Syndicate L3 is responsible for services to Members based in Africa, Benelux, Croatia, France, Iberia, Scandinavia/Baltic States & Switzerland.

Duty Executive Mobile: +44 7768 143884
Team mailbox: L3.ukclub@thomasmiller.com

Please note: Team mail addresses are not regularly monitored out of hours – if you have an emergency after hours or if you have not received a response to a message sent to the team mail address please contact the duty executive.

Tarja Saikkonen

Syndicate Manager

Tarja Saikkonen
work +44 20 7204 2406
cell +44 7813 709990

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Tarja joined Thomas Miller in 2000. She has an MSc in Economics and Business Studies from the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration. Tarja previously worked in the Claims Department of a liner company as Claims Adjuster.


Alan Speed

Senior Claims Director

Alan Speed
work + 44 20 7204 2338
cell +44 7818 014636

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Alan is a qualified solicitor with 20 years experience at an international law firm specialising in shipping. He has a degree in maritime business and law and 14 years experience at sea up to the rank of Chief Officer working on a wide variety of ship types.


Victoria Brown (VB)

Senior Claims Executive

Victoria Brown (VB)
work +44 20 7204 2511
cell +44 7500 032407

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Victoria joined Thomas Miller in 2008. She is a qualified solicitor and prior to joining the company, worked for a City law firm for 10 years, where she mainly handled personal injury litigation. 

As a member of the people claims syndicate, Victoria handles a wide variety of people related claims, focusing particularly on crew and passenger claims for French and US members. She also handles occupational disease, stowaway claims and claims arising from stevedore injuries.


Hannah Charles

Senior Claims Executive

Hannah Charles
work +44 20 7204 2399
cell +44 7826 896 718

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Hannah is a qualified solicitor, specialising in shipping law. Hannah trained and then worked with a London firm focused in the maritime sector for 18 months post qualification before joining another International Group Club, where she worked for 4 years handling both P&I and defence matters for members in the UK, the Americas and Northern Europe. Hannah holds a degree in French and Spanish.


Thomas Davies

Senior Claims Executive

Thomas Davies
work +44 20 7204 2098
cell +44 7917 488 682

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Tom qualified as a lawyer with a leading City law firm.  He spent a number of years working in Greece and the United States before joining Thomas Miller’s London office in 2017.


Ioana Gonciari

Senior Claims Executive

Ioana Gonciari
work +44 20 7204 2117
cell +44 7920 028779

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Ioana joined Thomas Miller in 2009 after spending four years working in another International Group P&I Club, where she handled P&I and Defence claims mainly for Greek shipowners. She is dual-qualified as a lawyer in both England & Wales and Romania and holds Master's degrees in Maritime Law from Southampton University and European Law from Paris. Ioana is fluent in French and Romanian.


Genevieve Holloway

Senior Claims Executive

Genevieve Holloway
work +44 20 7204 2577
cell +44 7917 614091

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Genevieve joined Thomas Miller in 2007 having worked as a Deck Officer in the Merchant Navy for four years where she served on cruise ships up to the rank of Second Officer. She has a BSc (Hons) degree in Merchant Ship Operations and a Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Law.

As a member of the dedicated people claims syndicate, Genevieve handles a variety of people related claims for a wide selection of the Club’s Members, with a particular focus on our German, Italian and Benelux Members. She also has particular expertise in handling all types of claims for the Club’s cruise ship Members, including passenger ship casualties and cruise curtailments.


Ben Johnson

Claims Executive

Ben Johnson
work +44 20 7204 2696
cell +44 7917 615 929

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Ben started in early 2015 having previously worked as a claims executive at another IG P&I Club. Prior to that he was a marine claims adjuster advising on H&M and General Average claims at a leading average adjusting firm. He has a degree in International History and Politics and completed both the Graduate Diploma in Law course and LPC.


Richard Offord

Senior Claims Executive

Richard Offord
work +44 20 7204 2486
cell +44 7917 614068

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Richard joined Thomas Miller in 1997 and deals mainly with P&I Claims. He concentrates on servicing the Club Members in Croatia, France and Italy and has some expertise in I.T.


Hannah Carron

Team Secretary

Hannah Carron
work +44 207 204 2156

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Hannah joined Thomas Miller in 2017 and provides support as Team Secretary.


Emergency Contacts


If you need to call our offices out of hours and at weekends, click After Office hours for a up to date list of the names of the Duty Executives and their mobile phone numbers. 

Ship Finder


This Ship Finder is updated on a daily basis. Members who need to advise the Club of updates to their recorded ships' details should advise their usual underwriting contact.