Jason works as a broker operating in the London market. He specialises in marine insurance, transportation, specie and fine arts.
My role is Developing and producing marine, motor truck cargo and fine art insurance business. This involves introducing longstanding relationships and identifying new opportunities in the market where NDI can add value. Strengthening existing client relationships and building new ones. Developing new products and insurance solutions for our clients that assist them to manage their risks.
Jason began his career in the London insurance market in 1988 starting as a trainee underwriting assistant at Sovereign Marine & General. He joined Zurich Insurance in 1991 and in 1992 was appointed as an Assistant Underwriter. He took over the responsibility for underwriting the Marine Hull Account in 1999 before joining Marineline in 2000 to set up an international portfolio.
In 2000 he joined John Cahill & Company Limited as a Marine Manager before founding his own broking company Oporto Insurance Consultants Limited in 2001.
In 2006 he returned to underwriting joining Nipponkoa as Marine Underwriter responsible for underwriting and managing their marine account. Moving back to broking in 2014 with Lucy Raymond & Sons. In 2015 Jason was appointed Managing Director of the Marine Division at Houlder Insurance Services before Joining NDI in 2016.
Jason was appointed an ACII in 1996 and FCII in 2010, he is also a Chartered Insurer, and has acted for the Charted Insurance Institute as a marine expert.
In 2009 he graduated from Edinburgh Napier University with a First Class Honours degree in Financial Services Management (Insurance) and in 2014 completed his postgraduate studies by completing his MBA, his dissertation: Assessing the role of supply chain management in the insurance market: The case of Lloyd s of London was awarded a distinction.
In July 2010 he addressed the International Association of Defence Council (the world oldest and most prestigious defence lawyers association) annual conference in Barcelona joining a panel of experts speaking on “Piracy in the 21st Century” following which he was honoured to accept the presidents invitation to join.
An expert witness Jason has acted for various solicitors in the city of London. He is also an Affiliate member of the British Association of Cargo Surveyors and member of the Chartered Management Institute.