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Dr. Benigna v. Brederlow joins the Safinah Group Yacht team.

Dr Benigna v BrederlowBenigna joined the Safinah Group Yacht team as Head of Yacht in November 2020, and was previously working for a coating consulting company

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. She has been involved in projects regarding topcoat assessment, visiting most of the large new build projects in Germany as well as many of the largest superyachts in today’s growing fleet.

Benigna has been heavily involved in observing and analysing topcoat quality, monitoring performance and changes due to aging. She was a member of the working groups for the ICOMIA Guideline and ISO 11347, developing standards for applicators, shipyards and owners. She also has completed the Registered Marine Coatings Inspectors (RMCI) course.

Benigna is a keen sailor, having started in offshore yacht racing in 2000, working for the IRC organisation and has even completed an Atlantic crossing, today she enjoys adventurous travel and discovering countries, cultures, and nature.

“I am looking forward to working with our Yacht team, we have such a wide range of expertise and knowledge to support so many types of projects, I know I will learn a lot. We will work together on future developments for the benefit of our yacht clients and business, highlighting the services and value we offer, all supported with the Safinah Group’s reputation for quality”
– Dr Benigna v. Brederlow


Managing Director – Andy Hopkinson commented –
“Benigna is the latest member of the yacht consultancy team and we are delighted to add her skills sets and experience to the already extensive capabilities we have. Benigna joins 6 additional new team members we were able to recruit throughout 2020, which expands and develops our dedicated, independent, coating specialists to over 50 people in Yacht, Marine, Energy and Infrastructure markets globally”.