P&I club The West has announced that Sumit Madhu will join the Club’s London Underwriting Team as a Senior Underwriter on Tuesday 14th April.

Sumit is a Master Mariner, having served as a Captain on LNG vessels with a major Japanese shipowner. After his time at sea he joined the claims department of another International Group Club, before transferring to Underwriting where he had responsibility for the Middle Eastern, Indian, and Japanese regions.

His specialist knowledge of the LNG sector and other tanker markets and previous underwriting and claims background will provide valuable additional resource to the West’s Underwriting Team in many key areas, in addition to complementing the Club’s continued development of the company’s Offshore and other specialist products.

By Jake Frith

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