South African Insurance Association

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South African Association of Engineering Insurers (SAAEI)

About us

South African Association of Engineering Insurers (SAAEI) is a Forum of the SAIA representing Engineering Insurers in the South African short-term insurance market.

The main classes of insurance in the engineering sector include:

  • Construction/Erection All Risks
  • Advanced Loss of Profits following Construction/Erection All Risks
  • Plant All Risks
  • Machinery Breakdown
  • Loss of Profits following Machinery Breakdown
  • Deterioration of Stock following Machinery Breakdown
  • Electronic Equipment All Risks

The strategic vision and mission for SAAEI can be summarised as follows:
To be an effective forum for raising awareness and to develop and promote understanding of the Engineering classes of business to the wider insurance market and related stakeholders.


  • To build a network of international engineering insurance practitioners to share knowledge.
  • To provide training to engineering insurance and related practitioners.
  • To promote, investigate, develop and enhance technical matters relating to engineering insurance.
  • To promote social interaction between members.
  • To engage and participate with other stakeholders on matters concerning engineering insurance.

SAAEI Executive Committee Members:

  • Philani Mbatha (Chairman) – Munich Reinsurance Company of Africa Ltd
  • Chris Charlton (Vice Chair) – Consort Technical Underwriting Managers
  • Susan de Wet – Old Mutual Insure
  • Zain Hoosen – Bryte Insurance
  • Krushayev Moodley – Hollard
  • Keith Barlow-Jones – C & G
  • Mark Barrow – Mirabilis
  • Kobus van Niekerk – Consort Technical Underwriting Managers

Contact details:

To contact or correspond with SAAEI through the above Executive Members, please contact: Promise Mhlanga (Senior Forums Secretariat)

South African Insurance Association (SAIA), Ground floor, Willowbrook House, Lake Drive, Constantia Office Park, c/o 14th Avenue and Hendrik Potgieter Street, Weltevreden Park, 1709, P.O Box 5098, Weltevreden Park, 1715
Tel: +27 11 726 5381, Telefax: 086 647 2275


  • Chairman’s Review 2016
  • Contractual agreements in construction projects
  • Cyber Risk
  • Renewable Energy/Power projects
  • Plant All Risks (New Replacement Value’s/Market Value’s and Average
  • Terrorism
  • Third Party Liability (Premium and Claims)
  • Inherent Defects