David H. Collings

Dave Collings is a co-founder and an equity partner of Greyling Insurance Brokerage. He is a recognized expert on risk management issues affecting design firms, contractors, and design-builders, as well as large-project risk management. Dave is a frequent speaker on risk management and insurance topics, including construction and design-related risk. He is also active on many industry committees.

Dave has 30 years of industry experience. He has designed and negotiated a Web-based project-specific professional liability program for a multibillion-dollar mass transit system. He has developed insurance and risk management programs for ENR top 100 firms, including those serving the petrochemical, infrastructure, transportation, and residential markets. He has also published benchmark studies on design-firm professional liability insurance, project-specific professional liability insurance, and contractor’s professional liability insurance. His experience also includes developing and negotiating project insurance for privatized bridge and toll-road projects, as well as designing and placing a project-specific professional liability policy for a $300 million fast-track stadium project.

Prior to Greyling, Dave had been a senior executive with Marsh Inc. and its predecessor firm, Johnson & Higgins, since 1981. Most recently, he was Marsh’s North American marketing director. He had previously served as leader for the Global Design Firm and Design-Build Practice. In addition to Atlanta, Dave has worked in Philadelphia and New York and has also spent time in London working in the London and Lloyd’s insurance marketplace.

Dave is a 1981 graduate of St. John’s University with a degree in risk management.