Patrick Ryan

Sustainability Director and Head of Club Secretariat

T: +44 20 7204 2491

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Patrick is the Club's Sustainability Director and Head of Club Secretariat. He is responsible for running the UK P&I Club Secretariat and for developing, implementing and communicating the UK P&I Club's sustainability strategy.

Patrick joined Thomas Miller in May 2019 following nine years as a solicitor and casualty investigator for an international shipping law firm. Prior to qualifying as a solicitor, Patrick served for eleven years as a Warfare Officer in the Royal Navy, during which time he served primarily in attack submarines, but also ran the surface Fleet Navigating Officers' course and qualified for surface ship command. 

In private practice, Patrick specialised in 'Admiralty' casualty cases involving collision, grounding, sinking, fire, flood, salvage, and/or hijacking; his high-profile cases included the Costa Concordia grounding, the Norman Atlantic ferry fire, and the Ever Smart collision.