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Managing Director, McLarens Canada / Executive General Adjuster

James Giffen

Managing Director, McLarens Canada / Executive General Adjuster


James has been a Loss Adjuster since 1987. He was previously the Canadian Director of the Technical Services division for a multinational adjusting company.

As a Managing Director with MGB, James is one of the leaders of the Third Party Administration group, as well a senior commercial property adjuster, professional liability lead and Cyber lead.


  • Vehicle Conversion loss, Toronto ON (CAD 10 Million)
  • Broadcast Facility – Fire, Ottawa ON (CAD 15 Million)
  • Shopping Plaza – Fire, Aylmer QC (CAD 16 Million)
  • Meat Packing Plant – Fire, Paisley ON (CAD 4.5 Million)
  • Product Liability loss at Hotel, Avon CO (CAD 4 Million)
  • Wrap-Up Liability water damage claim to downtown office building construction project (CAD 3.5 Million)
  • Race Track fire (CAD 2 Million)
  • Hundreds of cyber breach / extortion and liability claims throughout Canada
  • Lighting/sound equipment theft (CAD 1.5 Million)
  • Health Centre total loss fire, Manitoulin Island ON (CAD 1.5 Million)

Office Address / Contact Information

366 Adelaide Street West, Suite 700
Toronto, ON Canada M5V 1R9
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Industry Certification

CIP / CFEI / CFE / CA Earthquake Certified, All Lines Ontario IA License, CIAA / OIAA / IIC / IIO


Bachelor of Arts - University of Western Ontario

Adjuster Experience

37 years 1987