UK War Risks Team
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew has over 30 years’ marine insurance experience and joined Thomas Miller War Risks in February 2007. Prior to this Andrew was employed in various roles in underwriting, claims handling and broking positions in both the Company and Lloyd’s markets.
Joint Managing Director, Isle of Man
Rod, a master mariner with degrees in nautical studies, law and an MBA, joined the Sunderland P&I Club in 1987. Rod was formerly manager of the Sunderland office and moved to London in 1998. He has particular experience in cargo and collision claims.
From 2008 to 2014 Rod was Syndicate Manager at Thomas Miller (Hellas) Ltd. Rod returned to London to join Thomas Miller War Risks in July 2014.
In April 2016, Rod relocated to Thomas Miller's Isle of Man office.
Chief Financial Officer
Rajiv joined Thomas Miller in 2001. Prior to this, Rajiv had a varied career, starting off in the profession as an auditor, then moving to Commercial Union (now AVIVA) where he performed various roles in their Life and Fund Management businesses. Rajiv is the Chief Financial Officer of the Club.
Nick is responsible for implementing the Club’s underwriting and marketing policy and day-to-day technical underwriting support to Members and their brokers.
Nick’s joined in 2014 and previously held the posts of Communications and Marketing Director for the UK P&I Club. Previously an underwriter for the TT Club specialising multimodal shipping and logistics operations in the Middle East and later south-east Asia regions, he subsequently spent three years with the Singapore P&I correspondent firm, Spica Services, before returning to the UK.
Legal and Claims Director
Michael is a qualified English law solicitor, specialising in shipping. Michael trained at a major international law firm where he enjoyed a secondment to its Athens office. Following qualification in 2009, Michael practiced shipping law in London before joining Thomas Miller in 2013 as a Senior Claims Executive for P&I and FDD matters. Michael joined UK War Risks in 2017. Michael has a BA in Modern History from St. Anne’s College, Oxford.
Natalie joined Thomas Miller in 2010 after graduating from Southampton University. Her role within UK War Risks is as PA to Andrew Ward and Rod Lingard. Her duties include the preparation of documents for Board meetings along with general administration of the Club. Natalie is also responsible for maintenance of the Club’s website, along with production of the Club’s publications and other marketing materials.
Insurance Technician, Isle of Man
Ninah joined Thomas Miller (Isle of Man) in February 2017. Her role involves completing all due diligence for the Club's Members, together with other administrative tasks .