The Committee


Sora Jeon -  Parter Tatham Macinnes LLP

Tel: 02079291533

Sora is a solicitor with Tatham Macinnes LLP, where she deals mostly with marine casualty cases insurance and reinsurance issues. Sora has significant experience in dealing with contentious wet shipping matters, including salvage and wreck removal. On the insurance and reinsurance side, Sora’s cases involve claims arising out of hull & machinery, kidnap & ransom, cargo policies as well as matters relating to subrogated recovery actions. 

Sora joined the Marine U35s Committee in September 2016 as Treasurer of the Committee and now Chairperson. Please feel free to contact Sora if you have any comments or queries about the Marine U35s or claims.

Vice Chairman

Deji Sasegbon - Associate Director, Charles Taylor Adjusting

Tel: 0207 398 5350

Deji is an Associate Director, in the Marine Division of Charles Taylor Adjusting. Before joining Charles Taylor Adjusting, in 2012, he completed an undergraduate degree in law at the University of Manchester, and a postgraduate degree in shipping law at the University of Southampton.  He is a qualified solicitor.  Deji has extensive experience of marine hull claims (he is an Associate of the Association of Average Adjusters), Ports and Terminals property and liability claims, P&I claims, and other marine liability claims.

Deji joined the Marine U35s Committee in January 2017, as Secretary of the Committee, was Treasurer of the Committee in 2018, and is the current Vice Chairman of the Committee. Please contact Deji, if you have any comments or queries, regarding the Marine U35s or claims.


Philip Christian - Senior Claims Adjuster, Fine Art & Specie -  Ark

Tel: 020 3023 4085

Phil is a Senior Claims Adjuster at Ark, responsible for claims across Fine Art and Specie, Hull and Cargo. He joined Ark in 2011 where he has also previously handled non-marine claims and additionally worked as a Claims Broker at Paragon for two years prior to joining Ark.

Committee Members

Katie Costello - Marine Hull & War Underwriter - Markel

Tel: 0207 7953 6949

Katie joined the Marine U35s Committee in January 2016. Please contact her should you have any comments or queries about the Marine U35s. 

Katie is a Marine Hull & War underwriter at Markel, having joined in October 2017. Prior to this she was a Hull and Yacht Underwriter at AXA Corporate Solutions from 2012 onwards.

Alexander Greene - Marine Claims Broker - Seascope Insurance Services

Tel: 0207 522 8825

Alexander is a Marine broker at Seascope Insurance Services LLP.

After a two year stint in derivatives broking, commenced training as an average adjuster in Richards Hogg Lindley – Charles Taylor from 2009, and moved to broking in 2013. He is an Associate of the Association of Average Adjusters and specialises in maritime claims.
Alexander joined the Marine U35’s Committee in January 2017.

Joshua Robertson - Associate Director in Marine - Price Forbes & Partners Ltd

Tel: 020 7648 8032

Joshua is an Associate Director in the Marine, Energy and Natural Resources (MENR) team at Price Forbes & Partners, having joined in January, 2011.

Joshua works in both the Lloyd’s and Club markets handling Marine business and joined the Marine U35s Committee in January, 2018.

Danny Bell - Marine Hull Underwriter - Royal & Sun Alliance Plc

Tel: 020 7337 5704

Danny has been at RSA for 3 years having joined the marine claims team from an adjusting position at Richards Hogg Lindley, Liverpool. Having spent his first year and a half at RSA handling an adjusting large and complex Hull and Machinery and Construction claims, he joined the Hull and Machinery Underwriting team in late 2016.

 In January 2017 Danny joined the Marine U35’s committee and will be picking up the mantle for sports related activities. Feel free to get in touch with any enquiries or suggestions

Katie Frost - Assistant Underwriter - Cargo - Brit Global Specialty

Tel: 0203 857 0480

Katie is an Assistant Underwriter in the Marine Cargo team at Brit, having joined in August 2016. Prior to this, Katie has gained experience in working at two other syndicates in their Cargo departments, spanning over 8 years in Lloyds. 

Allistair Russell - Assistant Underwriter - Upstream Energy Talbot

Tel: 0207 550 3729

Alastair is an Assistant Underwriter in the Upstream Energy team at Talbot Underwriting where he has been for 5 years. In addition to traditional E&P activities Alastair also has special interests in renewables and power cables.

Alastair was a delegate on the 2017 U35 Energy Trip to Latin America, is the current U35s representative on the Joint Rig Committee, and joined the U35 Committee in January 2019

Alexander Collins - Senior Associate in Marine - Willis Towers Watson

Tel: 0203 124 8209

Alex is a Senior Associate within the Marine P&I team at Willis Towers Watson, having joined in 2013. Alex works with all 13 International Group P&I Club’s and Non-IG P&I providers and joined the Marine U35s Committee in January 2019.

 Please feel free to contact Alex for any enquiries. 

William Warden - Assistant Underwriter - Cargo - Allied World

Tel: 0207 220 0600

Will is an Assistant Underwriter for the Marine Cargo team at Allied World Assurance Company. He joined Allied World in 2013, having previously worked for two years as part of an Underwriting Operations team for a different Lloyd’s Syndicate.

Will joined the Marine U35s Committee in January 2016. Please feel free to contact Will for any enquiries. 

Stephanie Ashurst – Assistant Underwriter  Cargo – MS Amlin

Stephanie is an Assistant Underwriter at MS Amlin and has been part of the cargo team since 2016. She previously worked at Hiscox, working within their Reisurance division.

Stephanie joined the Marine U35s Committee in 2018; please feel free to contact her with any Cargo queries.

Emma Davison - Adjuster - Lloyd Warwick

Tel: 0203 142 4300

Emma is an energy Adjuster at Lloyd Warwick International Ltd. Following graduation in 2013, Emma worked as an engineer specialising in the engineering and design of mooring systems for FPSO’s. In 2014, Emma transitioned into Energy Loss Adjusting and has gained experience working on a variety of energy losses throughout Europe, Africa, and South America. Emma joined the committee in 2017.

Rebecca Penn Chambers - P&I Claims handler - Steamship Mutual

Tel: 020 7650 6594

Rebecca is a Claims Executive in the Eastern Syndicate of Steamship Insurance Management Services Limited and handles a wide variety of P&I and FD&D disputes.

Prior to joining Steamship Mutual in 2015, Rebecca completed an accelerated undergraduate degree in law at BPP Law School. She has recently completed a postgraduate degree in Law, Business and Management at The University of Law.

Rebecca joined the Marine U35s Committee in January 2019. Please contact Rebecca if you have any comments or queries regarding the Marine U35s, P&I insurance and P&I/FD&D claims.

Charlotte Sellen - Marine and Energy Liability Underwriter - Navigators

Charlotte is a Marine and Energy Liability Underwriter at Navigators, having joined the syndicate in August 2018. Prior to this, Charlotte spent 6 years at another Lloyd’s syndicate, initially as a marine claims adjuster, before joining the Marine & Energy Liabs Underwriting team in 2014.

Charlotte joined the U35’s committee in January 2019.

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