Carl is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner, Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute, Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Cardiff University Accredited Expert Witness and a full Member of the Academy of Experts. He holds a First Class Classification Honours Degree in Insurance Management (highest mark in year).
Carl’s insurance broking experience spans over 45 years and has included senior positions with national and provincial brokers (please refer to his CV). As Technical Director of the MCIS insurance broking group, Carl was responsible for all such matters, including broking, education and training and was its FSA (now FCA) regulatory compliance officer. He is also a Committee Member of the Birmingham Liability and Consequential Loss Society and has written articles for “Your Witness” and “Insurance Age.” He is a Senior Consultant to Flaxman Partners Limited, service providers to BIBA.
As an expert adviser or expert witness, instructed by solicitors, Carl provides advice and as necessary, procedurally compliant reports on insurance disputes. In the recent past his work has included a number of high profile alleged insurance broker/intermediary breach of duty/negligence matters, including issues of failure to properly assess client demands and needs, incorrect/inadequate advice, non-disclosure, inadequate cover/explanation of policy warranties, conditions or exclusions and inadequate business interruption cover. Many CPR compliant reports have been prepared and advice given to solicitors since 2002.
Full details available on request.
Holder of the Cardiff University Certificate of Expert Witness Accreditation (See CV for further details). In order to keep his CPR compliant expert witness knowledge up to date, Carl has attended recent training events organized by the Academy of Experts and Bond Solon.