Phoenix Risk Solutions was formed in 2003. The four founding directors have in excess of 140 years’ experience in the non-life insurance sector.
Phoenix is committed to our new economy and through the growth of our business we will continually develop people from disadvantaged backgrounds while not compromising on client service.
All key individuals and representatives of Phoenix Risk Solutions are compliant with or exceed the educational standards as required by FAIS.
Phoenix is a member of the South African Financial Services Intermediaries Association (SAFSIA) and has the necessary professional indemnity and fidelity guarantee insurances.
Phoenix Risk solutions is an empowered company with an active 25,5% empowerment shareholding.
B. Com (Unisa)
After spending six years with Mutual & Federal, Peter joined the corporate division of Minet Brokers in 1988, which became M.I.B. in 1993.
Peter was initially appointed to the board of M.I.B. Cape Town, and in 1996, to Deputy Managing Director. At this time, he also ran the M.I.B. Corporate Division until the merger of M.I.B. and Glenrand.
In 1999 Peter was appointed Managing Director of Glenrand M.I.B. Cape Town and he resigned from that position in November 2003.
Peter was instrumental in the formation of Phoenix Risk Solutions (Pty) Limited and has been Managing Director since 1 February 2004.
ACII – Chartered Insurance Practitioner
Peter has 20 years’ experience in the broking industry having started with Minet in 1983.
In 1989, he moved to Alexander Forbes in the position of Marketing Manager where he remained until he joined Sky Insurance Brokers as a Director and Shareholder in April 1992.
In March 1994, a merger took place which resulted in the formation of a new company, Sky Market Financial Services (Pty) Limited.
Peter was appointed as the Managing Director of this Group in 1998 and held this position until 2003 when he was instrumental in the formation of Phoenix Risk Solutions.
Sean started his insurance career in 1988 with Mutual & Federal. He trained in all departments and settled into the commercial division as Section Head and Head of Business Development.
In 1995, Sean joined M.I.B. Corporate Division in the position of corporate broker.
Sean was appointed as an Alternate Director in 1998 and as a full Divisional Director of Glenrand M.I.B. in 2000.
Sean left Glenrand M.I.B. in 2003and is a founding member of Phoenix Risk Solutions.
COP, Executive Leadership Program (UCT GSB)
Steve started his insurance career in 1981 with IGI and moved to SA Eagle in 1986 in the capacity of Claims Supervisor. In 1992, Steve joined the Corporate Claims team at Minet.
In 1993, Steve moved from claims into the corporate broking team at Glenrand M.I.B. (Minet).
In 1998, Steve was made an Alternate Director and, in 2000, he was appointed as a Director of the Local Divisional Board.
Steve also represented the Cape Region of Glenrand M.I.B. on the National Diversity Committee. He completed an Executive Leadership Programme at the UCT Graduate School of Business in 2004.
Steve is a founding member of Phoenix Risk Solutions.