Jonathan Eaton

Jonathan isn’t only interested in the technical aspects of cargo insurance. He tries to ensure that his team provides a unique and supportive experience for every client.

Product Expertise

Industry Expertise

Geographic Focus

  • AmericasBrazil, México, United States
  • Asia PacificAustralia, China, India, Japan, Singapore
  • EMEABelgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
  • UK & IrelandIreland, United Kingdom

Jonathan joined us as Chief Underwriting Officer for global cargo insurance in 2014. He has over 25 years of experience as a marine underwriter and manager.

He started his career with the Lloyd’s cargo claims team before moving to underwriting, working for Commercial Union and RSA. He also spent five years in Dublin with Aon and Northern Marine Underwriters (part of Munich Re). In 2007, he returned to London to join AIG, where he managed some of its largest risk-managed accounts before joining its head office team in 2009 to oversee cargo insurance globally. In 2012, he joined Aviva as head of marine insurance before taking on specialty lines, which included marine, construction, power and engineering, surety and accident and health.   

Jonathan has served as an elected member of the Joint Cargo Committee and the International Underwriting Association Technical Marine Committee. His education includes management study at Oxford Business School.

Recent Activities and Publications

Affiliation -
Name: Lloyds Market Association Organization: Joint Cargo Committee section of LMA web site Year:2013
Web Link: http://www.lmalloyds.com/Web/market_places/marine/JCC/Joint_Cargo_Committee2.aspx

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