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Technical Consultant

Alasdair Carnduff

Technical Consultant


Alasdair started his career in 1976 working as an insurance technician for a major international broker with a focus on commercial and construction claims. He then moved into adjusting with UK’s largest firm of adjusters in 1979 and worked as an assistant to the Director of Construction based in London. Alasdair handled construction claims for two of the largest building contractors in UK.

In 1986, Alasdair moved to Hong Kong with the same adjusting company to assist in establishing a new office. After 2 years, he was appointed Managing Director and handled major losses both in Hong Kong and throughout the Asia region. In 1997, Alasdair moved to the Philippines to work as Technical Director to assist with the development and growth of that office.

Alasdair joined McLarens Philippines in 2021 as a Technical Consultant.


  • Earthquake damage to port in Guam (USD 20 Million)
  • Malicious fire at casino in Manila PD + BI + PL (USD 25 Million)
  • Chiller Machinery Breakdown in Guam at major hotel including BI (USD 5 Million)
  • Typhoon damage at industrial plant in Philippines PD + BI (USD 40 Million)
  • Machinery Breakdown at 600 MW coal fired power plant in Philippines PD + BI (USD 22 Million)
  • EAR – Turbine failure during commissioning at power plant in Philippines PD + DSU (USD 18 Million)
  • Typhoon in Saipan damaged airport complex PD + BI (USD 23 Million)
  • CAR – Fire at Manila construction site damaged elevated road PD (USD 15 Million)
  • Typhoon damage at large geothermal power complex in Southern Philippines (USD 35 Million)

Office Address / Contact Information

Unit 2404, 24th Floor, 88 Corporate Center,
Sedeño corner Valero Streets, Salcedo Village, Makati City
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Industry Certification

Associate of The Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII)


Studied at Maidstone and Mid Kent College and City of London Polytechnic (now City University) for insurance qualification.

Additional Expertise

Considerable experience in handling onshore power and energy related claims in the Asia region and in particular the Philippines. Also, for most of his career, he has handled large construction and construction plant and equipment claims both in UK and Asia. This experience includes Delay in Start Up Claims for new projects under construction. Gave the Philippines exposure to typhoons and earthquakes and has regularly overseen the management of catastrophe claims. Also, he has led teams responding to disasters in Guam and the surrounding region.

Adjuster Experience

48 years 1976