South African Insurance Association

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The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) is the representative body of the non-life insurance industry. It represents the industry to all relevant stakeholders to ensure a sustainable and dynamic industry. SAIA has 58 members, comprising all categories of non-life insurers, including reinsurers. Its members abide by the SAIA Code of Conduct, which ensures adherence to best-practice industry standards and self-regulation.


To promote and represent the interests of the non-life insurance industry, while leading and enhancing the efforts of the industry to become recognised and trusted as an important contributor to the South African economy and society.


  • Encouraging fair and ethical treatment of consumers of non-life insurance products;
  • Representing the non-life insurance industry with all stakeholders and at all levels in such a way that these stakeholders have trust and confidence in the industry;
  • Creating an environment in which the members of our industry can share information, debate important and relevant issues, and create a common vision for the non-life insurance industry;
  • Creating opportunities for the industry to continue with, and embark on, initiatives that will enhance its image and reputation among all stakeholders;
  • Promoting understanding of non-life insurance to all stakeholders;
  • Promoting awareness of the industry and its contributions to society and the South African economy.

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SAIA Board Elects New Chairman and Deputy Chairman

SAIA Board Elects New Chairman and Deputy Chairman Sep 04, 2019

Johannesburg - The South African Insurance Association (SAIA) Board has announced Mr Cedric Masondo, Managing Director at Sasria (SOC) Ltd and Mr Herman Schoeman, Chief Executive Officer at Guardrisk Group (Pty) Ltd as its new Chairman and Deputy Chairman respectively.

From the Desk of the Chief Executive- SAIA Bulletin August 2019

From the Desk of the Chief Executive- SAIA Bulletin August 2019 Aug 29, 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa recently signed the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Bill (AARTO) into law, effectively bringing to life the demerit system aimed at penalising drivers and operators who are habitual offenders of rules governing the use of public roads.

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R80 million Spent on consumer ed.
35% Est. vehicles insured
R102.8 billion Gross written premium
58 Member companies