For more than a decade, Ben Hobby has handled losses and investigations of various scopes and sizes for insurers, lawyers and corporates across the globe.

His expertise focuses on:

  • Physical and non-physical damage business interruption
  • Loss of profits
  • Fraud & Fidelity
  • Cyber
  • Reinsurance investigations

Ben is RGL’s representative at the Cyber Risk Insurance Forum, an organization that raises cyber security awareness and develops best practice guidelines. He is also a member of the cyber claims committee at the International Underwriting Association.

In addition, Ben has conducted accounting investigations of reinsurance treaties and binding authorities in the UK, Europe, US and Australia.

Prior to focusing his career in forensic accounting, Ben worked in internal audit and investigative roles in the industry where he gained significant experience in the review of operational processes and internal controls.

Ben Hobby


Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 1997

Professional Credentials

Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
Diploma of Chartered Insurance

Professional History

2004 – Present RGL, London, England
2002 – 2004 Grampian Country Food Group, Yorkshire, England
2001 – 2002 Pace Microtechnology Plc, Yorkshire, England
1997 – 2001 Andersen, Leeds, England

Court Experience

Ben has been involved in the preparation of expert accounting evidence and reports for trial and mediation.