Board Advisory Committee Chairman

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Board Advisory Committee Chairman

Russell Parker

Russell Parker

Chairman of Maritime Sureties Committee (MSC)

Russell Parker (a career banker of over 35 years standing), Russell brings 20 years experience in the global maritime finance sector. He is the former Head of Lloyds Banking Group’s Ship Finance Business, having previously overseen the growth of HBOS’ Shipping portfolio prior to the merger with Lloyds. Russell has also held senior positions in Bank of Scotland’s Project Finance and Oil & Gas divisions and possesses an MSc in International Banking.

Russell is also a Director of Edinmar, a private Ship Finance consultancy firm.

Mike Lawson

Mike Lawson

Head of Audit, Finance and Investments Committee (AFI) and Member of MSC

Mike brings over 20 years of financial services experience working in multiple areas of Structure Finance, including Commercial Banking Finance and Structured Corporate Finance. Michael qualified into the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and began his career in 1990.

Michael has a variety of experience with in depth strategy and planning particularly in the Structured Finance Arena.

Danny Joffe

Danny Joffe

Head of Ethics, Nominations and Remuneration Committee (ENR)

Danny Joffe began his career with Aegis Insurance Company in South Africa in 1996 as a legal advisor after completing his law degree and a Master of Laws in Insurance and Company Law.

Danny worked for the Hartford Steam Boiler for three years before joining the Hollard Insurance Company in South Africa where he currently heads up its legal division in the non life space. Danny sits on insurance agents and company boards in South Africa and has specialized in regulatory governance.

Jerry Pinkus

Jerry Pinkus

Head of Risk, Underwriting and Claims Committee (RUC)

Jerry Pinkus began his career in broking in 1979, specialising as a broker/producer of International Facultative business. He has held several senior positions with leading Lloyds Brokers as an Executive Director, including Lambert Fenchurch International and HSBC Insurance Brokers and has worked at several Insurance Companies in the Middle East.

Justin Tuson

Justin Tuson

Head of IT, Systems and PR Committee (ISP)

With Information Technology experience exceeding 20 years, Justin Tuson has worked in a wide variety of sectors – Oil and Gas Discovery, Travel Airline booking and Advertising Media. His experience spans Mainframe, Mini and Desktop computing.

He is also CEO of Rocket Science, an IT consultancy and consultant technologist for Imaginar.