GRS adds senior trio to its international team
Global Risk Solutions (GRS), a provider of P&C claims adjustment, complex / large claims and environmental risk management solutions, has added three seasoned claims professionals to its Complex Claims Solutions (CCS) business unit.
The three people hired join the management team of GRS International, a specialist claims settlement unit within GRS Complex Claims Solutions.
These include Reubin Iqbal as Head of UK and International Construction Division of GRS International, Scott Smith as Director of Operations and Mark Smith as Technical Director, with a focus on operations of GRS in the Middle East.
Prior to joining GRS in London, Iqbal and Scott Smith both worked at Crawford & Company, with Iqbal responsible for construction, London market, in the company’s International Construction & Engineering division, and Smith as COO. , International Construction.
Mark Smith, meanwhile, is joining GRS International in Dubai. He is a licensed claims adjuster in the Middle East, having previously owned and operated a regional business.
“The arrival of Reubin and Scott will significantly improve our construction capabilities,” commented Adam Humphrey, CEO of London-based GRS International Ltd.. “They bring significant expertise that strengthens our client offering… Their solid reputation and knowledge strengthens our leadership team as we continue to grow. “
Humphrey added, “We are also delighted to welcome Mark to GRS. He is a leading technical claims adjuster trusted by clients to handle even the most complex losses. It is a pleasure to work with him and to benefit from his expertise.
“The addition of Reubin, Scott and Mark is another clear statement that, in order to provide leading adjustment services to clients, we intend to create an environment that attracts the best loss adjustment talent from the profession. “
Jim Pittman, Regional Director of GRS Middle East, also said: “This clearly indicates our intention in the region to offer market-leading loss adjustment services, and I look forward to working with Mark . “
“I am delighted to join GRS at a crucial time for the company and the industry at large,” added Iqbal. “Being able to work with our quantity surveyors and our forensic accounting teams will allow GRS to offer a full service to our clients at a time when the complexity of construction risks is only increasing. I firmly believe that the future of adjustment lies with companies that focus and have real expertise in the areas in which they operate.
Finally, Scott Smith said: “GRS is growing rapidly and has built talented and experienced teams across a wide range of disciplines in what remains a very difficult industry for both clients and their insurers. I look forward to working with all of our clients and stakeholders.