Carl Woodroffe

Carl is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner and qualified by examination both as a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and as a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.  He is a Cardiff University Accredited Expert Witness, holds a First Class Classification Honours Degree in Insurance Management (highest mark in year), is a full Member of the Academy of Experts and a Qualified Dispute Resolver (Expert Determiner).

Carl’s insurance broking experience spans over 45 years, building two successful insurance broking firms, and acting as technical and regulatory compliance director.

In addition, Carl has more than eighteen years’ experience as an expert witness in insurance disputes and is often instructed in alleged insurance broker/intermediary negligence and breach of duty cases. He has a special interest and expertise in Commercial Property, Liability and Business Interruption insurance disputes. As an Academy of Experts Qualified Dispute Resolver (Expert Determiner), Carl is also able to assist parties that are in dispute and are agreeable to Expert Determination of their dispute.  Expert Determination enables the parties to a dispute to obtain a resolution without recourse to law that is quick, inexpensive, private and binding.

Carl’s detailed experience and knowledge of insurance practice in operation as well as insurance programme construction provides Flaxmans with his unique insight into preventing claims or dealing with the difficulties that can often arise in the claims process.