Capt. Peter Wölk is a fully qualified German lawyer and member of the Hamburg bar association but also an engineer for maritime transport, who studied Nautical Sciences. Peter Wölk has gained considerable industry insight throughout his career. First nautical experiences he collected on board of the "GORCH FOCK" of the German Navy, later also on commercial vessels, trading worldwide.
Prior joining brand Marine Consultants as CEO, he has been for nearly five years the Claims Director of Hanseatic Underwriters, a leading fixed premium P&I and FD&D provider. Prior to this he gained deep experience in maritime law as well as large casualty handling while first working as a maritime lawyer in a law office in Leer followed by more than six years working for a leading P&I correspondent in Hamburg. That followed he worked as Senior Operations Manager and Legal Consultant for a major international Flag State Administration. Today he is working for Junge & Co. in Hamburg, one of the leading maritime insurance broker in the German market and a fully-owned subsidiary of the Ed Broking Group Limited.
Apart from his office duties, Peter Wölk regularly acts as lecturer e.g. at the Bucerius Education GmbH and the University of Applied Sciences in Bremen. Furthermore he acts as an arbitrator at the German Maritime Arbitration Association (GMAA) and is a member of the German Association for International Maritime Law (DVIS) and the German Society of Travel Law (DGfR). Honorary he sails with young people on traditional sailing vessels (Clipper – DJS e.V.).