Adam is a qualified as a solicitor. After working for another P&I Club, Adam headed the legal and insurance department of a leading ship operating company for 7 years before joining Thomas Miller.
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.
Efcharis joined Thomas Miller in 2013. She has a double degree in English law and French law, and has completed the Legal Practice Course. She is also a Member of the Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers. Her previous work experience includes legal work in law ﬁrms, specialising in shipping law, in both Greece and the UK. Efcharis handles P&I and Defence claims for H1 Members. She is ﬂuent in English, French and Greek.
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.
Jim qualified as a solicitor in 1995 and has been involved in maritime law for almost the whole of his subsequent career. He has previously been a partner in a London niche shipping law firm, and has also worked in the Piraeus office of a major law firm, mainly advising Greek owners. Jim is a Senior Claims Director in the UK Defence Club, and in addition to management of his own claims advises junior colleagues on claims strategy in FD&D disputes.
Ruo Lin joined the Claims Department in Thomas Miller (South East Asia) on 2nd May 2018 as Claims Executive having come from Rajah & Tann where she worked in the Shipping & International Trade for 5 years.
Patrick joined Thomas Miller in 1984. He is the senior underwriter for North and South America, UK and Benelux. He has previously worked with Members in other European regions and the Middle East. He is also Reinsurance Director with responsibility for the Club’s reinsurances.
Tom joined TMA in September 2019 after 28 years with leading US law firms specializing in maritime matters. He is a graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy and holds a US Coast Guard license as a Third Engineer. Tom built, tested, and sailed aboard US Navy Submarines as a maritime and nuclear engineer. Tom handles P&I and Defence claims.