Suzanne Byrne

- Group Head of Claims
Office:
Suzanne Byrne is the Club’s Group Head of Claims. She joined the West of England in 1993 after qualifying as a barrister in 1991 and practising criminal law. Suzanne worked in the European/Eastern European syndicate for both P&I and FD&D claims, and in 1997 she transferred to the North/South American syndicate, where she also handled US Jones Act and cruise/passenger claims. In 2007 Suzanne left the Club to be in-house Counsel/Risk Manager at a shipowner where she was responsible for all insurances and claims matters, including management of a Class 2 Captive, sale and purchase of vessels, and drafting and reviewing commercial contracts. 

Suzanne re-joined the Club in 2015 and in addition to having overall responsibility for claims worldwide, she also sits on the BIMCO Documentary Committee and the IG subcommittee for Salvage.

Suzanne Byrne

Contact Details

T +44 20 7716 6024
M +44 7711 214837