Osmar de Oliveira Martins

Managing Director Brazil

Marine LATAM Director

Bachelor’s Degree in Law

Full Member of IILA (www.iila.com)
Qualified Lawyer Registered with Brazilian Bar Association, São Paulo sector (OAB/SP) under nº 286.289
Loss Adjuster & Surveyor registered at FENSEG (National Insurance Federation) under number 713 (approved in 2005)
Customs Cargo Broker duly registered at Brazilian Customs – Register 8A.12.789

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 & Surveyor, duly registered at FENSEG – National Insurance Federation – Registration Number 713 (approved in 2005).

In addition, he is a Customs Broker, duly registered at Brazilian Customs (Register Number 8A.12.789), Full Member of IILA – International Institute of Loss Adjusters (www.iila.com) and Fellow Member of IAMCS – The International Association of Marine Consultants & Surveyors (www.interams.org).

As a lawyer and accredited loss adjuster & surveyor, he has an extensive knowledge of maritime law, having wide-ranging experience with marine and non-marine matters (especially in marine/cargo/transport matters). He graduated in Law at the University Paulista (UNIP) – as from 2000 to 2005; Dry Container Inspection (in accordance with IICL standards in the years 1997 and 2007; Reefer Container Inspection (in accordance with IICL standards) in the year 2000; Customs Clearance (in accordance with Brazilian Law) in 2005; Loss Adjusting and Surveying at the Escola Nacional de Seguros (ENS – Brazilian School of Insurance) – in 2006; Internal ISO Auditor in 2002; Certification in Advanced level English – year 2011.