Charles Taylor Adjusting announces further senior appointments to Energy Team


Charles Taylor Adjusting (CTA) further strengthens its energy loss adjusting team with the appointment of Hugh Sparks and Maina Wagiciengo to its London office. This follows the announcement of three senior appointments to the Energy team in March.

Hugh’s extensive experience in handling large and complex energy claims on behalf of major reinsurance centres and Maina’s experience in energy-related forensic accounting will enhance Charles Taylor Adjusting’s leading global position in energy loss adjusting.

Hugh Sparks joins as an Energy Loss Adjuster. Hugh has worked in the London Reinsurance Market for twenty-one years covering all areas of the world. Hugh specialises in onshore energy claims with particular emphasis on refineries, petrochemical, chemical and thermoplastics, power generation, mineral technology and handling.

Maina Wagiciengo joins as a Forensic Accountant. Maina is a Chartered Management Accountant with 6 years forensic accounting experience focused on business interruption related assignments including loss of profits, increased costs of working and damaged and destroyed stock recoveries. Maina has also worked on fraud investigations and economic loss matters associated with litigated disputes. His industry experience areas include mining and power generation.

Charles Taylor Adjusting’s energy team focuses on large and complex losses including onshore and offshore exploration, development and production, renewable energy, petrochemicals, refining, mining and associated industries.

John Donald, Managing Director – Energy UK, said:
“Charles Taylor has adjusted some of the largest and most high profile energy claims to be presented to insurance markets worldwide in recent years. We are committed to building on our recognised reputation for technical expertise and personal service by recruiting some of the most talented individuals in the market. I am very pleased to welcome Hugh and Maina to Charles Taylor. They join Mike Riley, Nigel Baskerville and Carmen Olmeda who also recently joined our energy adjusting team. I look forward to working with them as we continue to take our energy adjusting business forward.”