The Company

An Independent Wholesale Broker

NARDAC delivers personal, dedicated expertise to guarantee our clients enhanced and consistent success through every phase of their large, complex infrastructure (re)insurance transactions. As an independent wholesale broker, we are a critical intermediary between insurance carriers and retail brokers which deal directly with insured parties. We secure the best, sustainable terms for our clients, and ensure claims are settled promptly and efficiently.

We serve as risk advocates throughout the lifecycle of infrastructure investments, staying consistently involved throughout our engagement. We support clients to balance their risk tolerance with that of joint venture partners, private equity and lenders.

The industry backgrounds and unique experiences of our Partners provide clients with sophisticated insight. We help our clients to anticipate and prepare for the challenges they may encounter with thoughtful, innovative solutions.

Our Leadership Team

Jatin Sharma

Managing Partner
Newport Beach

Brandon Statton

Founding Partner
Newport Beach

Peter Draper

Founding Partner
London

Mansi Chitkara

Country Manager
Mumbai

Dr. Tom Harries

Partner – Renewable Energy
London

Gabriela Schoch

Partner – Property & Engineering
London

Robert Bates

Partner - Head of Claims
London

Hannah Webb

Partner - Underwriting
London

Board of Advisors

NARDAC is supported by a Board of industry veterans who have built global business in consulting, wholesale and reinsurance broking, raised capital for expansion, and served clients in the energy and infrastructure asset class.

Chris London

Chris London

United Kingdom
Skip Cooper

Skip Cooper

Alabama

Marshall Nadel

Texas

Martin Mumford

California

Paul Lindeboom

The Netherlands

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Jatin Sharma

Managing Partner
Newport Beach, CA

Jatin specializes in placing complex property and casualty insurance programs for renewable energy portfolios that are non-recourse financed. He has 16 years’ experience previously as President of GCube Insurance Services, one of the market leading underwriters for renewable energy, and Willis Limited. His expertise spans risk consulting, broking, and underwriting spanning 150GW of assets in development, construction, and operation in over 40 countries. Jatin is a licensed property, casualty, and surplus lines broker in all 50 US states. He has completed the Lloyd’s executive education training at London Business School and holds a master’s degree in climate change management.

Brandon Statton

Founding Partner
Newport Beach, CA

Brandon Statton

Founding Partner
Newport Beach, CA

Brandon specializes in complex mega projects in development, design, construction, and commissioning. He has 16 years’ of engineering and construction experience with Bechtel prior to joining Nardac. A considerable portion of his career was spent in developing power generation, energy, heavy civil infrastructure, and transportation projects around the world. As a project developer with Bechtel, his unique experience provides owner-insights in holistically evaluating mega-project risks for new development. Brandon has a master’s degree in industrial engineering and a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering.

Brandon specializes in complex mega projects in development, design, construction, and commissioning. He has 16 years’ of engineering and construction experience with Bechtel prior to joining Nardac. A considerable portion of his career was spent in developing power generation, energy, heavy civil infrastructure, and transportation projects around the world. As a project developer with Bechtel, his unique experience provides owner-insights in holistically evaluating mega-project risks for new development. Brandon has a master’s degree in industrial engineering and a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering.

Peter Draper

Founding Partner
London, UK

Peter specializes in placing operational property, power, mining, renewable energy, parametrics, political violence, and onshore energy in the Lloyds, London Company, and International insurance markets. He has 25 years’ insurance broking experience and is respected as one of the best negotiators in the London insurance market.

Mansi Chitkara

Country Manager
Mumbai, India

Mansi Chitkara

Country Manager
Mumbai, India

Mansi is responsible for operational excellence at NARDAC. She specializes in overseeing best in class support services to meet the needs of NARDAC’s exclusive clients. She is responsible for managing our support team of service professionals in Mumbai. Mansi ensures NARDAC deliver timely, accurate, and consistent service levels for NARDAC’s team members in the US and UK to support their clients. Mansi has 13 years’ experience working in the insurance services industry for some of the largest global insurance brokers where she specialized in quality assurance, compliance, and claims. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and several executive education accomplishments.

Mansi is responsible for operational excellence at NARDAC. She specializes in overseeing best in class support services to meet the needs of NARDAC’s exclusive clients. She is responsible for managing our support team of service professionals in Mumbai. Mansi ensures NARDAC deliver timely, accurate, and consistent service levels for NARDAC’s team members in the US and UK to support their clients. Mansi has 13 years’ experience working in the insurance services industry for some of the largest global insurance brokers where she specialized in quality assurance, compliance, and claims. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and several executive education accomplishments.

Dr. Tom Harries

Partner: Renewable Energy
London, UK

Dr. Tom Harries

Partner: Renewable Energy
London, UK

Tom specialises in analysing renewable energy markets. For 6 years he was the lead global offshore wind analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance; applying analytical skills and strategic thinking to identify emerging opportunities across investment, companies, technology, policy, and the supply chain. One of his areas of focus was assessing the viability, timing, and size of new offshore wind markets, specifically the U.S. and across Asia. Another specialty was analysing project finance, revenue streams, and acquisitions. Many of his granular cost analyses led to conclusions on the interdependencies of capex components on changing technology trends and site characteristics. Tom was in charge of a global team of analysts, covering onshore and offshore wind. He has held numerous keynote slots at global conferences and presented findings at the European Parliament. For his PhD, Tom used numerical and physical models to design and test a new tidal stream turbine before co-founding a spin-out company from the university. Tom also holds a masters degree in civil engineering.

Tom specialises in analysing renewable energy markets. For 6 years he was the lead global offshore wind analyst at Bloomberg New Energy Finance; applying analytical skills and strategic thinking to identify emerging opportunities across investment, companies, technology, policy, and the supply chain. One of his areas of focus was assessing the viability, timing, and size of new offshore wind markets, specifically the U.S. and across Asia. Another specialty was analysing project finance, revenue streams, and acquisitions. Many of his granular cost analyses led to conclusions on the interdependencies of capex components on changing technology trends and site characteristics. Tom was in charge of a global team of analysts, covering onshore and offshore wind. He has held numerous keynote slots at global conferences and presented findings at the European Parliament. For his PhD, Tom used numerical and physical models to design and test a new tidal stream turbine before co-founding a spin-out company from the university. Tom also holds a masters degree in civil engineering.

Gabriela Schoch

Partner: Property & Engineering
London, UK

Gabriela Schoch

Partner: Property & Engineering
London, UK

Gabriela specializes in negotiating multiline (re)insurance placements in renewable energy, power, mining, and complex infrastructure asset classes. She is a bilingual Spanish speaker and has 9 years’ broking experience gained at Price Forbes and Besso working in both the South African and London insurance markets. As a specialist wholesale and reinsurance broker, she has placed (re)insurance for over 24GW of renewable assets globally and has extensive experience in due diligence and lender requirements on non-recourse financed projects. Gabriela has a bachelor’s degree in economics and management and is a certified associate in project management.

Gabriela specializes in negotiating multiline (re)insurance placements in renewable energy, power, mining, and complex infrastructure asset classes. She is a bilingual Spanish speaker and has 9 years’ broking experience gained at Price Forbes and Besso working in both the South African and London insurance markets. As a specialist wholesale and reinsurance broker, she has placed (re)insurance for over 24GW of renewable assets globally and has extensive experience in due diligence and lender requirements on non-recourse financed projects. Gabriela has a bachelor’s degree in economics and management and is a certified associate in project management.

Robert Bates

Partner - Head of Claims
London, UK

Robert Bates

Partner - Head of Claims
London, UK

Robert specialises in handling our client’s claims from first notification to final settlement. He has 12 years’ claims and underwriting experience in renewable energy, including heading-up the offshore wind underwriting team at the world’s largest renewable energy (re)insurer, GCube Underwriting Limited, running his own independent risk consultancy, and working in the supply chain with Miros. Robert has been involved in over 100 renewable energy projects across North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australasia. Robert holds a master’s degree in history and international politics, specialising in energy policy and decarbonisation.

Robert specialises in handling our client’s claims from first notification to final settlement. He has 12 years’ claims and underwriting experience in renewable energy, including heading-up the offshore wind underwriting team at the world’s largest renewable energy (re)insurer, GCube Underwriting Limited, running his own independent risk consultancy, and working in the supply chain with Miros. Robert has been involved in over 100 renewable energy projects across North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australasia. Robert holds a master’s degree in history and international politics, specialising in energy policy and decarbonisation.

Bill Kost

Partner - Underwriting
London, UK

Hannah Webb

Partner - Underwriting
London, UK
Hannah specializes in underwriting on and offshore renewable energy accounts. She has 7 years London Market experience working across Environmental Impairment and Renewable Energy at AIG. As a specialist Energy Underwriter, she has worked on Solar, Wind and BESS projects across North America, South America, the UK and Australia, varying from single sites to multi-billion dollar portfolios. Hannah holds a Master’s degree in European Political Economy and a Bachelors in Geography.
Hannah specializes in underwriting on and offshore renewable energy accounts. She has 7 years London Market experience working across Environmental Impairment and Renewable Energy at AIG. As a specialist Energy Underwriter, she has worked on Solar, Wind and BESS projects across North America, South America, the UK and Australia, varying from single sites to multi-billion dollar portfolios. Hannah holds a Master’s degree in European Political Economy and a Bachelors in Geography.
Chris London

Chris London

UK

Chris London brings valuable insights to NARDAC with over 40 years of industry experience in the international insurance business, notably in the US. Chris has had a number of leadership positions in the industry such as serving on the Group Board of Willis Limited and running their Global Specialty businesses. He has market knowledge in general management, broker relations, strategy and risk and previously served as a Non-Executive Director for Beazley. Chris is currently Executive Chairman of Paragon International Insurance Brokers Limited.

Skip Cooper

Skip Cooper

Alabama

Skip Cooper began his career interning at Lloyds of London, and later worked for market leaders where he helped drive AmWINS Group Inc. to its position as a leading specialty broker with expertise in customer, client, and market relationships. Skip has helped companies improve their operations and bring success with 35 years of industry experience and extensive knowledge of large P&C account structures, placement management, and product research and development. Skip obtained his Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation enhancing his knowledge and expertise. Outside of his career, Skip is actively involved in the community, supporting local charities and organisations. Skip is the Vice Chairman of Amwins Group.

Marshall Nadel

Texas

Marshall Nadel has devoted his career to serving power, utility, and renewable energy clients as their trusted insurance broker. He has advised clients and transacted insurance on utility scale development, construction, and operational projects in the US and internationally navigating them through 3 notable hard market cycles. Marshall previously served as a Managing Director for Aon in the South West where he served 30 years in a variety of leadership roles. Marshall is a former Navy nuclear submarine officer and graduate of the United States Naval Academy and DePaul University’s Graduate School of Business.

Martin Mumford

California

As a private Equity Operating Partner, Martin Mumford is responsible for evaluating investments and partnering with management to craft and execute portfolio company strategy. He began his career as a management consultant, where he worked with leading global companies to design and deliver strategic projects and drive operational improvements. Martin served as an Infantry Officer in the United States Army after graduating from Stanford University, and he holds an MBA with honors from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he was a Palmer Scholar.

Paul Lindeboom

The Netherlands

Paul’s career as a broker started in the late 1970s at Aon. With his previous role as co-CEO of THB Netherlands, he was responsible for the development and growth of the expanding renewable energy portfolio. Paul brings over 30 years of industry experience and extensive knowledge of growing markets. A notable milestone in Paul’s career thus far was securing a 10-year non-cancellable operational insurance contract for a leading wind farm, which was the first of its kind.

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