Marine Committee

The LMA Marine Committee is the senior marine committee, comprising ten elected members plus the senior Lloyd’s representative from each of the Joint Committees. It meets every other month. 

If there is an issue you wish to raise at this committee or any of the Joint Committees, please contact either a member of the committee or the secretary. 

Elected members:
Mark Edmondson   Chubb
Bill Katesmark       MAP
Peter McIntosh      Ark
Richard Palengat   Aegis
Tim Pembroke       QBE
Philip Sandle         Beazley
Colin Sprott          Navigators
Peter Townsend    Amtrust
Andrew Voke         Chaucer
Andrew Wright      Amlin

Joint Committee Representatives:
Paul Ashworth     JCC
Richard Tomlin    JHC
Peter Gower        JLC
Dean Allen          JMCC
Mel Raven           JRC
Jason Roe           JSC
Andrew Moulton  JWC
Andrew Hedges   JXL

Current Issues 

  • Cyber exposure and coverage
  • GUA schedules and their use
  • Non disclosure agreements
  • Seeking an alternative method for processing premium deemed problematic by US


LMA Marine Forums

The forums provide an opportunity for the Joint Chairs to update the market on the wide range of work being undertaken by the Joint Committees. If any underwriter would like an issue raised at Committee level, please let either the relevant Chairman or secretary know.

Contact us

Neil Roberts
Head of Marine Underwriting

Members' Area

Marine Committee Members' Area

If you are an IUA member and wish to access the minutes, please email

Useful links

The following links may be of general interest relative to the maritime sector. Marine class sector specific links can be found on the individual Joint Committee pages