Abaco Consulting

ABACO International Loss Adjusters is pleased to announce the appointment of Guillermo Amengual as Manager of ABACO CONSULTING, offering a range of specialist risk management and insurance consultancy services, and technical services including risk inspections, PML/EML calculations, monitoring of works schedules, claims management and contract management. Guillermo studied Civil Engineering at the Polytechnic University of…

Opening of Abaco Brasil and Abaco Portugal

In November 2019, as part of our ongoing strategic expansion plan, ABACO International Loss Adjusters opened offices in Brasil and Portugal, adding to our growing global network of operations. The new Abaco Brazil office gives us a presence in the most important market in the Latin America region, whilst our new operation in Portugal will…

Jocyr Sanchez de Almeida

He has over 25 years of experience as an loss adjuster. Between 1995 and 2009 he worked as a specialized surveyor for several insurance companies at the Port of Santos, inspecting ships, cargoes and terminals. During this period he was the main insurance surveyor of the largest container terminal in Brazil and representing other ship…

Covid 19 – Contingency Measures

At Abaco International Loss Adjusters, we continue our work to adjust and manage losses assigned to us by our clients. The contingency measures that we have put in place enable us to work securely and efficiently with colleagues and clients, and our advanced technology investment offers a wide range of remote working solutions. We employ…

Abaco International Loss Adjusters Portugal

It gives us great pleasure to announce the opening of Abaco International Loss Adjuster’s new office in Portugal from 20 February 2020. The Portuguese office will trade under the name of Abaco International Loss Adjusters, Portugal and is located in Lisbon. Abaco Portugal’s new Country Manager is André Franciso, who is registered with the Portuguese…

New Brazil Office

In November 2019, the Luso Brazilian company VCA International Loss Adjusters and Surveyors had its portfolio of Clients in Brazil and Portugal incorporated into the Spanish group ABACO International Loss Adjusters and launched ABACO Brasil International Loss Adjusters. As a result, this integration prospects will enable us to offer to our national and international Clients,…

André Luís de Sequeira Francisco

André Luís de Sequeira Francisco, has over 13 years’ experience in the loss adjusting and surveying segment (claims advice – property/ engineering/marine/cargo/transport). He is a Civil Engineer since 2014. He also has anti-fraud formation and training, specifically in the area of investigation of thefts/robberies and fires, which he obtained from former members of the Portuguese…

Franco Alejandro San Cristóbal Torres

Franco began his professional career in the insurance industry in 1995 with Estudio Carvallo Abogados, a firm of solicitors linked to Graham-Miller (Crawford & Co.). In 1998 Franco joined the legal team of Faraggi & Sateler Loss Adjusters (currently FGR). Between 2007 and 2013 he held the position of Deputy Manager of the Liability and…

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Felipe Alonso Zúñiga

Graduated in Legal and Social Sciences from the University of Chile. 24 years’ experience in the Insurance Markets. Director of ALOSI, the Chilean Loss Adjusters’ Association (Member of the IFAA – International Federation of Adjusters) Teacher of Fire and Business Interruption courses at the the Insurance Faculty of Chile’s Insurers’ Association. Authorised Insurance Adjuster, accredited…

Fábio Gradoff Cortonesi

Fábio Gradoff Cortonesi, Loss Adjuster Executive has more than 18 years of experience in the segment of adjustment, loss survey, analysis of causes of major occurrences and contractual insurance interpretation of various segments. He holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the United Metropolitan Colleges of São Paulo in 2003, a degree that allowed him…

Jorge de Almeida Martins

Jorge de Almeida Martins, Head of Marine and founder of VCA International Loss Adjusters, has over 15 years’ experience in the loss adjusting and surveying segment (claims advice). He holds a certificate in Dry Container Inspection (in accordance with IICL standards) from the year 2004, Customs Clearance (in accordance with Brazilian Law) in 2008; Reefer…

Jacqueline Fernandes Simões

Jacqueline is a lawyer registered with the Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo sector (OAB/SP) under nº 184.381, with Master´s degree in Business Law and Insurance and Reinsurance Law. She started her 21-year career as a law intern and built a professional reputation that led her to the Insurance Coordination in logistics / port operator companies.…

Daniel Ribeiro dos Santos

Daniel is an engineer registered with the Regional Council of Engineering, São Paulo sector (CREA/SP) under nº 0601348191, with Master´s degree in Business Administration and specialization in fire prevention. He also holds certificates in areas of P&C (Property and Casualty Insurance) and is a qualified Loss Adjuster & Surveyor, duly registered at FENSEG (National Insurance…

Osmar de Oliveira Martins

Osmar de Oliveira Martins, CEO and founder of VCA International Loss Adjusters, has over 25 years’ experience in the loss adjusting and surveying segment (claims advice – marine/cargo/transport). He is a lawyer duly registered at the Brazilian Law Bar (approved in 2009) – Brazilian Bar Number 286289. He is also an accredited Loss Adjuster &…

MIAMI LATIN AMERICAN CLAIMS (RE) INSURANCE FORUM

El pasado 11 de junio del 2019 Abaco ha celebrado en Miami el cóctel con motivo de su 15 aniversario al cual acudieron más de 220 personas de todo el mercado latinoamericano, tanto Aseguradoras como Reaseguradoras e intermediarios de reaseguros. El coctel se celebró en el contexto del evento Miami Latiniomerican Claims Reinsurnce Forum. “Estamos…

Abaco International Los Adjusters names Jaime Linares Regional Director for Latin America

Jaime Linares, current CEO of Abaco Colombia has been appointed Regional Director of Abaco in Latin America (Mexico, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Peru and Guatemala) with competencies in the commercial and operational areas. Jaime will reconcile his new job with his previous position in Colombia, reporting to the Corporate General Director of Latin America, Ignacio Martí.…

Roberto Ballon tapia

Roberto is a Solicitor (Faculty of Law at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru) specialising in Insurance Law and Occupational Health and Safety. He also holds an MSc. in Administrative Law from UIGV University, Lima, Peru. He has extensive experience in handling Employers’ Liability and Accident & Health claims, and has lead and supervised high-achieving,…