Nish Chandra

Nish has over 20 years in the insurance industry, 15 of those in Loss Adjusting.


  • 2003 – Large Loss Client Manager, AAMI
  • 2008 – Senior Claims Officer/ Claims Mentor, CSA
  • 2009 – Branch Manager/ Loss Adjuster, LAC
  • 2013 – Joined LKA Group as Loss Adjuster
  • 2015 – Promoted to Loss Adjusting Manager at LKA Group
  • 2023 – Joined YDR as State Manager, Vic & Tas

Nish has over 20 years in the insurance industry, 15 of those in Loss Adjusting.

He joined a large Australian insurer in 2003, and after experiencing domestic and motor claims, he left as the Large Loss Client Manager. After six years of claims handling, Nish became a Loss Adjuster, specialising in Commercial, Liability and Domestic claims.

He did 5 years in domestic loss adjusting then joined LKA Group in 2013 where he developed a thorough knowledge of all classes of liability, Victorian Plumbers Warranty, as well as commercial property including business interruption. He has served the Victorian Building Authority as an Authorised Officer. In 2015, he became Loss Adjusting Manager, and was responsible for a national team of adjusters.

Nish joined YDR in 2023 as State Manager, Vic & Tas, and with his diverse background and experience, is responsible for team development, client relationships and marketing.

Holding multiple positions on the AICLA Council since 2011, he became the Victorian Chair in 2022.


  • 2000 – Diploma in Basic Management
  • 2013 – Certificate III in Investigative Services
  • 2022 – Standard Mental Health First Aider (MHFA Australia)
  • 2023 – Diploma in Loss Adjusting
  • AICLA, Affiliate
  • ANZIIF, Snr Assoc

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