The Crawford & Company Board


Andrew Brooke, Chairman


Andrew Brooke is a Chartered Loss Adjuster who has completed the Diploma in Loss Adjusting. He is a Senior Associate of ANZIIF and has worked in the Insurance Industry for 23 years including 14 as a Loss Adjuster. He is part of Crawford's Specalist Services Team and has been the Account Relationship Manager for QBE for more than 10 years


David Ralfe, Director

David has worked as a practising Loss Adjuster for 22 years and is a Chartered Loss Adjuster, ANZIIF (Senior Associate) and a member of the New Zealand Insurance Law Association.

David is a major loss specialist and in recent years has adjusted several large commercial losses with quantum up to NZ$45M (excluding the recent Christchurch earthquakes). In addition he has either been the lead Adjuster or peer reviewer for a significant number of multi-million dollar Christchurch Earthquake Claims.

David is also part of the Crawford Specialist Services team and a national peer reviewer for Material Damage, Liability and Contract Works.


Dean Garrod, Director

Dean has in excess of 25 years insurance experience. In addition to various Company Directorship and Management roles, Dean also has the practical experience of Commercial Loss Adjusting, becoming Chartered by examination in 2007. Dean has held Management positions in several Crawford branches, including Managing Director of the Auckland business up until 2012 when he took up the position of Chief Executive of Crawford & Company New Zealand.


Margaret Wallace, Director

Margaret is a Chartered Loss Adjuster and has been working in the insurance industry for the past 33 year and is an ANZIIF (Fellow).

Margaret is a major loss specialist and as a member of the Crawford Expertise team she has been a lead adjuster for a significant number of multi-million dollar claims. She is a former president of the Insurance & Actuarial Society of Glasgow and served as the Scottish area representative on the Council of The Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters and sat on the examination committee.



Rod Hall, Director

Rod has been a practicing Loss Adjuster for 29 years, beginning independently in 1983 and joining Crawford in 1997. He is a qualified automotive and marine mechanic.

Rod has been Account Relationship Manager for IAG since 2001. Currently he enjoys membership of the Insurance Institute and is an affiliate member of AICLA, being a past chairman of the Institute of Loss Adjusters Waikato/Bay of Plenty.




Aaron Clegg, Director

Aaron has been a Loss Adjuster since 1997 and holds a Bachelor of Business Studies. During his career has adjusted numerous complex multi million dollar losses.

Aaron was elected to the Crawford & Company New Zealand National Board in 2014