Our people

John Hearn

John is Co-founder of Lodestar. 17 years with the Shipowners P&I Club. 3 years heading the Markel P&I facility and 5 years as senior underwriter with British Marine. John’s primary areas of underwriting responsibility include Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Canada and Luxury Yachts.

Simone Vena

Simone joined Lodestar in 2018. He previously worked as crew on yachts, before entering the marine insurance industry as a loss adjuster and later as a H&M and P&I broker. Graduated from Plymouth University with a FdSc Operational Yacht Science degree and a BSc (Hons) Navigation and Maritime Science degree.

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