Ian Makin

Audit and Technical Services Manager

Ian Makin

After finishing University, Ian Makin joined Commercial Union as an Underwriter before moving into various claims assessing roles in Personal Injury and later Marine Cargo areas with aligned Australian managing agencies, insurers and self-insurers. In early 2002, Ian was appointed to the position of Assistant Lloyd's Agent for P&O Maritime Services for the Sydney Lloyd's survey and settling territory.

Ian has also held the position of Underwriting and Operations Manager for Nipponkoa Insurance in Australia, when he worked for Nipponkoa's local agent CGU Insurance. In this role, Ian successfully managed the underwriting of commercial risks and purchase of associated facultative reinsurance, and gained significant exposure to the operational requirements, regulatory and statutory reporting of an Australian licensed insurer.

His experience is varied from claims assessing, underwriting across commercial lines, facultative reinsurance placements and operational insurance management. Ian started work in the insurance industry in 1989, and has wide experience with various managing agents, insurers and self-insurers. He joined Cranmore Australia in 2015 as the Audit and Technical Services Manager. Ian continues Delegated Authority and associated reviews for Cranmore in Australia and New Zealand.

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