Hellenic War Risks Team
Joint Managing Director
Rod, a master mariner with degrees in nautical studies, law and an MBA, joined the Sunderland P&I Club in 1987. Rod was formerly manager of the Sunderland office and moved to London in 1998. He has particular experience in cargo and collision claims.
From 2008 to 2014 Rod was Syndicate Manager at Thomas Miller (Hellas) Ltd. Rod returned to London to join Thomas Miller War Risks in July 2014.
In April 2016 Rod relocated to Thomas Miller's Isle of Man office.
Claire joined Thomas Miller in 2000 as an Administrative Assistant before becoming the Association's Underwriter, and later becoming a Director of Thomas Miller (Isle of Man). She is responsible for the team and all aspects of day to day underwriting along with many member visits.
Tom joined Thomas Miller in 2004 after graduating from the University of Wales Aberystwyth with a degree in Information Management with Accounting & Finance. He joined the team primarily to administer Additional Premiums. Towards the end of 2007 Tom started to undertake more responsibility of the day to day operations in the department.
Senior Insurance Technician
Kerrin joined Thomas Miller (Isle of Man) in 2011. She previously worked in the UK for an information communications company. Kerrin's role within Hellenic War Risks is to enter all new Additional Premiums onto the system and liaise with Members throughout their ship's voyage, to ensure that the Association holds all the correct information for each declaration.
Andrew joined Thomas Miller in 2016. Andrew previously worked in the financial industry and then in a sales role for 15 years. He is married with two young children that keep him on his toes! Andrew is responsible for the closing and debiting of all Additional Premiums for the Association's Members.
Jared joined Thomas Miller in 2016, after previously studying physics at university in Brighton. His role within Hellenic War Risks is to maintain and update the War Risks database.
Consultants to the Managers' Agents
Joint Managing Director
Andrew has over 30 years’ marine insurance experience and joined Thomas Miller War Risks in February 2007. Prior to this Andrew was employed in various roles in underwriting, claims handling and broking positions in both the Company and Lloyd’s markets.
Legal and Claims Director
Michael is a qualified English law solicitor, specialising in shipping. Michael trained at a major international law firm where he enjoyed a secondment to its Athens office. Following qualification in 2009, Michael practiced shipping law in London before joining Thomas Miller in 2013 as a Senior Claims Executive for P&I and FDD matters. Michael joined Thomas Miller War Risks Services in 2017. Michael has a BA in Modern History from St. Anne’s College, Oxford.
Natalie joined Thomas Miller in 2010 after graduating from Southampton University. Her role within Hellenic War Risks is as PA to Andrew Ward and Rod Lingard. Her duties include the preparation of documents for Board meetings along with general administration of the Club. Natalie is also responsible for maintenance of the Club’s website, along with production of the Club’s publications and other marketing materials.