Simon Hovian

Simon Hovian is a former National Manager of Construction and Engineering at Crawford & Company and National Technical Leader at Cerno.

Specialising in Contract Works claims, Simon has been in the insurance industry for 15 years and has extensive experience ranging from Government to mainstream contractors and consultancy. His background in engineering and vast work in the field means that he brings with him an astute knowledge of the market and a great capacity to mentor our loss adjusters.


Early in his professional insurance career, Simon spent time practicing as a Loss Adjuster, before a 6 year stint in the broking sector managing a number of construction accounts for two of the biggest international broking houses. He has also worked as a local government engineer and managed projects for a remedial building contractor in Sydney. This involvement in the field will provide FTA with unparalleled industry insight, and will promote our stance as the leading specialist claims provider in this area in Australia.

Simon is a member of ANZIIF (Senior Associate), an AICLA Affiliate, sits on the NSW AICLA Committee and has previously sat on the Construction Subcommittee for the NSW Engineering Discussion Group. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering and a Diploma of Finance Loss Adjusting. Simon’s areas of expertise comprise Contract Works, Construction and Material Damage claims, Contract Works Public Liability and Completed Operation claims and Professional Indemnity claims.

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