SINGAPORE, 18 April 2022 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has appointed industry-leading expert Nigel Cook as its head of major and complex loss in Asia. In this role, Cook will oversee the growth of Sedgwick’s major and complex loss offerings across Asia and will ensure the delivery of best-in-class services to current and prospective clients.
Cook has an extensive engineering background, having worked for British Steel in the UK and the American Bureau of Shipping, as well as a state-owned oil and gas company in the Middle East. He commenced his adjusting career in New Zealand within the specialist commercial market. He earned professional insurance qualifications through the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and achieved chartered status with the Australasian Institute of Chartered Loss Adjusters (AICLA) before gaining further international adjusting experience in the Asia and Middle East regions.
Drawing on his engineering background, Cook specializes in handling large and complex losses relating to material damage, engineering, onshore and offshore natural resources, petrochemical, marine hull and machinery, warranty and liability, as well as associated claims for advance loss of profit (ALOP).
“As a chartered loss adjuster with international experience, Nigel’s outstanding talents and reputation will be great assets to us,” said James Ong, CEO of Sedgwick in Asia. “He brings a wealth of specialist knowledge and industry experience to Sedgwick, as well as significant expertise from having dealt with major and complex losses across a wide range of industries and geographies.”
Cook said, “I look forward to working closely with the Sedgwick regional team to realize the company’s long-term growth and development strategy and to ensure our continued ability to provide clients with cost-effective, top-of-the-line service solutions and support across Asia.”