Miller Insurance Services hires Barness to hull & machinery unit

Miller Insurance Services has hired market veteran Steve Barness to join its hull and machinery unit. Miller Insurance Services said that Barness “brings a wealth of experience in Marine Hull & Machinery, War and P&I risks”.

Barness started his career in insurance in 1982. He had previously been a director of UK-based Meridian Risk Solutions Ltd for 18 years.

Nick Summers, Head of Direct Marine at Miller Insurance Services, said that “we’re excited to have Steve joining us. His expertise in the day-to-day technical management of risks placed both in the Lloyd’s and overseas markets will result in our clients receiving even better service and even more tailored solutions. Steve’s experience working with clients in Greece also adds to our offering in this important country for the Marine market.”