Our People

 

Our people have a broad range of academic qualifications and practical experience enabling them to deal with technical and complex claims.

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Peter Brown

LL.B (Hons), FCLA, ACILA (UK), FIFAA

Executive Loss Adjuster 

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Peter Brown

LL.B (Hons), FCLA, ACILA (UK), FIFAA

Executive Loss Adjuster

Telephone: +61 7 3161 2146
Mobile: 0421 858 615
Email: peter.brown@technical.net.au

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Laws with Honours
  • Fellow – Australasian Institute of Chartered Loss Adjusters
  • Associate – Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (UK)
  • Fellow – International Federation of Adjusting Associations

EXPERIENCE

Peter has worked as a loss adjuster since 1978. After completing a Law Degree with Honours at Liverpool University Peter Joined one of the major insurance companies where he trained for a year before joining McLarens in 1978 based in their Watford office. He has subsequently worked as a loss adjuster in Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea, Alice Springs and Brisbane (including an assignment in the Caribbean after Hurricane Hugo in 1989 and time in Newcastle after the earthquake also in 1989) before moving to Sydney in 1995 to join Crawford & Company. Peter then worked with McLarens in their Sydney office for 10 years before joining Technical Assessing in 2009. Peter returned to Brisbane after a 17 year absence in January 2012 to assume the management of the office

During his time as a loss adjuster Peter has handled the full range of material damage and liability claims before in more recent years specializing in Public Liability (both property damage and personal injury), Products Liability, Professional Indemnity and Contract Works and Construction Liability matters of increasing size and complexity. During that time Peter has worked for local insurers, overseas insurers and the London market.

In recent times Peter has also developed the niche business of Film, Entertainment and Contingency claims for both the local market and overseas insurers.

Peter has also had extensive experience in senior management roles with both Crawford & Co and McLarens prior to returning to the practical handling of claims.

Peter has been active in the insurance industry sitting at differing times on the NSW committees for both the Australasian Institute of Chartered Loss Adjusters and Australian Insurance Law Association.



Bill Matthews

A.N.Z.I.I.F. (Snr.Assoc.), A.C.L.A., F.I.F.A.A.

Executive Loss Adjuster 

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Bill Matthews

A.N.Z.I.I.F. (Snr.Assoc.), A.C.L.A., F.I.F.A.A.

Executive Loss Adjuster

Telephone: +61 7 3161 2146
Mobile: 0409 004 085
Email: bill.matthews@technical.net.au

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Senior Associate of Australian New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance
  • Associate Australian Institute of Chartered Loss Adjusters
  • Fellow of International Federation of Adjusting Associations

EXPERIENCE

Bill joined Technical Assessing in 2006 to work as an Executive Adjuster out of the company’s Brisbane Office.

Bill commenced working as a trainee loss adjuster with AH Chapman & Associates of Townsville, North Queensland in 1970.

In 1975 Bill formed his own loss adjusting company before ultimately joining the MBS network of loss adjusting companies. He assumed responsibility as North Queensland Area Manager until the sale of that business to Robins Davies in 1988 when he became the North Queensland District Manager for Robins MBS Loss Adjusters. Moving to Brisbane in 1994 he assumed responsibility as State Manager for Queensland and Papua New Guinea.

Bill has subsequently worked for international firms as an Executive Loss Adjuster operating out of Brisbane, Queensland and undertaking overseas appointments as required.

Bill has a broad range of experience and skills encompassing a range of property and casualty risks including commercial and industrial property, engineering and construction and film industry work. His experience includes major property losses associated with fire and perils, engineering equipment losses, construction and mining losses. His work in the film industry has involved the adjustment of a number of substantial claims arising out of loss and/or disruption to film industry projects.



Simon Munro

LL.B. Dip FA ANZIIF (Snr Assoc)

Executive Liability Adjuster 

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Simon Munro

LL.B. Dip FA ANZIIF (Snr Assoc)

Executive Liability Adjuster

Telephone: +61 7 3161 2146
Mobile: 0403 577 345
Email: simon.munro@technical.net.au 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Diploma of Financial Advising 
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Senior Associate of Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance

EXPERIENCE

Simon specialises in complex and large liability claims, particularly under Public Liability, Products Liability, Professional Indemnity and Construction Liability policies, involving property damage and economic loss.

Other areas of expertise include contract works and financial risks including business interruption and fidelity guarantee.

Simon’s experience before Technical Assessing includes Queensland Team Leader and Executive Liability Adjuster at a national loss adjusting firm specialising in liability. He has also previously worked as a lawyer and financial adviser.

Clients appoint Simon to apply his particular skill set and experience to the investigation and analysis of matters, and to provide practical advice and recommendations for claims decisions, management and resolution.