The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) appointed Chris Charman as chief executive officer (CEO), taking over from Hugh Williams, who retired. Charman is a Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Insurers and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He previously worked as a loss adjuster in London, Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia. He later worked for CURM in Singapore, overseeing the acquisition of the business by Thomas Miller. He joins IMCA from Heritage where he was involved in risk financing.