Thomas Miller Strengthens Asia Pacific Regional Office
Andrew Jones has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Thomas Miller (Asia Pacific) Ltd with effect from April 2013. He will be responsible for providing services to all Thomas Miller’s managed Clubs in the region, particularly the UK P&I, the TT, the UK Defence, and ITIC.
Andrew brings more than twenty years experience of P&I management and claims experience to the Hong Kong team. A law graduate, he joined Thomas Miller’s London office in 1991 specializing in handling personal injury and other people claims, taking the leadership of the UK P&I Club’s specialist people claims syndicate in 1999. In 2004, Andrew was appointed Operations Director for P&I in Europe and subsequently Chief Operating Officer of Thomas Miller P&I Ltd in 2007.
Based in Hong Kong with John Morris, Chairman of Thomas Miller Asia-Pacific, Andrew will oversee and direct the work of the other Thomas Miller offices in the region: Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing and Sydney.
Looking forward to joining Thomas Miller’s strategic regional hub in Hong Kong, Andrew Jones said, “Thomas Miller’s ability to provide maritime insurance knowledge and response locally in Asia is unmatched. In particular, our liability claims team is the strongest in the region with skills and experience gained at sea, in commerce and in the law. “I am looking forward to helping our regional network of offices in delivering the sophisticated skills and expertise that keep our Members trading safely, whether they are locally based or trading into the region.”
Hugo Wynn-Williams, Chairman of Thomas Miller, said, “Andrew has proven himself a key member of the P&I senior management team and will be a great asset to our Asian business as we continue to develop the services we provide to the region.”