Barry founded Royal Union in 1993. He has been involved in the Insurance Industry since 1969 and has extensive experience with contacts both locally and internationally. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (by examination) and a Fellow of the the Insurance Institute of South Africa. He is one of a select few South African Brokers to have gained Chartered status and as such is a Chartered Insurance Broker, a title conferred by the Chartered Insurance Institute, whose headquarters are in London
Tracy has been with Royal Union for the past 18 years and has been responsible for our financial and administrative affairs. She has a B. Compt degree and has served her articles. After completing her studies she worked in the United Kingdom for an investment company, for two and a half years. In October 2000, when she returned to South Africa, she joined Royal Union. Tracy now runs the company and is effectively the “Chief Operating Officer”.
Sonja joined Royal Union after immigrating to South Africa from Zimbabwe in 2003. Having worked her way through the ranks, Sonja has earned herself the reputation of being a very dedicated and competent broker. Sonja has completed the Insurance Institute of South Africa Programme in Advanced Insurance Practices and is a member of the marketing team. Sonja has a thorough knowledge of all types of General Insurance and has an ever-expanding client base.
Stuart recently returned to South Africa after 10 years in the United Kingdom. A teacher by qualification, Stuart served in the Royal Artillery after attending the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. He left the army having attained the rank of Captain. His leadership skills are being fully utilised at Royal Union and he is responsible for growing the company with particular emphasis on marketing and client relationships, filling the role of “Marketing Director”.
Peter is a Senior Portfolio Manager at Royal Union and is responsible for the day to day handling of a number of Corporate and Commercial clients. Peter has had extensive experience in the Insurance Industry and his particular passion is Risk Management/Transfer, Self Insurance Programmes and Global Portfolio design. Apart from being an experienced Short Term Insurance Broker, Peter is a Certified Financial Planner and holds a post graduate diploma in Financial Planning from the University of the Free State.
Jenny has been involved in marketing Royal Union’s products for a number of years. She joined Royal Union from the vehicle financing sector in 2003. She is proficient in all classes of General Insurance and holds a B.Comm degree, having specialised in Insurance and Risk Management. She has a number of clients across all sectors of business.
With many year of marketing experience, Ross brings a fresh approach to our marketing initiatives. He sees our products from the layman’s point of view and assists us in designing products that express, in plain language, the very often complicated processes and procedures to do with insurance. This approach has revolutionized the way we present our innovative products to clients, assisting them to successfully grasp the benefits of an alternate solution to traditional, and sometimes outdated, insurance methods.