Our People


Vidal 2924
C1429AHB, Buenos Aires
T: +54 (11) 4545 3139
E:  argentina@advantaglobal.com
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    Tomas Fourcade - Director

    BSc Eng (Industrial), MBA (IAE - Business School, Universidad Austral), Registered Loss Adjuster (SSN - Argentina National Insurance Commission), AIRM Certificate (ALARYS International Risk Management), Certified Fire Protection Specialist (NFPA - National Fire Protection Association), Director of AALPS (Argentinean Association of Loss Adjusters and Surveyors), Professional Course in Offshore Operations (Rig School, Texas).

    Tomas has over 20 years of experience as a loss adjuster, engineer and risk analyst working in Latin America, Europe and the United States. He is often invited to speak at various international conferences and has also conducted seminars and workshops aimed at insurance professionals. His specialities include property, energy, construction and BI related claims. In addition to overseeing our Argentina office, Tomas coordinates efforts and provides our associates and offices in the Southern Cone with valuable support.

    Languages: Spanish and English.

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    Andres Artopoulos

    BSc Eng (Industrial) (Universidad de Buenos Aires), PgDip Engineering with specialisation in Industrial Hygiene and Safety (Universidad de Buenos Aires), MBA (IAE - Business School, Universidad Austral), Registered Loss Adjuster (SSN - Argentina National Insurance Commission).

    Andres has over 32 years’ experience in the insurance industry as an engineer and risk analyst. He started his career as a loss adjuster in 1998 working on claims related to large infrastructure projects across Latin America. Andres has also an extensive teaching experience in delivering advanced courses to insurance professionals. He specialises in industrial all risks, power and energy claims. 

    Languages: Spanish and conversant in English.

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    Armando Marin

    Industrial Engineer (Universidad Nacional Experimental Politécnica Antonio José de Sucre, Venezuela), Diploma in Insurance and Reinsurance Management (IUS – Instituto Universitario de Seguros, Venezuela), Registered Loss Adjuster (SSN - Argentina National Insurance Commission). Training in Engineering Technical Lines (Liberty Mutual Venezuela), Certified by the Venezuelan Engineering Association, Certified Professional in Safety and Health at work (INPSASEL - National Institute of Prevention, Health and Safety at work, Venezuela), Certified Professional on EHS (Environment, Health and Safety) Manager, Supervisor and Technician.

    Armando has 9 years’ experience as an engineer and risk analyst. Over the last 4 years, he has developed his professional career as loss adjuster for general risks and technical insurance. At Advanta, he is the Sub Manager of the office, in charge of coordinating the assignments and queries from the local market.

    Languages: Spanish.

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    Marta Soler

    Registered Loss Adjuster (SSN - Argentina National Insurance Commission).

    Over the course of her career spanning three decades, Marta has developed her valuable expertise in both commercial and technical fields of the insurance industry. She has been working as a loss adjuster since 2010 and her specialities include property and liability claims.

    Languages: Spanish.

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    Rene Leon

    Chemical Engineering (National University of Misiones), Specialist in Environmental Management and Industrial Quality (National University of Misiones), Registered Loss Adjuster (SSN - Argentina National Insurance Commission), Certified Cauldron Operator.

    Rene is an Engineer and Loss Adjuster specialised in Fire and Technical Lines. Before joining Advanta Argentina, Rene was responsible for the manufacturing area in several companies within different industries.

    Languages: Spanish.

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    Jorge Hugo Miranda

    Registered Insurance Adviser (SSN - Argentina National Insurance Commission), Professional Courses on Micromechanics, Quality and Production Control.

    Jorge has over 15 years’ experience working as an independent insurance broker, loss adjuster and risk surveyor. Before entering the insurance industry, he also gained valuable experience in the management of industrial processes. Jorge mainly specialises in losses related to property.

    Languages: Spanish and fluent in Italian.

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    Alejandro Ezcurra

    Industrial Technician (Institute Don Orione).

    Having developed his professional experience working in various technical roles in the industrial and logistics sector, Alejandro entered in insurance market as a loss adjuster in 2014. He acquired substantial expertise in claims inspection, property, marine & transit among others. Alejandro joined the Advanta team in 2015 and is currently specialising in technical, commercial and industrial claims. 

    Languages: Spanish and basic English.

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    Lautaro Diaz

    Advanced Law Student (Universidad del Aconcagua Mendoza).

    Lautaro has been developing his career in the insurance market over the past five years, having worked on an array of property and construction losses. He is familiar with life and automobile insurance lines and has also investigated various fraud claims for insurers in Buenos Aires. During the course of his career he has developed his expertise in liability claims applying his legal know-how and also handled various property damage claims as a result of fire, storms and hurricanes both in Argentina and the Caribbean.

    Languages: Spanish and intermediate English.

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    Gaston Castro

    MSc Civil Engineering (Belgrano University, Argentina).

    Gaston is a Civil Engineer with over 5 years’ experience in the field of loss adjusting. Prior to joining Advanta, he managed Third Party Liability claims resulting from car accidents and Motor claims. At Advanta, he specializes in Construction claims and he also handles Miscellaneous Risks claims, such as theft, robbery and financial losses.

    Languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese and Italian.