Alex Barendregt

Alex Barendregt

Loss Adjuster

DDI: +64 9 460 8014
Mobile: +64 27 541 7471

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Claims Experience

  • Catastrophe response
  • Liability and Complex losses
  • Marine and Transport
  • Agriculture

Alex is an experienced claims professional with a background in handling a diverse range of claims, including liability, complex losses, marine and transport, agricultural, and catastrophe response. Starting as a loss adjuster in 2023, Alex entered the field during two major CAT events, gaining valuable experience in handling challenging scenarios.

Prior to joining Godfreys, Alex served as a claims assessor for a large government department, specializing in complex claims verification, quantification, and assessment. This involved managing claims for multinationals exceeding $1 million NZD. With a decade of experience in the legal and insurance space, Alex brings a wealth of knowledge to the team.

Professional Strengths:

Client-Focused Solutions: Putting the client first, Alex listens to and understands their needs, working closely to achieve the best outcome. With a keen understanding of diverse perspectives, Alex easily relates to people from various walks of life.

Technical Detail Analysis: Alex is analytical and detail-driven, showcasing a talent for interpreting and retaining complex technical information. This skill is complemented by the ability to simplify technical details for broader understanding.

Research and Reporting: Backed by a strong background in research and reporting, Alex is a fast thinker who applies the latest research methodologies to produce insightful reports.

Process Refinement: Proactively analyzing processes and feedback, Alex identifies opportunities to improve pain points and solve problems. This proactive approach contributes to continuous process refinement.

Energetic, pragmatic, and team-oriented, Alex is driven by a commitment to doing what’s right for the client and the business.

Examples of Work

Compensation Claims Management and team lead- Biosecurity NZ Response
Handling claims encompassing destruction of stock, income losses, sales impacts, interest, beef production, repopulation, and grazing. Managing losses ranging from $1,000 to $2 million.

Catastrophe and Weather Event Response
Effective response and management of claims arising from events such as the Auckland Floods and Cyclone Gabrielle. Proficient in handling both domestic and commercial Material Damage (MD) claims.

Liability Claims Expertise
Specialized in managing construction liability claims for both contractors and owners. Proficient in overseeing public and products liability for international insurers operating in the New Zealand market.

Qualifications and other credentials

  • Masters of Law (Maritime and Transport / Commercial Law) – Erasmus University, The Netherlands
  • Bachelors of Law (Dutch Law) – Erasmus University, The Netherlands
  • Diploma of Transport – Shipping and Transport College, The Netherlands