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Paul Griffin,

BSc, Dip Eng, CEng, MIEI

 Principal Consultant - Major Loss

Principal Consultant in London, UK

Paul Griffin is an experienced Structural Engineer with both steel and reinforced concrete design experience. He has worked in the Insurance Sector for the past 10 years including undertaking structural surveys at four industrial fish processing facilities in Chile as well as assessment of the property damage claim of a large wood pulp manufacturer with sites throughout Chile following an earthquake in February 2010. Has amongst others undertaken the structural assessment of a cement factory in Ireland, meat processing facility in Holland and Bakery in Saudi Arabia following major fires. Has worked on several CAT losses following flooding in the UK, notably through the Thames valley in 2014 and North Yorkshire in 2016. Paul has completed structural surveys on a chipboard factory fire loss in Liverpool. Visited a Blast Furnace Loss in Argentina to review progress and assist with timeline monitoring and establishment of causation. Has assessed damage to the concrete support frame to a large steam turbine following a fire in Kuwait, assessed damage to structural frames following a fire at a petro chemical plant in the Czech Republic and assessed a multi storey reinforced concrete building to a production facility in Finland. More recently has undertaken the inspection of damage to buildings located in the British Virgin Islands at a yacht charter facility and buildings associated with a power distribution facility on the Island of Anguilla following the recent hurricane storms in September 2017. These works included the provision of reports to the Loss Adjustors that record the extents of damages and likely repair costs to enable them to assess extents of liability and to facilitate settlement of claims. Initially worked in a design office as Project Engineer that notably included monitoring the construction of a steel framed structure on site as the Resident Engineer having completed elements of the design as well as overseeing all other design works prior to construction. Assisted with preparation of tender packages and review and selection of the principle contractor. Developed wider project management and engineering management skills working on the preparation of employer’s requirement specifications and determined infrastructure solutions to large integrated waste PFI contracts. Oversaw the delivery of the infrastructure development from design to construction for a large East London waste PFI.

Expertise

Steel and Reinforced Concrete Design
Aluminum & Steel
Concrete

Education

  • BSc (Eng)
    Structural Engineering degree - Trinity College Dublin
  • Dip (Eng)
    Trinity College Dublin
Paul Griffin

Location

London Office
2 Castle Yard
Richmond, Surrey
United Kingdom