Property & Engineering

Mechanical Engineer graduated from Federico Santa María University. He has 16 years of experience in the insurance market, he has lead technical teams of adjusters, into the attention and negotiation of very complex claims in the areas of property, mining, energy and engineering. By the year 2005 he had joined JPV & Asociados heading the…

Feb/1987– Feb/1991 Insurance professional in “Garantia” Insurance Company – Porto (Portugal) Feb/1991 – Mar/2013 Insurance professional in “Aon” Insurance Brokers – Porto (Portugal) Nov/2013 – Aug/2015 Surveyor and Loss Adjuster in “ATLAS” African Technical Loss Adjusters and Surveyors – Luanda (Angola) Mar/2016 – Dec/2018 Loss Adjuster in “Perigest” Peritagens e Gestão de Sinistros – Vila…

2005 – Bachelor’s Degree in Geotechnical Engineering – ISEP (Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto) 2007 to 2011– Worked in Angola in a Water Well Drilling Company. 2011 to 2020 – Worked in a Surveyor Company, leader in the branch of cargo/transports, as loss adjuster/surveyor. He also has extensive knowledge in the fields of Marine…

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…

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, 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…

Sarah started her loss adjusting career with Thomas Howell Selfe in 1978 and spent the next 16 years in various areas of loss adjusting, progressing from smaller claims to major and complex losses, across various lines of business. Sarah then became a Branch Manager, and subsequently took up the Area Manager role when the Thomas…

Award in General Insurance – Chartered Insurance Institute – Santiago 2018. BSc Air Traffic Management, Civil Aeronautics Board, Chilean Armed Forces. Santiago 1973 Work Experience Four years working in the Air Traffic Control Department at Santiago International Airport. Assisted with the development of training methods for Air Traffic Controllers in Santiago – Chile. Business Manager,…

2001-2002, Land Manager at Franco de Camargo, construction of residential buildings. 2002-2006, Claims Analyst at Graham- Miller (Crawford & Co.) specialising in claims relating to Property and Personal Lines. 2007-2009, Civil Construction, Project Manager and Land Manager for Eléctrica ESMA Ltda, principally involved in execution of construction works and pipework at the INDURA hydrogen and…

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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, 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…