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Head of Major Loss - South

Mahesh Ganesan

Head of Major Loss - South


Mahesh began his career with McLarens in 2010 after graduating with a First-Class Honours Masters Mechanical Engineering from King’s College London.

Having passed all examinations taken, Mahesh subsequently attained the Associateship in Insurance Claims from the Chartered Insurance Institute and is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters.

In 14 years at McLarens, Mahesh has developed a knowledge base across a wide range of claims including commercial property, contract works, engineering, plant, cyber and transit losses and has handled some significant major losses in the commercial property sector, both internationally and in the UK.

Mahesh is now our Head of Major Loss for the South region.


  • High-end restaurant in Central London: Extensive water damage to fit-out  (GBP 900 K) As a result of the damage, the restaurant has ceased trading resulting in a significant business interruption claim.
  • Converted residential building involving multiple flats in North West London: Extensive fire damage (GBP 700 K)
  • Ultra-high standard apartment within a luxurious residential/retail development in Knightsbridge: Water damage (GBP 245 K)
  • 5-star Central London hotel: Water damage (GBP 150 K)
  • Retail stock damage during transit: Multiple claims involving loss / damage (GBP 100k – GBP 500 K)
  • Construction equipment on board a 51,000-tonne cargo ship: loss / damage (GBP 330 K)
  • Luxury semi-detached executive home: CAR loss /extensive water damage (GBP 100 K)
  • Commercial units/retailers: Multiple claims for damage during 2011 London riots


Office Address / Contact Information

Forum House
15-18 Lime Street
United Kingdom
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Industry Certification



Master's in Mechanical Engineering (Hons)


Additional Expertise

Real Estate, Major & Complex Loss

Adjuster Experience

14 years 2010

Language Skills

English, Tamil, Hindi, Telugu