Our business is built upon extensive expertise and highly-experienced staff.
Experienced Underwriter and Claims Manager with excess of 40 years in the insurance industry. Skilled in Property & Casualty Insurance, Liability and Construction. Strong professional background with record of major claims management and resolution.
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 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.
- 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.
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
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.
International Claims Adjuster & Accredited Surveyor in the Power Generation (Nuclear, Conventional, Renewable) & Energy Sector. Extensive experience Adjusting and Surveying 1st and 3rd Party Complex Energy, Marine, Environmental, and Property & Casualty Claims. Qualified Project, Incident, and Claims Manager. Licensed All Lines and General Adjuster in 19 States.
Alasdair Boyle, who joined GRS in 2021, is an experienced loss adjuster with a background in complex and contentious claims. During his career, he has handled a variety of claims, including property, liability, energy, and renewable energy losses. Before joining GRS, Alasdair held loss adjusting roles at Advanta Global Services, Sedgwick, and Cunningham Lindsey.
Alasdair began his insurance career at Flaxmans, a specialist claims advocacy law firm. In addition to a graduate diploma in law from the College of Law, Bristol. He also has an honor’s Bachelor of Science degree from Leeds University. Alasdair is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and has an Advanced Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters.
Joe Brennan, who joined GRS in 2021, is a skilled engineer with experience in commercial and residential construction and repairs, as well as the construction, inspection, repair, and maintenance of offshore and underwater structures. Before joining GRS, Joe was an engineering adjuster at Advanta Global Services, a subsea project engineer at TechnipFMC, and a graduate civil engineer at Falcon Structural Repairs Ltd.
Joe is a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and holds a certificate from the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters. Joe holds an honor’s Master of Engineering degree from the University of Leeds and a Bachelor of Engineering degree.
David Brocklehurst joined GRS in 2019 to develop and promote GRS’ innovative claims solutions in the specialty markets, particularly at Lloyd’s and in the London market. As GRS’ Global Specialty Markets Leader, David brings a distinguished set of credentials in claims to the team.
David began his career at a family-owned claims firm, worked for a global claims service provider for over 20 years, and was the lead adjuster on such high-profile claims such as the Piper Alpha oil rig explosion in the North Sea, the Total La Mede refinery explosion, and fire in France, as well as the fire and explosion at the Buncefield Oil storage terminal in the U.K. Based in London, David is a qualified Building Engineer, Chartered Surveyor, and Chartered Insurance Practitioner.
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 is Regional Director for the Middle East, based in our Dubai office. He has been engaged in adjusting practice leadership roles for over 35 years, working in a variety of specialist positions handling large and complex claims in the Middle East, Europe, the Caribbean, South America, and Asia. Over a combined 18 years working in the Middle East in two spells, Chris has managed a portfolio of high-profile multi-million-dollar energy related cases involving Oil Refineries, Petrochemical Plants, LNG facilities, Power Plants, Concentrated Solar Plants, Land Rigs, Offshore Platforms, Jack-up Rigs and Subsea Infrastructure. Before joining GRS, Chris was Global Head of Natural Resources at Crawford and prior to that, held Managing Director positions with Charles Tayor Adjusting, Braemar (Steege) and Matthews Daniel. Chris’s main areas of expertise encompass Onshore and Offshore Oil and Gas, Petrochemicals and Refining, Power Generation and Utilities, Renewable Energy, CAR/EAR, Industrial Property, and Business Interruption/Delay in Start-Up/LOPI.
For over 30 years Joe has handled Cargo, Hull, and Liability claims, with an emphasis on large and complex Cargo losses. Before coming to GRS he had primary responsibility for all Cargo claims for a global insurer.
Emma Evans, 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, 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 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 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.
Mike Gresty, who joined GRS in 2021, has extensive career experience in claims adjusting and complex losses. Before joining GRS, he was a senior liability adjuster at Advanta Global Services and held senior adjuster roles at a number of firms, including Cunningham Lindsey and Ellis & Buckle. He has handled numerous major and complex injury and fatality claims, including commercial aviation, long-term chemical exposure, products liability, environmental liability, and commercial fires.
Mike has an honor’s Bachelor of Science degree in physics from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters.
Bio: I specialised in the investigation, management and negotiation of Public Liability and Employers Liability claims up to a value of £100,000. I managed an active case load in excess of 100 active files all of which were handled under delegated authority. Additionally, numerous instructions were received which required an investigate and report only service. Mandates were awarded by two key insurance companies and a number of Individual Risk Handling Agreements were held with new claims being notified to me direct.
- 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, 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.
Experienced and motivated major loss claims adjuster, with expertise in CAR, Energy, Property and Plant losses. First degree in Civil Engineering. Post Graduate Law qualification. ACII, ACILA.
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.
Richard Anthony Johnson
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.
Josh is an adaptable senior Chemical Engineer with extensive cross-sector experience across up/down stream Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Energy and Defence sectors, gained through involvement and analysis of major EPC projects and operational facilities around the world. As an experienced consultant and advisor he has demonstrated his strong initiative and inquisitive nature and is able to understand and solve complex problems and explain them in a clear and concise way to non-engineering / finance business partners.
Bill Kramer joined GRS in 2020 through the acquisition of William Kramer & Associates (WKA), a leading specialist claims firm that Bill founded in 1996. WKA focuses on complex, major losses, and tailored adjustment services across both property and casualty lines. Entering the business in 1978, Bill handled a variety of losses throughout the New York metropolitan area as a staff adjuster, including losses in school districts, hospitals, malls, and other settings, ranging from fire to business interruption, theft, cargo, and inland marine claims.
Beginning In 1983, as a General Adjuster at American International Underwriters (AIU), Bill traveled throughout Europe, the United Kingdom, South America, and the Mid-East for American International Group’s Fortune 50 clients. In addition to international losses, Bill has extensive experience in oil, petrochemical, and manufacturing losses. His career experience includes building claims businesses at Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Company and Thomas Howell Group, which Crawford & Company acquired in 1996.
Adjuster Licenses: Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming
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.
Connecticut, Louisiana, Kentucky, Wyoming, Nevada, West Virginia, Idaho, Rhode Island, Delaware, Oklahoma, North Carolina, South Carolina, Vermont, Oregon, Georgia, New Hampshire, Arkansas, Utah
- Began in the aviation, property & casualty insurance industry in 1988
- Currently adjusts complex and severe first and third party property losses throughout the United States, the Caribbean, Central and South America
- Vast experience adjusting severe aviation, aviation casualty, pollution liability and other claims
Entrepreneurial and spirited business advisor with strong background in project management, marine transportation, logistics, and related operations functions.
Dennis Martin joined GRS through the 2020 acquisition of William Kramer & Associates (WKA). His extensive experience in claims includes moderate to complex, catastrophic and high-severity property losses arising from a variety of perils. Dennis has claim experience in many industries including construction, energy, engineered risks, real estate, health care, manufacturing, public entities and utilities.
Dennis joined WKA in 2002, where he has served as senior vice president and director of catastrophe services. Previously, he was a founding partner and vice president of Engle Martin & Associates and was a regional general adjuster for GAB Robins. Dennis holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and Associate in Claims designations.
Martin joined GRS Middle East Loss Adjusters LLC, UAE in January 2023 and is a Loss Adjuster with over 16 years’ experience in the Insurance Industry.
Prior to joining GRS, he worked for Crawford & Company in their International Construction & Engineering Division, handling a mixed portfolio of Construction and Liability claims. Prior to this he worked as a Loss Adjuster for a niche UK Liability Adjusting practice, where he handled English, Scottish and Northern Irish jurisdiction claims.
Prior to these roles he worked for blue chip global Insurer Chubb for six years in their Casualty Claims Department where he was a Senior Claims Adjuster.
He has experience in handling losses including Contractors’ All Risks, Plant & Machinery, Employers’ and Public/General Liability as well as Injury claims.
Martin is a Certificate Member of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (UK) and is progressing towards ACILA.
Recent Assignments include:
2022 – Plant & Machinery – Fire Damage to Tractor and Chipper – £500,000
2022 – CAR – Water Damage to fire restoration works – £125,000
2021 – CAR – Storm Damage at Noss Head Switching Station – £350,000
2021 – CAR/Liability – Water Damage at Barclays Office – £250,000
2021 – Property Damage/Liability – Baxter’s Soup Factory – £129,500
2020 – EL Injury – below knee amputation – £1,800,000
2019 – EL Injury – Chronic Pain – £400,000
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.
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 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, 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, 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.
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.
Over 38 years, Booker has risen through the commercial P&C ranks, gaining comprehensive and proficient commercial technical knowledge. He has successfully resolved many claims valued at $20 million or more, and has handled a wide variety of complex claims, including catastrophe management in Texas after Hurricane Ike, to earthquake damage at a military establishment in New Zealand, and tornado damage at an aircraft plant in Kansas. Booker’s career includes holding Senior Executive General Adjuster positions at several leading claims adjusting companies. Richard J. Booker holds a license as a Chartered Commercial Property & Liability Loss Adjuster. He achieved his Associate Degree in 2001, accompanied by elevation to the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (CILA).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GRS International in London, Scott Smith as operations director. Scott Smith worked at a global claims company. Iqbal was head of construction, London market, in the company’s International Construction & Engineering division. Scott Smith served as operations director, International Construction.
Jeff Stenberg joined GRS through the 2020 acquisition of William Kramer & Associates (WKA). He began his career in 1987 performing boiler and machinery loss prevention surveys and jurisdictional inspections at large commercial properties including heavy hazard occupancies. He was responsible for conducting high-profile account and/or value surveys outside the United States.
In January 1994 he moved to Frankfurt, Germany, where he hired and trained European nationals to conduct Boiler & Machinery Loss Prevention Surveys outside of North America. In 1996 he returned to Connecticut as a claim consultant for Industrial Risk Insurers. His main responsibility was to provide claims department and company management technical assistance in large, unusual, and/or complex losses. Two years later Jeff became a General Adjuster within the Special Risk Unit responsible for all losses within a book of high hazard occupancies accounts.
He also supervised claim adjustments for losses in Africa and India. He joined VeriClaim (McLarens Toplis North America) and became lead adjuster for the Boston office. He joined Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Company (HSB) in 2011 as one of two Executive General Adjusters responsible for supervision and management of all losses in excess of $100,000.
From August 2012 to June 2013 he was responsible for the development, implementation, and training of Claim Standards, and representing the Claims Department in company activities related to supporting existing and development of new products. In 2013, Jeff joined WKA as an Executive General Adjuster in the Connecticut office, where he focuses on large, high-hazard occupancy Builders Risk/Construction losses. He holds the Associate in Claims designation.
Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Texas
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 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 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.
Rhode Island, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Vermont
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.
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.