Sebastián Carrasco Ríos
Spain Southern Regional Director
BSc. Architecture & BEng. Building Engineering
Postgraduate Diploma in Property Insurance
FUEDI ELAE (Fuedi European Loss Adjusting Expert)
He has over 24 years of experience as an Insurance Appraisal Expert in the Construction and Industrial fields.
From 1988 to 1992 he worked as a Site Manager for several companies, participating in construction projects for housing and singular buildings, Project Management, Business Activity Projects for the acquiring of Municipal permits, Real-estate appraisal, etc.
In 1992 he began his career as an Insurance Appraisal expert for REVENGA Y ASOCIADOS, where he was appointed to the Seville branch. During this time he mainly worked in the following fields of expertise: Fire and Industrial Risks, Construction All-risks and Professional Civil Liability. From September 2001 on, he worked as Regional Manager for the Canary Islands’ branch.
He also carried out surveys for the CONSORCIO DE COMPENSACION DE SEGUROS in several areas within the Spanish territory. He has also carried out Risk Inspections and Asset Valuation for the issuance of Insurance Policies.
He has official degree qualifications as a Fire and Various Risks Insurance Appraiser (a degree which has been accredited by the UNESPA and APCAS, and approved by the Dirección General del Seguro). He also holds a Diploma of Forensic Surveying (issued by the Andalusian Ministry of Justice and Public Administration and by the Official Building Engineer’s Association in Seville) as well as a FUEDI ELAE qualification (European Loss Adjusting Expert qualification).
In October 2004 he joined Abaco International Loss Adjusters as a partner and surveyor specializing in the Industry, Engineering and Services Department, and in the Building field within the Construction Department. Appointed to the Seville office, from April 2005 he took on the responsibility for the development, coordination and control of the Building area in the Construction Department.
From January 2008 he took on the position of Manager of the Southern Spain branches, comprising both continental and insular territories. From this position he has carried out Surveying and Management tasks. Since 2016 he is Corporate Technical Manager.