Peter Jackson : Chief Executive

Peter Jackson

Chief Executive

+44 (0) 7887 822686

Following his early career as a Police Officer, Peter gained his BA Law Degree from Durham University and moved into marine mutual insurance. After moving to London he spent twelve years with the UK P&I Club, the biggest of the marine liability mutuals, which is managed by Thomas Miller. Latterly he headed the Club's team responsible for "people claims" and remains a vocal contributor on employer liability, passenger transport, occupational disease and other related topics in the industry. He is a Member of both the International Institute of Risk & Safety Managers and the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

Patrick Bond : Claims Director

Patrick Bond

Claims Director

+44 (0) 7889 654576

After an active career in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Patrick spent several years in the offshore supply sector before qualifying as a solicitor with a major UK marine firm. He went on to join a leading marine mutual insurer and during this time did notable work in helping several passenger ship operators devise their emergency response plans. From the late 1990s Patrick worked independently as a claims and emergency response consultant to the marine industry, working on several major casualties and coordinating litigation defence worldwide. An accredited Mediator, Patrick is also a Member of the Law Society and the Nautical Institute.

Stephen Hunt : Director

Stephen Hunt


+44 (0) 7919 101485

A Maritime Studies graduate from Cardiff University, Stephen worked for a pipeline engineering consultancy before working on Asset Management projects for the telecoms and aggregates industries in Australia. On returning to the UK he joined Thomas Miller and spent several years working on crew, passenger and offshore claims for the UK P&I Club. He has particular experience in the Near/Middle Eastern, Asian, African and US regions.

Stephen Mooney : Director

Stephen Mooney


+44 (0) 7543 301070

Stephen has over thirty years shipping experience which started in the dry bulk sector. Ten years ago he moved onto the commercial desk of a British shipowner dealing with a wide variety of matters including charter party, bill of lading and cargo issues. He was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in 2002 and more recently read for a degree in Maritime Law, followed by a Master's degree in International Trade Law at Northumbria University.

Alexis Cahalan : Claims Manager

Alexis Cahalan

Claims Manager

+61 (0)468 944 066

Alexis has been a shipping and transport lawyer since 1987, and is qualified in both Australia and England. After several years with Australia’s two leading maritime and transport law firms, reaching partnership level, Alexis worked as in-house counsel for international offshore resources and engineering companies before joining Thomas Miller’s Sydney office in 2014, where she is a senior executive providing claims, legal and P&I correspondency assistance.

Hamish Cotton : Claims Manager

Hamish Cotton

Claims Manager

+61(2) 82625800

Hamish joined TMCM’s Sydney office in 2017 with over twenty years of experience in insurance claims, initially employed in private practice as a solicitor in Australia then England before moving to in-house management roles. Working for and on behalf of international insurers based in the City of London including Lloyds, dealing with Aviation, Marine , Financial, Casualty, Professional Indemnity, Construction & General Insurance matters. Hamish is admitted as a solicitor in Queensland, New South Wales and England and Wales. A qualified commercial pilot, he is also a member of the Aviation Law Association of Australia and New Zealand.

Michael Wilson : Claims Executive

Michael Wilson

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 7787 469216

Michael has fifteen years’ experience in marine claims, working with leading hull and P&I insurers before joining TMCM in 2017. Handling all types of marine claims, including collisions and pollution matters, Michael has specialised in small, specialist and fishing vessels, particularly in Australasia and Asia-Pacific. He has also conducted numerous casualty investigations, damage surveys and loss prevention inspections on board.

Bryan Holman : Claims Executive

Bryan Holman

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 7500 818004

Bryan has over twenty-five years of insurance expertise. Having reached managerial level at a major global insurer, Bryan moved into shipping to becomeresponsible for the handling and negotiation of complex, high-value property and liability claims for a large US tanker operator. Bryan joined TMCM in 2011 and specialises in operational support and case management for our energy and passenger clients, as well as casualty response and claims investigation.

Alan Storey : Claims Executive

Alan Storey

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 7920 846532

Alan qualified as a solicitor in 1992, and specialised in complex injury and occupational illness work for a major regional firm. Having joined TMCM in 2013, Alan heads our occupational illness team as well as providing senior advice on employer, public, and travel liability claims. He is a member of The Newcastle upon Tyne Incorporated Law Society.

Liang Kay : Claims Executive

Liang Kay

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 7796 940756

Liang gained a Masters Degree in Maritime Law from Dalian Maritime University and worked with a leading marine claims adjuster before moving to the United Kingdom. After reading law at Northumbria University, Liang worked with a leading UK law firm before moving into insurance. Having joined TMCM in 2013, Liang is our principle contact on Chinese cases of all kinds, as well as assisting the legal team on marine matters.

Dr Nicholas Wilkes : Claims Executive

Dr Nicholas Wilkes

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 7920 181724

Studied medicine at London University and, after qualifying, spent 10 years as a junior hospital doctor, predominantly in the North East of England, before reading law at Newcastle University. Admitted as a solicitor in 1998 he practised for 15 years in the field of clinical negligence at two leading law firms in Newcastle. Nicholas joined TMCM in 2013 and specialises in operational support and case management for our energy and cruise line clients; in addition offering guidance on all medical matters including PEME (pre-employment medical examinations) and tele-medicine. Nicholas is a member of The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists and the Newcastle upon Tyne Incorporated Law Society.

Marc Rudd : Claims Executive

Marc Rudd

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 7880 172725

Marc worked as a marine engineer for ten years with a range of vessel types, both on board and during drydocking. On coming ashore, he joined a leading ship manager in the North-East and became specialised in vessel certification, classification & auditing procedures. As well as managing a diverse caseload, Marc is a key part of TMCM's survey and casualty response team.

Guillermo Mendía : Claims Executive

Guillermo Mendía

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 1661 822904

Guillermo holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Vigo and a Master in Maritime Law from the University of Southampton. Guillermo has worked as maritime lawyer at one the most important Spanish law firms specialised in the matter and as legal advisor of the Spanish Shipowners Association. Guillermo speaks Spanish and English.

Helen Small : Claims Executive

Helen Small

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 7754 115689

A Registered General Nurse, Helen joined TMCM in 2015 having worked previously as a disability case analyst, strengthening the team’s medical oversight and case management capacity.

Robert Compton : Claims Executive

Robert Compton

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 1661 822904

A Chartered Legal Executive, Robert has over 15 years’ experience in Legal 500 law firms and the insurance industry. He has specialised in injury and occupational illness claims and advises on all aspects of employer, public and travel liability.

Michelle Hornsby : Claims Executive

Michelle Hornsby

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 7920 410385

Michelle worked as a paralegal in an international law firm and a major Anglo-Scottish firm, specialising in occupational illness work for maritime, shipbuilding and insurance clients, before joining TMCM as a claims executive in 2014.

Emma Ruddick : Claims Executive

Emma Ruddick

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 1661 822904

Emma joined TMCM in 2015 as a medical case handler, having worked in local government, then a leading law firm and medical agency, for four years

Stephen Armstrong : Financial Controller

Stephen Armstrong

Financial Controller

+44 (0)1661 822 904

Stephen qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2009. After working in a leading Newcastle accountancy practice, Stephen joined Thomas Miller in 2017 and became Financial Controller of TMCM in July 2017.

Pamela Quensell : Administrator

Pamela Quensell


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Alex Best : Administrative Support

Alex Best

Administrative Support

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Gareth Cook : Administrative Support

Gareth Cook

Administrative Support

+44 (0) 1661 822904

Susan Fairbairn : Administrative Support

Susan Fairbairn

Administrative Support

+44(0)1661 822904

Stephen Ferguson : Administrative Support

Stephen Ferguson

Administrative Support

+44 (0) 1661 822904

Avril Newton : Administrative Support

Avril Newton

Administrative Support

+44 (0) 1661 822904

Hannah North : Administrative Support

Hannah North

Administrative Support

+44(0)1661 822904

Eileen Pearson : Administrative Support

Eileen Pearson

Administrative Support

+44 (0) 1661 822904

Matthew Rennards : Administrative Support

Matthew Rennards

Administrative Support

+44 (0) 1661 822904

Graeme Tate : Administrative Support

Graeme Tate

Administrative Support

+44 (0) 1661 822904

Graeme joined as a claims executive in 2015 after working for several years with a major UK domestic insurer. He is presently with the medical case management team.