Who we are
FP Marine Risks has a proven track record of providing solutions for all classes of Marine Insurance, both direct and reinsurance. As a result we maintain a large and complex portfolio innovatively placed on behalf of a broad range of clients across the world.
We consist of a highly experienced, diverse group of people with strong marine backgrounds – in Marine Insurance broking, underwriting and adjusting, shipmanagement and maritime law – and we provide support for our clients at every stage of the insurance process ensuring an efficient and thorough service.
FP Marine Risks is an independent company, free to choose the best partners and service providers from around the world. Headquartered in Hong Kong, with offices in London, Sydney, Melbourne, Beijing and Taipei, we follow a straightforward, open style of business with an emphasis on stable, long-term working relationships.
Who's watching us
FP Marine Risks is a member of the Hong Kong Confederation of Insurance Brokers. We are regulated by the Financial Services Authority in the United Kingdom, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, the China Insurance Regulatory Commission, and the Ministry of Finance in Taiwan.
Lloyd's of London
FP Marine Risks is a broker at Lloyd's and was the first Asian-headquartered insurance broker to achieve full accreditation. Lloyd's is the world's leading specialist insurance and reinsurance market. 62 businesses underwrite insurance at Lloyd's, covering all classes of business from more than 200 countries worldwide.
Group Chief Executive
Philip has over three decades of experience in marine insurance, during which time he has particularly focused on the fields of cargo insurance and reinsurance. He began his career as a broker in Lloyd’s before moving to Asia in 1990, where he has remained ever since. Philip is a frequent writer and speaker on marine insurance, and regularly undertakes consultation and expert witness work in the field of marine insurance broking.
Chief Executive, London Operations
Charles has over 30 years’ experience as a marine insurance broker in London, Singapore and Hong Kong and was one of the founding members of the company. Charles’ main focus has been to provide hull and machinery, protection & indemnity and marine liability solutions to clients throughout the Asia Pacific region. With the opening of the company’s London office in 2003, his time now also includes developing the company’s European and London market interests.
Dennis joined FP Marine Risks in June 1998 having formerly been Marine Manager for a large broking house in Hong Kong. His marine insurance career spans well over 30 years and includes underwriting, average adjusting and broking. Dennis is a leading figure in the marine markets of Hong Kong and Taiwan and a respected authority on all forms of facultative marine reinsurance. Dennis is a Chartered Insurance Broker of the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK.
Andrew joined FP Marine Risks in July 2004, having been Head of Marine Claims in Asia with a multi-national broking house. Throughout the 1990s he gained valuable claims handling experience with WK Webster and Sinclair Roche and Temperley, London. Andrew heads the company’s Shipping team which handles the placement of hull, P&I and liabilities accounts in Asia.
Director, Head of Claims and Legal
Ken joined the company in July 2012. He read law both in his native Scotland and in England, and worked in international road freight forwarding, before embarking on his P&I career with Tindall Riley & Co, managers of the blue-chip Britannia P&I Club, the second largest of the mutual P&I Clubs. He later moved to The Swedish Club’s office in London, since closed, which handled the Club’s Freight, Demurrage & Defence claims. In 2003, he transferred to their Hong Kong office where he worked as Claims Director.
Peter started with FP Marine Risks in December 2004. He has been broking in the London Market since 1977 with a number of well regarded Lloyd’s Brokers, and brings a wealth of London Market Cargo Broking expertise to the company.
Wei joined the company in early 2003 having previously worked as a reinsurance broker for an international broker in Singapore. He previously worked in the Greater China trading industry. Heading up the Beijing office, Wei is responsible for managing and expanding FP Marine Risks’ Greater China business, with a particular focus on cargo risks.
Other companies in the group
FP Reinsurance Brokers is dedicated to providing reinsurance broking services to clients across Asia Pacific. From a background in the Marine reinsurance market, FP Re's experience and outstanding relationships with Asian reinsurers allow them to extend their reinsurance broking capabilities across all lines of treaty business. Visit FP Re's website here.
HY Marine Risks
HY Marine Risks, a marine insurance broker headquartered in Shanghai, was established in 2004. Their core business is providing insurance solutions to small and medium logistics enterprises in and around Shanghai. Originally called HY Insurance Brokers, the company was re-branded in 2012 following an investment by FP Marine Risks.