Navium Marine

Welcome to Navium Marine. We are a marine focused specialty MGA.

We strive to create a digitally enhanced business blending underwriting, claims leadership and competence with modern day solutions.

Our team are all long-standing insurance market professionals with a strong desire to leave a legacy of technical performance and discipline and not just ride underwriting cycles.  We have a track record of delivering profitable results and we are committed to delivering value to our capacity and to our clients.

 

 

About Us

Navium Marine Limited was established in May 2021 with a focus on quality marine insurance. Our team has a reputation for approachability and flexibility in developing new structures for both existing and emerging risks.

Clive Washbourn

Clive Washbourn
CEO, CUO & Director

Clive has over 35 years’ experience in the Marine and Specialty Markets. Clive has stellar underwriting performance through all business cycles, and a reputation for building balanced portfolios and delivering upper-quartile results in the Lloyd’s Market. Clive is an admired practitioner in the London Market, most recently working as Head of Marine at Beazley.

Oliver Clark

Oliver Clark
Deputy CUO & Senior Underwriter

Oliver joined Navium in May 2021 from Atrium where he was a Marine Underwriter. Prior to this, he held roles at AXA XL and MS Amlin where he underwrote a combination of Marine and Energy Liabilities and Ports and Terminals. He is currently completing an MBA at Cranfield University’s School of Management.

Henry Maughan

Henry Maughan
Head of Cargo & Specie

Henry has over 14 years’ experience in the London Cargo Market and joined Navium in November 2021. Previously he was the Cargo Class Underwriter at Antares Syndicate responsible for managing a large, diverse portfolio of international cargo business. After graduating from the University of Nottingham, Henry joined the industry on the Willis Graduate scheme in 2007 leaving there in 2010 to join the Cargo Division at Marsh prior to becoming an Underwriter at Antares in 2014.

Emma Roadnight

Emma Roadnight
Cargo & Specie Underwriter

Emma joined Navium in November 2021, after 5 years as a Cargo Underwriter within the Antares Marine team. Prior to this she worked at both MS Amlin and Travelers within the Cargo and Specie underwriting teams. Emma began her career in insurance as a Catastrophe Risk Analyst at Canopius after graduating from the University of Leicester with a MSc in Business Analysis and Finance and a BSc in Economics.

Gillian McCombes

Gillian McCombes
Underwriter

Gillian has over 18 years of experience as a Marine Underwriter. She joined Navium in April 2022 and prior to this worked in Lloyd’s of London at Atrium. IN her previous role, she wrote a consistently profitable Marine book and developed significant market expertise in Hull, Disbursements, War and Builder’s Risks.

Anthony Walker

Anthony Walker
Claims Manager

Tony has 32 years’ experience handling and leading claims in the Lloyds and Company Markets in London, first for RSA then Xchanging Claims Services (XCS). Whilst working at XCS he has also been seconded to QBE and to Aspen where he also handled claims for them in a Market Lead capacity. He has also travelled to negotiate complex claims on behalf of the London Market to the US, Canada, South America and Europe.

Danielle Basstoe

Danielle Basstoe
Cargo & Specie Assistant Underwriter

Danielle Basstoe joined Navium in June 2021 after 21 months as a Cargo Underwriting Assistant at Antares. Prior to her career in insurance, she worked as an Assistant Auditor for two years at the National Audit Office (NAO) as part of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) department. Danielle completed her ACII qualification to become an Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute in January 2022.

Millie Perrin

Millie Perrin
Assistant Underwriter

Millie joined Navium in November 2021. Prior to this she was on the Lloyd’s of London Insurance Graduate Scheme where she undertook placements in the Lloyd’s Corporation and the Marine teams at Canopius and Marsh. Millie completed her ACII qualification in 2021 and achieved a BA in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic History from Trinity College, Cambridge in 2018, and an MA from Newcastle University in Early Medieval Archaeology in 2019.

Lewis Ross

Lewis Ross
Underwriting Assistant

Leah Wright

Leah Wright
Underwriting Assistant

Rinku Patel

Rinku Patel
Director

An ICAEW qualified accountant having trained with BDO and then moving to Andersen. Rinku was Group CFO & COO of DUAL Group, Group CFO of Howden Broking Group and Director of Finance at Hyperion Insurance Group (Now Howden Group Holdings) before consulting in 2016/7 supporting a number of businesses and  in the intermediary space.  Rinku’s industry experience includes software (SAAS and non-SAAS), Information businesses and Insurance (at DUAL, Howden and Hyperion). Rinku founded Pine Walk in 2017 with Fidelis, as an MGA platform, now managing six MGAs and a European platform as well.

Grahame Dawe

Grahame Dawe
Director

Grahame has over 25 years’ experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry. Grahame was previously at Aspen Insurance Group where he worked for 17 years in various finance roles, including as Group Financial Controller and most recently as Group Chief Accounting Officer and UK CFO. Prior to joining Aspen, Grahame was at KPMG in the Insurance audit practice where he was responsible for a portfolio of London market and international clients. Grahame began his career at Sedgwick Lloyd’s Underwriting Agency.  He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, qualifying in 1997.

What we do

Navium offers insurance across the full range of Marine classes.  Our experience allows us to understand the keys risks faced by our clients whilst also looking to pioneer new approaches to risk selection and loss management.

Ship Building

 

 

Ship Owning

 

International Movement of Goods

 

 

Marine Liability

 

War/Kidnap and Ransom

Ports and Terminals