Chairman of the Membership Committee
Founder | Managing Director of Independent Average Adjusters Ltd
John was educated at St. Paul’s School, London and Cambridge University from where he graduated withan M.A and LL.M in International Law. From 1977 to 1980, John trained at the Law firm of Norton Rose, Botterell and Roche in London and accepted an offer to join Michael A. Karageorgis S.A. in Piraeus as legal adviser specializing in hull and machinery, P&I claims and charter-party disputes. From 1983 till 1989 John gained invaluable experience in tanker management as a director of Karageorgis’ Global Tankers. In 1990, John was head-hunted by the Manley Hopkins Group in Piraeus.
After acting as managing director of the venerable ship-brokerage firm of P. Wigham-Richardson (Hellas) till 1993, John assumed responsibility for the marketing of the Manley Group’s activities to the Greek shipping communities of Piraeus and London. In 1997, John founded Independent Average Adjusters Ltd where he remains as Managing Director.
Inspirational Quote: ‘You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream’