Executive Profiles

Trevor Light

Trevor Light - Chief Executive Officer, Aviation

Trevor has nearly 40 years’ experience in handling aviation claims as a leading underwriter, a major broker and as a loss adjuster. He has occupied managerial and director level positions in all of these engagements.  He was General Manager and Director for Airclaims Group (1998-2000) and Technical Services Director responsible for Claims, Risk Management and Contracts and Leasing at Willis (2000-2005).

Trevor joined GAB Robins Aviation in 2006 from which time he has overseen a period of unprecedented growth in business activity and development and the transition to the Crawford family.

His current goal as CEO of Crawford Aviation is the continued expansion of business into new service areas and geographical territories whilst developing and improving the level of service offered to existing clients through the strategic investment in expertise, systems and operations.
Chris Wright

Chris Wright - Chief Operating Officer, Aviation

Chris began his career in 1986 as a Business Reporting Manager with the UK Post Office. After qualifying with the ACCA in 1997 he joined Midland Bank as a Senior Management Accountant and was awarded ACCA Fellowship.  In 1998 he moved into the insurance sector as Group Management Accountant with Royal Sun Alliance Insurance.

Chris joined the GAB Robins Group in 2001 when he became Head of Management Accounting for GAB Robins UK Ltd.  He joined GAB Robins Aviation in 2004 first as Chief Financial Officer, then Chief Operating Officer.

Altogether Chris brings over 25 years of financial and managerial experience to Crawford Aviation and his goal is to ensure that clients receive the utmost in quality service in adherence to the strictest standards of corporate governance and financial accuracy.

Christina Firth

Christina Firth - General Manager, Aviation

Christina has over 30 years administrative and managerial experience in the insurance market.

She joined company at its inception as Robins Davies Aviation in 1990.  She was then able to extend her aviation insurance market experience as Aviation Claims Manager at Matthew Bolshaw & Partners in 2002 and then as Assistant Claims Manager with Hayward Aviation from 2003.

She returned to GAB Robins Aviation in 2007 in a pivotal role managing our expanded London Head Office and also acting as Global Claims Coordinator. Her goal is to ensure the most efficient and effective claims handling procedures across our global network, thus providing the most cost effective solutions for our clients at all times.

Nic Stratta

Nic Stratta - Chief Operating Officer, Aviation LS

Nic has over 30 years of experience in a range of aviation claims roles including adjusting, broking and managerial positions. He commenced his career in 1978 with Lloyd's Syndicate 173 becoming Deputy Claims Manager. In 1995 he joined Westminster Aviation Insurance Group, which became part of Allianz Marine and Aviation, and then left his position of Claims Manager in 2003, relocating to Singapore to take up the position of Regional Manager, Asia Pacific with CTC Services Aviation.

Following a spell with Lloyd's Broker A.J. Gallagher Nic joined GAB Robins Aviation in 2007 and relocated to the United States where he has called upon his in-depth knowledge of the aviation insurance Market and his strong managerial skills to take on the management of all our North American operations. He has since made his mark by establishing the largest specialist aviation adjusting company in the US, Aviation LS, another Crawford company.

Nic's goal is to ensure the continued success and expansion of Aviation LS, a company of exceptionally high standards that insurers in the US and elsewhere are increasing turning to for aviation claims and TPA handling.