The Committee


Oliver Clark - Underwriter - Marine Liabilities & Ports - XL Catlin

Tel: 0207 933 7738

Oliver is a Marine Liabilities & Ports Underwriter at XL Catlin, having previously worked at MS Amlin in the Marine and Energy Liability team. Oliver joined the Marine U35s Committee in January 2016 and is the current Vice Chairman. Please feel free to contact him if you have any comments, queries or suggestions in relation to the Marine U35s.  

Vice Chair

Sora Jeon - Associate - Tatham Macinnes LLP

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 Vice Chair. Please feel free to contact Sora if you have any comments or queries about the Marine U35s or claims.  


Deji Sasegbon - Adjusting Manager - Charles Taylor Adjusting

Tel: 0207 398 5350

Deji is an Adjusting Manager, in the Marine Divison 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 due to qualify as a solicitor, in 2018.  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, and is current Treasurer of the Committee. Please contact Deji, if you have any comments or queries, regarding the Marine U35s or claims.

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.

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.

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. 

Nathan Keeley – Assistant Underwriter - Energy – CNA Hardy

Tel: 0207 105 3370

Nathan is an Assistant Underwriter at CNA Hardy where he has been for 6 years. After graduating from university in 2012 with degree in International Business BA (Hons), Nathan started in Claims before moving to upstream energy underwriting in 2014, which he enjoys  due to the diverse and technical facets of the class.
Joining the committee in 2018, Nathan is looking forward to serving on the committee and helping contribute to the success of Marine U35s group

Elena Alvarez-Pino – Energy Assistant Underwriter – Chaucer

Tel: 0207 105 8044

Elena is an Assistant Underwriter in the Energy team at Chaucer. She joined Chaucer in 2013 having previously completed the Lloyd’s Graduate Scheme and a series of secondments across the market. 

Elena joined the Marine U35s Committee in January 2017. 

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 – Cargo Underwriting Assistant - MS Amlin

Stephanie is currently an Underwriting Assistant on the Cargo team at MS Amlin.

She joined the U35s committee in January 2018. Please feel free to contact her for any Cargo related queries.

Ben Ewen - Assistant Underwriter - Marine Hull & War - Talbot

Tel: 0207 550 3681

Ben is an Assistant Underwriter for the Marine Hull & War team at Talbot and joined in September 2012. Ben has been with the organisation since 2008 and previously worked within the Yachts and Marinas department, and Cargo and Specie team.

Ben was a delegate on the 2015 Marine U35s Educational Tour to Dubai and Singapore and joined the Marine U35s Committee in January 2016.

Emma Davison - Adjuster - Braemar Technical Services Ltd

Tel: 0203 142 4300

Emma is an Adjuster at Braemar Technical Services Ltd specialising in energy claims. She joined the team in 2014 having gained experience working in the engineering industry. Emma holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of the West of England. Emma joined the committee in January 2017.

Alexander Greene - Marine Production and Claims Broker - Seascope Insurance Services LLP

Tel: 0207 522 8825

Alexander is a Marine Production and Claims broker at Seascope Insurance Services LLP.

He commenced his career in 2007 working in the tanker market focusing on crude and petroleum products, in 2009 he joined Richards Hogg Lindley – Charles Taylor where he studied and worked as marine average adjuster. He is an Associate of the Association of Average Adjusters and specialises in maritime claims.
Alexander was a delegate on the 2015 Marine U35’s educational tour to Dubai and Singapore and joined the Marine U35’s Committee in January 2017.

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