Our Risk Services Talent

What makes Integra people special?

We choose industry-best engineering talent with the very best technical know-how to deliver customer service that’s second to none. Backed by our dedicated operations and finance team, all Integra’s in-house and contract risk engineers combine many years of experience with deep, granular knowledge to ensure the delivery of every risk engineering programme runs perfectly. Discover more about our people…

  • Leadership
  • In-house engineers
  • Operations

Leadership team

Toni Vukandinovic

Director, Integra Risk Services

Toni Vukandinovic

Director, Integra Risk Services

Global

Contact:

+41 79 542 4758

Biography

Toni has a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering. Started engineering career in a design office for infrastructure before moving to the engineering office of Sulzer Brothers, Winterthur.

Started his (re)insurance career at Winterthur Re with global responsibilities in property & construction.

In 1996 he moved to New York as MD for a JV with Credit Suisse for structured credit solutions. For the same position he moved 2001 to Paris.

In 2006 he joined Catlin to establish European presence in construction/energy.

2008 moved to Milan, Italy to establish branch office of Catlin. In 2011 appointed head of specialty at Catlin Re, Switzerland.

Joined Integra in 2023

Engineering Expertise
  • Construction / Engineering
  • Specialty Reinsurance (Marine, Agriculture, Aviation)
  • Structured credit / Reinsurance solutions
  • IDI/Decennial (re)insurance
  • Business / Product Development
  • Start-ups

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Paul Latimer

Paul Latimer

Managing Director, Integra Risk Services

Paul Latimer

MEng

Managing Director, Integra Risk Services

EMEA

Contact:

+44 7826 161914

Biography

Paul has a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering Design and Management and commenced his insurance career with Willis in their Construction Team working primarily on single project placements before joining JLT on their Project Solutions team.

After 10 years placing Construction Risks, Paul established the Catlin Construction and Engineering portfolio which grew to encompass a team of 30 underwriters operating out of 16 offices Worldwide. He then moved to the Travelers Syndicate to establish their International Construction Portfolio and subsequently became part of the leadership team. Whilst there he served as chairman of the LMA Engineering Panel and deputy chairman of the Non-Marine Panel.

Paul joined Integra in September 2021 to establish Integra Risk Services and support the  the continued growth of Integra’s global construction and engineering proposition in the London and International (re)insurance markets.

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Ewan Cresswell

Ewan Cresswell

Chairman

Ewan Cresswell

BSc, MRICS, ACILA, ACIArb, MEI

Chairman

EMEA

Contact:

+44 7771 970970

Biography

Ewan began his professional life as a graduate chartered quantity surveyor in 1977. In 1979 he moved into loss adjusting, ultimately serving as Managing Director of International Adjusters Partnership/Cunningham IAP, Thomas Howell Group; Technical & Specialist Services Company and IRISC Technical Services.

In 1998 Ewan established Integra Technical Services which operates in the area of complex technical lines claims in property, casualty and marine insurance. Ewan has pioneered the development of innovative strategies for handling and fast tracking the settlement of major and complex losses

Engineering Expertise
  • Power related EAR & DSU loss, approximately $240M of interim payments processed in 10 months, USA
  • European refinery loss circa €80M physical damage and business interruption combined, settled in under 3 months, 2 days following completion of repairs and re-start
  • Petrochemical loss physical damage and business interruption circa $110M, South America, concluded in under 6 months
  • Contingent Business Interruption losses sustained by a major motor manufacturer affecting 9 vehicle product lines throughout the Pacific Rim as a result of the Thai floods
  • Petrochemical loss circa $700M concluded in 9 months

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Leo Dixon

Leo Dixon

Chief Executive Officer

Leo Dixon

BSC (Hons), Accredited Mediator, Dip CII

Chief Executive Officer

EMEA

Contact:

+44 7875 887703

Biography

Leo joined Integra in 2015 as COO and was promoted to CEO in 2018. He has overall responsibility for delivering the company’s business plan and strategic objectives and is responsible for a number of Integra’s client relationships around the world. Prior to joining Integra, Leo was the Global Head of Energy Claims for Zurich Insurance Company and handled several of their largest and most complex claims during his tenure. He was the financial and technical authority for Energy claims in the company and engaged with colleagues around the world to ensure the settlement of the company’s more challenging claims.

Leo sat on the Global Claims Leadership Team and also the Zurich UK’s Senior Leadership Team. Before this role, Leo was Energy Claims Team Manager at JLT for five years and prior to that he was a Claims Consultant at Indecs LLP helping Oil & Gas companies prepare their insurance claims for presentation to Loss Adjusters. Leo has spoken at numerous conferences including Lillehammer Energy Conference, Clyde & Co Energy seminar, OEC London, Energy Insurance London, WTW Construction Workshop.

Leo is the editor of ‘integrated’, Integra’s magazine devoted to specialist lines claims management.

Engineering Expertise
  • Lead Insurer handling failure of mooring system on FPSO (U.K). Approx USD1bn.
  • Co-Lead Insurer handling pit wall failure in mine (USA) Approx USD700m.
  • Co-Lead Insurer handling drilling rig fire in yard (Italy) Approx. USD70m
  • Lead Insurer – Control of Well claim (Angola) Approx USD30m.
  • Riser claim (Norway) Approx USD70m

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Simon Marshall

Simon Marshall

Senior Risk Engineer

Simon Marshall

CEng, BEng, MIMechE

Senior Risk Engineer

EMEA

Contact:

+44 7469 689015

Biography

Simon commenced his career at Babcock Energy in 1986 as a technician trainee. On completion of the training scheme, he held various positions, including design engineer, field service / commissioning engineer and lead design engineer, before transitioning into the insurance sector in 1995. 

Since then, he has gained a good understanding of the commercial aspects of engineering insurance working for insurer and broking companies as both a risk engineer and underwriter of construction and engineering risks. 

More recently he worked for a global provider of independent specialist consultancy risk management solutions to the Engineering and Construction insurance sector.

Engineering Expertise
  • Construction projects – EAR & CAR
  • Operational power
  • Process plants
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Mineral / metals processing

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In-house engineers team

Mark Ball

Marine Civil Engineer

Mark Ball

Marine Civil Engineer

EMEA

Contact:

+44 7384 110567

Biography

Mark is a senior civil engineer with over 30 years of professional experience including the design and construction of major international multi-disciplinary projects such as ports, harbours, marinas and road tunnels including design, site supervision
and management.

At Integra Mark’s principal activities concern the provision of advice on causation, damage, methods of repair and quantum together with engineering expertise and coordination of remedial works.

Additionally, Mark has specialist experience in unsafe Port and Berth investigations and has acted as an expert witness in both High Court and Arbitration proceedings.

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Trevor Davis

Risk Engineer

Trevor Davis

Risk Engineer

EMEA

Contact:

+971 50 660 1950

Biography

Trevor is a chartered mechanical engineer, starting his career as a project/design engineer for a UK manufacturing firm, before moving into insurance initially as an Engineering Surveyor for an insurance company, before transitioning into loss adjusting.

He has held senior adjusting roles for international adjusting firms working extensively across the Middle East region, including United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He will be focussing on Energy, Construction & Engineering, and Manufacturing sectors.

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Fraser Galbraith

Risk Engineer

Fraser Galbraith

Risk Engineer

EMEA

Contact:

+44 7425 370095

Biography

Fraser is a civil and environmental engineer who began his career in 2012 working as a project engineer for MWH consultants (now Stantec) in Dubai. Fraser was promoted to the position of senior project engineer where he was responsible for the design of Dubai Municipalities’ largest and most sensitive infrastructure projects including the Jebel Ali Deep Stormwater Tunnel.

In 2016 he joined International Power and Water Investments (IPWI) to utilise his engineering expertise and lead a team of engineers to develop infrastructure projects in the emerging markets of Africa and Asia. Project successes include a 235MW combined cycle power plant in Ghana, Africa and a 25,000 m3/day reverse osmosis drinking water plant in Patong, Thailand.

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Liam Gilhooly

Structural Indemnity Leader

Liam Gilhooly

Structural Indemnity Leader

EMEA

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Engineering Expertise

• Large project underwriting and technical audit reviews
• Portfolio underwriting
• Policy wording
• Reinsurance strategy and procurement
• Product design

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Anand Javaji

Senior Engineer

Anand Javaji

BEng, ACLA, ANZIIP, CIPO, DipLA

Senior Engineer

Australia & New Zealand

Contact:

+61 459 257 911

Biography

Anand commenced his career as an engineering designer for a fabrication company before joining an insurance company as a Risk Engineer. In this role Anand conducted risk surveys, audits, and inspections for large corporations to assist underwriters and claims examiners.

He moved into loss adjusting in 2010 and has worked on a variety of claims from machinery breakdown to fire, cyclone and weather event perils to marine cargo, claims on EAR, CAR and ISR policies.

Anand also carried out risk inspections, PML valuations, Risk and Safety Audits, and Insurance Valuations for multinational companies re international airports, thermal and hydro power plants, transmission lines, multinational manufacturing companies, road infrastructure, telecommunications / 4G infrastructure etc.

Engineering Expertise

• Risk Survey and Insurance Valuation of International Airports
• Risk Audits – Automobile and component manufacturing companies
• Insurance Valuation for multinational manufacturing companies
• Risk Surveys for Thermal and Hydro Power Plants
• PML Valuations and GAP Analysis for large corporates
• Fire Safety Audits

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Philip Moretti

Managing Director, Americas

Philip Moretti

Managing Director, Americas

Latin America

North America

Contact:

+1 412 841 6429

Engineering Expertise

Phil has over 32 years of experience in the property insurance industry. In 1987 he started his career as a Risk Engineering Specialist with FM Global where he obtained his Professional Engineering License and performed risk analysis and inspections of various industry properties including Mining, Power Generation, Gas Transmission, Minerals Conversion/Processing, Manufacturing and others.

Having transitioned to adjusting large complex claims at FM Global, and after spell at Liberty Mutual Property, Phil moved to Zurich North America handling large complex claims under All Risk and Builder’s Risk policies.

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Derek Patterson

Deputy Managing Director, Middle East & Africa

Derek Patterson

Deputy Managing Director, Middle East & Africa

EMEA

Contact:

+971 50 13 98980

Biography

Derek joined Integra at the beginning of this 2022 with over 20 years loss adjusting experience, having held senior positions at an international adjusting firm both within the UAE and South Africa. In his new role, he will be based in Dubai and be responsible for the continued development and growth of Integra’s operation within the Middle East, in addition to his day-to-day adjusting role.

Derek is a qualified Civil Engineer and Quantity Surveyor with experience of handling claims in a variety of sectors, including Construction, Engineering, Energy, Power Generation and Heavy Industry.

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Mark Therrien

Senior Risk Engineer

Mark Therrien

Senior Risk Engineer

North America

Contact:

+1 713 254 0598

Biography

Mark has over 25 years of experience in the energy and insurance industries including the downstream oil and gas, power, and manufacturing sectors. His insurance career commenced in 2009 where he has worked for various technical service providers.
working for various insurance service providers.

Prior to this and having graduated in Chemical Engineering, Mark worked for M.W. Kellogg Company as a Process/Systems Engineer designing process units, utilities, and offsite systems. He later joined Phillips Petroleum Company as a Production Engineer managing daily Crude Unit and Distillate Hydrotreater Unit operations at the Phillip’s refinery in Sweeney, Texas, before moving to Shell Oil Company as an Energy Consultant identifying and implementing energy efficiency projects and programs at various customer manufacturing sites in collaboration with senior management, maintenance, operations, and administrative personnel.

Mark was later promoted as a Heavy Products/NGL Coordinator to manage Shell’s Deer Park Refinery’s product supply business. These products included marine fuel oil, petroleum coke, Catalytic Cracking Unit feedstock (vacuum gas oil), and natural gas liquids.

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Sumeet Bharbwaj

Sumeet Bhardwaj

Senior Engineer

Sumeet Bhardwaj

BSc(Hons)Civil Eng, MIEAust, NER, RPEQ(Structural), Dip Loss Adj, ANZIIF (Snr Assoc), CIP, AICLA (Aff)

Senior Engineer

Australia & New Zealand

Contact:

+61 411 236 090

Biography

Sumeet is a Registered Professional Engineer (RPEQ – Structural) and has spent 10 years working as Senior Forensic Engineer for insurance services providers in Australia. Prior to this he gained his Bachelor Honours Degree in Civil Engineering in Nottingham England and worked for major civil contractors in the UK.

With over 10 years’ experience in the claims/insurance services industry and over 13 years in construction/engineering, Sumeet specialises in major and complex construction claims. He has handled numerous large losses in Australia including claims for high rises, major civil projects and major rail projects under construction.

Engineering Expertise
  • Water damage to high rise university building under construction, Brisbane, Australia
  • Storm damage to major railway upgrade project under construction, Brisbane, Australia
  • Defective solar hot water system to high rise apartment building, Adelaide, Australia
  • Defective material and workmanship to coastal apartment high rise, Gold Coast, Australia
  • Storm/flood damage to rural bridge upgrade, Croydon-Georgetown, Australia

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Simon Marshall

Simon Marshall

Senior Risk Engineer

Simon Marshall

CEng, BEng, MIMechE

Senior Risk Engineer

EMEA

Contact:

+44 7469 689015

Biography

Simon commenced his career at Babcock Energy in 1986 as a technician trainee. On completion of the training scheme, he held various positions, including design engineer, field service / commissioning engineer and lead design engineer, before transitioning into the insurance sector in 1995. 

Since then, he has gained a good understanding of the commercial aspects of engineering insurance working for insurer and broking companies as both a risk engineer and underwriter of construction and engineering risks. 

More recently he worked for a global provider of independent specialist consultancy risk management solutions to the Engineering and Construction insurance sector.

Engineering Expertise
  • Construction projects – EAR & CAR
  • Operational power
  • Process plants
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Mineral / metals processing

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Bill Newns

Senior Engineer

Bill Newns

Senior Engineer

Australia & New Zealand

Contact:
Biography

Bill is a professional tunnelling engineer, who has worked in the civil infrastructure sector for over 25 years in the US, Asia, Europe, and Australasia. Throughout his career, he has supported many global construction projects in all matters relating to tunnelling including metros, road, rail, power, water supply, wastewater and hydropower using all methods of construction from manual excavation to mechanised tunnelling.

Bill’s experience covers planning, design, construction forensics, dispute resolution & expert witness matters. He is also a tunnelling specialist advisor for risk surveys and forensic investigations to the London Market and the 3rd revision of the ITIG COP.

Engineering Expertise
  • Metro (Auckland and New South Wales)
  • Road Tunnels (Virginia and Melbourne)
  • Wastewater Shaft and Tunnels (Auckland)
  • Water supply tunnels (Auckland)

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Szen Ong

Senior Engineer

Szen Ong

BEng, CEng, MIMechE, QIS, ARPS

Senior Engineer

EMEA

Contact:

+44 7587 076878

Biography

Szen is a professional mechanical engineer and worked in the energy sector for 20 years before entering the loss adjusting profession in 2020. He has extensive experience in global development projects covering detailed engineering designs, onsite constructions & mobilizations, and offshore subsea installations.

Szen has dealt with offshore windfarm projects in the renewables sector, specifically in the design and analysis of infield and export cables for offshore windfarm array configurations. He was also an engineering specialist advisor for risk surveys and forensic investigations to the London Insurance Market.

Engineering Expertise
  • Machinery Breakdown (Equatorial Guinea)
  • Geothermal  (Turkey)
  • HV Cable Damage (Bahrain)
  • Tank Construction Damage (Budapest, Hungary)

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Dilan Surendrakumar

Dilan Surendrakumar

Senior Engineer

Dilan Surendrakumar

MEng (Hons), DipCII, ACILA

Senior Engineer

EMEA

Contact:

+971 50 173 5521

Biography

Dilan has a master’s degree in chemical engineering and has been involved with the Power and Energy sector since graduating in 2013. He previously worked as a project engineer in the Oil & Gas industry, providing cost, risk and scheduling services on global construction and decommissioning projects. His previous work also included insurance survey valuations of large processing facilities and refineries in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Following his move into loss adjusting, Dilan has focused on engineering and construction claims specialising in both conventional and renewable power generation losses. He has been based in the Middle East for the past three years and joined Integra’s Dubai office in November 2021.

Dilan was the 2020/21 recipient of CILA’s Cuthbert Buckle prize for the highest performance in the Advanced Diploma examinations and is close to completing his chartership from the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Engineering Expertise
  • Solar PV Plant Construction and Operational claims, Egypt
  • Damage during construction of Nuclear Power Station, Middle East
  • Boiler Tube Damage, Coal Fired Power Station, UAE
  • Gas and Steam Turbine Machinery Breakdown claims, Middle East
  • Manufacturing Plant Professional Liability claims, Middle East and Canada

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EMEA

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Operations team

Iain Cresswell

Associate, Integra Risk Services

Iain Cresswell

Associate, Integra Risk Services

EMEA

Contact:

+44 7467 803199

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Natalia Staina

Natalia Staina

Global Head of Operations & Chief Technology Officer

Natalia Staina

MBA, MSc Economics & Management (Hons)

Global Head of Operations & Chief Technology Officer

EMEA

Contact:

+44 (0) 774 721 8957

Biography

Natalia joined the Integra Technical Services in her role as Global Head of Operations, transitioning from a role of an Operations Manager with a Hedge Fund advisory.

Prior to this role, Natalia fulfilled the role as a Committee Manager at the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers UK where she was responsible for Security, Safety, Subsea and Well Expert Committees. In this role she worked with and alongside subject matter experts from 77 global energy companies.

Natalia is responsible for the delivery and implementation of the technology required for Integra Risk Services to fulfil the company’s commitments to their broker and insurer clients.

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Doug Horne

Doug Horne

Head of Marketing & Communications

Doug Horne

Head of Marketing & Communications

EMEA

Contact:

+44 7825 743566

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Sue Evans

Group Administration Manager

Sue Evans

Group Administration Manager

EMEA

Contact:

+44 (0)7802 821 025

Biography

Sue joined Integra in 2004 and has been responsible for a number of areas including Company Accounts, Credit Control, HR and Payroll.

Her role has involved managing all aspects of managing the company accounts and invoicing for the Integra operations in Australia, Dubai, Mexico, Singapore, United States in addition to our UK operation.

Sue joined the newly established Integra Risk Services team to oversee the delivery of our financial commitments to insurers and brokers and be involved in direct communication with them.

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Tricia Flynn

Patricia Flynn

Operations Assistant

Patricia Flynn

Operations Assistant

EMEA

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