Roger Barrett BEng CEng EurIng FIChemE

London Office
Director of Lloyd Warwick International (London). Areas of expertise Onshore energy losses including refining, petrochemical, chemical, oil and gas plants, pipelines, power production and other major industries. Handling of large and complex claims including settlement negotiation.

Roger graduated in Chemical Engineering and Management Economics in 1988 and spent 11 years with ICI and its subsidiaries in technical, commissioning and operations roles, including 5 years as Plant Manager of a major petrochemical plant.  He then spent the next ten years gaining extensive international experience in the operation and optimisation of refining, petrochemical and gas plants and in-depth knowledge of advanced process control systems.  Roger moved into the insurance industry in 2011, since when he has been involved with many losses in the onshore and power sector.

Roger’s operational experience includes major refinery process units including, Crude distillation, reformers, FCCs, Isomersiation units etc. In addition Roger has experience of a number of petrochemical processes as well as oil and gas plants. Roger has also audited the cybersecurity of large energy concern’s control systems.

Roger has worked on a large number of claims in the energy sector globally, including:

  • Refinery machinery breakdowns
  • Power distribution failures
  • Flood damage to gas distribution systems
  • Refinery Fires
  • Petrochemical Fires
  • Catalyst damage
  • Boiler Explosions
  • Delay in Start-Up


Publications include:

Isn’t that IT’s job? (Cybersecurity of industrial control systems) IChemE Loss Prevention Bulletin 224, April 2012

Permits Around the World (joint author with D S Scott), IChemE Hazards Symposium XX111, 2012

Risk Management, IMIA Engineering Insurance Underwriting Training Course Berlin – 11 – 15 March 2013