Martin Allan

Martin Allan

Martin is a chartered loss adjuster in both Australia and the UK with over 30 years of claims and operations experience, predominately in international markets. He joins Echelon most recently from the role of Regional Claims Manager in Asia Pacific for one of the top 20 global insurers. He has a wide experience of handling a variety of major and complex losses including immediate responses to major catastrophic events. He is well versed in the investigation, preparation, negotiation and settlement of significant claims at the highest level. He specialises in all types of property damage and liability losses across a wide range of industry sectors including construction, real estate, power, energy, retail and manufacturing.

Key claims projects involving loss values ranging from GBP 1m to GBP 100m include:

  • Collapse of a sheet pile wall resulting in works and third party property damage 
  • Inundation of a services tunnel underneath Hong Kong harbour 
  • Machinery breakdown and resultant business interruption for a bottling plant
  • Major fire damage to a toy manufacturing factory with resultant loss of profits
  • Turbine failures in power plants in China, Guam and Thailand
  • Machinery breakdown in various rolling mills across Asia
  • Major liability claim for an Australian utility involving over 500 claimants
  • Damage to subsea communications cables in the Middle East
  • Numerous product liability claims involving dairy, fruit and cereal products
  • Investigation into a fatal explosion in a shipyard in Singapore
  • Typhoon damage and resultant loss of earnings to pacific island hotels
  • Root cause analysis and claim review for external cladding failure claims 
  • Investigation of mould discovered prior to the opening of a major hotel
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For further information, please contact Martin Allan, Partner on +44 (0) 207 528 4065