Charles Taylor Adjusting expands reach in Singapore, adds experience to regional management team


Charles Taylor Adjusting, a leading international loss adjusting business, is pleased to announce the appointment of respected industry veteran, 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.

Effective 1 July 2023, Stephen Thorpe (pictured) will commence as Managing Director (Asia) – Property, Casualty, Special Technical Risks in addition to his existing role as Managing Director (Global) – Natural Resources. In this hybrid role, Stephen will split his time between Australia and Singapore as he continues his work with global natural resources clients.

With over 35 years’ loss adjusting experience, Stephen specialises in finding timely and efficient solutions to significant and complex losses in the mining, onshore natural resources, transport, engineering and construction industry sectors. Now he will bring this wealth of experience to benefit our clients throughout Asia.

Stephen Thorpe, Managing Director (Asia) – Property, Casualty, Special Technical Risks and Managing Director (Global) – Natural Resources said: “I am excited to lead Charles Taylor Adjusting’s growth in Asia from our new hub in Singapore. 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 Officer, 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.”