Clark Schweers leads the firm’s forensic insurance and recovery services practice with over 18 years of experience advising clients on complex property and business interruption claims for insured businesses. Clark has assisted Fortune 1000 and middle market companies in preparing and analyzing complex insurance claims relating to losses from catastrophic events. Having worked closely with senior corporate executives to devise strategies for timely and successful claims resolution, he has conducted extensive work on international losses, leading engagements encompassing more than US$1 billion in recoveries.
Clark is an accomplished practitioner in the assessment of incurred property damage losses and conditional risks associated with business interruption, and has significant experience in the consumer products and retail, chemical, pharmaceutical, hospitality, manufacturing, real estate, financial services, automotive and technology industries. In addition, he has assisted clients on cyber security and network interruption claims, and product recall matters.
Clark has been quoted and published on insurance claims and business interruption topics in several national and industry publications, including CNBC, the Journal of Accountancy, Business Insurance, Corporate Counsel, Treasury & Risk and Property Casualty 360. Prior to joining BDO, he was a senior manager at Ernst & Young, where he advised clients on complex business interruption and property damage claims, construction damage and fraud investigation matters.
Clark is an associate member of the American Bar Association and the Risk and Insurance Management Society and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
He completed executive MBA programmes, and competitive strategy at the Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern University, and holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Richmond.