Executive Vice President, Speciality Lines
Tom is responsible for the Property, Inland and Marine insurance portfolio’s at Brit Global Speciality USA (BGSU). He is based in New York and has over 30 years’ experience in the Property and Marine insurance space working as a Underwriting Manager, National Product Manager, SVP and EVP Divisional Director. Tom joined Brit in May of 2016 as a Senior Vice President and was responsible for the successful launch of the Marine product at BGSU. In 2018 he was promoted to his current position. Prior to him joining BGSU, Tom has had key management positions at leading US marine and property underwriting companies. He also has experience in start-up underwriting operations - launching consecutively the RLI and Catlin US marine underwriting platforms. Prior to RLI he was National Cargo/Inland manager for CNA and RSA. He is a member of the American Institute of Marine Underwriters (AIMU), past member of the AIMU board of management, cargo committee and education committee. Tom has a BS in Marine Transportation from New York Maritime College and a MBA (Finance) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). In addition he has a US Coast Guard Merchant Marine License any tonnage any oceans.