Our People


Whitelaw Advanta
Office 931, 9th Floor
Al Fardan Tower, West Bay
T: + 974 (4) 410 1584
F:  + 974 (4) 410 1500
E:  qatar@advantaglobal.com
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    Laurance Brown - Director

    Associate of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, CII (Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute), Chartered Insurance Practitioner, ACIArb (Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators), BSc (Hons) Business Studies, LLB (Hons) Bachelor in Law.

    Laurence has more than 30 years’ experience in insurance, loss adjusting and law, where he started his career with a Composite insurer before moving into loss adjusting. He has in depth experience on a diverse range of claims and as branch management in both the UK and the Middle East. Laurence specialises in complex property and liability claims and was part of the CAT team who dealt with claims arising from Hurricane Maria in the Caribbean. Based in Saudi Arabia, since 2018 he has been part of Whitelaw, being now responsible for developing the new offices in Doha.

    Languages: English.

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    Babuji Pulickan

    BSc, Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Kerala University) 1985.

    Pulickan is a Mechanical Engineer that obtained his degree from Kerala University. He has over 30 years’ experience in loss adjusting and surveying in India and the Middle East. He worked with Robert Lyon International for 4 years in Dubai, Bahrain and Qatar as a surveyor/loss adjuster and subsequently as a branch manager. Pulickan has developed his expertise in construction projects and engineering throughout the years and has worked on the Qatar National Convention Centre project, Ras Laffan Sea Port expansion and Hamad Port Project amongst others. He has also worked on various energy projects including for Qatargas, Rasgas and the Ras Abu Fontas power and desalination plants. Since 1995 he has worked with A & B Associates, Surveyors in Qatar, who specialize in Marine and Engineering claims. They serve insurance and shipping companies predominantly and have grown to become one of the leading surveyors and loss adjusters in Qatar.

    Languages: English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil & Urdu.

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    Jiju Varghese

    MBA in Risk and Insurance (Assam University) 2014, Advanced Diploma in Insurance (Chartered Insurance Institute UK, CII) 2011, Certificate of Cargo Surveying Proficiency, (Lloyd’s) 2006, Bachelor Degree in Commerce (Kerala University) 2000.  

    Varghese is a Charted Insurance professional, qualified in the United Kingdom, who has extensive expertise in Marine, Cargo Surveying and related insurance claims. He has worked the majority of his professional career in Associated Consulting Engineers (ACE) who offer architectural and engineering solutions to their clients across the Middle East and Europe. He is currently working as a Marine Surveyor for A & B Associates, Surveyors in Qatar who specialize in Marine and Engineering claims. Varghese has worked on numerous construction and energy projects including Pearl GTL (Shell-Qatar project), a highly complex energy project, as well as claims related to Qatargas, Rasgas and the Hamad Port project amongst others.  

    Languages: English, Hindi & Malayalam.

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    Prasad Jose

    MBA in Marketing and Human Resources (Annamalai University) 2003, BSc Bachelor degree in Commerce (Calicut University) 2001.  

    Jose has over 15 years of experience working in loss adjusting, predominantly focusing on Marine claims in India and Qatar. He had worked for Anshad & Co as a Marine Surveyor until 2009 when he joined one of the leading Qatari surveyors, A & B Associates, where he has been working for over 7 years specializing in Marine and Engineering claims. During his time at A & B Associates he has worked on various projects including Qafac, New Doha International Airport, Pearl GTL and the Nakilat Shipyard.   

    Languages: English, Hindi & Malayalam.