Barnett Waddingham has hired liability claims reduction expert Marc Spurling, who joins the firm’s London and Cheltenham office. Spurling, who transfers from Marsh, and takes on the role of Head of Liability Claims Analytics & Management, is tasked with developing bespoke analytics capabilities for clients seeking to get an edge on their competition by leveraging their data for a reduction in claims liability.
Prior to joining Barnett Waddingham, Marc Spurling worked at Marsh as the firm’s Senior Vice President and UK Practice Leader for Workforce Strategies, specialising in strategies to reduce the cost of liability claims.
Spurling holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Exeter, a Certificate in Legal Practice from the University of Exeter and a Practising Certificate from the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
At Barnett Waddingham, Spurling takes on the role of Head of Liability Claims Analytics & Management, based in London and Cheltenham. His responsibilities include the development of bespoke liability claims analytics capabilities, for clients seeking to drive down claims cost exposure. The new role calls on Spurling’s more than 16 years of experience, throughout which he supported clients across a range of industries. He specialised in, among others, risk management and in particular with risk associated with liability.
Scott Cameron, Associate & Managing Consultant in the firm's Business Risk Practice, comments that Spurling’s commanding experience is "quite simply unrivalled in the marketplace." He adds that the new digital capabilities "will deliver a unique and best in class proposition to help our clients manage down the costs of risk associated with liability claims. Marc consistently delivers superior, results driven outcomes in a pragmatic and commercially balanced manner and our clients will quickly view him as an essential and trusted adviser.”
Marc Spurling remarks about his new role: “The costs associated with liability and claims risks are increasingly significant for any organisation. Those which have robust and well executed risk management programmes that drive co-ordinated liability, claims and risk strategies aligned with commercial goals will enjoy growth in profitability. I am delighted to join the Business Risk team and look forward to leveraging its innovative analytics capability to develop meaningful services for new and existing clients.”