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The UK Club's underwriting department is located in the London office. The team-mail address for underwriting is underwriting.ukclub@thomasmiller.com.

Emergency contact

For 24 hour service call +44 7000 852852 or +44 20 7283 4646 and ask for the underwriting duty executive to return your call.

Certification of COFRs, CLCs, Pollution Certification

All enquiries for above documentation or pollution matters should be addressed to the appropriate underwriter for your club entry.


Christopher Brown (CJB)

Chief Underwriting Officer

Christopher Brown (CJB)
work +44 20 7204 2140
cell +44 7825 682108

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Christopher oversees the Club’s underwriting policies and operations.  He joined Thomas Miller in 2001, and has worked with P&I since 1989.  From 2002-2007 he was based in Hong Kong to head the Managers’ operations in Asia-Pacific, working closely with Members in the region. Christopher previously held a senior claims role. 


Jim Binner (JWMB)

Senior Underwriting Director

Jim Binner (JWMB)
work +44 20 7204 2052
cell +44 7472 704544

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Jim joined Thomas Miller in 1977, He is the Senior Underwriter for South Korea, Italy and Russia and has previously worked with the other Asian Members.


Paul Collier (PC)

Senior Underwriting Director

Paul Collier (PC)
work +44 20 7204 2063
cell +44 7795 812615

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After five years as a P&I broker Paul joined the Underwriting Department in 2001. He is an underwriter supporting the Club's Greek Members.


Stephen Griffiths (SXG)

Senior Underwriting Director

Stephen Griffiths (SXG)
work +44 20 7204 2143
cell +44 7500 323836

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Stephen joined Thomas Miller in February 2012, following a career of 24 years as a P&I broker. Prior to this he spent 4 years with The Through Transport Club as an Underwriter.


Andrew Kemp (AJK)

Senior Underwriting Director

Andrew Kemp (AJK)
work +44 20 7204 2651
cell +44 7920 834230

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Andrew has worked for Thomas Miller since 1995 holding various management and underwriting roles. Prior to his role as Senior Underwriting Director, Andrew worked for the TT Club, also managed by Thomas Miller.

Andrew has worked and lived in London, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong and brings a depth of shipping and logistics underwriting experience. He served as Regional Director for Asia Pacific from 2006 to 2010, and on his return to London became the Regional Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Before joining Thomas Miller, Andrew worked as a cargo underwriter in the London commercial market.  He has also worked and lived in Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain. 

Andrew works with Members worldwide, with particular focus on Germany and the Middle East.


Paul Pelling (PIP)

Senior Underwriting Director

Paul Pelling (PIP)
work +44 20 7204 2036
cell +44 7899 668039

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Paul joined Thomas Miller in September 2004, following a career of some twenty four years as a marine broker. He is a Senior Underwriter, dealing principally with business from the Asia Pacific region.


Patrick Ruane (PJR)

Senior Underwriting Director

Patrick Ruane (PJR)
work +44 20 7204 2042
cell +44 7785 778665

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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.


Matthew Bayman (MJB)

Underwriting Director

Matthew Bayman (MJB)
work +44 20 7204 2076
cell +44 7825 607297

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Matthew joined the Underwriting Department in 2004. He is an underwriter supporting the Club's Members in the Asia Pacific region.


James Petrie (JP)

Underwriting Director

James Petrie (JP)
work +44 20 7204 2467
cell +44 7584 115347

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James is an Underwriting Director, dealing principally with business from Greece and Korea. Prior to joining Thomas Miller, James was a P&I / FDD Underwriter in the commercial market with a focus on European and Asian business. This followed two years in the London / Lloyd’s non-marine market.


Christopher Arnold (CJA)

Underwriter

Christopher Arnold (CJA)
work +44 20 7204 2126
cell +44 7825 832360

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Chris joined Thomas Miller after having worked as a chartered shipbroker in London. He specialises in charterers P&I.


Sarah Green (SJG)

Underwriter

Sarah Green (SJG)
work +44 20 7204 2043
cell +44 7887 822557

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Sarah joined Thomas Miller in 1990. She is an Underwriter within the Europe and Americas team.


Sue Jamieson (SJ)

Underwriter

Sue Jamieson (SJ)
work +44 20 7204 2062
cell +44 7836 205227

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Sue joined the Underwriting Department in 1985. She is the Underwriter for Turkey, Cyprus, Romania and the Deputy Underwriter for  Italy and Monaco. She also is involved on various International Group Working Groups and Sub Committees. Her previous role was the Underwriting Operations Director, in which she was responsible for the day to day management of the department and compliance and regulatory issues.


Peter Jones (PDJ)

Underwriter

Peter Jones (PDJ)
work +44 20 7204 2506
cell +44 7917 614043

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Peter joined Thomas Miller in May 2011. He is supporting the Club's Members in the Asia Pacific region, having previously supported Members in Europe, Middle East and North America. Prior to joining the underwriting department, Peter was handling P&I claims, having previously worked as a Claims Adjuster in the non-marine market.


Sumit Madhu (SM)

Underwriter

Sumit Madhu (SM)
work +44 20 7204 2114
cell + 44 7795883302

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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. 


Tania Bourla (TB)

Deputy Underwriter

Tania Bourla (TB)
work +44 20 7204 2087
cell +44 7500 121087

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Tania joined Thomas Miller as a Junior Underwriter in 2014. Previously she worked for a major London marine insurance broker in the Marine Department.


William Dunseath (WD)

Deputy Underwriter

William Dunseath (WD)
work +44 20 7204 2070
cell +44 7500 122793

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William joined Thomas Miller in 2012. Prior to this he was working in the London Market as a marine insurance broker.


Dingjing Huang (DH)

Deputy Underwriter

Dingjing Huang (DH)
work +44 20 7204 2085
cell +44 779 6276434

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Dingjing joined Thomas Miller in May 2016. Prior to this, he obtained a PhD degree in maritime law. Dingjing supports both underwriting and legal sectors with a particular focus on Chinese business and legal issues.


Thomas Whadcock (TW)

Trainee Underwriter

Thomas Whadcock (TW)
work +44 20 7204 2279

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Tom Whadcock joined the Underwriting Department on the 12th September 2017 as a Trainee Underwriter having come from PL Ferrari where he worked in the Placement Department for 4 and a half years. Before that he was at Gard where he worked in the Underwriting Department for 18 months after graduating from University College London. Tom currently holds the CII Certificate and is working towards the Diploma in Insurance.


Duncan Miller (DM)

Business Analyst

Duncan Miller (DM)
work +44 20 7204 2061
cell +44 7825 997123

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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.


Peter Mint (PM)

Senior Underwriting Co-Ordinator

Peter Mint (PM)
work +44 20 7204 2262
cell +44 7469 379971

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Peter joined Thomas Miller on 21st September, 2015.

He spent the last 25 years split between roles within Brokers/ P&I Clubs.


Claire Adams (CA)

Senior Underwriting Technician

Claire Adams (CA)
work +44 20 7204 2260
cell +44 7879 803475

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Claire joined the Underwriting Department in September 2011 and is currently assisting the Asia Pacific Members.


Gemma Hone (GH)

Senior Underwriting Technician

Gemma Hone (GH)
work +44 20 7204 2075
cell +44 7899 717949

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Janice Dixon (JD)

Underwriting Technician

Janice Dixon (JD)
work +44 20 7204 2584

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Janice McKenzie JM

Underwriting Technician

Janice McKenzie JM
work +44 20 7204 2048

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Georgina Saunders (GS)

Underwriting Technician

Georgina Saunders (GS)
work +44 20 7204 2614

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Georgina joined the UK Club on 11th August 2014 having worked previously at another P&I Club. She now work's on the Far East team in underwriting.


Lily Soesan (LS)

Underwriting Technician

Lily Soesan (LS)
work +44 20 7204 2091

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Leah Wallace (LMW)

Underwriting Technician

Leah Wallace (LMW)
work +44 20 7204 2374

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Natalie Whiffin (NW)

Underwriting Technician

Natalie Whiffin (NW)
work +44 20 7204 2598

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Natalie joined Thomas Miller in November 2011 and was employed in the European Regional Service Department for two and a half years. Within ERST she provided administrative support to Syndicates 1, 2 and 3 and was the main point of contact for London Syndicate 2. She then joined London Syndicate 2 as a Claims Assistant. and has since become a Technician for the Underwriting department.


Tyler Harris (TH)

Underwriting Technician

Tyler Harris (TH)
work +44 20 7204 2731

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Tyler joined the underwriting department in September 2016 as an underwriting technician within the Europe team. Tyler has an A-Level in Economics, English and Business Studies.


Jamie Hayday (JH)

Underwriting Technician

Jamie Hayday (JH)
work +44 20 7204 2851

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Jamie joined the UK P&I Club in September 2016, having previously spent a year at a broking company. Jamie now works as a central Underwriting Technician.


Megan O'Sullivan (MO)

Team Secretary

Megan O'Sullivan (MO)
work +44 207 204 2263

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Megan joined Thomas Miller in 2016 as Team Secretary to the underwriting team. She works primarily with the Europe and Central teams, however also provides support to the wider department.

Megan is currently working towards her CII accredited Certificate in Insurance qualification.


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.