Loss Prevention

Stuart Edmonston

Loss Prevention Director

Stuart Edmonston
work +44 20 7204 2341
cell +44 7917 472996

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Stuart, a Master Mariner, joined Thomas Miller’s Loss Prevention department in 2014. Prior to this he worked as casualty investigator for a leading shipping law firm and was at sea on a variety of different ship types including crude oil tankers, freight ferries, passenger ships and offshore drilling units, where he sailed as Barge Master.


Petar Modev

Senior Loss Prevention Executive

Petar Modev
work +44 20 7204 2329

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Petar joined Thomas Miller as Loss Prevention Executive in 2014 having previously worked at Sea as a Watch Keeping Officer for the past eight years.


Captain Anuj Velankar

Senior Loss Prevention Advisor

Captain Anuj Velankar
work +65 63 09 96 87
cell +65 9010 4358

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Anuj Joined Thomas Miller in 2012 . A master mariner with extensive sailing and command experience on oil tankers and other vessels, Anuj has also worked as a superintendent in a technical management company. He is handling the loss prevention and risk management aspects of the local members and provides technical support to the Singapore team.


Alex Sandom

Loss Prevention Technician

Alex Sandom
work +44 20 7204 2625

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Alex joined the UK Club as a Loss Prevention Technician in June 2014 supporting the loss prevention team. Alex started at Thomas Miller in 2012 at the TT Club as part of the Information Management Team where he provided administrative support to the claims team. 


Hilary Max

Administrative & Secretarial Assistant

Hilary Max
work +44 20 7204 2092

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Aoife Supple

Team Secretary

Aoife Supple
work +44 (0) 20 7204 2003

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Aoife joined the UK Club as a Team Secretary/ PA to Loss Prevention Director in March 2016. She provides administrative and secretarial support for the Loss Prevention team


Captain Chris Roberts

Senior Risk Assessor

Captain Chris Roberts
work +44 20 7204 2307

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Chris joined Thomas Miller in March 2001, after a long seagoing career in all types of tankers. 
Joined Shell Tankers in 1969 as cadet and sailed with them until 1977 rising to Second Officer, then joined Silver Line (V.Ships UK) and sailed in Chemical Tankers and LPG vessels.

 
From 1983 until December 2000 he served as master for V Ships in LPG, Chemical and Product carriers, including 1 special OBO. 


Chris is a Fellow of the Nautical Institute and a qualified Lead Auditor for ISM.


Captain David Nichol

Risk Assessor

Captain David Nichol
work +44 7467 330 782

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David is a Master Mariner joining Thomas Miller in June 2014, after gaining a wealth of experience both at sea and ashore. After leaving the sea, he was employed as a claims manager with a Piraeus based P&I correspondent for 2 years before joining a well-respected and busy marine surveying consultancy in Greece. In 1997, David established his own marine consultancy, with the majority of work being P&I related. From 2010 until joining Thomas Miller, he was employed as a claims executive with another Group P&I Club, handling a wide variety of P&I and FD&D claims as well as being actively involved in their Loss Prevention initiatives.

David travels worldwide carrying out shipboard risk assessments, promoting the activities of the loss prevention department, speaking at seminars and is a regular contributor to the Hellas Highlights publication.


Tony Watson, Chief Engineer

Risk Assessor

Tony Watson, Chief Engineer

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Tony joined Thomas Miller as a Ship Inspector. After passing a degree in Marine Engineering and becoming Chief Engineer, he came ashore as Superintendent and then Marine Surveyor / Consultant.


Captain Markus Westphal

Risk Assessor

Captain Markus Westphal
cell 07880105213

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Markus Westphal joined Thomas Miller in 2014 as a Risk Assessor. He previously worked on general cargo vessels, bulk carriers and container vessels, rising to the rank of Master in 2000. As a junior officer, Markus served on salvage tugs and was involved in several salvage operations off the South African coast as well as the development of the Mossgas project off Mosselbay.

During his time at Safmarine, Markus was involved with the introduction of the ISM code as well as the ISPS code, his vessels being audited externally and internally.


Costas Zoidis

Senior Claims Executive (Greece)

Costas Zoidis
work +30 210 458 5229
cell +30 6944 46 27 14

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Costas joined Thomas Miller (Hellas) in July 2000, having previously worked for a Piraeus shipowning company. He has a diploma and postgraduate diploma in Shipping and speaks Greek. He specialises primarily in P&I claims.


George Radu (GCR)

Claims Executive (USA)

George Radu (GCR)
work +1 415 343 0114
cell (415) 815-9772

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George Radu joined TMA in 2007 after spending 19 years at a major container shipping line including 10 years as Claims Manager. He handles all types of P&I Claims.


Captain Karl Palmer

Risk Assessor (China)

Captain Karl Palmer
work +861 3661 983 427

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Karl Palmer started working with the UK P&I Club in December 2015, providing Risk Assessment services to the Club's Members in China and East Asia. Based in Shanghai, Karl has more than 40 years experience in the marine industry, including cargo and damage disputes, ship inspections and overseeing wreck removals. Before he moved to Shanghai, Karl was previously based in the UK and other worldwide locations as a Marine Consultant. Karl is a Master Mariner, having mainly sailed on LPG Carriers, Tankers and, in the earlier years, General Cargo Ships.


Jason Fernandes, Chief Engineer

Risk Assessor (USA)

Jason Fernandes, Chief Engineer
work +1 504 910 6990

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Jason started working with the UK P&I Club in November 2012, providing Risk Assessment and Condition Survey services to the Club’s Members in the US. Jason is a Chief Engineer with years of experience in the Marine Industry.



PEME

Sophia Bullard

PEME Programme Director

Sophia Bullard
work +44 20 7204 2417

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Sophia joined Thomas Miller in 1992 and from 1994 worked as a claims handler dealing mainly with French and Spanish members. In 2004 Sophia became the PEME Programme Director.

As part of her work in the PEME Programme, Sophia has undertaken a large number of clinic audits, implemented the standard medical form and clinic guidelines. She has also lead the scheme through the largest period of growth and development with a doubling of approved clinic facilities and a four fold member increase. Sophia is a Director of Thomas Miller & Co. Ltd.


Saidul Alom

PEME Fees Administrator

Saidul Alom
work +44 20 7204 2968

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Saidul Alom joined PEME from the European Region Service Team in 2004. Saidul provides administrative support to the PEME programme and is responsible for liaison with the approved clinics on financial billing matters and ensuring prompt payment of all clinic fees

 


Stuart Last

PEME Member Administrator

Stuart Last
work +44 20 7204 2413

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Stuart joined Thomas Miller in 1998 as a claims trainee for UK P&I Club’s Greek Members. In April 2005 Stuart joined PEME as the Team Administrator. Stuart is responsible for co-ordination of Member entries and administration for the clinic approval process.



Signum Services

Michael Carroll

Michael Carroll
work +44 20 7204 2257

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Mike Carroll joined Signum Services after retiring from the Metropolitan Police in November 2006. He was a career detective for 30 years, serving in various departments at New Scotland Yard. He specialised in serious and organised crime, including the investigation of armed robberies.


David Thompson

David Thompson
work +44 20 7204 2258

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David Thompson joined Signum Services in January 2013 following his retirement from the Metropolitan Police. In his 30 year career as a detective David specialised in the investigation of serious and complex crimes and served at various locations throughout London and at New Scotland Yard. 



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