Arbitrator, Mediator, Marine & Offshore Energy Insurance Expert Witness & Consultant. Specialist in contractual/customary insurance market practice issues and disputes with nearly 40 years International experience in Hull, P&I, Charterer’s Liability, Cargo, War, Pollution, Excess Liabilities, Operator’s Extra Expense, Reinsurance, etc. Performed risk analysis/negotiated premiums & insurance coverage for every size of Blue Water operator, Brown/Green Water and Great Lakes fleets, long distance/high value tows, energy packages for oil majors/offshore contractors, shipbuilding, platform/pipeline installation risks, banks’ & financiers’ exposures. Co-originated & developed the dominant OPA-90 Pollution COFR Guarantor solution.
Previously: insurance broker/executive at Lloyd’s of London’s Sedgwick and Jardines; Montreal’s Osborne & Lange; New York’s Johnson & Higgins, Marsh & McLennan, and HBI International; Assistant Adjunct Professor at College of Insurance; U.S. government-appointed insurance expert to NATO, Brussels.
Member: MLA (NL); CMA, AsAvAd (RA); SMA’s Insurance, Mediation, Salvage, Offshore Wind, By-Laws & Rules Committees; New York State Insurance Broker’s license; New York City Bar Association advanced commercial mediation training certificate.
Mailing address: 20 Silver Lake Road, Staten Island, New York 10301
Tel: (718) 273-0331
Cell: (718) 577-7740