Jonathan Samuelson
Jonathan is a Chartered Accountant with 20+ years’ experience. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He specialises in Business Interruption, Product Contamination and Product Recall. He is a recognised expert on BI matters working on behalf of multinationa...
Steven Nock
Partner - BSc (Hons) ACA ACILA
Steven has over twenty years experience handling major and complex business interruption and other financial risk claims. He is a leading member of the CILA Special Interest Group on Business Interruption (BI), a member of the CILA Council, an expert witness, and a popular presenter and trainer on t...
Alex Balcombe
Alex is responsible for sales, marketing and operations at Harris Balcombe. He also specialises in UHNW claims. Alex’s clients include some of the UK’s top financial institutions, family offices, hedge funds and private equity houses.Before joining the family business, he graduated with a BA in ...
Jeremy Balcombe
Having worked in the insurance claims market for the past 30 years, Jeremy has built up an extensive knowledge of insurance policies, warranties and all matters relating to policyholders and their claims. During this time he has concentrated on managing claims for high net worth private individual...
Mark Burke
Regional Director
Mark has been negotiating and managing domestic and commercial material damage claims for over 15 years, and is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute. With an extensive 27-year tenure in the insurance industry, Mark commenced his career as a claims handler at McLaren Toplis, then Crawford...
Neil Daniel
Senior Technical Manager
Neil began his insurance career with a major composite insurer over 20+ years ago, before moving to a Top 3 Chartered Loss Adjusting Service in a Senior Management Role. Neil gained specific Insurance and Financial Crime...
Mark Harris BA(Hons) FCCA ACILA
Senior Technical Manager, Business Interruption and Head of Cyber Risks
Mark is a dual qualified Accountant and Loss Adjuster specialising in the quantification and management of complex Business Interruption claims. Mark heads up o...
George Holloway-Stone
Director and Head of Major Loss Surveying, Construction and Engineering Department
George Holloway-Stone is a Director and head of our Major Loss Surveying, Construction and Engineering department and handles all major and complex building related losse...
Christopher Edmunds
Technical Manager
Chris has experience in both domestic and commercial property claims for various insurance companies, where his area of expertise lies in material damage. He joined Harris Balcombe in 2017 as a Technical Manager for the Domestic Division and is a member of CILA and LIBA.
Samantha Hamer
Technical Manager
Samantha has over 30 years’ experience in handling both domestic and commercial claims from various sources within the insurance industry. She joined Harris Balcombe as a Technical Manager in the Domestic Division in 2019. Samantha has successfully achieved both Cert CII and Cert CILA status and...
Petar Sismanovic
Business Development
Petar is a Business Development Manager at Harris Balcombe and has worked in the Loss Assessing industry since joining The Balcombe Group in 1997. Petar is a member of the IPLA and the CII. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in both domestic and commercial losses on all scales. Having c...
Martin Gelder
Business Development
Martin joined Harris Balcombe in 2015, following a strong military background having spent 10 years in the Royal Navy as an Accountant. He is a member of the IPLA and the CII. Martin has a solid understanding of the building and construction industry and has excelled at managing complex builds. H...
Andrew Robinson Cert CILA
Business Development
Andrew joined Harris Balcombe in 2018 having worked in the automotive industry as a Business Manager. Prior to that, he spent several years within the waste and recycling industry educating businesses on how they could improve green credentials. Andrew has spent the last two years completing the CIL...
Nick Balcombe
Consultant - SPPA FIPLA
A Fellow of the Institute of Public Loss Assessors, Nick is also the only UK claims expert who is a member of the USA’s National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, where he holds the title of Senior Professional Public Adjuster. He has over 50 years’ experience in the industry, and spe...
Emma Broadie
Domestic Claims Administrator
Emma has worked within the Business Administration sector for 12+ years, and at Harris Balcombe since 2016. She is qualified in Business Administration and is studying Human Resources.Emma is responsible for compiling complex contents claims and carrying out administrative tasks for our loss assesso...
Christine Campbell
Executive Assistant
Christine joined Harris Balcombe in 2015 as an Executive Assistant for our Partners. She brings a wealth of administrative experience with her, including 11+ years’ in Financial Services.
Emily Galvin-Wilson
Finance Manager
Emily has worked in various accountancy based roles prior to joining Harris Balcombe in 2019, with over ten years of experience in payroll and bookkeeping.
Gareth Phillips
Business Development
Gareth is one of Harris Balcombe’s Loss Assessors with a real passion for helping people in their time of distress. Having worked in sales and the service industry for over 20 years, he brings a professional and personal approach where the client is key and protecting their interests is paramount.
Jonathan Ingham
Technical Manager
Jonathan brings a wealth of experience in loss assessing. He is involved in the negotiation and administration of Domestic claims. Jonathan is a member of CILA and CII.
Cranston Watts
Senior Technical Manager
Cranston specialises in complex Business Interruption and Stock Losses. He is both a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Loss Adjuster and is the Education Secretary of the London Business Interruption Association, where he regularly runs training sessions for professionals across Europe, the Middl...
Jodie Linch
Executive Assistant
Jodie is an Executive Assistant for our Partners at Harris Balcombe. Jodie has 13+ years of experience in providing assistance to CEOs, Partners and Senior Executives across a broad spectrum of industries including charities, finance and banking, insurance and legal departments.
Ellie Day
Executive Assistant
Ellie is a proactive and detail-oriented PA / EA with a passion for providing top-notch support to the Harris Balcombe Team.




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