South African Underwriting Managers Association


Friday 8th May Annual SAUMA Conference 2015 ... [click here to book now]  

Welcome to the South African Underwriting Managers Association

  • Established in 1999.
  • Over 80 Members by 2009
  • Representation at IISA, FSB
  • Ongoing Communication with Ombudsman - both FAIS and Short Term
  • SAUMA Board Members have recently attended Parlilament to state the case of the UMA
  • Minimum criteria to become a member of SAUMA including :
  • Professional Indemnity of R5m
  • Fidelity Cover of R1m
  • Underwriting Managers are experts in their niche fields
  • SAUMA is fully supported by the FSB
  • SAUMA is the only line of communication between FSB and Underwriting Managers

Front row from left to right : Tersia Davey - Chairperson (Natsure), Christine Sounes (SAUMA Manager), Andre de Waal - Vice Chairman (Commercial & Industrial Acceptances) Natasja Blok (Thatch Risk Acceptances)
Back Row from left to right : Curt Meyer (Mirabilis Engineering Underwriting Managers),
Rory Gainsford (HICSA), Drew Schnehage (Aquarius Underwriting Managers),
Steve von Roretz (Leppard & Associates), John Towsey (New Wheels Underwriting Agency),
Stuart Benfield (PrimaryAsset)

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