Trevor John Sinclair

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Trevor John Sinclair

Executive Chartered Loss Adjuster

Phone +61 (0)8 8644 0330

Fax +61 (0)8 8201 8499

Mobile +61 (0)428 810 383



1971 Senior Associate, ANZIIF

1976 Fellow, CILA (UK)

1997 Fellow, AICLA

1997 FUEDI ELAE, European Loss Adjusting Expert

2005 Fellow, International Federation of Adjusting Associations



1963-1968 Claims Officer then Internal Loss Adjuster - National & General Insurance Company Limited and Edward Lumley & Son (SA) Pty Ltd.

1968-1972 Loss Adjuster, Adelaide - John L Mitchell & Associates and Trident Adjustments Pty Ltd.

1972-1979 Partner - Oaten Redman & Associates, Redman Sinclair & Associates - Whyalla.

1979-2012 Managing Director - TJ Sinclair & Associates, Chartered Loss Adjusters.

2012 Consultant/Loss Adjuster - YDR.

4 Certificates of Attainment - International Institute of Arson Investigators.

Certificate of Completion - the Kinesic Technique of Interview & Interrogation - Birmingham Alabama (USA) Police Academy

International adjusting assignments - 1985 following Fiji cyclones - major construction losses including Suva Civic Centre and Rewa Dairys.

9 years as company secretary - Major Aquaculture Enterprise.

Specialist Areas

Commercial fire, business interruption, liability, agriculture, aquaculture and mining matters.

Peak Industry Involvement

1990-1996 Examiner CILA (Australasian Division) in building and liability subjects

1993-1994 President, Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (UK) Australasian Division

2000 President of the International Institute of Loss Adjusters, Chicago, Illinois

2004 Certificate of Merit in the category of Loss Adjuster of the Year, Australia and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance

2008 Voted “Loss Adjuster of the Year” Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance

2011 Life member - Australian Insurance Law Association

2019 Elected a life member of the Australasian Institute of Chartered Loss Adjusters 

Delivered papers to Australian Insurance Law Association and to loss adjusting/insurance bodies in Johannesburg, Singapore, Dubai, Newcastle on Tyne (UK), Halifax (Canada) and San Rafeal (California).