Dr. Benigna von Brederlow

Head of Yacht

  • Expertise: Yacht coatings – topcoat quality / measurements and quality control / performance monitoring​
  • Qualifications: RMCI, Dr. rer. nat.
  • Email: benigna.vonbrederlow@safinah-group.com

With a background in Biology and Human Genetics, qualification of Dr. rer. nat. (doctorate of natural sciences), Benigna has a focus for detailed and accurate data analysis, organisation and structuring processes and technical reporting. 

Benigna has worked within the superyacht coatings industry since 2008. Since then, she has been involved in projects regarding topcoat assessment, visiting most of the big New Builds in Germany and many of the largest superyachts in the Mediterranean. She has been heavily involved in observing and analysing topcoat quality, monitoring performance, and changes due to aging, following projects to further afield places like Canada, Chile, Thailand, US and the Caribbean. Benigna was also involved in working on the ICOMIA Guideline and ISO 11347, developing standards for applicators, shipyards and owners, and contractual work in regards of acceptance criteria.

Benigna is still a keen sailor, starting offshore yacht racing in 2000, worked for the IRC organisation and even completed an Atlantic crossing in 2007, and today enjoys travel and new experiences.

Before starting with Safinah Group, Benigna worked for a coating consulting company in Germany.