Vice President, Marine Practice Leader
JLT Specialty USA
Chris began his career in the Maritime industry sailing for US Flag Government operated vessels as well as smaller tanker shuttles in New York Harbor. Following his sea going career, Chris transitioned into the Marine Insurance field focusing on Blue Water and large Brown Water areas of the business spending over 11+ years at a Top 5 Publically Traded Insurance Brokerage firm.
Chris' proven track record and extensive knowledge has led current and past clients to rely on him for guidance in the area of risk management, including better evaluation and management of risk and control, and adequacy of insurance contracts. He is adept in marketing and negotiating specialized insurance programs designed for the specific needs of the client.
Chris currently serves as Vice President for JLT Specialty in New York City and is responsible for new business development and remains fully involved in large risk management and complex insurance programs for JLT's US based blue water clientele. With this background in client management for larger marine risks, his role within the Group gives him direct access to all of the JLT's resources.
Chris is a graduate of State University of New York, Maritime College with a Bachelor of Science Marine Transportation & Business Management.