Our People


Av. Marquês de São Vicente, 446 - Conj. 1313
Barra Funda - São Paulo - SP - Brazil
CEP 01139-000
T: +55 11 2039-1122
E:  brazil@advantaglobal.com
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    Andre Werneck - Director

    BA Business Administration (Rio de Janeiro State University), Professional Courses: Risk Management (National Insurance School - FUNENSEG), FGV-Getulio Vargas Foundation: Balance Sheet Analysis, Corporate Finance, Cost Accounting and Financial Management.

    Andre has more than 20 years’ experience working for leading companies in the insurance industry. Before entering the loss adjusting profession, he worked a number of years developing business relationships for international insurance brokers. Throughout his career, Andre has gained considerable experience in managing large claims related to heavy equipment, business interruption and fire. His specialities include property, CAR / EAR, construction and liability.

    Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.

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    Leandro Nigro Malavazi

    BSc in Mechatronic Engineering (University of São Paulo – USP), with a Postgraduate Degree in Environmental Risk Insurance from ENS (Escola Nacional de Seguros). Certified Loss Adjuster (ENS – Escola Nacional de Seguros). 

    Leandro has more than 8 years’ experience handling large and complex property and liability claims. Prior to starting his career as a loss adjuster, Leandro worked as a consultant engineer for the prevention of property risks in a large reinsurer. In addition, Leandro was a consultant in explosion protection and pressure relief systems. Leandro was also previously a member of the Special Studies Commission of ABNT (Brazilian Association of Technical Standards) on explosion protection. At Advanta, Leandro works as a Senior Adjuster specialising in Risk Assessment, Risk Mitigation and Fire Protection.

    Languages: Portuguese, English and basic Spanish.

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    Seimar Messias

    BA Business Administration.

    Seimar has more than 17 years’ experience within the insurance industry gained in loss adjusting sector. Over the course of his career, he has worked at various international companies based in Brazil handling major losses. Seimar specialises in claims related to property, general liability and construction.

    Languages: Portuguese.

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    Edson Luiz Quinhonero

    BSc in Electrical Engineering (Mackenzie University), Certified Loss Adjuster (FUNENSEG –Fundação Escola Nacional de Seguros).

    Edson has nearly 30 years of experience handling high value CAR / EAR, power, industrial all risk, property and liability claims. Prior to joining Advanta, he developed a successful career as an internal claims adjuster and held senior management positions at a range of leading local insurers in Brazil. Edson has also gained valuable experience in surety, rural, heavy equipment and marine insurance and he has participated in various international liability seminars.

    Languages: Portuguese, basic knowledge of English and Spanish.

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    Fabio Gradoff Cortonesi

    LLB - Bachelor of Laws (FMU - Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas de São Paulo).

    Fabio has over 17 years of experience in the insurance industry in Brazil, having worked for a number of well-known insurance and loss adjusting firms. He has a unique set of claims handling skills and acquired vast experience in adjusting extremely complex claims, such as environmental damage, severe fires, explosions, engineering risks, product liability and professional liability, during the course of his professional career.

    Languages: Portuguese, English and Spanish.