Our People

Mexico City

Atlanta 188, Colonia Nochebuena
Alcaldía Benito Juárez, Mexico City
CP 03720
T: +52 55 5463 4341
E:  mexico@advantaglobal.com
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    Edgardo José Velásquez - Director

    Bachelor in Administration (IUS-UPTM), Diploma in Insurance and Reinsurance (National Academy of Insurance Nilo Peña), Diploma in Risk Management (University Insurance Institute), Qualified Senior Insurance Technician (University Insurance Institute).

    Edgardo has over 15 years’ experience working in different areas within the insurance industry. Throughout his career, he has developed a unique set of management and claims handling skills. He has also handled large and complex claims. Before joining Advanta, he held a successful position in an important global loss adjusting firm as an Operations Manager. His specialties include Industrial All Risk, Property, Marine, Liability, Financial Lines and Cybersecurity. Edgardo joins Advanta to reinforce the proposition of the company in the Latin America region from one of the main hubs of the insurance industry. 

    Languages: Spanish and English.

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    Miguel Ángel Sánchez - COO

    Master in Business Administration (Online Latin American Technological University), Diploma in Risk Management (Monterrey Technological Institute of Higher Education), Diploma in Finance (National Autonomous University of Mexico - UNAM), Bachelor of Accounting (National Autonomous University of Mexico - UNAM).

    Miguel Ángel is a professional with 18 years’ experience in the insurance industry. Prior to Advanta, he has held management positions in several insurance companies in Mexico, including an important role within the Mexican Federal Electricity Commission for nearly 10 years, where he gained extensive experience within the Energy sector. He has specialised in claims related to Fire, Machinery Breakdown, Catastrophic Risks, Civil Liability, Transport & Cargo, amongst others. Throughout his career, he has acquired considerable experience in handling large and complex claims, alongside the implementation of quality and audit improvement processes. Miguel Ángel will contribute to the development of Advanta Mexico applying his extensive knowledge in the insurance sector.

    Languages: Spanish and English.

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    Alejandro Ramírez

    BEng Civil Engineering (Escuela Superior de Ingeniería y Arquitectura del IPN).

    Alejandro is a Civil Engineer with over 15 years’ experience within the insurance industry specialised in losses related to Nat Cat events in Mexico and Central America. Before joining Advanta, he worked for 10 years in a well-known international Loss Adjusting firm dealing with claims related to Fire, Hurricanes, Floods, Earthquakes, Liability, Consequential Losses and Transport, amongst others. At Advanta, and under Edgardo Velázquez’ leadership, Alejandro will contribute to strengthen our presence in Mexico and the region.

    Languages: Spanish and English.

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    Erik Núñez Martínez

    BSc Eng (Mechanical) (Instituto Politécnico Nacional), MBA (UDLA, A.C.), Machinery Technician (Instituto Politécnico Nacional).

    Erik is a Mechanical Engineer with 14 years’ experience in the insurance industry. Over the course of his career, he has gained valuable experience in handling major and complex claims working for well-known insurance companies in Mexico and Puerto Rico. Erik’s specialties include Equipment and Machinery Damage along with Nat Cat events.

    Languages: Spanish, English and Italian.

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    Irvin Seiler

    Senior Technician in Industrial Safety (Instituto Universitario de Tecnología Antonio José de Sucre), Registered in INPSASEL (National Institute of Prevention, Health and Occupational Safety of Venezuela), Safety and Hygiene for Supervisors (DC3), Training of Emergency Brigades (DC3).

    Irvin has over ten years’ professional experience in the areas of industrial safety, hygiene and environment. During his carrier in the field of industrial safety, he acquired extensive experience in the creation, implementation and monitoring of safety procedures in industrial environments, employee risk management and the implementation of health and safety regulations at workplace. Over the course of his carrier, he has also provided advisory services to companies in different fields related to transport, logistics, oil and gas, manufacturing, chemical products and construction.

    Languages: Spanish and English. 

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    Marialcira Vidal

    Bachelor of Laws, LLB (Universidad Católica Andrés Bello), Maritime Trade Specialist (Universidad Marítima del Caribe), Diploma in international Trade Statistics (Academy for International Business Officials – AIBO, China), Diploma in Legal Management of International Trade of Drug Precursor Chemicals (National Anti-Drug Office, Venezuela).

    Marialcira is a lawyer with more than 15 years of experience in corporate and commercial law, transport law and international trade law. Her professional career also includes teaching at universities on the topics of cargo insurance, international transportation and international business law. Throughout her career, Marialcira has held various roles as a specialised legal advisor in corporate law, international trade, transportation and logistics, legal processes in procurement, as well as advise on the use of data analysis for the optimisation of service portfolios and the reduction of receivable accounts.

    Languages: Spanish and English.