sedgwick. He holds a diploma in management and finance and is pursing further certification with the Charted Insurance Institute (CII). With his diverse background across energy and domestic claims, he brings expertise to the onshore renewable energy loss adjusting fields at GRS.

Judi Gedda

Position: Executive PA
Phone: +44 (0) 7780 601000
Email: jgedda@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Professional Team
Location: London, Manchester, UK

Judi is a highly organised, enthusiastic, and efficient team player that brings energy and drive to any organisation. An adaptable and reliable Executive P.A. with a proven track record of working for prestige Financial Services companies, and more recently the Education sector. Judi has the ability to work to tight deadlines and well under pressure, with excellent communication, interpersonal and diplomacy skills combined.

Emma Kramer-Leary

Position: Executive Assistant to CEO, USA
Phone: +1 (0) 860 470 2801
Email: emma@wkramerassociates.com
Categories: Property
Location: Hartford

Emma Kramer joined GRS through the 2020 acquisition of William Kramer & Associates (WKA). She joined WKA in 2010 after completing two professional development programs at Crawford Educational Services in Atlanta. Her studies focused on both basic and intermediate property loss adjustment. After obtaining her Connecticut adjuster’s license in 2012, she began working towards her Associate in Claims (AIC) designation.

Emma serves as a third-party administrator for Bechtel on all North American builders risk projects, auto and equipment claims. For Bechtel, Emma facilitates salvage, the transfer of title, and subrogation against negligent third parties. She also adjusts property and casualty losses in the field throughout New England.

ADJUSTER LICENSES:

Connecticut, Louisiana, Kentucky, Wyoming, Nevada, West Virginia, Idaho, Rhode Island, Delaware, Oklahoma, North Carolina, South Carolina, Vermont, Oregon, Georgia, New Hampshire, Arkansas, Utah

Thompson Lykes

Thompson Lykes

Position: Adjuster
Phone: +1 (0) 305 523 6365
Email: tlykes@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Marine
Location: International, USA

Entrepreneurial and spirited business advisor with strong background in project management, marine transportation, logistics, and related operations functions.

James Moomaw

Position: Adjuster, Petroleum Engineer
Phone: +1 (0) 713 598 5742
Email: jmoomaw@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Energy and Power, Specialist Liabilities
Location: Houston

James Moomaw has a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University, 1997 and is a registered professional engineer in Texas. James started his career as a field engineer in hydraulic fracturing, then progressed to projects focused on production and reserves for onshore US, Gulf of Mexico, and international oil and gas fields. James utilizes his broad experience in the energy industry to review claims.

James began working as a licensed energy insurance adjuster in 2009 examining claims related to blowouts, storms/hurricanes, fires/explosions, and loss of production/reserves. James has worked claims ranging from relatively small downhole tool losses to hurricane, blowout, and pollution losses in the hundreds of millions.

Robby Nixon

Position: Senior Adjuster | Petroleum Engineer
Phone: +1 (0) 832 746 8705
Email: rnixon@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Energy and Power
Location: Houston

After attaining a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University in 2009, Robby worked with an international oilfield services provider as a Field Engineer specializing in a diverse scope of drilling, completion, and production oilfield projects throughout the United States. In 2012, Robby commenced a career in insurance adjusting with a specialization in claims unique to the oil and gas industry, including but not limited to control of well, physical damage, pollution remediation, processing plants and refineries, general liability, and business interruption/loss of production income claims.

Robby’s claims experience ranges from domestic to international with claims in the capacity of hundreds of thousands to hundreds of millions of dollars.

Stuart Platt

Stuart Platt

Position: Executive General Adjuster
Phone: +1 (0) 305 523 6365
Email: splatt@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Marine
Location: International, USA

Stuart had over 30 years’ experience as a maritime attorney and independent claim professional. He has specialized in investigating and handling Liability claims for domestic and foreign insurers, and actively involves himself in litigation support.

Alexandra Pooley

Position: Operations Assistant
Phone: +44 (0) 7595 338606
Email: Apooley@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Renewables
Location: London

Alexandra Pooley, who joined GRS in 2021, has extensive career experience in professional services administration and education. Before joining GRS, she held administrative roles at Advanta Global Services and Renewable Energy Loss Adjusters and was a teacher and lead practitioner at Invicta Grammar School. Her skills include coordinating staff projects, planning international travel and events, expense tracking, and providing other support to staff adjusters.

Alexandra has an honor’s Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Newcastle and a Post Graduate Certificate of Education from the Canterbury Christchurch University.

George Pooley

Position: Director, Head of Renewables
Phone: +44 (0) 7557 965577
Email: gpooley@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Global Management Team, Renewables, Risk Engineering
Location: London

George Pooley, who joined GRS in 2021, has nearly two decades of experience in adjusting complex claims internationally, with specialized expertise in renewable energy projects. Before joining GRS, he was a board director of Advanta Global Services and was the founder and CEO of Renewable Energy Loss Adjusters. He also held loss adjusting roles at Cunningham Lindsey International, McLarens Young International, and Charles Taylor Consulting.

George’s experience in renewables focuses primarily on onshore wind and photovoltaic power plants, but his expertise includes all types of renewable energy, including biomass, hydro, and offshore wind. He has an honor’s Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Exeter, and an Advanced Diploma from the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Chris Reeves

Position: Head of Quantity Surveying
Phone: +44 (0) 7825 276 291
Email: creeves@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Quantity Surveying
Location: London
A highly motivated, dynamic and competent chartered quantity surveyor with cross sector experience within residential, leisure, health, heritage and commercial sectors. Extensive project exposure and commercial awareness with strong client and project delivery focus.

Mike Reeves

Position: Executive Director CCS and GRS Global Network
Phone: +44 (0) 7802 590990
Email: mreeves@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Global Management Team
Location: London

Mike Reeves joined GRS in November 2018 after a long and distinguished career as executive vice president of global markets at a large, global claims adjusting company. At that firm, he played a key role in the formulation of a division dedicated to providing loss handling services for large and complex organizations.

As Major & Complex Loss Executive at GRS, Mike leads the development of GRS’ Complex Claims Solutions. Based in London, he is renowned for his market knowledge and relationships in the global insurance industry. Mike is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters and an associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Robert McNeil

Position: Director - Energy
Phone: +44 (0) 7553 148415
Email: rmcneil@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Energy and Power
Location: International, London

Fifteen years’ post-graduate experience working with infrastructure and engineering projects. An international loss adjuster on energy and large scale infrastructure based claims, with a wealth of experience in infrastructure planning, strategy, modelling, construction and operations. Key experience also in quantity and cost analysis, capital and financial modelling, as well as strong project management experience that includes resource, budget and commercial management of infrastructure projects.

Robyn Simpson

Position: Finance & Operations Assistant
Phone: +44 (0) 7359 016690
Email: rsimpson@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Professional Team
Location: International, London

Providing support to the wider team with invoicing and other operational duties.

•Managing and support teams of up to 40 people with a variety of tasks –diary management, travel bookings and expenses

•Billing and Work In Progress –administrational supporting.

Ronan Mitchell

Position: Senior Loss Adjuster - Energy
Phone: +971 (0) 54 252 1521
Email: rmitchell@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Energy and Power, Renewables
Location: Abu Dhabi

Experienced Energy Loss Adjuster with a demonstrated history of working in the insurance industry with a strong focus on Renewable Energy related claims. Skilled in Commercial Insurance, Insurance, Claims Management, General Insurance, and Risk Management.

Ross Montagne

Position: Loss Adjuster
Phone: +44 (0) 7570 367 567
Email: rmontagne@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Energy and Power, Professional Team, Renewables
Location: London

Ross Montagne joined GRS in 2024 having previously worked in solar design and installation. Ross started his career in international marketing as an account manager for clients as Zurich, Blackrock and Unilever. He moved into the renewable energy space in 2022. He has gained experience of designing and installing small-scale solar, working on numerous projects in southern England including battery storage. He is now looking to bring these technical skills to bear in insurance. Ross has his Cert. CII and is working towards the Di.p CII.

Shadi Razouq

Position: Manager - Abu Dhabi
Phone: +971 (0) 54 252 0404
Email: srazouq@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Marine, Professional Team
Location: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, International

Manager – Abu Dhabi, Fifteen years of experience on major & complex assignments in the Middle East markets.  Dealing with property, jewellers block, public liability, construction inc equipment and machinery, machinery breakdown, cargo and project cargo claims.  Multi-lingual English and Arabic speaker.  

Darrell Smith

Position: Senior Adjuster
Phone: +1 (0) 713 906 1993
Email: Dsmith@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Energy and Power, Specialist Liabilities
Location: Houston

With an extensive oilfield and adjusting career spanning over 40 years, Darrell started in the oil and gas industry as a drilling fluids engineer where he assisted in drilling wells at onshore, offshore and international locations. Darrell also worked at an independent oilfield service company specializing in the distribution of oilfield tubular equipment, during which he managed sales offices in Texas and California.

Darrell has worked for 17 years as an energy insurance loss adjuster in Houston. He has handled a wide range of domestic and international claims specializing in the control of well, onshore/offshore construction, physical damage (including rigs, compressors, tank batteries, offshore fixed and deepwater floating platforms, subsea installations, and pipelines), business interruption/loss of production income, and pollution.

Major loss assignments include various deepwater claims for pipeline collapse during installation and floating platform riser failures (Gulf of Mexico); deep water marine riser failure (Brazil); various massive surface blowouts resulting in pollution and third-party claims (GOM, Louisiana, Venezuela, Mexico & Bolivia); pipeline construction claims and numerous onshore and offshore physical damage claims caused by named storms/hurricanes.

Mark Smith

Position: Technical Director
Phone: +971 (0) 54 252 0950
Email: msmith@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Property
Location: Dubai

GRS International in Dubai, Chartered Loss Adjuster, Mark Smith is GRS’ Director, Head of Property and Specialist Liabilities with a focus on GRS’ Middle East operations United Arab Emirates. Before joining GRS, he owned and operated a leading regional firm and built a reputation as one of the most experienced and expert Chartered Loss Adjusters in the Middle East.

Steve Smith

Position: Associate Director Construction, Property & Specialist Liabilities
Phone: +974 (0) 55 327 511
Email: stsmith@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Construction and Engineering, Forensic Accounting, Property, Specialist Liabilities

Steve Smith

BA (Hons), AdvDip CILA, FIFAA, ACIArb, Cert CII

+974 (0) 55 327 511

Associate Director

Construction, Property & Specialist Liabilities

Steve is a Loss Adjuster with 16 years’ experience, including 13 years as a loss adjuster and 10 years in the Middle East. Having been based in Dubai for the first five years of his Middle East career, Steve moved to Qatar in 2018 initially as a Senior Loss Adjuster and then latterly the Country Manager for an international adjusting practice.

He handles a portfolio of major and complex claims across various product lines to include property, business interruption, liability and specialty lines across the Middle East with a primary focus on the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia markets.

Steve is currently qualified to AdvDip level with the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (CILA) and shall shortly achieve chartered status.

Sunil Patel

Position: Loss Adjuster
Phone: +974 (0) 33 379 249
Email: Spatel@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Construction and Engineering, Property, Risk Engineering
Location: Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, International, Qatar, UAE

Sunil Patel

B.Tech (Electrical), CertCILA

+974 (0) 33 379 249

Loss Adjuster

Spatel@globalrisksolutions.com

Sunil is a qualified electrical engineer and registered electrical engineering expert in the State of Qatar, with fifteen years’ experience in working in construction projects in India and the Middle East involving the erection of electrical substations and power cable installations.

He has worked as a Loss Adjuster for an international adjusting company for five years, based in Qatar, before recently joining GRS. Sunil handles a portfolio of primarily construction, engineering and property claims.

Paul Toon

Position: Senior Engineering Consultant
Phone: +44 (0) 7872 552656
Email: ptoon@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Construction and Engineering, Energy and Power, Engineering Consulting, Renewables
Location: London

Paul Toon, who joined GRS in 2021, has more than 25 years’ experience in loss adjusting. He is a Chartered Consulting Engineer and Project Manager, and an expert in renewable and conventional energy losses, oil & gas, petrochemicals, and construction & engineering claims. During his career, he has handled complex and technical claims throughout the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, and other regions. Paul also has been involved in large projects in the petrochemical, oil & gas, and pharmaceutical sectors, where he has led teams on turnarounds, equipment upgrades, and replacement.

Before joining GRS, Paul was a senior engineering consultant at Advanta Global Services and managing director of PWT Consulting, an engineering and loss adjusting firm doing business internationally. Prior to that, he held engineering and management roles at several global claims companies. He has an honors bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Northumbria University and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters.

Sam Toumbev

Position: Senior Forensic Accountant
Phone: +44 (0) 7557 965049
Email: SToumbev@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Forensic Accounting
Location: London

Sam Toumbev is an experienced Forensic Accountant, joining GRS from an international loss adjusting firm. Before that, he was a Senior Associate at C Lewis forensic accountants. Samis a Chartered Accountant and brings with him a wealth of experience in assessing complex time element claims, in construction and operational phases, on behalf of global insurers. He will work as an integral part of GRS’ multidisciplinary Complex Claims Solutions loss adjusting team.

Casey Walsh

Casey Walsh

Position: Executive General Adjuster
Phone: +1 (0) 860 805 0438
Email: caseyw@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Construction and Engineering, Energy and Power, Property, Renewables
Location: Hartford

Casey Walsh joined GRS through the 2020 acquisition of William Kramer & Associates (WKA). He began his insurance career in 2001 working as an intern with the Special Investigation Unit of the Traveler Insurance Claims Department. Upon graduating college in 2003, Casey began his claims career as a Travelers property adjuster.

At WKA, Casey handles a variety of large, complex property and time element losses for various markets, including Lloyd’s of London and U.S.-based insurance companies. Casey specializes in adjusting large industrial risks including utilities, power generation, manufacturing, mining, refineries, and large industrial facilities. Casey is a member of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters.

ADJUSTER LICENSES:

Rhode Island, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Vermont

Rodney Winkler

Position: Director
Phone: +1 (0) 713 906 3081
Email: rwinkler@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Energy and Power, Global Management Team
Location: Houston

Rodney acquired a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1997 and spent the following several years working with an international oilfield services provider in drilling and production operations as a trainee engineer and field representative in Dubai and Venezuela. Thereafter, Rodney started his career as a licensed insurance adjuster specializing in claims unique to the oil and gas industry and has worked for various firms throughout the years primarily in Houston, Texas, and one posting in London, England.

Rodney’s claims experience includes control of well, rig physical damage, midstream equipment, pollution remediation, gas plants and refineries, general liability, pipelines, and business interruption/loss of production income. He has served as an expert witness for several legal disputes in the oil and gas industry. The claims Rodney has been involved with span the globe and range in quantum from the hundreds of thousands to the hundreds of millions of dollars. Rodney is an organizing committee member for the Lillehammer Energy Claims Conference held every year in Norway and routinely gives presentations on industry trends.

Peter Wiswell

Peter Wiswell

Position: Executive General Adjuster
Phone: +1 (0) 305 523 6365
Email: pwiswell@globalrisksolutions.com
Categories: Marine
Location: International, USA

As an attorney and claims professional, Peter has over 30 years of experience managing a full range of Marine claims and natural and man-made disasters. Prior to joining GRS he was Director, Technical Marine Claims for a global insurer. Peter is also an active SMA arbitrator.

 

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