BLP is lead by a team of experienced professionals, with almost 100 years' experience in the insurance business.
Bob joined Thomas Miller after a career of 21 years in the Royal Navy, rising to the rank of Commander in the Logistics Branch.
In 1994 he joined Thomas Miller as the HR Manager and three years later he became the Europe Region Services Director with the task of reorganising the service delivery to the Thomas Miller managed mutuals. From 1999 to 2004 he was the firm's HR director and was then appointed the Group Chief Operating Officer, a role he filled for six years.
Since mid 2010 Bob has focussed his attention on pensions, property, risk management and internal assurance.
Director of Technical Consultancy
Jeff joined BLP at its inception in 1999 and became Technical Director in 2004. Jeff was appointed as Director of Consultancy to the Board of BLP in July 2014 and will continue to promote our expertise in BOPAS, Lifecycle Costing and Butterfly.
He was previously Head of Risk Management at Building Performance Group.
John joined BLP in June 2012 as the Quality Manager within the Technical Team and was appointed as Technical Director to the Board of BLP in July 2014.
He comes from private sector Building Control and brings extensive technical experience in both commercial and residential projects.
Phil joined Thomas Miller in February 2016 as Head of Sales for BLP and is responsible for the day to day running of their direct sales team. He was appointed Sales Director and joined the BLP Board in July 2017.
He was previously Strategic Account Director at Glenigan Ltd, a market leading construction intelligence organisation. Prior to that he headed up their Key Accounts team for many years.
Other key contacts
Adrian joined Thomas Miller in 2008 as the Marketing Manager for BLP.
He also assists other divisions of Thomas Miller on various marketing projects.
He comes from a financial services background and has over ten years' marketing experience.
David joined Thomas Miller in 2011 as a Technical Manager for BLP.
He comes from Zurich Building Guarantee where he was the Regional Surveyor leading their London and South Teams.
Research & Development Manager
Peter joined Thomas Miller in 2005 as Research and Development Manager for BLP.
He manages the maintenance and development of the computerised risk management system which underpins the technical side of BLP’s latent defect insurance for buildings.
Durability assessments for innovative building systems and components are conducted by Peter.
Legal, Claims and Code Senior Executive
Edward joined BLP in 2018, is a qualified solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and BLP’s in-house lawyer.
He trained in a boutique litigation law firm in Gray’s Inn where he acted on among other things, an £80 million claim made by the Libyan government against a London based hedge fund which was reported in the Financial Times. He is responsible for all legal related matters and bringing amicable resolution to disputes under the code and other.
Stephen qualified as a solicitor in 1992 with Addleshaw Goddard, specialising in environment and property law, advising landowners and developers, banks and building societies on mitigating liabilities associated with contaminated land.
He joined Thomas Miller in 1995 to assist with the development of what became the market-leading environmental insurance venture. He was responsible as Legal Director for product development, policy negotiation and compliance.
In 2005 Stephen helped BLP to develop the contaminated land extension to the BLPSECURE policy, and in 2008 he helped BLP to understand and analyse the views of the construction law community regarding latent defect insurance.