Meet the #TIA2020 finalists

09 December 2019 Myra Knoesen

The start of The Insurance Apprentice 2020 journey began on 13 November with the profile shoot of the 2020 finalists, sponsored by Auto & General, in which they introduce themselves to the audience.

Alex Terblanche, Head of Business Insurance at Auto & General welcomed the apprentices and congratulated them on making it to the top 9. He then gave a little introduction of Auto & General; this was then followed by the profile shoot of each apprentice.

Thank you Auto & General for your sponsorship and for allowing us the opportunity to utilize the beautiful building and space.

Get to know them

The sixth series will see nine apprentices competing against each other in an intense learning experience, to be crowned the winner of The Insurance Apprentice 2020 and walk away with fantastic prizes.

Meet Amogelang Kgaladi
FirstRand Short-term Insurance Limited
Head of Corporate Actuarial

Meet JP Ellis
Constantia Insurance
Senior Manager: Legal & Claims

Meet Kanchaal Mahabeer
Power Brokers and Financial Services
Key Individual

Meet Memory Zimba
Actuarial Manager

Meet Nabeelah Maharaj
Line Manager, Commercial Processing Centre

Meet Sebastian Andre Reddy
Old Mutual Insure
Regional Personal Lines Service Consultant

Meet Siphamandla Dube
Hollard Insure
Business Analyst

Meet Vicky Sebothoma
Aon Re Africa
Broker Assistant

Meet Yaseen Essop
RBS Insurance Brokers
Commercial Underwriter

Filming will take place from 17 to 24 January 2020. The series will be aired early 2020 via the FAnews and The Insurance Apprentice websites, YouTube and Facebook.

Win R20 000

The Insurance Apprentice 2020 will see the #superfan competition once again, where someone stands a chance to win R20 000 sponsored by Constantia Insurance, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) attached to episodes, and so much more!

Awesome prizes

The winner of The Insurance Apprentice wins a trip to Lloyds of London, sponsored by Lloyds of London, a R75 000 bursary, sponsored by Inseta, a R20 000 cash prize, sponsored by the Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences (GIFS), a R10 000 cash prize, sponsored by Tracker, a tech prize sponsored by Innosys, another tech type prize, sponsored by Genasys Technologies, and so much more!

The runner up wins a bursary from GIFS worth R27 500 and a prize sponsored by CIB. Third place will also receive a bursary from GIFS worth R27 500.

Each of the nine apprentices will also receive a R1 000 Uber voucher, sponsored by Discovery Insure. 

Proud sponsors of #TIA2020

In showing support here are our #TIA2020 sponsors - thank you for your support and sponsorship: AC Develop, AIG, Aon South Africa, Auto & General, Bryte Insurance, CIB, Chubb, Constantia Insurance, Discovery Insure, Emerald, FNB Insurance Brokers, Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), Genasys Technologies, Graduate Institute of Financial Sciences (GIFS), Hollard, Innosys, Innovation Group, Inseta, Lloyds of London, Marsh, Old Mutual Insure, Santam, Sasria, SHA Risk Specialists and Tracker.

Writer’s thoughts:
With nine, instead of eight apprentices taking part in the 2020 series, it is bound to be an action-packed filled series and I cannot wait to see how it all unravels. Personalities are likely to clash, and we are bound to witness some drama as the week unfolds. Need I say more! Please comment below, interact with us on Twitter at @fanews_online or email me your thoughts


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