Renasa's Operational Management

Johan Botes

FIISA
Manager Southern Regions

Johan joined Renasa after a sabbatical from the insurance industry during which he managed a family business. Previously, Johan enjoyed a long and diverse career with Santam where he had been National Manager of Business Development. He had also been an Area Manager of several regions and was named “Relationship Manager of the Year” five times. Prior to joining Santam, Johan was with ABSA Insurance Brokers.

Peter Maggs

CIM
Regional Manager Southern Natal

Peter has been in the industry for more than 30 years and is widely known within the market. He has worked for Mutual and Federal, NEG and SA Eagle and has managed his own underwriting company. He has brought a wealth of experience to Renasa in all aspects of the business.

Ronel Castelyn

HCII
Regional Manager Northern Province

Ronel joined Renasa in 2011 after a 32 year career in short term insurance during which she held various positions in underwriting, claims and marketing for Sentraboer, Santam IGI and SA Eagle/Zurich. She has extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of underwriting, risk management, surveys and claims.

Frank Jordaan

Regional Manager Free State

Frank started his career in the industry in 1975 at Santam. In 1981 he joined SA Eagle as Claims Manager East Rand. In 2002 he became Area Sales Manager Free State and Northern Cape where he managed all classes of business underwritten by SA Eagle/ Zurich. After 28 years with SA Eagle/ Zurich, in 2010, Frank joined Renasa where he remains committed to high service levels and strong relationships.

Jackie Stander

HIIC NQF 5
Regional Manager Mpumulanga

Jackie started her career in the insurance industry in 1987 gaining experience at various insurance companies (SA Eagle and Santam) and also brokers (Secunda Brokers and Absa Brokers) after which she joined Renasa in 2012. She has held various positions at these companies and brokerages which include underwriting, claims, marketing, finance and training.

Henry Ehlers

Claims Management Business Support

Henry began his career with the AA Mutual Insurance Company in 1971 where he served for fifteen years, the last several as an inspector. In 1986 he joined SA Eagle where he held various senior positions, finally as General Manager responsible for Group Underwriting and Group Claims. He joined Renasa in June 2013 as an Underwriting Manager and moved to the Claims division in January 2014.

Sajiv Issuree

BSc Actuarial Science, Mathematical statistics and Mathematics
Manager of Risk and Actuarial

Sajiv has 9 years Actuarial experience having worked in the life insurance, reinsurance and short term insurance industries. He brings experience in Solvency Assessment and Management (SAM), Capital Management, Reserving, Product Development and Pricing. Sajiv joined Renasa in 2014 and is responsible for managing the Actuarial and Risk functions.

Camilla Collins

HIISA
Manager Reinsurance

Camilla is an IISA Licentiate, having completed the UNISA Programme in Short Term Insurance in 2008. She joined Renasa in December 2014 as Reinsurance Manager. Prior to that she was employed as a Senior Broker at Cotswold Reinsurance Services from 2011 and completed her RE1 and RE5 exams in 2012. Previously she was employed as a Reinsurance Broker at Willis Re from 2004.

Lara van Niekerk

B.A (Law) L.L.B
Internal Compliance Officer

Lara is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. She joined Renasa in 2016 as an assistant legal officer and has since been promoted to the internal Compliance Officer. She completed her 2 years articles of clerkship and was admitted as an attorney in July 2011, after which she practised as an attorney for 5 years before joining Renasa.

Johan Venter

CIA, CRMA
Manager Internal Audit

Johan has over 13 years’ experience in Internal auditing, forensics and Operational Risk Management. He began his career in the retail sector where he was involved in several positions responsible for managing Internal Audit and various compliance processes. Johan joined Renasa in 2015 as the manager of the Internal Audit division.

Craig Taylor

B.Comm Accounting
Manager Financial Accounting

After serving his articles at Horwath Leveton Boner, Craig joined Renasa as an assistant accountant in 2011. Since then Craig has gained valuable knowledge of the insurance industry and served in various financial roles before his appointment as Financial Accountant.

Ampie Greyling

BCompt (Accounting Science)
Manager Technical Accounting

Ampie completed his articles at D’Arcy-Herman & Co Inc where he gained valuable audit experience in various sectors of the economy. He joined Renasa in 2012 and gained his technical accounting experience during a period of high growth at Renasa.