Thomas Norris ARM, CPCU is Vice President of Operations for R&A Risk Professionals. Mr. Norris has over 30 years experience in insurance and risk management. His background incudes claims, loss control and underwriting associated with environmental risks focusing on petroleum storage tank systems. He has managed and/or overseen over 8,000 environmental claims in the United States and Canada. He has also been instrumental in the creation of five separate risk-financing mechanisms for environmental liability coverage. Mr. Norris has extensive experience with environmental contracting, litigation management, and cost recovery issues.