Horizon Scanning: New Member of the Gibbs Laidler Team
With many Associations increasing their development activities we have been able to secure the services of Ian Balchin who I had previously worked with at Willis Group. Willis are one of the largest brokers in the World and their construction team is recognised as one of the leaders in the London insurance Market. Ian will be available to help our clients look at insurance issues for any developments and the following is an extract from his CV…
Account Director handling the insurance requirements of various clients including Willmott Dixon, British Land and Canary Wharf.
Areas of expertise included Employer Controlled Project insurances, PFI Project insurances, Contractor Whole Portfolio insurances, Project Finance advice, Performance Bonds, Latent Defects for Commercial and Housing Projects, Professional Indemnity, Products Guarantee, Gradual Pollution cover and Contingency insurances such as Chancel Repair indemnities and Archaeological Finds insurance.
If your colleagues in development do have any insurance questions or if you have any query in respect of development risks please let me know and we will pass the query to Ian.