Hull & Marine Liabilities Team

Our directors are drawn from a range of backgrounds,
all of whom have developed their careers over many years
progressing through the ranks and taking their knowledge
into different areas of the business.

Andrew Fairfield
Director

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Office: +44 (0) 207 953 8492

Mobile: +44 (0) 7900 210 238

Andrew has 40 years experience in the shipping business, starting with a seafaring career; sailing as 3rd – Chief Officer on both foreign going and short-sea vessels; with experience on; tankers, general cargo, reefers and bulkers. Following the completion of a Maritime Studies degree, he joined Steamship Mutual P&I Club and then the Ocean Marine, where he was a Syndicate Head and Director. After consulting at leading international law firm, Norton Rose, he became the P&I claims manager at Markel Syndicate 329 (J. L. Jones & Others) fixed premium P&I facility at Lloyd’s.

Andrew’s speciality is marine liability claims; H&M, P&I, FD&D and related matters, with particular emphasis on collision, GA, marine cargo and marine liability policy disputes. He has spoken at seminars in London, Singapore, Turkey and the Philippines on marine liability claims and recoveries. His clients include; Lloyd’s Syndicates, H&M insurers, P&I Clubs and fixed premium P&I insurers, Shipowners and Charterers.

Pequod London
Coppergate House,
10 Whites Row,
London,
E1 7NF

Mufei Lo
Director

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Office: +65 9292 0900

Mobile: +65 9823 0119

Mufei has over 20 years experience in marine, transport and cargo insurance/claims management and loss adjusting and in all related matters across Asia and Europe. Mufei currently runs Pequod’s Singapore office overseeing regional business activities in Asia since joining in 2010.

After obtaining his MBA degree in Belgium, Mufei started his career as a claims executive in a leading P&I Club and then joined a specialist through transport liability insurer in a senior position, both roles in Europe. Mufei relocated to Asia twice to build up his comprehensive experience and in-depth knowledge in the region – he was Claims Manager in Hong Kong and Singapore for a leading P&I/Marine Liability Claims Correspondents, and has also worked as Recoveries Manager for the Singapore regional office of a global marine claims and cargo recovery agent. During his tenure there, he also was instrumental to set up a specialist transport liability claims department.

One of Mufei’s strengths is in the P&I, marine liability and through transport related matters. He has provided training and workshops to various shipping, transport and logistics interests on risk management and loss prevention aspects. He also has spoken at seminars in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Tunisia on various marine liability insurance and claims issues.

Mufei is fluent in Chinese, French and English.

Pequod Singapore
19 Keppel Rd,
#09-05 Jit Poh Building,
Singapore
098058

Joseph MacDonald
Associate Director

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Office: +1 (212) 209 3939

Mobile: +1 (191) 4860 4958

Joe has over 35 years of comprehensive experience/knowledge of Marine Insurance Claims handling and all related matters. He has held numerous positions of authority within the Marine Claims arena, most recently as a Senior Vice President / Marine Claims Manager for Hugh Wood Inc. Prior to that he was the Director of Marine Claims for Hilb, Rogal & Hobbs / HRH / Willis, the President of Technical Claims Services, Inc. (TCS), Senior Vice President at Aon Risk Services’ Marine Technical Services Department and Assistant Claims Manager for Sanko Kisen (U.S.A.) Corp.
He has had responsibility for direct assistance of brokerage teams, as well as marine adjusters and related staff, with extensive experience handling major marine casualties including Hull & Machinery, Cargo, P&I claims including – FFO, Fines, FDD, Charter Party disputes, Crew and other Personal Injury claims.

As a member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States Joe has served on the Committee on Carriage of Goods and the Committee on Maritime Personal. He has been an Industry Speaker and a serving member of the Association of the Average Adjusters of the United States, and the Marine Insurance Claims Association.

New York
420 Lexington Ave
Suite 300
New York
NY 10170

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