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Director - Construction & Engineering

Kenny Lau

Director - Construction & Engineering

Biography

Kenny worked in the engineering and construction industry in Hong Kong as almost 10 years prior to entering the insurance industry. During this phase, Kenny acquired a sound working knowledge of construction contracts, and also gained some knowledge of insurance claims from losses occurring on these projects. Kenny joined the loss adjusting industry in 2008 as Engineering Adjuster handling a range of construction claims in Hong Kong and Macau. Kenny became a Chartered Loss Adjuster in 2014. He was mainly responsible for complex CAR claims and provides other adjusters with engineering advice. Kenny acquired sound knowledge of CAR policy, and also possessed good claim assessment and negotiation skills. Kenny spent almost 4 years in insurers leading Property and Engineering team. He has strong analytical and management skills and successfully helped the team improving the quality of the claims.

INDUSTRY DESIGNATIONS:

  • Chartered Civil Engineer of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng)
  • Chartered Loss Adjuster of Australasian Institute of Chartered Loss Adjuster (ACLA)
  • Senior Associate of The Australia and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF (Snr Assoc))
  • Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (MHKIE)
  • Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE)

NOTABLE ASSIGNMENTS:

  • Extensive ground movement on the reclaimed land during the construction of Hong Kong-Zhuhai Bridge Hong Kong Link Road (HY/2011/03) (HK $150 Million)
  • Damage to 10 nos. diaphragm wall panels during the construction of MTRC Express Rail Link (HK $21.5 Million)
  • Impact damage to a significant number of curtain walls at the International Commerce Centre (ICC) in Hong Kong (HK $15.8 Million)
  • Damage to a stay cable of the Stonecutter Bridge in Hong Kong during installation works (HK $11.1 Million)
  • Damage to over 400m long newly completed seawalls at Taishan, China (HK $10 Million)
  • Damage to an approximately 50m long bored pile during the berth construction in Hong Kong (HK $6.0 Million)
  • Collapse of a conveyor belt at Kennedy Town in Hong Kong under MTRC Tunnel construction project (HK $5.0 Million)
  • Damage to Asia Airfreight Terminal during the adjacent CX Cargo Terminal construction works at Check Lap Kok in Hong Kong (HK $3.0 Million)

Office Address / Contact Information

Unit A, 13/F, Lee & Man Commercial Center
169 Electric Road,
North Point
Hong Kong
Local Time: 05:00 pm
Local Date: 10 August, 2022

Qualifications

BEng (Civil Engineering) in University College London, UK, MBA in University of Western Sydney, HK

Adjuster Experience

14 years 2008