AAA Seminar and Drinks 22 January 2020, Cyprus

AAA Seminar and Drinks 22 January 2020, Cyprus

Wed, Jan. 22, 2020 6:45pm — 8:00pm

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AAA Seminar celebrating 150 years of the Association 

Wednesday 22 January 2020

at 1745

followed by a drinks reception

The Association of Average Adjusters (AAA) celebrates its 150th year since it was established in 1869. During the celebration year the Association hosts a series of seminars and presentations in London and in shipping centres around the world. One of these centres is Limassol/ Cyprus, where a presentation will be held in on Wednesday 22 January 2020.

Whilst the principal aims of the Association remain “the promotion of correct principles in the adjustment of Averages and uniformity of practice amongst Average Adjusters and the maintenance of good professional conduct”, the role of the Average Adjuster has changed considerably over the past 150 years. Burkhard Fischer, a Fellow of the AAA and Ronaldo Drège, an Associate of the AAA, will speak about

“How the Adjuster’s Role has Changed – 150 Years of Evolution”

The role of the Adjuster has developed from an expert in the law and practice of general average and marine insurance into a key player in the claims scene, a trouble shooter, mediator as well as a logistics and IT expert.

In order to maximise the audience, the Association has joined forces with Albatross Adjusters Ltd., Limassol, and has accepted the kind offer of the Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC) to utilise the time and venue of its monthly Members Meeting. The presentation has been scheduled to take place immediately after the CSC Members Meeting on 22 January 2020.

Venue: Amathus Beach Hotel, Aris Room, Limassol, Cyprus

The presentation will be followed by a drinks reception sponsored by the Association of Average Adjusters. Members of the Association and other interested persons who wish to attend the event are kindly requested to contact Burkhard Fischer at b.fischer@alba.com.cy

Burkhard Fischer is a Fellow and present Vice-Chairman of the Association of Average Adjusters and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute in London. He has been an Adjuster with an international insurance broker in Limassol before joining Albatross Adjusters (previously SHH) as an Average Adjuster in 1990. In 2000 he became a Senior Adjuster and Director of the firm. Burkhard has extensive knowledge and experience in the marine insurance field and speaks German, English and Greek. 

Ronaldo Drege graduated from the Naval Academy in Buenos Aires as a Navy Officer and worked as Chief Operations Officer with the United Nations Argentinean Task Force in Cyprus. He joined Albatross Adjusters (previously SHH) in 2000 and became a Director in 2009. Ronaldo has extensive knowledge and experience in the marine insurance field, with emphasis in the area of handling complex General Average and Salvage cases, and the collection of securities. He speaks Spanish, English and Greek; in addition he has an advanced proficiency in information technology and the running of the company’s Quality Management System. He is also an Associate of the Association of Average Adjusters.