Richard has a wide insurance knowledge having worked in senior claim management, underwriting and branch management roles with a major insurer for seven years prior to joining McLarens as a Loss Adjuster in 2000.
At McLarens, Richard developed into a Specialist Loss Adjuster, with a specific focus on complex and high value Material Damage, Liability and Contract Works claims. He has handled a number of complex and high value claims throughout New Zealand as well as catastrophe events across Australia. Richard was heavily involved in major loss claims that resulted from the Canterbury and Kaikoura earthquakes.
Richard is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance and was promoted to the position of Executive General Adjuster within the Specialist Services team in 2018.