Webinar on Water Ingress / Escape of Water / Flood

Thursday, 18 February 2021
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
    • Dr Constantinos Franceskides, Rimkus

About this Session

This presentation will be concentrating on Asset breakdown, Water Ingress, Flood – What do we need to know, Important aspects and considerations in determining the cause and origin, but also understanding of the salvage-ability potential of critical assets. We provide our clients with an insight into the extent of damage, scope of repair, replacement or reinstatement and can provide costings or review estimates provided. As well as of course the root cause analysis (RCA).

The session will be interactive with case studies and footage of scenes. We encourage questions and queries as they help everyone’s learning and understanding.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar delegates will gain insights into:

1) Identify the key differences between Water Ingress, Escape of Water and Flood.

2) Understand how to review the salvage-ability of critical assets.

Speaker Bio - Eur Ing Dr Constantinos Franceskides PhD CEng MIMechE MIPEM

Dr. Franceskides is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer as well as a member of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine. His experience as a forensic engineer has involved the handling of various claims, from pharmaceutical, manufacturing and property damage (contamination) as well as reinstatement, including low value contentious claims to high-value, high-profile matters.

He achieved his MEng in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Liverpool, he then joined Cranfield University and completed an MSc in Forensic Engineering and Science and a PhD in Biomedical and Biomechanical engineering.

He is experienced in Defence and Civilian industries with predominant focus in the health, motorsport and aerospace industries; where he has carried out component analysis and testing, rig design, build and commissioning studies as well as being engaged in change management and continuous improvement activities.

Eur Ing is the designation awarded to those who have earnt recognition from FEANI a European federation of professional engineers that unites national engineering associations from 33 European Higher Education Area (EHEA) countries.


Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. is a worldwide provider of forensic consulting services to insurance companies, law firms, corporations and government agencies.

Rimkus assists clients in the responsive and timely resolution of claims and disputes. The company's team of professional engineers, scientists, and technical specialists is recognised for its commitment to service excellence by local, national and international business communities.


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Any queries please email Alan.

CII Accredited

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1 1/2 hours' CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

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