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1 - 2 December 2021
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Tower of LondonLondon, UK

Peter Townsend
Principal at Ensign Consultancy Ltd


Peter Townsend has worked in the marine insurance market in London for over 40 years.  Having graduated from Warwick University with an Honours degree in Economics, he started as a clerk on a Lloyd’s syndicate.  After completing his Fellowship of the Chartered Insurance Institute in 1986, he moved to become deputy underwriter on a small syndicate, writing all classes of marine business.

He had a ten year period as a Lloyd’s broker followed by a spell in the London Company market.  In November 2015 he moved from Swiss re to become Director of Marine at Amtrust, writing for their Lloyds syndicate.  In 2018 he set up Ensign Consultancy providing professional services to the Shipping industry.  He currently provides consultancy services to a Lloyd’s broker, a Lloyd’s syndicate as well as Independent Peer Review roles and has provided insurance advice to an Artificial Intelligence software company.

Peter is a past Chairman of the Joint Hull Committee, the London market hull technical body and has served on the Lloyds Market Association committee and the International Union of Marine Insurers (IUMI) Ocean hull committee.  He is a committee member of the Insurance Institute of London.

He lectures regularly at the Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, the technical courses for the Chartered Insurance Institute and has spoken at IUMI and Salvage conferences.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel | Corporate Social Responsibility – Things to consider for H&M and P&I Clubs and how they intend on managing these requirements in the future


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