Charles Taylor Canada strengthens its environmental technical services offer


TORONTO, ON, MAY 24, 2022 /insPRESS/ – Charles Taylor Canada is delighted to announce the addition of Lori Festarini, BSc., P.Geo. as Environmental Director – Technical Services.

By joining Charles Taylor, Lori will have a multi-faceted role including growing the environmental business line, providing technical advice to all adjusters handling environmental cases and providing peer review services.

Michael Guy, Managing Director of Charles Taylor Canada, said, “We are building the next generation of fit and claims services and will focus on providing deeper industry and specialty line insights, as well as on building strategic partnerships in the environmental insurance industry. Lori enhances our capabilities by bringing over 25 years of environmental remediation consulting experience, including Phase I and II environmental site assessments, remediation options assessment, design and implementation of remediation programs as well as experience working with government regulatory agencies.

Lori will assist with complex environmental loss management, including file oversight, technical peer review of external consultants’ SOWs, analysis of remediation options, project cost budgeting, file management to long-term focus on cost-benefit analysis, risk factors, etc.

Lori can be reached at:
[email protected]
(226) 979-8973

About Charles Taylor:

Charles Taylor is a global provider of professional services and technology solutions dedicated to enabling the global insurance market to fundamentally do business better. Dating back to 1884, Charles Taylor is currently present in more than 120 locations in 30 countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.

Charles Taylor believes that it is uniquely positioned in its markets in that it is able to provide professional services and technology solutions to support every stage of the insurance lifecycle and every aspect of insurance operating model. Charles Taylor serves a diverse, blue-chip international clientele that includes domestic and international insurance companies, mutuals, captives, AGs, Lloyd’s syndicates and reinsurers, as well as brokers, distributors and insured companies.

Charles Taylor has three distinct lines of business: Claims Services, InsureTech and Insurance Management.

is owned by an investment company managed and controlled by Lovell Minnick Partners LLC. Lovell Minnick is an American private equity firm investing in the global financial services industry, including technology and related business services companies, with a focus on creating long-term value for clients, employees and shareholders. The acquisition will support the continuation of Charles Taylor’s successful growth strategy, with a focus on expanding customer relationships, expanding specialist capabilities and range of services and technology solutions, deepening geographic coverage and reinvestment in quality of service and technology.

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