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Head of Investigation

Tim Richardson

Head of Investigation


Tim has worked within the insurance claims arena for over 30 years, taking management positions with insurance companies, loss adjusters, investigation companies, and brokers. Tim is a Commercial Loss Adjuster by trade with good technical knowledge and experience in Property, Business Interruption, Liability, and Casualty. He specialises in fraud investigations and is the Technical Representative for CILA’s Anti-Fraud Special Interest Group. Tim also sits on the main CILA Council.


  • Domestic Listed Building: Fire (GBP 450 K)
  • Lloyds Underwriter, Insured – Holiday Park: Flood (GBP 375 K)
  •  Paint warehouse: Fire (GBP 200 K)
  • Shopping Centre: Escape of water (GBP 120 K)
  • Numerous domestic flood claims valued in excess of
    GBP 100 K
  •  IT Services company: Claimed power surge fraud (GBP 250 K)
  • Domestic claim for GBP 10 K lost watch repudiated for fraud
  • Domestic Theft – fraud uncovered through claim
    investigations – culprit convicted and jailed
  • Numerous domestic properties, suffering burst pipes, investigated and found to have been unoccupied contrary to policyholders’ representations

Office Address / Contact Information

Leeds, LS1 2ND
United Kingdom
Local Time: 03:23 am
Local Date: 29 May, 2022

Industry Certification



Attended Leeds Grammar School, attaining 7 O levels and 2 A levels


Additional Expertise

Qualified Fraud Investigator, Sits on the CILA Council

Adjuster Experience

36 years 1986

Language Skills