A Master Mariner and a Marine Insurance professional with over 22 years of experience in the marine industry, both in vessel operations and Marine Insurance.
He has over 13 years of well-rounded Marine Insurance experience in the Middle East region and currently heading the Marine Underwriting Department of Qatar Insurance Company, UAE overseeing a large portfolio of Marine Hull, Cargo, Liability, Aviation & Energy business.
Prior to this he was the Senior Marine Risk Manager with AXA Gulf, working closely with the regional Underwriting team in providing comprehensive Marine & Transport risk solutions to large corporates in the GCC region. He is also experienced in Marine Loss adjusting/surveying matters having represented International and local insurers on various Hull, Cargo and liability matters including conducting Marine Warranty Surveys for complex project cargo & heavy lift movements. He has also represented International P&I clubs on their members marine liability matters and have offered technical guidance on various high-profile marine liability claims.
Capt. Manoj holds numerous Insurance qualification/certifications from Institutions of International repute along with a MBA in International Shipping and Logistics.