Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, is pleased to announce several key leadership appointments in its engineering, fire investigation, environmental health and safety and specialty services consulting division, EFI Global.
Aime Harrison has been appointed head of forensic investigations in the UK and will be responsible for enhancing the delivery of EFI Global’s services to UK clients, as well as supporting business development. Harrison is renowned as a geotechnical engineer and expert witness with more than 18 years of experience. She is a chartered engineer of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng, MICE) with a doctorate in geotechnical engineering and a Master of Business Administration from Warwick Business School.
Additionally, John Colquhoun and Mark Ian Ross will take up roles as UK forensic investigators at EFI Global. Colquhoun is an electrical engineer with specialist expertise in the investigation and analysis of fires and explosions, engineering failures and personal injuries. Ross is a fire and explosion investigator with expertise in determining the origin and cause of fires and explosions, examining physical evidence, and providing expert opinions.
“We look forward to driving Sedgwick’s growth in the UK market with these appointments,” said Sarah Civil, Sedgwick corporate risks and specialist practice groups director in London. “The team will play significant roles in maximising value for our existing and potential new clients by delivering high quality services and using their technical expertise to mitigate losses, reduce costs, and respond quickly.”
EFI Global is a well-established and respected multi-national brand as a market leader in environmental consulting, engineering failure analysis and origin-and-cause investigations. Complementing the global services of Sedgwick, the team will deliver expertise and services to meet the demands of clients in the UK market. It will operate across Sedgwick’s offices in the UK, led by the environmental solutions and building consultancy experts and specialists and supported by the company’s 1,600 colleagues.
For over 40 years, EFI Global has operated as a leading U.S. consultancy, offering the public and private sectors worldwide the widest range of environmental, engineering, fire investigation, failure analysis, accident reconstruction and laboratory testing services available from one provider.
“Our team’s technical expertise, combined with the latest technology and outstanding service for which EFI Global is well-known, will highlight our technical excellence and provide a new platform that will help us to grow our UK business,” Civil said.