MSc, B.Eng(Hons), C.Eng, C.MarEng, MRINA, MIMarEST
Initially working for Lloyd’s Register of Shipping Classification Society, Spencer spent several years working overseas carrying out hull and machinery, offshore fabrications, vessel in-service and new construction surveys, and worked in London and Copenhagen carrying out structural engineering design work. From 2001 he joined a specialist international loss adjusting firm and has been involved with complex insurance claims, technical surveys, forensic engineering and root cause investigations.
Throughout his career Spencer has handled a wide variety of claims, including up/downstream energy including MOUs, FPSOs, drilling systems, pipelines; renewable energy including offshore wind projects; heavy engineering, machinery systems and power production; marine including subsea equipment, shipping, yachts, ports & terminals and ship repairer’s liability. He was based in the Middle East for 5 years, setting up and growing the LWI Foreign Branch office and team based in the United Arab Emirates.
Spencer has provided litigation support and expert related work in UK, Europe, USA and South Asia. He has lectured on marine and energy subjects including FLNG, FPSOs, MOUs, subsea equipment and claims handling around the world. In 2015 he became a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights.