Old Mutual and Constantia Insurance shine at IRMSA Risk Management awards


The Institute of Risk Management South Africa has named Old Mutual and Constantia Insurance industry winners in the Financial Services and Insurance & Reinsurance categories respectively. Government Employees Medical Scheme scooped the Healthcare industry award.

The 2018 awards were handed out at IRMSA’s annual awards ceremony and gala dinner, which was held in Johannesburg on 26 October. They celebrate excellence within the risk management sector and recognise South Africa’s top risk management professionals.

Phumlani Dyini, group head of enterprise risk management and compliance at Woolworths, was named 2018 Risk Manager of the Year, while Joy Putini, senior risk analyst at the South African Reserve Bank, was named Up-and-Coming Risk Manager of the Year. Ian Home, principal specialist: operational risk management at Anglo American took home the Risk Specialist of the Year award.

The 2018 Africa Risk Management Award went to David Welman, head of group risk management at the Ohlthaver and List Group of Companies.

National Treasury was named as the 2018 Risk Influencer of the Year.