Co-founder of Lodestar. Entered the Marine Insurance industry in 1980. 7 years with Sedgwick Marine Ltd as a Hull broker and latterly as a P&I broker. 17 years with Steamship Mutual as the Far East and Middle East underwriter. 8 years as head of P&I at British Marine. Charles’ areas of underwriting responsibility include Holland, Greece, Scandinavia, India and Middle East.