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New Zealand - Emergency Contacts

Hull Claims – Emergency Contacts

Emergency Contacts

All claims are dealt with by head office in the UK. 

Chris Barrett, Branch Manager & Hull Underwriter (New Zealand)

Chris Barrett, Branch Manager & Hull Underwriter (New Zealand)

Originally from Whitby, UK. Chris came to the Company via the Merchant Navy where he attained his 2nd Mates ticket. This was followed with a B.Sc in Nautical Studies before he joined Sunderland Marine in 1989. Chris worked in Claims for 11 years, before transferring to underwriting. In 2006 Chris and his family moved to Nelson as permanent residents. In 2012 Chris was made Branch Manager. Chris also represents Sunderland on the ICNZ Marine Committee. Chris, in his spare time, can often be found somewhere along the Nelson waterfront with his fishing rod, chasing snapper into the small hours of the night. 

Tel: +64 3 5468830
Cell: +64 21 394066

Email: chris.barrett@sunderlandmarine.com 

 

Paul Sowerby, Claims Manager (SMI)

Paul Sowerby, Claims Manager (SMI)

Paul joined Sunderland Marine in 1986 and oversees all non-injury claims for all geographical areas.

Tel: +44 (0)191 232 5221
Fax: +44 (0)191 261 0540
Mobile: +44 (0)7985 899 215

Email: paul.sowerby@sunderlandmarine.com

Michael Wilson, Claims Adjuster (SMI)

Michael Wilson, Claims Adjuster (SMI)

Michael joined Sunderland Marine in 2002. He is involved in hull claims worldwide with specific responsibility to oversee New Zealand claims.

Tel: +44 (0)191 232 5221
Fax: +44 (0)191 261 0540
Mobile: +44 (0)7985 899 211

Email: michael.wilson@sunderlandmarine.com