Our people

Michael Hird

Michael joined RSG / Lodestar in 2018 where he heads the Claims Department.. Michael entered the Marine Insurance industry in 1993. After graduating in law, Michael joined an International Group P&I Club in the claims department where he rose to be a Director and Partner and the Head of Claims of the Club’s Eastern Syndicate.

Harry Edwards

Entered the Marine Insurance industry in 2014. Harry joined Lodestar as a Claims Executive in 2016 after working for two years in Claims at an International Group P&I Club. After graduating from the University of Leeds in 2012 he spent time working at sea on bulk carriers, and then with the operations departments of two ship owners prior to moving into P&I in 2014.

David Kish

Entered the Marine Industry in 1976 with an emphasis on Marine Insurance since 1985.  David holds a BA and JD degree and has headed marine claims, risk management, marine operations, labour relations, and legal departments for both marine insurers and operators.  Presently David serves as Claims Director with Smooth Waters Consultants and Adjusters, which is a Ryan Specialty Group Company affiliated with Lodestar Marine, Trident Marine Managers, and Safe Waters Marine Underwriting Managers.  

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