Our team

Passion, knowledge & experience

A fully qualified & motivated team, up to date in their respective markets, always available for its clients 24/7/365

Manuel Ferrandez Atlantic Brokers

Manuel Ferrández

Founder / Executive Chairman

The founder of Atlantic is a qualified lawyer and has been in the reinsurance and P&I business since 1999. Manuel has an Executive MBA by Instituto de Empresa and is fully licensed for intermediation by the DGS (Dirección General de Seguros in Spain). He has an LLM in Maritime Law from Southampton University and also another LLM from the Spanish Maritime Institute (ICADE).

Luis Tojeiro

Director - Atlantic Americas

Mr. Luis Tojeiro Sierto, has a Degree in Law and a LLM Insurance Law from the London School of Foreign Trade. He has been bonded to procedural marine law specially the field of marine insurance for over 20 years. In 2010 he led the creation of the first Spanish P&I at fixed premium. Currently he is the Director and Partner of Atlantic Americas Reinsurance Brokers, based in Miami.

Richard Adler Atlantic Brokers Insurance

Richard Adler

Key Client Broker & Chief Commercial Officer

Richard has a Master in Shipping, Trade & Finance from Cass Business School in London and is a Fellow member of the Chartered Shipbrokers Institute. Richard has held senior positions as Underwriter, Risk and Insurance Manager and as a broker. He worked as Insurance Manager in a reputed shipping company and before joining Atlantic led the P&I team of one of the largest brokers in the market.

Nina Berdzuli Atlantic Brokers Insurance

Nina Berdzuli

Operations Manager

Nina Berdzuli joined Atlantic in March 2012. She has been in insurance business for the last five years as Underwriting Assistant in different lines of business, Property, Fine Art, Contingency. Now she is the Operations Manager in Atlantic Insurance & Reinsurance Brokers. She is from Georgia and speaks Spanish (bilingual), English, Russian and Georgian.

Javier Soriano Atlantic Brokers

Javier Soriano

Marine Director

Javier Soriano is a graduate in Law at the University of Almería and Master’s Degree in Shipping Business and Maritime Law at the Pontifical University of Comillas (IME/ICADE). He joined Atlantic in September 2016. He speaks spanish, english, german and italian.

María Vidal

Head of London Office

María Vidal is graduated in Political Science by the University Carlos III of Madrid and Master in Maritime Law by the Institute of the International Maritime Organization in Malta. She joined Atlantic in January 2014. She speaks Spanish, English and French.

Guy Pierpoint

Senior Executive Director

Guy has over 30 years experience in the marine insurance market where he has held several senior positions in the industry. Guy was instrumental in the start of Osprey Underwriting Agency in 1991 and most recently as CEO of Thomas Miller Specialty.

Marta Millán

Marta Millán

Account Executive

Marta Millán is graduated in Translation and Interpreting by the University of Alfonso X El Sabio and has the title of Sworn Translator by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She joined Atlantic in 2014. She speaks Spanish, English and Italian.

Inna Gorbunova

Account Executive

Inna Gorbunova has a degree in Law from UAP University (Moscow) and a Master’s Degree in Business and Maritime Law from the Pontifical University of Comillas (IME / ICADE). He joined Atlantic in 2018. He speaks Spanish, English & Russian.

Ana López

Junior Account Executive

Ana López, has joined Atlantic in September 2018. She has a degree in Administration and Business Management, from the University of Las Palmas (Islas Canarias) and graduated in Digital Marketing by the University of Birmingham. Ana speaks English and Spanish.

Rafael Ageo

Junior Account Executive

Rafael Ageo has a Law degree from the Universities of Cádiz and Sussex and has a Master’s degree in Business and Maritime Law from Comillas Pontifical University (IME/ICADE). He joined Atlantic in June 2020. He speaks Spanish and English.

Jaime García Díaz de Sonseca

Account Executive

Jaime García Díaz de S., has a degree in Administration and Business Management, from CUNEF, attached to the Complutense University of Madrid. He has developed his career for 14 years, as a bank branch manager, and has joined Atlantic in September 2020. Jaime speaks English and Spanish.

Accounting Department and Back office

Jesus Perez Atlantic Brokers

Jesús Pérez Manrique


Jesús is Bachelor of Economics (Business Administration) at the AH University (of Madrid) and Executive MBA. He is Certified Public Accountant, registered in the ROAC (Spanish “Official Register of Account Auditors”). Jesús started his professional career at Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC). He has subsequently held executive positions in different ship-owners companies (SCF Marpetrol and Empresa Naviera Elcano). He joined Atlantic in August 2017. He speaks Spanish and English.

Cristina Pérez


Cristina Pérez López joined the Atlantic Insurance team on February 03, 2020. She is specialized in administrative management and Finance, having a professional career of more than 15 years in the insurance sector and working for two years for the English market.


Tatiana García Valderrama

Assistant to the Managing director

Tatiana García Valderrama joined Atlantic the past March 4, 2019. She has a degree in Law with a specialization in Business Management from the University of Alcalá de Henares in Madrid. She has completed the Master in Legal Advice of Companies in the IE. She´s currently the office assistant in Madrid. She speaks English and Spanish.

Yulieth Niz

Administrator - Miami Office

Responsible of Atlantic Americas Administration.
Profession: Degree in Administration of Material and Financial Resources
Description: 8 years of experience in the insurance world.
Skills: Organized and proactive, with ample desire to improve both personally and professionally.