David Collings

David Collings

Partner, Greyling Insurance Brokerage

Contact Info

Greyling Insurance Brokerage
450 Northridge Parkway, Suite 102
Atlanta, GA 30350–3324
Phone: (770) 552–4225


David Collings contributes articles on architects, engineers, and design liability insurance to

Mr. Collings is an Equity Partner of Greyling, an insurance brokerage and risk consulting firm specializing in design and construction risk. Mr. Collings serves clients involved in the architecture, engineering, and construction industries and provides special expertise in risk management research and large project risk management. Prior to founding Greyling, he was a Managing Director with Marsh and served as the North American Marketing Director and the Design Firm and Design-Build Practice leader. Mr. Collings has worked in Atlanta, London, New York, and Philadelphia. He has 30 years of insurance industry experience. He is a frequent speaker to the design and construction industry and has published many articles. His experience includes:

  • Designing and negotiating a web-based project-specific professional liability program for a multibillion-dollar mass transit system
  • Developing insurance and risk management programs for ENR top 50 firms including those serving the petrochemical, infrastructure, transportation, and residential markets
  • Publishing benchmark studies on design firm professional liability insurance, project-specific professional liability insurance, and owner's protective liability insurance
  • Developing and negotiating project insurance for privatized bridge and road toll projects
  • Designing and placing a project specific professional policy for a $250 million fast-track stadium project

Mr. Collings holds a BBA degree in risk management and insurance from the St. John’s University. David has participated in, written for, and/or spoken on behalf of the following organizations and publications: AIA CFO Large Firm Roundtable, American Bar Association Forum on Construction, American Council of Engineering Companies, American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia, Associated General Contractors of America, The CA/T Professional Liability Reporter, Civil Engineering Research Foundation, Construction Business Review, Construction Financial Management Association, Construction News Record, Construction Specifications Institute, International Risk Management Institute, Design-Build Institute of America, Design Finance Officers’ Group, Design Professionals Coalition, Educational & Institutional Insurance Administrators, Engineering News Record, Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers, Georgia Government Purchasing Association, Hazardous Waste Action Coalition, Missouri Bar Association, National Council for Public/Private Partnerships, Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Public Transit Authority Annual Conference, University of Colorado, and Wylie Construction Law Update.