Our People

Our people


Davis French and Associates are a team of consultants specialising in insurance related damage assessment and business recovery. We work with insurance claims managers and alongside loss adjusters to investigate the nature and severity of damage caused to businesses after fires, floods, explosions etc.; we work closely with those businesses to minimize the effects of such disasters by giving them guidance on how to deal with the physical aspects of the damage and how to minimize any interruption to their normal business activity. Our services range from contamination profiling to full project management but whether we are validating damage to a piece of IT equipment or project managing a business back to full production you can be assured of our fully independent, technically supported opinions, advice and solutions.

Greg French

Managing Director

Major & Complex Loss Specialist PhD Metallurgy
Contact Details
 0800 876 6626
 07814 730975
 
Background

After gaining a BSc, MSc & PhD in Metallurgy at Manchester University Greg joined Rolls Royce Nuclear Division as a process engineer. Following roles at companies as a Research & Development Scientist, Greg moved into the world of damage management specialising in the decontamination of electrical, electronic and mechanical equipment. Greg has worked on commercial projects across the UK as well as in Hong Kong, the Middle East, the Philippines and the Caribbean. More recently there have been oversees assignments which have taken Greg to Italy and as far away as Colombia and Paraguay.


From 1995–2007 Greg was the Managing Director of BELFOR taking turnover from £3M to £17.5M. After recognising a gap in the insurance claims process Greg created Davis French and Associates to then utilise the skills obtained from more than 20 years involvement in the damage management industry.


Greg played a key role in the development of the British Damage Management Association (BDMA) holding the position of Chairman until 2002. These days Greg has an excellent reputation throughout the insurance industry due to his extensive technical knowledge and innovative approach to major losses and was recently re-appointed by the BDMA to chair the newly established Commercial Operations Special Interest Group.