Santiago Landazuri is a speaker, author and Risk Management Consultant with considerable expertise in Workers’ Compensation and human capital management. He has served employers, carriers and agencies. His professional expertise, along with his bilingual and bicultural background, have uniquely positioned him to be a key risk-management partner for employers needing to strengthen their practices and effectively manage their growing Hispanic workforce. Through workshops, presentations and trainings for employees and employers, in both English and Spanish, he provides the perspective, practices and solutions, which are not effectively implemented in the industry, currently.
Santiago has served on the employer’s side in both workers’ safety and recruiting, as well as on the carrier side, as both a Claims Adjuster and a Return-To-Work Consultant for SAIF. In 2017, he moved to the agency side, where he works with commercial businesses, across a variety of industries, to improve and optimize their risk‑management programs.
Santiago is a Workers’ Compensation Account Executive for Durham & Bates Insurance in Portland, OR. He was born and raised in Quito, Ecuador and moved to the United States 15 years ago, where he graduated from Oregon State University.