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

Stephen joined TMCM in 2008 and has helped to lead the development of the business in all key areas. He heads the company’s crew medical operations and the Bluemed integrated marine medical product, and is responsible for building and servicing a number of key client relationships. Having spent several years with a major P&I insurer prior to joining TMCM, Stephen is still heavily involved in complex claims handling and resolution. He holds a BSc in Maritime Studies and an MA in Geopolitics, and was appointed Director in 2013.

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.

Paul Lyons : Claims Director (Australasia)

Paul Lyons

Claims Director (Australasia)

+61 (0) 4 2340 2550

Paul is qualified in both England and New South Wales with the majority of his experience being focussed on road traffic, employers liability, insurance and demurrage litigation. Paul has over 13 years experience in private practice in England, including working as an Owner Principal of a specialist law firm; prior to moving to Australia where he worked as a Practice Manager in transport litigation until he joined Thomas Miller October 2018.  Paul has extensive experience in handling complex and high value litigation.

Robert Compton : Assistant Claims Manager

Robert Compton

Assistant Claims Manager

+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.

Bryan Holman : Assistant Claims Manager

Bryan Holman

Assistant Claims Manager

+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 become responsible 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.

Michael Wilson : Claims Manager

Michael Wilson

Claims Manager

+44 (0) 7785 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.

Howard Quinlivan : Specialist Claims & Business Development

Howard Quinlivan

Specialist Claims & Business Development

+44 (0)7827 937270

Howard gained an LLB in Law, followed by an LLM in E-commerce and International Banking Law. He was admitted as a Solicitor in 2008 and as a Solicitor Advocate (Civil Higher Rights Qualification) in 2010 Howard is instructed by P&I Clubs and commercial insurers, concentrating on marine casualties, injuries/fatalities and regulatory matters including MCA and HSE prosecutions. He also advises the fishing and yacht sectors in actions involving the MMO, MCA, MAIB, Defra and EA.

A keen sailor, surfer & volunteer crew for the Disabled Sailing Association, he has completed the RYA / MCA Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore (Theory) and New Entrant Fishing Qualifications, Safety at Sea and First Aid courses.

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 & Crew Medical Supervisor

Marc Rudd

Claims Executive & Crew Medical Supervisor

+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.

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.

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

Matthew Rennards : Claims Executive

Matthew Rennards

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 1661 822904

Stephen Armstrong : Financial Controller

Stephen Armstrong

Financial Controller

+44 (0) 1661 822904

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.

Jill Steer : Finance Executive

Jill Steer

Finance Executive

+44 (0) 1661 822904

Jill joined TMCM in 2018 as an accountant in the Finance department, where she supports the management team on a range of finance matters. Previously, Jill worked in the finance team at the Jesmond Trust, a local charitable organisation, for fourteen years.

Alex Best : Administrative Support

Alex Best

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

Eileen Pearson : Administrative Support

Eileen Pearson

Administrative Support

+44 (0) 1661 822904