Sumit is an Underwriter, dealing principally with business from the EMEA region. Prior to joining the underwriting team, Sumit was the Syndicate Manager responsible for claims with a focus on Middle East / Indian, Turkish and South Asian Members. Sumit is a Master Mariner who joined Thomas Miller in 2012 following a career at sea primarily on tankers, LPG and LNG vessels. This was followed by a period with in an oil and gas major in the shipping, marketing and trading team. Sumit speaks Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi and Malayalam. Sumit is also a director of Thomas Miller.
Alan is currently the Chief Claims Officer for the UK Club. He joined Thomas Miller in 2005 from a leading firm of maritime lawyers in London. Between 2007 and 2010 he held overall responsibility for management of UK Defence Club claims before moving to the P&I Club claims management function in 2010. Alan sits on the Bimco Documentary Committee, and chairs the International Group Bills of Lading and Occupational Diseases subcommittees.
Alison is a qualified South African solicitor. She specialised in Maritime Law at a leading South African law firm for four years, during which time she was seconded to Thomas Miller. Alison returned to Thomas Miller in 2007, handling P&I and Defence claims. In November 2013, Alison assumed the role of Deputy Syndicate Manager and subsequently made Syndicate Manager in 2017. Alison is now a Senior Claims Executive within EMEA 1 and is responsible for the Club’s German Members.
Duncan joined Thomas Miller in 2000 working as a Technician in the P&I Underwriting department
He progressed to a Senior Technician/client facing role primarily dealing with the US, UK and German areas as well as specialising in the Clubs cruise business.
Today Duncan is responsible for analysing the needs of the P&I Club, providing information to key organisations and developing new systems and procedures to meet the changing requirements of the industry.
Nick is a Senior Claims Executive in Syndicate EMEA 2, which is responsible for providing P&I and Defence claims and advisory services from London to Members based in Southern Europe, the Middle East and the UK .
Nick was called to the Bar in 1994. After a short period of practice in a Common Law set he joined Thomas Miller in Piraeus in 1999 having previously worked in a local bulk ship operating company and the Greek office of a well-known marine litigation firm. He handled P&I and Defence matters for the Greek and Cypriot membership and became the Deputy Syndicate Manager of the Piraeus office in September 2014. He transferred to London in June 2015. Nick is fluent in English and Greek and has conversational French.
Petar Modev joined Thomas Miller as Loss Prevention Executive in 2014. He currently coordinates the Condition Survey scheme for the UK P&I Club and provides technical and loss prevention advice to Members. He is an ex-mariner and had previously worked at sea, up to the rank of Chief Officer, for more than eight years. His main areas of expertise are tanker and offshore operations.
Stephen joined Thomas Miller in 2009 having spent 18 years with another London based P&I Club. He handles a wide variety of people related claims with a focus on Members based in Greece, Italy and the UK. Stephen qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in 2003.