Woodgate & Clark, the specialist loss adjuster has appointed Nia Wyn Roberts, Cert CII, as Risk and Compliance Manager, reporting to James Eveling, Managing Director. Roberts joins Woodgate & Clark from a European insurance business, and brings nearly a decade of sector experience, latterly in risk management, audit and compliance. As a qualified underwriter and expert in fraud prevention, Nia brings a unique combination of skills to the role.
As Risk and Compliance Manager, Roberts will have overall responsibility for Health and Safety compliance across the business. Vitally, this will include supporting the safety of Woodgate & Clark’s highly skilled team of loss adjusters out on site, often in risky conditions.
Roberts’ responsibilities will also include conducting regular reviews of the risks facing the business, assessing future ventures, and keeping abreast of regulatory developments as well as evolving best practices in compliance control.
Woodgate & Clark’s compliance with Consumer Duty rules and guidelines will also make up a considerable part of Roberts’ responsibilities to help ensure the business is supporting fair outcomes for claimants.
Nia Wyn Roberts said: “This is an exciting time to be joining Woodgate & Clark – the business has grown considerably over the last few years with the acquisitions of Spotlite Claims and Quadra Claims. At the same time, the claims environment has changed considerably. I am keen to play my part in helping to ensure that as a business we are highly tuned to all aspects of risk and compliance so that the focus remains steadfast on supporting our customers and their customers following a claim.”
James Eveling, Managing Director, Woodgate & Clark said: “We are delighted to welcome Nia to the team. She brings a wealth of expertise in audit and risk, including valuable knowledge of the new Consumer Duty rules and regulations. Having someone of Nia’s calibre to lead our Risk and Compliance activity will help fortify our position as a trusted partner to the insurance sector.”