John Horswell-01-134x159

John Horswell

Advisor (Forensic & Engineering Unit, Kuala Lumpur (HQ))
MSc, MPM, MA, FSSoc Dip, Dip Bus Mgt,
FRACI, FFSSoc, FIFireE, FAIM, Chartered Chemist
John.Horswell@MSMadjusters.com

Qualifications

Master of Science in Forensic Science
Master of Public Management in Public Sector Management
Master of Arts in Fire Investigation
Diploma in Business Management
Diploma in Crime Scene Investigation
Certificate in Loss Adjusting from the Malaysian Insurance Institute
Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing and Information System

Background

John joined MSM International after thirteen years working with a Malaysian forensic services provider. During this time, he has led a team of Forensic Consultants who have provided forensic investigation services to the insurance industry throughout Malaysia, South East Asia and the Middle East, in Countries as diverse as Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Maldives, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vietnam, and the United Arab Emirates.

Prior to relocating to Malaysia in 2003, John served with the Northern Territory of Australia Police as a Field Forensic Scientist and later with the Australian Federal Police Forensic Services Division as a senior officer, who managed a number of Branches within the Division. John has held the positions of Director, Training and Standards Branch, Director, Crime Scenes Branch, Coordinator, Quality & Business Services and Coordinator, Special Projects.

John holds the following degrees: Master of Science in Forensic Science from the University of Strathclyde; Glasgow, Scotland; Master of Public Management in Public Sector Management from Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide; and a Master of Arts in Fire Investigation from Charles Sturt University, Manly, Sydney, Australia. John also holds a Diploma in Business Management from the Australian Institute of Management, a Diploma in Crime Scene Investigation from the Forensic Science Society of the United Kingdom and a Basic Certificate in Loss Adjusting from the Malaysian Insurance Institute.

He is a Fellow and a Chartered Chemist of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (FRACI C Chem), Fellow of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences in the United Kingdom (FCSFS), Fellow of the Institution of Fire Engineers International, based in the United Kingdom (FIFireE), and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (FAIM).

John has published widely in the literature and is a visiting presenter with the Malaysian Insurance Institute. He is also an
Adjunct Professor of Forensic Science at the Management and Science University in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

John holds Justice of the Peace Commissions from the Australian Capital Territory and the Australian State of Queensland.