Ian Bennett

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Ian Bennett

Loss Adjuster

Phone +61 (0)3 9722 1233

Fax +61 (0)8 8201 8499

Mobile +61 (0)407 708 659

Email ibennett@ydr.net.au


2019 - ANZIIF Senior Associate

2019 - ANZIIF Diploma of Loss Adjusting

2019 - AICLA Affiliate member


December 2017 – Present YDR Chartered Loss Adjusters - Liability Loss Adjuster

January 2015 – December 2017 Cunningham Lindsey - Liability Loss Adjuster

July 2013 -  December 2014 Cerno Limited - Liability Loss Adjuster

November 2011 – July 2013 Cunningham Lindsey - Liability Loss Adjuster

December 2010 – November 2011 Cunningham Lindsey - Small Commercial & Property Loss Adjuster


Ian has 15 years’ experience working in the insurance industry, and has been loss adjusting since 2010, having dealt with Public Liability Property Damage, Product Liability, Product Recall, Professional Indemnity, Contract Works, and Contract Works Liability Claims.

Ian has become a subject matter specialist for claims involving the Victorian Plumbers Warranty and the Licensed Plumbers General Insurance Order 2002, and has experience assisting insurers at Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal to achieve equitable outcomes.

Significant Losses

2017 – $3m Contract Work liability claim for high profile Docklands tower, involving water damage to multiple floors and apartments.  

2017 – Product Recall for nationally supplied Agricultural Pesticide valued at $100,000.

2013 – Hot Works Fire investigation involving significant property damage to public utilities and Personal Injury valued c $1m

2012 – Multiple claimant public liability property damage loss attracting media attention valued >$500k due to burst water main, flooding 25 properties.