Thya is Chief Underwriting Officer for North Group and leads the combined North and Sunderland Marine underwriting teams. He is also a member of the Executive and Leadership teams. He represents North on the International Group’s Reinsurance and Production Operations Sub Committee’s. Thya read law at the University of Liverpool prior to being admitted as a Barrister to the English and Welsh Bar in 1991. He was also admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1993 and practiced shipping law at the Singapore firm of Drew and Napier, prior to joining North in 1996.