Ben Castelo

Ben Castelo

Loss Adjuster

DDI: +64 9 984 6372
Mobile: +64 21 356 299

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Claims Experience

  • Specializes in Major Fire Loss and Natural Disaster Response.
  • Extensive background in Commercial and Residential Construction.
  • Catastrophe response

Ben brings over a decade of business consulting expertise from top-tier firms, complemented by 15 years of international exposure spanning Europe, Asia Pacific, Bermuda, and the Americas.

Initially focused on Telecommunications, Finance, and Insurance sectors, Ben redirected his career towards Property development and customized New Build Construction projects upon returning to New Zealand in 2009.

In 2023, Ben served as a specialist claims project manager, overseeing Major Loss claims in construction, including those stemming from floods, fires, accidental damage, and theft. He is also certified in EQC claims and Natural Disaster Response.

Joining Godfreys Chartered Loss Adjusters in 2024, Ben is dedicated to ensuring each claim is handled to the utmost standard, delivering fair and expedient resolutions for all involved parties.

Notable Events

  • Managed claims during the Auckland Anniversary Floods and Cyclone Gabrielle in 2023.


  • Bachelor of Commerce with Honors (B.Com Hons)
  • EQC Certified Assessor