Charles is joint global head of Marine at Canopius Syndicate at Lloyd’s. Charles started his insurance career working as an average adjuster. He then joined Willis in 1999 as a marine broker and soon rose to the level of Divisional Director. Charles then moved on to the underwriting side with Brit Insurance in 2007 underwriting marine liability and hull business before moving to Canopius in 2010. Charles has a bachelor’s degree in Maritime Business and Law and a masters degree in Maritime Law. He has previously been a member of the Joint War Committee and the Insurance Institute of London Marine Committee. Charles is currently a member of the Joint Liability Committee and Chairs the Legal and Liability Committee of IUMI.