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Richard Penneck

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1973 Chartered Engineer

1973 Member, Institute of Mechanical Engineers


1959 An engineering apprenticeship and post graduate training with Mobil Oil led to oil, gas and petrochemical engineering project management contracts in the UK, Europe and Japan.

1972 Moved into loss adjusting with Toplis and Harding, London, with numerous international assignments investigating engineering and constructions claims.

1977 Loss adjusting assignments in oil, gas, construction and machinery, Toplis and Harding, Middle East, based in Kuwait and Dubai.

1985 Manager, Toplis and Harding, Dubai.

1988 Managed engineering, construction and liability claims, United Adjusters, Adelaide SA, now Crawford & Co.

2005 Joined Technical Assessing (SA), now trading as YDR.

An acknowledged railway construction and derailments specialist, with wide exposure to power generation and distribution claims.

Specialist Areas

Machinery breakdown - plant and equipment, construction matters, material damage and liability, marine cargo and machinery.

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