Leah Wallace joined P&I Underwriting on the 14th December 2015 having previously worked in the Facilities Department at Thomas Miller for nearly 2 years.
She is an Underwriting Technician on the Europe and Americas team. Leah is studying for her CII Certificate in Insurance.
Jim joined Thomas Miller in March 1977 and was initially based in the Cockfosters office. He then transferred to the London Office Personal Injuries Claims Syndicate in 1981. From 1982 Jim has held various roles within the Underwriting Department, currently having two main roles as both Policy Underwriter for the UK Defence Club and as part of the Senior Management Team. For P&I Jim is one of the Senior Underwriting Directors and the Underwriter for our Italian and Italian based Monaco Members. Jim is also involved in South Korea and Turkey.
Kwan joined the UK P&I Club in 2019 and he is the Charterers Underwriting Specialist. He is responsible for servicing and developing Charterers Liability Members together with the regional Underwriters. Prior to this role, he has worked at Dutch P&I for 10 years leading the Charterers Liability MGA facility.
Gemma Hone joined the UK Club in January 2013. Gemma started working on the Far East team, assisting Paul Pelling and his team. She moved internally to support the Greece team and now works alongside Paul Collier, James Petrie, Tania Bourla and Lily Soesan.
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.
Georgina joined the UK Club on 11th August 2014 having worked previously at another P&I Club. She now works in the Underwriting department as an Underwriting Technician on the Far East Asia team assisting Paul Pelling, Matthew Bayman, Peter Jones and Dingjing Huang. Georgina is currently working towards her CII Certificate in Insurance.
Claire first joined the UK Club Claims department in February 2011 and then subsequently moved to P&I Underwriting in September 2011. Claire originally worked in the European and Americas team before assisting with the Asia Pacific Members since 2014 as a Senior Underwriting Technician. Claire is currently working through the P&I Qualifications and holds the CII Certificate of Insurance.
Dingjing Huang is an Underwriter, supporting the Club's Members in the Asia Pacific region. He joined Thomas Miller after finishing his PhD degree in Maritime Law. Prior to his current role, Dingjing was supporting both the Underwriting and Legal departments with a particular focus on Chinese business and legal issues.
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.
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.
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