Our Team

Our success is our team

James Fryer

Managing Director

James Fryer joined IMIU in September 2011 as an Underwriter specialising in contract works for mining projects world-wide. James became Managing Director at the end of 2015 following the retirement of IMIU's founder Patrick Plaisted.

James has worked within the London insurance market since 2001 with roles including underwriting, risk engineering and loss adjusting latterly specialising in the mining sector. He is a chartered chemical engineer and worked in the contracting and manufacturing industries before moving into insurance.

James is an enlightened reader with eclectic interests, a self-appreciating chef, and whilst not a passionate spectator, enjoys sporting activities including golf, squash, and snowboarding.