Exclusion of Defective Design, Materials and Workmanship

Date: 29thlogo_insurance_meeetings_Miami October 2013

Time: 5:00 pm registration. 5.15 pm Conference/Presentation. 5.45. Informal discussion 6.15 Networking.

Where: Malbec Room of Novecento 1414 Brickell Ave, FL 33131

Registration deadline:  Monday, October 28th at 1:00PM

Send an email to d.roig(@)kennedys-latam.com to register. Also by LinkedIn

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Cost for this event: Free

Casual attire


María José Cordovez Account Manager Engineering Latin America Nationale Suisse


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María José Cordovez is an engineer by education and trade who has moved towards insurance through an evolutionary path: 10 years of engineering experience now applied towards reinsurance of infrastructure throughout Latin America.

Nationale Suisse, Miami since January 2013

Account Manager Latin America for the Engineering Specialty Lines

Reinsurance subscription and risk assessment for Contractors All Risks (CAR), Erection All Risks (EAR), and Industrial All Risks (IAR) for a variety of accounts in Latin America.  Projects have included tunnels, bridges, , motorways, airports, hydroelectric plants and thermal power plants.

Infrassure, Ltd. Zurich, Switzerland/4 years

Underwriter and Claims Manager in the Civil, Metals, and Mining Team

Autonomous agent with responsibilities including underwriting analysis and evaluation of insurance risks, claims negotiations, subscription and risk assessment of Contractors All Risks (CAR), Erection All Risks (EAR), Industrial All Risks (IAR).

Projects have included tunnels, bridges, desalination and water treatment plants, motorways, mines, metal manufacturing plants, and urban expansion projects.

The Pepper Engineering Group Miami, Florida, USA/5 years

Forensic Engineer

Principal subject matter assessor of hurricane-related infrastructure damage in South Florida and led cross-functional teams of civil engineers that surveyed and took on the century’s worst hurricane season including Hurricanes Katrina and Wilma. Forensic/investigate/consulting work included: Structural evaluation and analysis, hurricane/wind damage, building code compliance, structural failures/collapse, foundation failures, and construction defects.

 Santos and Urrutia Structural Engineers, Inc. San Francisco, California, USA /5 years

Project Engineer

Coordinated the structural analysis and design of multi-story structures, apartment buildings, warehouse structures, multi-unit housing developments, and residential and commercial projects in the highly seismic San Andreas Fault San Francisco Bay Area. Responsible for projects remodeling, seismic retrofitting and building inspection compliance of the most stringent seismic building codes in the United States.

Education and certifications

Professional Civil Engineer in the State of Florida

Professional Civil Engineer in the State of California

Master of Science in Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego.

We would like to thank our main October Sponsor

C. Lewis & CompanyC. Lewis & Company is a specialized international forensic accounting firm with a practice focused on investigative and dispute services.  Our expertise is sought by insurance claims professionals, attorneys, corporate entities and government institutions.  We are retained by our clients to provide services such as insurance claims accounting, forensic accounting investigations, and arbitration/litigation consulting.  Our professionals possess diverse backgrounds and experience, which include CPAs, CFEs, CVAs, ACA, CMA and MBAs.  Furthermore, we have multilingual practitioners that routinely manage assignments in Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Mandarin and Cantonese.

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2 Responses to Exclusion of Defective Design, Materials and Workmanship

  1. David Hofmann says:

    Thanks to the group for the invitation, but I will not be able to attend this very interesting event as I will be attending a seminar at the FLMC that same day and evening.



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