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Managing Director, McLarens Canada / Executive General Adjuster

Shawn Burnett

Managing Director, McLarens Canada / Executive General Adjuster


Shawn began his career with Adjusters Canada Inc. in 1995, (later Crawford & Company) and worked in the Global Technical Services Division as a Senior General Adjuster. For four years Shawn was a Partner in an Insurance Industry Emergency Services/ Construction Company. This experience provided invaluable knowledge in construction, associated laws, and building codes which has served well in the insurance adjusting field.

In May 2010, Shawn partnered with Shawn Malik and James Giffen to form MGB Claims Consultants Inc., a specialized risk adjusting firm servicing the commercial and industrial risk market. Shawn has extensive expertise in major Commercial & Industrial Property, Boiler & Machinery, Energy & Power Generation, Arson, Construction All Risk- Energy All Risk, and Wrap-Up Liability.


  • Renewable Energy – Wind Farm, wildfire Prevention of Access claim, (CAD 28 Million)
  • Flax Seed manufacturing plant, Fire (CAD 25 Million)
  • Retirement Home/ Long term care , Fire (CAD 35 Million)
  • Power Generation, Electrical breakdown (CAD 18 Million)
  • Power Generation, Tornado (CAD 15 Million)
  • Renewable Energy -Wind Farm, Turbine Collapse (CAD 7 Million)
  • Power Generation – Electrical breakdown/ fire (CAD 12 Million)
  • Power Generation – NG turbine failure (CAD 6 Million)
  • Power Generation – NG turbine/ steam boiler failure (CAD 6 Million)
  • Energy All Risk – project property damage due to ice boom failure (CAD 10 Million)
  • Ball mill bull gear failure, Kyrgyzstan
  • SAG mill gear failure, Mexico
  • Rock burst at Salt mine, Canada
  • Fire at uranium mine (above grade failure), Canada
  • Fire at iron ore mine under construction, Canada

Office Address / Contact Information

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

Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator (CFEI), CA Earthquake Certified, Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association (OIAA), Canadian Independent Adjusters Association (CIAA), Affiliate Member of the American Society Mechanical Engineers (ASME)


Certificate of Achievement - "Introduction to ASME Section VIII Div.1", "Repairs & Alterations to Boilers & Pressure Vessels", "ASME Section IX Welding Qualifications", Petroleum Industry Training Services - "Introduction to Oil & Gas Production & Equipment", "Drilling - The First Look"

Adjuster Experience

30 years 1994