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James Burge

James Burge

Head of Counter Fraud, Allianz Insurance
James Burge is the Head of Counter Fraud at Allianz Insurance.

For the last six years, he has been leading Allianz’s counter fraud strategy, managing teams of investigators and fraud specialists who detect and debunk organised scams and opportunistic fraud targeting the commercial insurer.

James started his career at Allianz as a motor underwriter more than 20 years ago, progressing to a manager of technical underwriting, before being promoted to head of counter fraud.

James Burge sits on the General Insurance Fraud Committee (GIFC) who represent the general insurance industry to identify new threats and provide oversight for the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB). He takes part in many industry events like Insurance Times’ Fraud Charter, and he is regularly interviewed for the BBC’s Claimed and Shamed programme.