Senior Risk Engineer, Casualty
David joined Liberty in 2009 and works with Liberty staff in Australia and Asia, providing technical support to Casualty underwriters and claims staff.
David’s main focus is on General and Products Liability. He conducts site visits and desk reviews for clients across a range of industries including construction, manufacturing, retail, chemical, transport and infrastructure.
David has experience in both First Party and Casualty Loss Control. Before joining Liberty he worked in the Construction Materials Industry and ran his own risk management consulting firm. David has Civil Engineering Qualifications and a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.
Assistant Vice President, Risk Engineering
Energy Property Construction
Guy is Liberty’s global Power-Generation Practice Leader, and heads Liberty Australia’s team of EPC Engineers.
Based in Sydney, he works across the Asia-Pacific region conducting site surveys and assessing risk in oil and gas production; refining; pipelines; gas liquefaction; power generation; and construction projects. His key priorities are in providing global and regional direction with technical support to Liberty’s underwriters, fellow engineers and claims staff, as well as providing risk control expertise to brokers and clients.
Guy holds a PhD in boiling heat transfer mechanisms. He has worked internationally in fields as diverse as deep-level mining, finite-element modelling, consulting, design, lecturing, and in the development of cryogenic satellite test facilities.
He gained specialist expertise in forensic engineering investigations while living in the UK, before joining Liberty in 1999.
A Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia, Guy is also a Chartered Engineer (UK), a Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK), and a Chartered Professional Engineer (Australia), including registration under Queensland legislation.
Senior Manager, Risk Engineering, Casualty
John is responsible for risk analysis across Liberty's broad Casualty portfolio. His daily engagement includes working closely with our underwriting and claims professionals to enable them to have a deeper technical understanding of our clients' business needs. By providing these risk engineering insights, our underwriters are empowered to tailor suitable value add risk solutions and coverages, no matter how diverse and complex the risk.
As a risk engineering professional with over 30 years' experience across Asia Pacific, John has the ability to analyse risk and provides viable solutions to minimise the potential of loss. His technical understanding across a wide spectrum of industrial, manufacturing and commercial occupancies enables him to recognise areas of potential risk and their resultant consequences.
His skill set and experience not only includes assessment of casualty related coverages, but also encompasses the risk know-how of complex property and associated business interruption exposures.
John holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Insurance.
Associate Risk Engineer, Crisis Management
Luis works side by side with underwriters providing technical support, allowing him to have a thorough understanding of our clients’ business and their insurance needs.
Luis has expertise in a broad range of industries, from automotive to pharma, allows him to have a better understanding of our clients’ business and the ability to underwrite a wide variety of risks.
Principal Risk Engineer, Energy Property Construction
Energy Property Construction
Based in Sydney, Mehdi works across the Asia Pacific region conducting site surveys and assessing risk in oil and gas production; refining; power generation; mining and construction projects. His key priorities are in providing regional direction with technical support to Liberty's underwriters as well as providing risk control consultation to brokers and clients.
Mehdi holds an Honours degree in Chemical Engineering. He has worked in various risk management roles since 2009 and has been trained as a fire protection engineer and chemical risk surveyor in the United States and Germany respectively. He has worked internationally and provided consultation in the specific areas of fire, machinery breakdown and natural hazard perils to a variety of different sectors, with special focus on the petrochemicals industry.
Mehdi is a member of the Institution of Engineers Australia, and a Chartered Professional Engineer (Australia), including registration under Queensland legislation (RPEQ). Mehdi is also an associate member of the Institute of Chemical Engineers in the specialist field of Process Safety.
Senior Risk Engineer, Energy, Property & Construction
Energy Property Construction
Based in Melbourne, Phillip provides guidance to Liberty's Energy, Property and Construction underwriters on technical aspects of risk selection in the Australasian region, as well as providing risk control expertise to brokers and clients. Working closely with Liberty's global team of risk engineers and claims professionals, Phillip specialises in Highly Protected Risk and high-challenge risk engineering.
Phillip started his career in the building services industry, having graduated with Honours in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Melbourne. He later progressed into the technical evaluation of risk, providing risk engineering services to global property insurers. Over the years, Phillip has participated in fire protection and natural hazards training programmes both in Australia and abroad, with a focused progression as a global flood and earthquake hazard specialist.
Having provided risk engineering services to the insurance industry for over a decade, Phillip brings extensive knowledge and experience to our team.
Principal Risk Engineer, Professional & Financial Risks
Professional & Financial Risks
Tim supports Liberty’s underwriters, brokers and clients to understand the key technical, delivery and Professional Indemnity risks associated with engineering and construction projects.
Tim is an experienced engineer and project and design manager who has worked across a diverse array of industries, including agriculture, mining, water, oil and gas, desalination, power generation, manufacturing and construction. He has spent more than 20 years in the engineering and construction sector alone.
Tim holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical). He is a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) with Engineers Australia and a Registered Professional Engineer in Queensland (RPEQ).