QuestGates expands Irish operation

Leading specialist loss adjuster QuestGates has announced that it is expanding its team in Ireland and has recruited Glen Donaldson as Regional Director – Ireland to drive the development of business in the region.

Glen has intimate knowledge of the Irish market and extensive experience of managing complex claims. Most recently he has been senior manager – insurance claims services at Pricewaterhouse Cooper, responsible for investigating and managing large multi-million pound claims in the UK and Ireland. Previously he was the director at Crawford & Company with responsibility for operating their Northern Ireland Division having started his insurance career with Zurich.

Managing Director, Chris Hall, said: “We’ve experienced significant demand for specialist adjusting services in Ireland over the past few years and whilst we have had offices in Belfast and Dublin for some time, I’m delighted that we have secured someone of Glen’s calibre to help us to develop our proposition in this important region further.”

Commenting on his new role, Glen said: “QuestGates has built an outstanding reputation for innovation and high quality service delivery and in Ireland, North and South there is real demand for technical expertise matched by a personal approach to service. I am confident that there are considerable opportunities for the business to grow its presence here further and I am looking forward to working with the team to take the business forward.”

To boost its existing Ireland-based team QuestGates has made three further appointments and is anticipating further recruitment.

Environmental claims specialist Ryan Wilkinson joins the business as an in-house environmental consultant and senior adjuster. Ryan has five years’ adjusting experience specifically within environmental and household claims and joins from Raw Technology where he specialised in inland oil spill response and remediation.

With over ten year’s loss adjusting experience at Crawford & Company in Northern Ireland, Gary Watt joins QuestGates as an adjuster. Gary has particular expertise in the agricultural sector.

QuestGates has also leased new premises in Belfast to accommodate its growing team in Ireland. The new office is located at the Mount Business & Conference Centre, The Mount, 2 Woodstock Link, Belfast, BT6 8DD.