Our People


Level 3, Alexander House
35 Cybercity
T: +230 402 6893
F:  +230 403 0801
E:  mauritius@advantaglobal.com
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    Manuel Rebelo - Regional Director

    MSc Eng (Mech) with specialisation in Industrial Management, MA Sustainable Energy Systems (MIT Portugal), PgDip Energy Management, IILA Member (International Institute of Loss Adjusters), Chartered Loss Adjuster (CNPR - Portuguese Chamber of Loss Adjusters), FUEDI - ELAE (European Federation of Loss Adjusting Experts).

    Manuel has over 20 years of extensive experience as a loss adjuster and engineer working across Europe, Africa, North and South America. At Advanta, he specialises in high-value property, construction, energy and ALOP losses. Manuel oversees the development of Advanta’s network throughout the African continent, including Portuguese-speaking countries, coordinating efforts and providing valuable support in the region.

    Languages: Portuguese, Spanish and English.

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    Dominique A. Bechard - Director

    M.Eng (INSA France - National Institute of Applied Sciences), Chartered Engineer (IMechE UK) Registered Professional Engineer (CRPE Mauritius - Council for Registered Professional Engineers), Certified API 653 and ASME Level II Inspector, Registered Lifting Equipment, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Plant Inspector.

    Dominique has more than 25 years’ experience in project and risk management. He has worked on high profile construction and erection losses, as well as landslides, major plants and machinery breakdown claims. Dominique introduced industry leading tank inspections with sophisticated NDT equipment in the Indian Ocean and is a locally recognised technical expert in his engineering field. His specialities include claims related to CAR, machinery breakdown and professional indemnity.

    Languages: English and French.

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    James Agenbag

    BSc (Hons) Eng (Chemical), Registered Engineer (ECSA - Engineering Council of South Africa), Professional Engineer (MIEAust - Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia).

    James has over 13 years’ experience working as a chemical engineer in mining, energy and construction industries focusing on process design, commissioning and optimisation of base metals and coal processing plants. He has also worked on various energy-related projects in Australia, South Africa and Mauritius. James specialises in engineering claims and industrial, mining and processing industries project development.

    Languages: English, Afrikaans and basic knowledge of French.

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    Rishi Brojmohun

    BSc (Hons) Eng, CEng (Chartered Engineer), MIMechE (Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers), MRAeS (Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society), RPEM (Registered Engineer - Council of Registered Professional Engineers of Mauritius).

    Rishi has over 15 years’ experience in the aeronautic, automotive and mechanical design fields with particular focus on finite element analysis and product development. He has also held senior engineering positions in oil & gas and heavy mechanical industries in Europe and Mauritius. Throughout his career, Rishi has mainly specialised in engineering claims.

    Languages: English and French.

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    J.M. Percy Rose

    ACII (Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute), Affiliate Member of IILA (International Institute of Loss Adjusters).

    J.M. Percy has worked in the insurance industry for over 40 years at senior management level with major insurance companies in Mauritius. He has specialised in handling property, CAR / EAR, liability, business interruption, fidelity and marine cargo claims.

    Languages: English and French.

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    Lovell Allam

    M.Eng (Elec), MBA (Marketing).

    Lovell has over 9 years’ experience working as a loss adjuster in addition to 10 years’ spent working as a project engineer in pharmaceutical, mining & metals industries in Mauritius and Sub-Saharan Africa. He has substantial experience in handling a variety of insurance claims, including private, corporate and commercial losses. Lovell specialises in machinery breakdown, CAR / EAR and business interruption claims.

    Languages: English and French.

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    Luis Miguel Guimarães da Rocha

    Bachelor in Accounting and Administration (ISCAP, Porto Accounting and Business School), OCC (Chartered Accountant of the Portuguese Chamber of Chartered Accountants)

    Luis has over 20 years’ international experience in forensic accounting and finance across a wide variety of industries, including construction, automobile aftersales services, recycling, retail, food and beverages, amongst others. Before joining Advanta, he worked six years as the CFO of a Portuguese Group with businesses in Portugal, Angola and Brazil.

    Languages: Portuguese and conversant in English.