Founded in 1999, Consort Technical Underwriting Managers (Pty) Limited has collectively over 200 years of professional Construction and Engineering Insurance experience. The Company’s reputation in the local and international markets is recognised as a leading brand and is reflected in the steady growth being achieved through our Financial Service Providers.

Since our establishment we have developed and maintained a culture of reliability, honesty, quality and fairness.  We always prioritise our client’s needs and are constantly striving to enhance and focus on quality products and services. Tailor-made solutions coupled with professional advice are a key to our success as one of the top Construction and Engineering Underwriters in the South African insurance market.

With Consort’s impeccable reputation in the Engineering Insurance industry, we are proud to be supported by some of the world’s largest S&P A-Rated Reinsurers.


We believe our past and future success as a company is attributed to our core values of:

Acting with Integrity

Creating Value through Innovation

Displaying Excellence

Living as Responsible Citizens


Consort delivers tailor-made solutions through our:

Considered advice

Empowered team

Expert knowledge

Over 200 years of collective team experience.


Continued learning & development, being able to adapt to and improve with an evolving market.


With clients, brokers and capital providers.


Thanks to Consort’s reputation within the Engineering Insurance market, our Treaties have been backed by some of the world’s largest Reinsurance Companies both locally and internationally.

As a result of our proven track record our capacity has been progressively increased to a level where we are now afforded the opportunity to participate in and take a major share in all types of engineering risks.


  1. Be a specialist Construction & Engineering Insurance Underwriting Manager
  2. Secure & maintain quality backing for our clients’ asset protection
  3. Respond to clients’ changing needs by offering specialist underwriting solutions.
  4. Maintain and enhance our track record of providing unequalled quality, stability & ethical practices to all stakeholders



March 12, 1999

Consort Technical Underwriters (Pty) Ltd was founded


March 12, 2004

We acquired ground and built our own building – Unit 29 in the Waterford Office Park in Fourways.


March 12, 2007

We joined the partnerships team and began writing Engineering Risks on the Lombard Insurance Company License


March 12, 2013

The expansion in staff requirements necessitated the requirement to obtain additional office space – rental of Unit 28 alongside Unit 29 in the Waterford Office Park in Fourways.


March 12, 2014

We obtained coverholder status from Lloyds, expanding our capacity to write business (Contract Works and Plant All Risks) in other African territories, as well as offer sovereign rated paper to insureds requiring such


February 1, 2017

Peter Charlton moved into Chairman position.


February 8, 2017

Chris Charlton moved into Managing Director position.


March 12, 2018

Opportunity to have the two buildings merge into one. We moved to a bigger building across the road from Unit 29. All Consortees under one roof at Unit 30 in the Waterford Office Park in Fourways.


March 12, 2019

Consort Technical Underwriters (Pty) Ltd has reached 20 years of Trusted Engineering Insurance