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Marine Products:

Guy Pierpoint

Guy Pierpoint

Chief Executive Officer

Guy Pierpoint
work +44 (0) 20 7204 2743
cell +44 (0) 7866 687239

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Guy began his insurance career in 1985 working for a major Lloyd’s marine Syndicate. Joined the West of England P&I Club in 1989 to underwrite US based fixed premium programme, which in 1991 became Osprey Underwriting Agency. Osprey was the first dedicated fixed premium P&I independent Managing Underwriting Agency (MUA), of which I became Underwriting Director and CEO. 

In November 2015 Osprey became part of Thomas Miller Limited, that in 2017 became Thomas Miller Specialty.


Phillip Murrant

Phillip Murrant

Underwriter

Phillip Murrant
work +44 (0) 20 7204 2719
cell +44 (0) 7717 421417

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Phillip joined TMS in March 2016.

Having begun his career in Lloyds in 1988 working on a marine syndicate Phillip moved to Steamship Mutual P&I Club and spent 12 years as an underwriting executive working mainly with North American clients.  He then joined JLT as a broker in the energy team again focusing on US clients before moving to JLT's P&I team working on Far East, UK, Icelandic and Russian business.

Phillip then moved back into underwriting joining Shipowners P&I Club as an underwriter responsible for Scandinavia, Baltic States, Russia, Italy and Turkey.

Currently Phillip is reponsible for the development of TMS’ European business.


Shiladitya Bose

Shiladitya Bose

Underwriter

Shiladitya Bose
work +44 (0)20 7204 2058
cell +44 (0)7789 773832

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Shiladitya joined Thomas Miller Specialty in February 2018, following the transfer and acquisition of Navigators P&I book of business.

 Shiladitya has been involved in P&I since 1998, having worked for correspondents in India for IG P&I Clubs and thereafter for an IG Club in London before moving to fixed P&I market in 2009. Shiladitya started his career in P&I as a claims handler and has worked closely with law firms in maritime arbitration matters in India and has contributed to articles in leading publications on various claims related issues.

Shiladitya moved to underwriting in 2012 and has helped some of the leading fixed premium P&I facilities in developing business in the Indian sub-continent, Turkey, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand.

Background:

Crowe Boda, Kolkata – Claims Handler

Steamship Mutual – Claims Handler

British Marine (QBE) – Claims Handler

Lodestar Marine (RSA) – Underwriter

Navigators Insurance Company – Underwriter

Professional Qualification: B.Com (Commerce and Economics)

Special Experience:

Member of The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

Vast experience in claims matters.


Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith

Underwriter

Stephen Smith
work + 44 (0) 20 7204 2488
cell +44 (0) 7971 476059

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Stephen joined TMS in 2016. Stephen is an underwriter responsible for the Hull & Machinery account worldwide and P&I in the Far East and Australasia.

Background:  

Over 30 years experience in Marine insurance which includes underwriting H&M for an agency and P&I at a mutual Club. Prior to joining TMS Stephen spent 12 years at a Lloyd’s Broker placing H&M and P&I accounts into Insurers and Clubs worldwide.


James Kent

James Kent

Underwriter

James Kent
work +44 (0)20 7204 2757
cell +44 (0)7789 773946

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James joined Thomas Miller Specialty in February 2018, following the acquisition of Navigators P&I business. James has considerable experience in the fixed P&I market with leading operators in the sector. James’ main markets include Middle East, FSU countries, Taiwan, Netherlands and his specialism is specialist craft and ancillary coverage. 

Background:

Steamship Mutual – Claims Handler

British Marine (QBE) – Underwriter

Lodestar Marine (RSA) – Underwriter

Navigators Insurance Company – Underwriter

Professional Qualification: BsC (Hons) Maritime Business & Law


Matthew Hunt

Matthew Hunt

Underwriter

Matthew Hunt
work +44 (0)20 7204 2758
cell +44 (0)7789 775369

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Matthew transferred from Navigators to Thomas Miller Specialty in February 2018, following the sale of their P&I business.  He started his carreer in the P&I industry in 1998 at the UK P&I Club, going  on to gain Underwriting expeince in the fixed premium market at British Marine, Lodestar Marine and also the Shipowners P&I Club.  Matthew’s main Underwriting areas are Greece, South  / Central America and South Africa / Namiba.  Matthew is also reasponsible for the “break-up” / single voyage cover facility.


Marie Caine

Marie Caine

Assistant Underwriter

Marie Caine
work +44 (0)20 7204 2967
cell +44 (0) 7880 154984

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Career Summary:

Marie-Danielle joined Thomas Miller Specialty in 2016 having previously worked at the Charterers P&I Club. Marie-Danielle assists across all lines of marine business working internationally.

Background:

Michael Else & Co – Charterer’s P&I Club and Transmarine – Underwriting Assistant

Graduate of the University of Birmingham with a BA Honours in Political Economy

Skills and Experience:

A member of the Charterer Insurance Institute and CII qualified

French speaker

Qualified Project Management Practitioner

Member of the Thomas Miller Netball and Touch Rugby team

French speaker

Qualified Project Management Practitioner

Member of the Thomas Miller Netball and Touch Rugby team


Petra Schulze

Petra Schulze

Assistant Underwriter

Petra Schulze
work +44 (0)20 7204 2059
cell +44 (0)7717 291111

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I joined TMS on 08/02/2018 (under TUPE).  Previously I worked at Navigators where I joined in 2012 as an Underwriting Assistant in P&I Team. Whilst working at Navigators I progressed from an Underwriting Assistant to an Assistant Underwriter.  

Background

Velos Insurance Services Ltd, Hull Insurance;

Rentguard Insurance, Property Insurance;

Completed Dip CII.