Gary Clifton : Claims Executive

Gary Clifton

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 7901 514720

gary.clifton@marineresponse.com

Gary joined MR in 2018 with more than twenty-five years’ experience in claims and legal work, and handles a broad range of transport, logistics and liability matters. Having worked with several of the UK’s largest insurers, Gary qualified as a paralegal with a leading Newcastle law firm and went on to work with a major marine insurer, specialising in liability claims in the shipping and logistics sectors.

Peter Jackson : Chief Executive

Peter Jackson

Chief Executive

+44 (0)7887 822686

peter.jackson@marine-response.com

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 Marine Response. 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

patrick.bond@marine-response.com

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 : Operations Director

Stephen Hunt

Operations Director

+44 (0)7919 101485

stephen.hunt@marine-response.com

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 : Claims Manager

Stephen Mooney

Claims Manager

+44 (0)7543 301070

stephen.mooney@marine-response.com

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.

Bryan Holman : Claims Executive

Bryan Holman

Claims Executive

+44 (0)7500 818004

bryan.holman@marine-response.com

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 MR in 2011 and specialises in operational support and case management for our energy and passenger clients, as well as casualty response and claims investigation.

Nicholas Wilkes : Medical Executive

Nicholas Wilkes

Medical Executive

+44 (0)7920 181724

nicholas.wilkes@marine-response.com

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 Marine Response 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

mark.rudd@marine-response.com

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 MR's survey and casualty response team.

Helen Small : Claims Executive

Helen Small

Claims Executive

+44 (0)7754 115689

helen.small@marine-response.com

A Registered General Nurse, Helen joined MR 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

robert.compton@marine-response.com

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.hornsby@marine-response.com

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 MR as a claims executive in 2014.

Emma Ruddick : Claims Executive

Emma Ruddick

Claims Executive

+44 (0) 1661 822904

emma.ruddick@marine-response.com

Emma joined MR 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.armstrong@crewclaims.com

Stephen qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2009. After working in a leading Newcastle accountancy practice, Stephen joined Marine Response in 2017.