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The Team

Made up of a team of highly experienced and knowledgeable individuals, with many years experience in marine underwriting, claims resolution, adjusting and consultancy gained at Lloyds.

Jonathan Lloyd Jones

Jonathan Lloyd Jones | Managing Director | JLJ Maritime S.A, Greece

Jonathan started his career in marine insurance some in 1974, when he joined P.W. Hardy & Others, Marine Syndicate at Lloyd’s. This is where strong foundations in many aspects of marine and other areas of insurance were established.

In 1978 he joined one of the most prominent and influential leading syndicates in marine hull, where he learnt how to quote and lead business and where he made long lasting relationships with brokers, who are now in senior positions in leading marine insurance broking companies around the world. It was at this time that he was the first Lloyd’s underwriterto travel out of the market to meet with clients and underwriters around the world; specifically travelling to Norway, Greece and Turkey.

In 1984, he travelled to Asia for the first time visiting Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore.

In 1986 he was appointed the Active Underwriter of Syndicate 329, at Lloyd’s which became known as  JLJ & Others where the Munich Re, Allied Bank of South Africa, St Paul Fire and Marine, amongst others were corporate investors.

In 1992, he led the first Russian fleets to be insured in the international market following the collapse of the Soviet Union.

At the request of the Asian Shipowners Forum, he successfully created the Asian Marine Consortium based in HK.

In 1998, he successfully led the team that created the first P&I facility in the Lloyd’s Market building up a portfolio of 12m GT.

Jonathan strongly supported and was instrumental in the establishment of the Korea P&I Association.

In 1992 he created what is now known as Maritime London’s Officer Cadet Scholarship, a Scholarship of which he is still proudly a Trustee. The Scholarship aims to help raise the profile of the importance of well trained and educated seafarers to the insurance industry.

He was a Director of the Markel Underwriting Agencies, part of Markel, a US listed company. He was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of British Marine Managers Ltd.

Jonathan has written and published various articles in shipping magazines and newspapers, has spoken at numerous conferences around the world.

After leaving the City of London in 2000 he moved to Ireland, then in 2004  moved to Greece and created JLJ Maritime.

He is a member of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights.

jlj@jljmaritime.com