Chris Kennedy

Australia Branch Manager & Aquaculture Risk Manager

Chris joined Sunderland Marine in 1990. Currently based in Melbourne, Australia he is responsible for general management of the branch as well as supporting the company’s aquaculture involvement in Australia and New Zealand.

Chris started with Sunderland Marine in 1990 as an Aquaculture Risk Manager working out of Inverness. In 1995 he transferred to Nelson, New Zealand, and subsequently to Melbourne, Australia in 2012.

During this time the role has been largely that of general branch management, involving liaison with head office departments such as HR, Finance, Marketing, Underwriting, Leadership and Compliance.

In addition, he provides risk management and underwriting support to the Aquaculture team, with specific focus on the Asia Pacific (primarily Australia and New Zealand) areas.