Professional Bio Evan has provided sound mind and rudder within the maritime industry and marine insurance sector for over 20 years. He has worked as a commercial marine underwriter for Marine MGA holding the pen for NAS and Swiss Re. His portfolio included a great diversity of commercial and recreational marine risks: vessels, marinas, boat builders, marine contractors, cargo, stevedoring and inland marine exposures. Evan analyzed, underwrote as well as aided claims adjustment within this niche portfolio.
He is a graduate of Navtech and has earned the Accredited Master Marine Surveyor (AMMS) designation, recognized by the American Institute of Marine Underwriters (AIMU). He is trained in the practice of USCG and ABYC standards for inspection of vessels. Evan is also a graduate of Swiss Re Academy's Marine program which he attended in Zurich, Switzerland and earned certificates in yacht insurance, cargo inspection, hull underwriting as well as various marine liability coverages and maritime law. Evan is recognized as a qualified independent vessel surveyor by the United States Surveyors Association (USSA) in Fort Myers, FL and International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) in London.
Following the sale of Marine MGA Evan took a brief absence from the marine industry, completed his MBA, and worked for companies such as: Liberty Mutual, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Homesite and American Family Insurance as a project management professional.
During these years he came to realize life was better around boats and hence formed East Coast Marine Surveyors in 2014 to offer condition and valuation (C&V) reports for the local community. Operations are currently inactive, while Evan is contracted with ACE / Chubb Insurance company in reviewing marine surveys and underwriting boat and yacht business which are part of a large marine portfolio.
Personal Bio Nowadays, Evan remains an avid waterman who enjoys sailing, surfing and coastal sea kayaking. He and his wife cruise on their J-24 out of southern Maine and are members of the Kittery Point Yacht Club. Evan is a longtime resident of Portsmouth, NH with roots dating 4 generations to Portland Maine's waterfront. He has logged thousands of nautical miles, crewing aboard a diverse fleet in both regattas and deliveries. As a New Englander of Greek shipping heritage he does not allow the change of seasons or adverse weather to prevent good times on the water. It is quite common to see Evan campaigning a home built Cape Cod Frosty sailing dinghy throughout the Winter months.