• New subsidiary GIA

    Pollutants and microbial contamination in buildings: GIA carries out research, investigation and assessment all under one roof. Our specialised team offers comprehensive services.

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  • Claims expertise since 1918

    Customised solutions in the handling of complex claims for insurers, brokers, and industrial clients

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  • Highly qualified surveyors and loss adjusters

    Full claim coordination services are provided by more than 80 surveyors and loss adjusters

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  • 15 offices across Germany

    A network of knowledge at your service

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International claims expertise since 1918

Gielisch is one of the leading independent appraisal companies in Germany and Europe. We work for national and international insurers, brokers and industrial companies. In our 15 branches across Germany, more than 160 employees coordinate the entire claims management and damage assessment process. More than 80 highly qualified experts cover a wide range of technical specializations.

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Scope of Competence


  • Public liability
  • Professional indemnity
  • Product liability and recall claims
  • Motor vehicle liability (road, rail, water, air)
  • Multi-party claims

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Sructural Damage

Oliver Gehrmann
Graduate Engineer

Phone +49 89 994030-14


André Schilling
Industrial Engineer

Phone +49 421 989684-13


  • Buildings, including architectural services and structural analysis
  • Technical & commercial equipment
  • Business interruption
  • Stock

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Gunnar Kirchhof
Graduate Engineer

Phone +49 40 -374728-31

Marine Cargo & Carrier's Liability

  • Damage to goods
  • Carriers liability
  • General average sales
  • Loss prevention

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Mario Potthast
Mechanical Engineer

Phone +49 89 994030-15

Ship Damages

Our surveyors assess damages to ship structures (hulls), machinery and any related technical equipment.  We manage claims filed against shipowners in respect of environmental damage or cargo losses, holding surveys and coordinating all appropriate measures.

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Boris Schulz
Master Mariner

Phone +49 40 374728-44

Fine Art

  • Damage assessment
  • Claims handling
  • Evaluation of art works

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Claus Gielisch
Publicly Appointed and Sworn Expert in the Assessment and Evaluation of Damages to Contemporary Art Objects

Phone +49 211 13806-22

Media, Films & Events

  • Damage that occurs during the production of feature films and documentaries, television plays and series, commercials and photo productions
  • Losses arising out of the cancellation or interruption of covered events

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Bernd Kowalkowski
Publicly Appointed and Sworn Expert in Film/TV/Entertainment Insurance Claims

Phone +49 40 374728-21

Wind Energy

  • Insurance claims across all major lines of business

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Alexander Gottlieb
Industrial Engineer, Specialized engineer windenergy (VDI)

Phone +49 211 13806-85

Business interruption

  • Determination of consequential costs of a partial or complete business interruption
  • In the case of major damage involving several trades, close cooperation with the experts for building, content and machine damage

Arnd Beilfuß
Business Economist


Phone +49 2501 59434-24


  • In cooperation with permanent IT partners Germany-wide processing of cyber claims for all insurance lines

Claas Peitz

Phone +49 211 13806-84

Daniel Sturm
Industrial Engineer

Phone +49 30 806714-24

Engineering Insurance

  • Construction works
  • Machinery damage
  • Assembly related damage

Machinery damage

Mario Potthast
Mechanical Engineer

Phone +49 89 994030-15


Construction works

Detlef Schumann
Graduate Engineer

Phone +49 30 806714-27

Food & Agribusiness

  • Claims processing and claims management along the entire agricultural and food value chain
  • Production and revenue losses

Dr. Stephan Rickert
Agricultural Engineer

Phone +49 221 935596-15

International Claims

  • Worldwide claims handling
  • More than 300 partner offices in 140 countries
  • Central claims coordination by the international department

Claas Peitz

Phone +49 211 13806-84


Gielisch has a nationwide presence.

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International network

We are a member of the international network vrs Adjusters with more than 300 partner offices in over 140 countries.

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Gielisch Conference - Our webinars

We offer free webinars (German language) on the subject of claims handling twice a year. Our speakers are highly respected individuals from the insurance, engineering and science sectors. Our loss adjusters and surveyors provide the audience with an insight into our work with the help of case studies. As a certified training provider with gut beraten, we offer / confirm further training modules.


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Gielisch Claims Management

As a powerful partner, our subsidiary Gielisch Claims Management (GCM GmbH) offers all services in the area of desktop claims processing, staffing and loss adjustment.

Gielisch Institute for Analysis

With a specialized team, our subsidiary Gielisch Institute for Analysis GmbH (GIA) undertakes the exploration, analysis and evaluation of pollutants and microbial contamination.

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