Stephen Thorpe
5 July 2023Analysis

Charles Taylor appoints new Singapore executive

Charles Taylor Adjusting has appointed Stephen Thorpe, to a key leadership role within the new Charles Taylor regional hub in Singapore. This strategic move aims to enhance the company’s presence in the Asia Pacific region while reaffirming its dedication to its valued clients in Australia.

Thorpe started as managing director (Asia) – Property, Casualty, Special Technical Risks on July 1, in addition to his existing role as managing director (Global) – Natural Resources. In this hybrid role, he will split his time between Australia and Singapore as he continues his work with global natural resources clients.

According to Charles Taylor Thorpe specialises in finding timely and efficient solutions to significant and complex losses in the mining, onshore natural resources, transport, engineering and construction industry sectors. He has more than 35 years of experience in loss adjusting.

“I am excited to lead Charles Taylor Adjusting’s growth in Asia from our new hub in Singapore,” said Thorpe. “We have an outstanding team of over 300 technical adjusters and insurance specialists in the region covering technical and special risks, construction and engineering natural resources, marine and aviation. With 11 locations throughout Asia in China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam, along with our expanding associate network, Charles Taylor Adjusting is poised to meet the growing client demand for our breadth of services in the assessment and resolution of large and complex claims.”

Richard Yerbury, chief executive, Charles Taylor Claims Solutions – International, Charles Taylor Adjusting said: “Charles Taylor Adjusting is a unique team of experts, offering a leading service to our clients throughout Asia across the aviation, marine, natural resources, property, casualty, technical and special risks markets. Stephen Thorpe is already well known to so many of our clients in Asia; his leadership in the region and focus will provide stability, experience and the continued delivery of high-quality solutions to our clients.”