Our team

The importance of our people

Our team is what makes the difference. We have brought together a team of professionals qualified in different specialties, with excellent language skills. We aim to attract and retain talented people and accompany them in their professional growth.

“Our company is, in essence, the people who make it up, along with the legacy of those who accompanied us in the past
The values and talent of our team are what makes us stand out, have allowed us to get where we are today and will allow us to continue growing
We therefore encourage and support the professional and personal development of our team”

 

ANDY SCHAPIRA, GROUP DIRECTOR.

“Our company is, in essence, the people who make it up, along with the legacy of those who accompanied us in the past.
The human values and talent of our team are what makes us stand out. We therefore promote and support the professional and personal development of the persons who make up our team.”

 

ANDY SCHAPIRA, GROUP DIRECTOR.

Group Directors

David Cooper

Group Director

Andy Schapira

Group Director

David Cooper

Group Director

Andy Schapira

Group Director

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Argentina

Gustavo Cassiau

Director

Gabriel Anselmi

Manager

Marcela Barro

Manager

Nicolás Furfaro

Manager

Pablo Kaufman

Manager

Javier Garat

Team Leader

John Cooper

Senior Adjuster

Harry J. Charap

Senior Adjuster

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Sebastián Gregorini

Senior Adjuster

Carlos Martinez

Adjuster

Noelia Cano

Adjuster

Sol Luccanera

Adjuster

Enrique Guaymas

Adjuster

Rocío Cazella

Adjuster

Cristian Dagnino

Adjuster

Yamila Pierdominici

Adjuster

Andy Lenton

Surveyor & Adjuster

Romina Lombardi

Adjuster

Camila Estella

Adjuster

Cristian Greco

Technical Expert

Clara María Rizzi

Coordinator

Jorge Chamaya

Surveyor

Gustavo Cassiau

Manager

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Gabriel Anselmi

Manager

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Marcela Barro

Manager

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Nicolás Furfaro

Manager

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Pablo Kaufman

Manager

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Javier Garat

Team Leader

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John Cooper

Senior Adjuster

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Harry J. Charap

Senior Adjuster

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Sebastián Gregorini

Senior Adjuster

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Noelia Cano

Adjuster

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Rocío Cazella

Adjuster

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Jorge Chamaya

Surveyor

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Cristian Dagnino

Adjuster

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Cristian Greco

Technical Expert

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Enrique Guaymas

Adjuster

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Andy Lenton

Surveyor & Adjuster

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Romina Lombardi

Adjuster

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Camila Estella

Adjuster

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Sol Luccanera

Adjuster

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Carlos Martinez

Adjuster

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Yamila Pierdominici

Adjuster

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Clara María Rizzi

Coordinator

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Brazil

Eduardo Lojkasek Lima

Country Managing Director

Robson Vissotto

Manager

Leonardo Benini

Adjuster

Felipe Oliveira

Adjuster

Eduardo Lojkasek Lima

Country Managing Director

Carlos Sato

Team Leader

Leonardo Benini

Adjuster

Felipe Oliveira

Adjuster

Ecuador

John Ontaneda Cordero

Country Manager

John Ontaneda Cordero

Country Manager

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Perú

Gonzalo Romero

Country Managing Director

Julio Castillo

Assistant Manager

Monserrat Albrecht

Coordinator

Jorge Aguilar

Adjuster

Christian Castillo

Adjuster

Gonzalo Romero

Country Manager

Julio Castillo

Assistant Manager

Monserrat Albrecht

Coordinator

Jorge Aguilar

Adjuster

Christian Castillo

Adjuster

Uruguay

Andrés Cooper

Director

Francisco Mosca

Adjuster

Andrés Cooper

Director

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Francisco Mosca

Adjuster

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David Cooper

Group Director

David began his professional career as a loss adjuster in 1979. Initially, he handled marine and aviation claims. He is now primarily involved in Energy and Property losses, both construction and operational, including Business Interruption. David has considerable experience in adjusting high profile complex losses in a wide variety of industries, including petrochemical, power generation, mining, steel and ports, having handled losses in most countries in Latin America.

Andy Schapira

Group Director

Andy is a qualified Attorney-at-Law and has accumulated adjusting experience since 1999 in most countries in South America, with particular emphasis on Liability losses of all classes, as well as Property. He also has experience in handling catastrophe claims in the Caribbean. He currently heads the group’s Liability & Financial Lines Divisions across the region.

Gustavo Cassiau

Director

Gustavo is a Master Mariner. He joined us in 1985 and, after carrying out a wide variety of marine surveys for 15 years, including attendance at major casualties, he currently heads the Marine & Aviation Department. He has passed the Lloyd’s Certificate of Cargo Surveying Proficiency examinations Stages 1 and 2 and the Lloyd’s Certificate of Recovery examination Module 3.

Gabriel Anselmi

Manager

Gabriel is a qualified Attorney-at-Law. Prior to joining us in 2002, he was dedicated to legal practice, as a Public Defender on Federal Matters and in private practice in both Criminal and Civil Law. He is currently specialised in catastrophe and high impact Liability losses in our Liability Department.

Marcela Barro

Manager

Marcela is an Industrial Engineer who joined our team in 2009, after working as a Loss Control Engineer for a major international Insurance Company. Prior to working in insurance, she was employed by different petrochemical companies. She is currently the manager of our Property Department and handles major Energy and Property claims.

Nicolás Furfaro

Manager

Nicolás is a qualified Attorney-at-Law and has completed a Postgraduate in Tort Law at the University of Buenos Aires and a Master of Laws in Commercial and Corporate Law at the University of London. Prior to joining Cooper Brothers in 2008, he worked in the Corporate Law and General Consultancy areas at an International Law Firm, and he was also an assistant lecturer at the University of Buenos Aires. Having acquired adjusting experience in several areas of our Liability Department, he is currently in charge of the team specialised in TPA (Third Party Administration) schemes for high loss frequency accounts.

Pablo Kaufman

Manager

Pablo is a qualified Attorney-at-Law. Prior to joining us in 2003, he worked in a Law Firm specialised in Civil and Commercial Law, and lecturing at the Law School of the University of Buenos Aires. He is currently specialised in Complex Liability & Financial Lines claims in the Region.

Javier Garat

Team Leader

Javier is a qualified Attorney-at-Law and has completed a Postgraduate in Insurance Law at University of Economic and Social Sciences, and a Master's in business law at the Argentine Catholic University. Prior to joining Cooper Brothers in 2009, he worked in the Tort Law and Liability Claims areas at Law Firms. He currently leads the Team of our Liability Department that services Argentine Insurance Companies, having acquired noteworthy experience in the General, Professional and Products Liability areas, with particular emphasis in cases involving industrial manufacturing products/supplies.

John Cooper

Senior Adjuster

John holds a degree in Business Economics, an M.Sc. in Insurance and Risk Management and a Diploma in Insurance awarded by the Chartered Insurance Institute of London. Following three years in our Liability Department and a year on secondment to a major insurer in the London Market, he now forms part of our Property and Financial Institutions teams, handling losses on a wide range of risks across the region.

Harry J. Charap

Senior Adjuster

Prior to joining us as a cargo surveyor and adjuster in 1994, Harry worked in the Operations and Claims Dept. of a ship agent and in a loss adjusting firm.  He has since acquired further experience in the survey and adjustment of losses on a wide variety of cargoes, and has passed the Lloyd's ‘Certificate of Cargo Surveying Proficiency’ and the ‘Technical Cargo Surveying’ examinations with merit.

Sebastián Gregorini

Senior Adjuster

 

Sebastián joined Cooper Brothers as a cargo surveyor in 1987, and has passed the Lloyd's 'Certificate of Cargo Surveying Proficiency' examination. Since joining us, he has acquired experience in the survey and adjustment of losses on a wide variety of cargoes.

Carlos Martinez

Adjuster

Carlos has worked as a surveyor and adjuster since 1989. In 1995 he graduated with a degree in Accounting. He has attended numerous courses related to insurance matters. He joined our team in 2007 and is primarily involved with general property claims.

Noelia Cano

Adjuster

Noelia is an Attorney-at-Law graduated from the University of Buenos Aires. Prior to joining Cooper Brothers in 2016, she worked in the Tort Law and Liability Claims areas at prestigious Law Firms. She is currently a member of our Liability Department that services Argentine Insurance Companies and handles Products, Construction and Professional Liability claims.

Sol Luccanera

Adjuster

Sol is a Sworn and Technical Scientific and Literary Translator graduated from the Universidad del Salvador. Prior to joining Cooper Brothers in 2017, she worked at a prestigious law firm.  She is currently an adjuster of the Team of our Liability Department that specializes in TPA (Third Party Administration) schemes for high loss frequency risks.

Enrique Guaymas

Adjuster

Enrique joined our Property Department in 2014, initially working as a surveyor. Since then, he has attended courses at the Argentine Insurance Companies' Association (AACS) on Home, Building Association's and General Property insurance. He is currently an adjuster in our Property Department.

Rocío Cazella

Adjuster

Rocío is a Sworn Translator and is studying Law at the University of Buenos Aires. Prior to joining Cooper Brothers in 2018, she worked at a prestigious law firm. She is currently a member of the Team of our Liability Department that specializes in TPA (Third Party Administration) schemes for high loss frequency risks.

Cristian Dagnino

Adjuster

Cristian joined Cooper Brothers in 2014, when we opened our offices in Rosario. He started working as a surveyor, and in the last few years he has specialised in the adjustment of general property claims, under Fire, Robbery, Contractors Plant, Equipment and Machinery, and Building Association and Home insurance policies. He currently handles general property claims at our office in Rosario.

Yamila Pierdominici

Adjuster

Yamila is a Law and Translation student at the University of Buenos Aires. Prior to joining Cooper Brothers in 2019, she worked in the recovery department for international cargo losses of a local company. She is currently a member of the Team of our Liability Department that specializes in TPA (Third Party Administration) schemes for high loss frequency risks.

Andy Lenton

Surveyor & Adjuster

Andy Lenton joined our Marine & Aviation Dept. as a cargo surveyor in 2012. He currently works as a surveyor and adjuster, and has passed the Lloyd’s ‘Technical Cargo Surveying’ examination.

Romina Lombardi

Adjuster

Romina is an Attorney-at-Law graduated from the University of Buenos Aires. Prior to joining Cooper Brothers in 2019, she worked in different Law Firms as paralegal and subsequently as attorney-at-law in charge of trials against Insurance Companies. She is currently a member of our Liability Department that services Argentine Insurance Companies.

Camila Estella

Adjuster

Camila is a Sworn Translator graduated from the University of Buenos Aires and is studying Law at the same university. Prior to joining Cooper Brothers in 2019, she worked in the legal programme of the Foundation of a global information company.
She is currently a member of our Complex Liability & Financial Lines Claims Department.

Cristian Greco

Technical Expert

Cristian has a degree in Accidents Forensic Investigation and in Fire Forensic Investigation. Since 2008, he has been a member of our Liability Department that specializes in TPA (Third Party Administration) schemes for high loss frequency risks, where he provides technical expertise on accident and fire investigations.

Clara María Rizzi

Coordinator

Clara is a Technical Scientific and Literary Translator graduated from the Universidad del Salvador. Prior to joining Cooper Brothers in 2017, she worked at a prestigious law firm.  She is currently acts as the coordinator of our Marine & Aviation Department. In 2018, she also passed the Lloyd’s ‘Technical Cargo Surveying’ examination.

 

Jorge Chamaya

Surveyor

 

Jorge joined Cooper Brothers in 1997, initially working for our Administration Department. He currently carries out surveys for our General Property Department.

Eduardo Lojkasek Lima

Country Managing Director

Eduardo is a qualified Mechanical Engineer, graduated from the University of São Paulo. He earned a post-graduate degree in Petroleum Industry and he has the professional designation of AIC from the AICPCU/IIA. Following 5 years working in industry, he joined us in 2002 and is currently the Director in charge of our Brazil office. Eduardo has specialised in adjusting large complex Energy, Property and Construction losses.

Robson Vissotto

Manager

Robson is an economist and an Attorney-at-Law with a 30-year career in the Brazilian insurance market, involved in the adjustment of large and complex claims, with a particular emphasis on Liability claims. He is an Active commission member of the International Insurance Law Association and the Brazilian Insurance Law Institute, having contributed to the research, study and development of Insurance operations in Brazil.

Leonardo Benini

Adjuster

Leonardo is a Mechatronics Engineer graduated from Universidade Paulista. He earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getulio Vargas and he is currently completing an LLB degree programme at Mackenzie Presbyterian University. He started his technical career in large transnational corporations, in the Pulp & Paper and Power Generation areas, and he has acquired significant experience in Turnkey and EPC Project Management. He joined our team in 2019, after having worked in the insurance market for 9 years, during which he gained experience in high complexity Engineering, Energy, Property and Liability claims.

Felipe Oliveira

Adjuster

Felipe is a Civil Engineer graduated from the Mackenzie Presbyterian University, where he also obtained a postgraduate degree in Project Management. He is currently attending a postgraduate course in Engineering Surveys and Valuations at IBAPE/Mackenzie Institutes. He joined our team in 2018, after having worked for 5 years in Infrastructure and Building consulting and design, and he currently handles Property and Construction losses.

John Ontaneda Cordero

Country Manager

John has completed his studies in electrical engineering. After 6 years working in industry as a maintenance engineer for a major state-owned petrochemical company, John commenced his loss adjusting career in 2009, acquiring experience in a varied number of risks, as well in the handling of catastrophes in the 2016 earthquake. He joined us in 2017 to head up our Ecuador office. His emphasis is on technical risks and Liability claims.

 

Gonzalo Romero

Country Managing Director

Gonzalo has accumulated surveying and adjusting experience since 1978. In 2001 he co-founded Bisi & Romero Asociados S.A. Loss Adjusters, which was subsequently incorporated to Cooper Brothers in 2017. Gonzalo currently heads our Peru office and is specialised in the supervision and adjustment of Property, Machinery Breakdown and Business Interruption claims.

Julio Castillo

Assistant Manager

Julio is a Peruvian Attorney-at-Law specialised in Liability and Financial Lines, among others fields. His experience includes working for 7 years as a Liability & Financial Lines Underwriting Assistant Manager at a Peruvian Insurance Company. Prior to that, he had worked for 5 years handling claims, 2 of which were at another International Adjuster, and the other 3 years at the Insurance Department of the abovementioned Peruvian Insurer. Since joining our team, he has led, as Assistant Manager, the development of the Liability and Financial Lines Department of our Peru office.

Monserrat Albrecht

Coordinator

Monserrat is a Business Administration graduate and has passed the exam of the Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and Private Pension Fund Administrators of Peru (SBS) to act as a Loss Adjuster. Since joining our team in 2007, she has gained considerable experience in insurance related matters. She is currently our liaison with Insurers and in charge of quality control.

Jorge Aguilar

Adjuster

Jorge has accumulated surveying and adjusting experience since 1974, working in the Claims Departments of insurance companies and in loss adjusting companies. He joined our team in 2008 and, since then, he has passed the exam of the Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and Private Pension Fund Administrators of Peru (SBS) to act as a Loss Adjuster and has specialised in handling crime losses.

Christian Castillo

Adjuster

Christian is an Industrial Engineer. He joined us in 2016, after having worked for three years as an adjuster and surveyor for a major cargo surveying company in Peru. He is currently specialised in Commercial & Industrial Property Losses.

Andrés Cooper

Director

Andrew has accumulated surveying and adjusting experience since 1974.
He initially handled marine claims, and since 1996, he has specialised in Financial Institutions and Specie losses, handling a wide range of high profile losses throughout South America.

Francisco Mosca

Adjuster

Francisco graduated from the ORT University with a degree in Business Administration, and later obtained a Master’s Degree in Marketing from the Universidad de la Empresa (UDE). He has acquired experience in a wide variety of general Property losses.