Job title: Managing Director - Natural Resources Green Energy
Mobile: +44 7831 480 817
Expertise: Loss Adjuster, Marine Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Marine Surveyor
Specialities: Drilling & Production, Natural Resources
Chris has worked for Charles Taylor Adjusting in its Natural Resources claims division since early 2008 and has handled a large number of energy claims involving onshore and offshore/subsea facilities, …
Chris has worked for Charles Taylor Adjusting in its Natural Resources claims division since early 2008 and has handled a large number of energy claims involving onshore and offshore/subsea facilities, across the oil and gas and renewables sectors.
Chris began his career as Surveyor with Classification Society Lloyd’s Register, following a short period with oil company Amerada Hess as part of a team delivering the conversion of an FPSO. Having gained considerable experience with construction and marine engineering practices, he eventually transferred to Lloyd’s Register Research and Development Department where he worked on the development of technical standards and marine rules for engineering systems.
Chris is a Chartered Engineer, a member of the Institute of Marine Engineers, as well as a member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
Increasingly focussed on renewable sectors, the global energy transition and associated technologies.
• Policy types: WELCAR, WINDCAR, EAR, Package Policies
• Industry Focus: Renewables, Energy Transition, Subsea Power, Upstream Oil and Gas.
• High profile losses in North Sea under Operating Policies involving FPSO excursion and fixed asset structural failure (PD & BI) (~ US$400m).
• Numerous claims on subsea power interconnector projects, including NorNed and North Sea Link.
• More recently major offshore platform and well damage due to vessel allision and complicated sanctions issues
• Yard construction (WELCAR) claims in various locations worldwide involving fabrication of jacket structures, topside modules, floating assets (FPSOs, Semi-sub).
• Offshore construction (WELCAR) claims in North Sea and West Africa involving pipelines, risers, flowlines, subsea cables and umbilicals – US$135M.
• Offshore Windfarm Construction claims including subsea cables and electrical plant failures.