Public Works Division

“Public works” comprises all public infrastructure for collective use, such as roads, works of art, or sewerage systems.

This field includes a wide range of specialities and skilled professions, such as structural engineers, hydraulic engineers, and electricians.

Our experts’ experience working in design offices and as works foremen enables them to identify any type of pathology, helping insurers and their clients efficiently manage all aspects of their claims.



Loss adjuster - Manager

After training and multiple professional experiences in fields of sales/marketing and business strategy, I switched gears and entered the world of construction. Specialising in concrete material, I acquired a broad knowledge of materials and building construction techniques.
I became an insurance loss adjuster in 2012, and joined GM Consultant the following year working with construction companies. Since 2015 I've led GM Consultant's team in charge of handling claims involving Public Liability, Broken Machinery, and Renewable Energy in the south-east of France.
I'm fascinated by astronomy, and observing the universe fuels my sense of curiosity, which is an essential trait in my profession.

Email :
Phone : +33 (0)6 85 81 19 45

François GABUS
Loss adjsuter

Before entering the world of insurance in 2005, I used my Master's in civil and infrastructure engineering to oversee roofing and cladding operations for industrial buildings. Working as a loss adjuster for construction, fire and casualty claims at a large insurance group, I handled claims involving water damage, theft, professional liability, decennial liability, etc.
In 2014, I joined GM Consultant as a public liability loss adjuster working with construction companies and real estate professionals. I regularly research new construction techniques to stay up to date and satisfy my curiosity about the field.
I'm a big fan of extreme water sports, which help me unwind.

Email :
Phone : +33 (0)6 45 87 04 77

Jean-Pascal DE GRAEF
Loss adjuster

As an architect, I've participated in the design and construction of many complex projects, working on both renovations and new structures. In 1996, I became a loss adjuster handling cases involving casualty claims and legal protection. After earning a "Master 2" degree in insurance law in 2004, I specialised in public liability, then focused on construction claims.
I have CSTB certification as a construction loss adjuster and am part of the CRAC panel. I am responsible for GM Consultant's cases involving the liability of building professionals and damages to works.
I like to collect and operate land and sea vehicles.

Email :
Phone : 06 23 15 34 60

Loss adjuster

After studying civil engineering, I was responsible for maintaining and renovating a French département's (county) property assets, then managed a major manufacturer's after-sales service department. In 2013, I joined GM Consultant as a loss adjuster for technical and industrial risks, specialising in public liability of construction professionals. I specialise in issues affecting public works professionals, from structural work to finishing work, handling cases with confidence and diplomacy.
I'm interested in the United States, and admire Americans' winning mentality. I emulate their perseverance while handling cases.

Email :
Phone : +33 (0)7 87 80 41 93

Executive Loss adjuster

After 10 years with a large general insurer in the UK, I worked in Australia as an independent loss adjuster for two years to manage a major claim following an earthquake. Once I'd returned to London, I joined the Latin America and Caribbean division of an appraisal firm, where I managed response teams for claims involving natural disasters, then served as Regional Director for the West Indies for five years. I've lived in New York for 13 years now. I joined GM Consultant in 2016 to head management of major property claims, including energy, machinery breakdowns, construction, and commercial real estate in the United States.

Loss adjuster

During my twenty years of managing structural works projects and working with all the building trades, I developed extensive knowledge of the field of construction. I expanded my skill set with significant experience in petroleum engineering (fuel distribution).
Currently in charge of GM Consultant's construction division, I work on public liability claims involving construction incidents, claims about products specific to construction, and claims affecting service stations. Investigating causes, negotiations, analyses... I enjoy writing about every aspect of complex claims in my reports.

Email :
Phone : +33 (0)7 77 85 96 91

Raymond PAWLAK
Loss adjuster - CEO of GM Consultant USA

I started my career at an insurance company in the United States. For 25 years, I've dedicated myself to managing major claims for liability, damages, and operational loss in the fields of construction and commercial and industrial real estate. I work all over America as well as in South America, Asia, and Europe. I also lead investigations and damage surveys as part of product recalls on behalf of multinational companies. I joined GM Consultant in 2016 as CEO of the group's American branch. As such, I supervise the group's teams based in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles.

Stéphane KRANJEC
Loss adjuster

Graduated from POLYTECH' LILLE (EUDIL) in 2001, I have acquired through my various professional and extra-professional experiences the knowledge necessary to understand varied situations and adopt the appropriate conduct for the given stakes.
Since 2013, I have been involved in multi-risk policies, machinery breakdowns and industrial liability insurance.
My areas of expertise are varied and cover mainly industry sectors with a predilection for construction trades.
Dynamic and instinctive, I process files in detail to understand the ins and outs of each case.

Phone: +33 (0)6 37 35 04 69

Vincent GARCIA
Loss adjuster

An engineer by training, I focused my studies on industrial risk management involving quality issues, fire prevention and management, and risks with mechanical origins.
I worked as a loss adjuster for fire and various other risks for two years, during which time I developed expertise in the field of construction and building. In 2014, I joined GM Consultant as a loss adjuster for broken machinery and public liability for central France. I'm a self-starter, an active listener, and handle my cases with an open mind.
My love for fly fishing helps me hone my attention to detail.

Email :
Phone : +33 (0)6 37 35 20 68

Fréderic SUQUIA
Loss adjuster

After spending 7 years in the roofing trade, I obtained a maitrise professionnelle (professional master’s) for works foremen and joined a global player in the construction industry in 2008. I managed underpinning projects on Haussmann buildings and took part in numerous meetings with architects during which my geotechnical ground knowledge was called upon in particular.
I joined GM Consultant in 2016 as a construction expert in South West France.
In my free time I play team sports, like football and rugby, but I also enjoy travelling and playing chess.