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.

Nigel Hewitt


Drying Innovation Specialist
Contact Details
 0800 876 6626
 07523 965780

Nigel spent 5 years at Rolls Royce Ltd Aerospace Division as a Mechanical Engineer before starting his own company offering decontamination services. When this company was acquired by BELFOR in 2001 Nigel brought his considerable knowledge to BELFOR’s then growing residential business along with being one of the very first people to become accredited with the British Damage Management Association (BDMA) at Senior Technician level.

Nigel then moved to Dri-Eaz as European Training Manager, designing and delivering training courses specifically for the drying of buildings. Moving to Rainbow International as Technical Manager in 2007 he was 'technical guru' on all things wet and how to dry them properly, developing best practice for the Rainbow franchisees all over the UK.

Nigel joined Davis French and Associates in February 2014 and brings a vast amount of technical expertise and knowledge that will enable us to be able to provide the most innovative and technically correct solutions to our insurance customers.