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Managing Director - Latin America

Leonardo Garzon

Managing Director - Latin America

Biography

With more than twenty-five years in the forensic engineering, construction and insurance industries, Mr. Garzon has extensive experience in the evaluation, risk assessment, forensic investigation, and remedial design for a variety of structures and infrastructure projects. He has assisted leading insurance and reinsurance companies, their representative attorneys, asset owners and developers and independent loss adjusters in high-value disputes, evaluated the scope and nature of losses, review construction schedules, produced 5D BIM Revit-Based models to track construction progress and provided pre-loss risk assessments for Property in the Energy, Oil, Commercial, Transportation and Residential sectors throughout the U.S. the Caribbean and Latin America.

NOTABLE ASSIGNMENTS

  • World Trade Center Collapse, New York, NY – Member of the Emergency Response Team
  • Hydroelectric Plant Colombia: Construction (USD 2.5 Billion)
  • Hydroelectric Plant Panama: Construction (USD 50 Million)
  • Electric Power Facilities Caribbean: Earthquake (USD 200 Million)
  • Submarine Base, Brazil: Construction
  • Multiple buildings and other structures Chile: Earthquake (USD 350 Million)
  • Multiple buildings and other structures Mexico: Earthquake (USD 10 Million)
  • Multiple buildings and other structures Haiti: Earthquake (USD 10 Million)
  • Multiple buildings and other structures Caribbean: Hurricane (USD 30 Million)
  • Multiple buildings and other structures Texas: Hurricane (USD 50 Million)
  • Refinery Colombia: Construction (USD 10 Million)

Office Address / Contact Information

9100 South Dadeland Blvd.
Suite 800
Miami, FL 33156-7817
United States
Local Time: 12:32 pm
Local Date: 28 May, 2022

Industry Certification

Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida P.E. # 73658, Safety Assessment Program (SAP) Evaluator, Post-Earthquake Evaluation of Buildings, California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA)

Qualifications

M.S. Civil Engineering/Engineering Mechanics, 2004, Columbia University, B.S. Civil Engineering, 1995, National University of Colombia

Additional Expertise

Forensic Engineering, Expert Witness

Adjuster Experience

25 years 1997