Our team

Highly qualified professionals

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


Adela Salamanca

General manager

Adela is LLB and LLM in Shipping Business and Maritime Law from the University of Comillas & the Spanish Maritime Institute. She works in the insurance industry since 2005 specialising in the marine/transport sector where she has been placing all kind of marine risks (cargo, hull, P&I, marine liabilities, etc) in Lloyd’s and other insurance markets. Since March 2016 Adela is General Manager and Chief Underwriting Officer in Names. She speaks Spanish, English and French.


Elena Arias

Finance manager

Elena Arias is a graduate in Bussines Administration by the University Complutense of Madrid. She is responsible for the finance deparment and her roles include the handling of monies and accounts, payment of premiums to the markets, preparation of company financial statements.


Laura Mira


Laura studied Secretariat Management at the European School of Secretariat Meryland. She has worked as an administrative assistant for over eleven years, developing both administrative and accounting tasks. Laura joined Names in February 2017.


Javier López

Senior Underwriter

Javier is LLb and LLM in Shipping Business and Maritime Law from the University of Comillas and the Spanish Maritime Institute. He has worked in the financial sector and in the insurance industry where he has been managing teams and customer accounts specialised in cargo, hull, P&I, marine liabilities, ship repairers and builders… both on national and international markets. He is member of the Illustrius Bar Association of Madrid and speaks Spanish and English.