Expert Qualifications

This highly experienced marine insurance and claims consultant began his career as a Merchant Navy Deck Officer. He went on to become a Claims Executive and eventually earned his M.A. in Maritime Policy from Greenwich University. The expert spent 12 years with CP SHIPS, where he was the Vice President of Insurance & Claims and reported to the CFO of the 80-ship company. He was a delegate to the United Nations fort the International Chamber of Shipping, where he was responsible for negotiating the precursor to The Rotterdam Rules. He also has experience as a lecturer in maritime policy courses. Currently, he is active as a maritime insurance expert witness and consultant.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: CA
  • Captains Licence, Lowestoft College of Further Education
  • M.A. Maritime Policy, Greenwich University
  • Member, The Honourable Company of Master Mariners
  • Past Member, UK Containerlines Insurance & Claims Managers Committee
  • Past Member of the Executive Committee, British Maritime Law Association
  • Author, 5+ Publications on Marine Shipping
  • Former, Deck Cadet, BP Tankers
  • Former, Third Mate & Second Mate, Silver Line
  • Former, Chief Officer & Master Mariner, Indo-China Steam Navigation
  • Former, Claims Executive, West of England P and I Club
  • Former, Marine Manager, Birkett, Westhorp and Long
  • Former, Insurance and Claims Manager, Gearbulk
  • Former, Managing Director, Lonham Marine Underwriters & Lonham Claims and Recovery Bureau
  • Former, Vice President of Insurance & Claims, CP SHIPS
  • Former, Delegate, United Nations International Chamber of Shipping
  • Former, Visiting Lecturer in Maritime Management & Policy, Greenwich University
  • Current, Consultant & Expert witness on Maritime Insurance Claims, Independent
  • Current, Consultant, an International Law Firm

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