NSW State Manager - Executive Liability Adjuster
Phone +61 (0)2 9201 8500
September 1984 - Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute – ACII
2017 Joined YDR Chartered Loss Adjusters
2006 to 2017 Technical Assessing (AUS )- Head of Liability
1994 to 2006 Crawford and Company (AUS) – Head of Liability New South Wales
1989 to 1994 Brocklehurst (AUS) – National Head of Liability
1984 to 1989 Prudential Insurance (UK) – Special Projects
1979 to 1984 Prudential Insurance (UK) – Claims Adjusting
Derek Blackwell has a reputation as one of the most respected and admired Liability Loss Adjusters in Australia. His involvement has encompassed a wide range of industries and claims including many of the most well-known liability claims and incidents in Australia. He is also called upon to adjust and resolve major and complex liability claims throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific region, by local and overseas Insurers, and their legal advisors.
Derek’s experience encompasses claims in a diverse number of industries, including Construction, Food Processing, Primary Industries, Technology, Energy and Mining, Pharmaceutical, State Instrumentalities, Transport, Property owners, Banking, and a plethora of others.
Derek continues his focus on providing expertise on the investigation and quantification of Construction, Public and Product Liability and Professional Indemnity claims.