Biography

Completing  his Honours Degree in Civil Engineering in 1996, Stewart initially pursued a professional career in Rugby. In 1998 Stewart decided to balance his rugby with a longer term career in loss adjusting and joined McLarens Toplis working from their Leeds office. Initially working as an engineering technician, Stewart soon developed his skills specialising in property damage claims and became a Chartered Member of the Institute of Building in 2003.

He later joined Technical Assessing as an Executive Engineering Adjuster. During his time at Technical Assessing he specialised in construction, engineering and energy claims. He also dealt with a number of high value and particularly complex claims following damage to a number of major infrastructure projects. During his tenure at Technical Assessing he extended the capabilities of Technical Assessing in Queensland dealing with a number of large civil and construction projects including, rail, road, pipeline, water treatment facilities, residential apartments and commercial buildings.

Prior to moving to Australia in 2013 Stewart worked in Bangkok as a consultant for Crawford and Company. Stewart dealt with a number of large losses as part of the catastrophe team with numerous claims well in excess of USD 10m which occurred as a result of the catastrophic flooding which occurred in late 2011.

NOTABLE ASSIGNMENTS
  • Pipeline Claim: Storm damage (USD 5 Million)

  • Rail Project: Rail, Earthworks damage (USD 12 Million)

  • Rail, Road, earthworks damage (USD 900 K)

  • Water Treatment Plant: Pond damage (USD 8 Million)

  • Water Treatment Facility: Storm damage, Pond damage (USD 10 Million)

  • Cell damage: Storm (USD 800 K)

  • Road Construction: Defective road (USD 700 K)

  • Civil Contractor: Storm damage (USD 800 K)

Industry Certification

Australasian Institute of Loss Adjusters- Affiliate, Chartered Insurance Institute- Cert. Member

Qualifications

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours), MCIOB, MaPS Cert II

Adjuster Experience

22 years 1998