The Team

John Sullivan

John Sullivan

Managing Director

John began his marine insurance career in 2004, and with more than 10 years industry experience was promoted to role of Managing Director in 2017. He has overall responsibility for ensuring our high quality service delivery and development our business strategy. He has obtained a number of industry qualification, including post-graduate diplomas in Marine Insurance and Maritime Law. In addition to marine insurance, John offers V.Scope clients knowledge of many general insurance products such as Professional Indemnity, Directors & Officers as well as more specialist products such as Cyber Risk Liability.

Andrew Gordon ACII

Andrew Gordon ACII

Director

Andrew started working in the Marine Insurance industry in 1973.Andrew is a highly respected marine insurance professional and is a senior figure within the London insurance market. His working career has been dedicated to Marine Insurance and Reinsurance. In addition to being a Director of V.Scope, Andrew is Managing Director of Seascope Insurance Services Ltd, a Lloyd’s broker established almost 50 years ago, with offices in London, Piraeus and Hong Kong. Andrew is ACII qualified and a member of the Lloyd’s Marine Executive Committee.

Tony Flanaghan ACII

Tony Flanaghan ACII

Director

Tony began his insurance broking career in 1978. He holds directorships with both V.Scope, since its establishment in 2013, and our joint venture partner Seascope Insurance Services Ltd, since 1987. During his career, Tony has developed strong relationships with some of the leading ship management companies in the industry. He provides expert advice in the technical aspects of marine insurance broking. He brings to V.Scope solid knowledge of all major marine insurance products and wordings. Tony is ACII qualified.

Andreas Giannikios

Andreas Giannikios

Senior Broker

Andreas is responsible for arranging new policies, amendments to existing policies and renewals. He obtained his LLM Maritime Law from Plymouth University and joined V.Scope in 2014. He is a Greek national, and fluent in English.

Rajit Sharma

Rajit Sharma

Senior Claims Manager

Rajit is your principal point of contact for all claims related matters. He has handled a wide range of marine insurance claims, including complex General Average, machinery damage and cross liabilities recoveries. He was promoted to the role of Senior Claims Manager in 2017. Rajit has an LLB in Law from London School of Economics and is studying towards his Association of Average Adjusters qualifications. Rajit is fluent in Hindi.

Elvio Romano

Elvio Romano

Claims Manager

Based in our Monaco office, Elvio is a specialist in the cruise ship and super yacht insurance sectors, and works exclusively for some of the leading service providers in that industry. Elvio is an Italian national, and is fluent in English and French.

Will Hope

Will Hope

Claims Manager

Based in Liverpool, with over 20 years’ experience within the maritime industry, both at sea and ashore, Will offers our customers a unique blend of operational and technical expertise. Will holds various qualifications in Nautical Science, Maritime Law, Marine Insurance and is completing the Chartered Insurance Institute qualification.

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