Rua Anfilofio de Carvalho 29, Offices 1203/4
Rio de Janeiro 20030 – 901
T: +55 2135533025
M: +55 21 99318 3939

Juan Pablo joined the firm in 2016, soon after the Rio de Janeiro office was established, as a Senior Surveyor in charge and became a local Partner in 2019.

Juan Pablo is leading our operations in Brazil by overseeing and managing Surveyors of Rio de Janeiro office and often providing his support to our Panama office operations, allocating surveying work and managing the service delivery to all clients in Brazil. He also accumulated a significant experience in a wide range of casualty surveying for major H&M Underwriters and P&I Clubs, including major main engine damages, fire damages, engine room flooding, groundings and wreck removal operations.

He is leading our technical team in Warranty Surveys such as Towage Approval, Heavy Lift/Project Cargo operations, often undertaking projects for the energy sector. In this capacity, Juan Pablo has developed towage calculation tools and risk assessment techniques, to the highest recognized international standards.

Juan Pablo also possesses a vast knowledge of the LATAM shipyards and repair facilities in Brazil and the major South/Central America geographical region, combined with strong relationship with Brazilian Maritime Authorities at top level and the local maritime and energy sector community in general. In this context he has also carried out a number of JH143 Shipyard Risk Assessment Warranty surveys in the region, including a submarine building yard in Brazil.


  • Manager of major offshore logistics company (3 years).
  • Certified Operator for Ultrasonic hatch cover tightness testing with Class Type Approved Sherlog TA


  • MSc in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.