We’re excited to announce the addition of Sergio Hönl to our Specialty Consulting Service Group. The group is designed to support insurance underwriters and claims analysts for loss control assignments. Sergio has conducted hundreds of technical assessments of environmental, mold, construction defect, and emergency response claims and has supported underwriting by preparing site and desktop survey reports. Prior to joining First Environment he worked in the environmental insurance industry for 12 years with a focus on claim and underwriting assignments ranging in value from $10,000 to $25M. He will apply this expertise in support of First Environment’s growing insurance support group which focuses on assisting insurance companies and their insureds. Sergio’s specific areas of expertise include the following:


Site inspection for risk assessment surveys

Phone and site desktop surveys

Emergency response actions

Annual and life-cycle cost estimates

Pollution event cost allocations

Technical support for potential claim coverage

Pollution source and timing reports

Cause and origin reports

Environmental loss control / reasonable and customary cost assessments

Invoice reviews


Sergio earned his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University, holds a mold assessment and remediation certification, and is OSHA 40-Hour trained.