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CIREG Membership


The Construction Insurance Risk Engineers Group (CIREG) comprises Risk Management Professionals working in the United Kingdom within the Insurance Industry who specialise in Risk Management of Building and Civil Engineering Construction.

CIREG members give professional risk management advice to Insurers, Clients and Contractors. We also liaise with Professional and Statutory Organisations to develop effective Controls, Guidelines and Codes of Practice for risk management of construction works.

CIREG Executive Committee:

Chairman:  Ade Adeyemo (Zurich Insurance)

Vice Chair & Secretary:  Mark Redding (Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Underwriting at Lloyds)

Treasurer: Jeremy Douglas (ACE Europe)


CIREG Working Groups:

Cranes & Lifting Operations:

David Baxter (Mitig8 Limited)


Fire Safety in Construction (incl. MMC & Timber Frame Construction):

Kevin Province (Risk Engineering Solutions)
Mark Redding (Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Underwriting at Lloyds)


Ground Conditions and Geotechnics:

Dr. Nigel Legge (Nigel Legge Associates)
Dr. Terry Mellors (Mellors & Associates)


Renewable & Sustainable Energy:

Jerry Douglas (Ace Europe)

Temporary Works:

Mark Allan (HDI-Gerling Industrial Insurance Company - UK Branch)


Tunnelling & Trenchless Technology:

Graeme Petersen (G. P. Associates)
Dr. Terry Mellors (Mellors & Associates)


Water Damage:

Mark Redding (Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Underwriting at Lloyds)



Articles of Association


Purpose of CIREG

The purpose of CIREG will be to offer advice to Insurance Underwriters to assist in the process of reducing CAR/EAR related insurance claims within the industry.



The Group shall meet quarterly and an agreed agenda shall be distributed at least 2 weeks prior to the meeting in order to stimulate the related topics for discussion.



Membership is open to Risk Engineer/Surveyors and Members should not include Brokers or Underwriters, although such persons may be invited to provide a specialist talk to the Group.



Members shall be required to pay a contribution of (XXX) per annum to support additional training seminars, functions and publications.


Board Members

Board Members shall be elected as asked to serve a term of 2 years before re-election. The following Members will require electing:




    Board Members

The maximum number of Board Members shall be 12 in all. Co-opted Members can also be brought in at the discretion of the Board.


Core Business Objectives

The Board will aim to follow a set of core business objectives which include the following:

    Raising Awareness of Incidents and Claims

    Delivery of Professional Knowledge and Information

    Raising the Standards in the Prevention of Incidents

    Liaise with other leading organisations to influence beneficial changes for the Insurance Industry


CIREG Members are employed by and
represent the following companies:

Ace Europe

Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality

Assicurazioni Generali

AXA MATRIX Risk Consultants

Chubb Insurance

G. Peterson Associates

HDI-Gerling Industrial Insurance Company

HSB Engineering Insurance

Liberty International Underwriters

Marsh Limited

Mellors & Associates

Mitig8 Limited

Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance

Nigel Legge Associates

Paragon Risk Engineering

Risk Engineering Solutions

RSA Group

Sphere Guardian

Zurich Insurance


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