Douglas F. Cutbush, F.C.I.P., F.I.I.C., F.C.I.ARB., C.ARB

Douglas F. Cutbush is an Insurance Consultant, Arbitrator, Mediator and an Insurance Appraisal Umpire who has spent over fifty years in the insurance industry. Before he retired from the insurance company ranks, he worked for two companies within The Gerling Global Insurance Group, holding the positions of Senior Vice President and Claims Manager for Canada. In 1993, he established Douglas F. Cutbush & Associates Limited to provide insurance-related consulting, arbitration and mediation services.

Mr. Cutbush is a Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional, a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of Canada, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of Great Britain and a Chartered Arbitrator of the ADR Institute of Canada. He is a life member of the Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association and was previously one of their Directors at a National and Provincial level. He is a past Director and Committee Chairman of the ADR Institute of Canada and was a member of the Insurance Bureau of Canada Claims Committee for ten years. He is also a Director of the Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company.

Douglas F. Cutbush frequently speaks at seminars and conferences dealing with such subjects as Claims Management, Business Interruption, Excess Liability Claims, Builders Risk Policies, Coverage Disputes, Reinsurance Claims, Arbitration, Mediation and Appraisals under the Insurance Act.

Mr. Cutbush enjoys mediating and arbitrating all types of personal injury and liability claims. This includes automobile, occupiers’ liability, E & O, employment and municipal liability claims. He also specializes in disputes involving coverage and quantum issues relating to automobile, property, aviation, marine, boiler and machinery insurance policies and reinsurance contracts.