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

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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In-house engineers team

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.

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Bill Newns

Senior Engineer

Bill Newns

Senior Engineer

Australia & New Zealand

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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

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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Other in-house experts

We have access to Integra’s loss adjusting teams, who are located across the globe and specialise in technical claims across a broad spectrum of industry sectors.

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