Our People


9 Rue du 4 Septembre
75002 Paris
T: +33 170 983 377
E:  france@advantaglobal.com
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    Sherman Binko - Country Manager

    CILA (Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters), Cert CII Claims (Chartered Insurance Institute), BSc (Hons) in Information Technology and Business Information Systems (London Middlesex University), ORDINEX (International Organization of Experts). 

    Sherman is a Senior Loss Adjuster and member of the International Organization of Experts (ORDINEX). He has over eleven years’ experience managing technical claims in the property, commercial and energy sectors. In addition, he has valuable experience working on high-profile losses related to major plant and machinery breakdown. Sherman specialises in handling major material damage, energy and business interruption claims from the cradle to the grave and has worked on various international losses throughout Europe, Africa and the UAE. He is currently responsible for the operation of the Advanta office in France.

    Languages: English, French and basic German.

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    Christopher Cole

    Christopher has over 30 years’ experience in loss adjusting handling a broad range of property claims, often dealing with politically sensitive and multinational clients in France, Switzerland, the Benelux countries, the Indian Ocean region, the Caribbean, as well as the francophone countries of North and West Africa. He also has considerable experience in pre-risk security audits throughout the French speaking countries. During his career, Christophe has held a number of senior management positions at leading claims management international companies based in France. He specialises in claims related to industrial all risks, machinery breakdown, business interruption and fine art. 

    Languages: English and French.

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    Anne Giudicelli

    International Relations, Geopolitical Crisis Management and Global Risk Analysis – Continuous Professional Development Courses issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bourguiba School – Arabic Language Advanced Course. 

    Anne is a renowned international expert on geopolitical and security issues, including terrorism, with over 20 years’ experience. As a MENA specialist, she founded Intelligence Cluster - Terr(o)Risc in 2005, an internationally recognized consulting organisation in global risks, strategic intelligence, threat assessment and crisis management. She provides operational consultancy to private sector firms governmental bodies in Europe and abroad, notably in the Arab countries and Africa. She also serves the insurance and reinsurance industry, focusing predominantly on claims involving political risks and terrorism.  Anne has provided insightful analysis on political risks to global companies, think tanks, training centres, insurance sector and the media. She regularly contributes to strategic studies for specialized institutions and administrations. 

    Languages: English, French and Arabic.