Iain McErlain

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Iain McErlain

Senior Loss Adjuster

Phone +61 (0)8 6202 8444

Fax +61 (0)8 8201 8499

Mobile +61 (0)427 882 928

Email imcerlain@ydr.net.au

Experience

Iain started his insurance career in South Africa in the 1970’s and worked as a loss adjuster there for over 30 years before moving to Australia in 2008. Before joining YDR in 2021, he worked as a Senior Loss Adjuster for a number of internal loss adjusting firms.

Iain specialises in commercial, farm and domestic claims and has extensive experience handling claims arising from catastrophic events, including the Victorian bushfires and Cyclone Damien in 2020 and the Western Australian bushfires and Cyclone Seroja in 2021.

 

1977

Claims Negotiator, Protea Assurance Company

 

1983

Fire and Accident Inspector, IGI Insurances

 

1985

Senior Inspector, AA Mutual

 

1986

Loss Adjuster, Campbell & Williams

 

1991

Senior Loss Adjuster, MJ Whiting & Co

 

1993

Loss Adjuster, Iain McErlain Loss Adjusting

 

2008

Senior Loss Adjuster, Freemans/ Cerno

 

2013

Senior Loss Adjuster, Verifact

 

2016

Senior Loss Adjuster, The African Adjusting Firm

 

2019

Senior Loss Adjuster, Sedgwick

 

2021

Joined YDR as Senior Loss Adjuster

 

Education & Qualifications

  • 1977 - Business Management, Cape Town Technical College
  • 1983 - Associate, Chartered Insurance Institute
  • 2000 - Fellow, Institute of Loss Adjusters of Southern Africa

 

Specialist Areas

Iain's area of specialisation is in commercial, farm and domestic claims.