SSK Insurance is conveniently located within the service area of SSK and the insurance offices in Swellendam, Heidelberg, Riversdale, Mossel Bay, Avontuur and offers easy access to clients. The division strives to provide affordable, bespoke insurance solutions to their clients, both personal and commercial, without compromising their efficient service delivery.  These commercial clients span a wide range of industries with the majority of them forming part of the agricultural value chain. SSK has been providing insurance services to their members and the general public since the 1950’s, and pride themselves in their level of service. Their friendly and experienced staff are always ready to be of assistance to you.

Qualified Staff

All insurance brokers meet the competency requirements as prescribed by the Financial Services Board (FSB), and each one has their Representative Certificate (RE5). James Ackhurst, Yolanda Barnard, Celia le Roux, Jacques de Beer and Abrie Jooste also completed their Key Person Certificate (RE1) examinations successfully and currently James Ackhurst is the registered Key Person at SSK Insurance.

Short-term Cover

SSK Insurance markets the products of recognized insurers in South Africa and currently has agreements with, among others, Old Mutual Insure, Santam, Auto & General, Hollard, Landmark, Merx Commercial Underwriters, Palladin, Thatch Risk Acceptances,CTC (Commercial & Transport Consultants), AMUA (Associated Marine Underwriting Agency), Genlib, Mirabilis, Camargue, SHA Specialist Underwriters, BnBsure, CTU (Clarendon Transport Underwriters), Western Insurance, KEU Underwriting Managers, King Price Insurance and Zurich. SSK does not own any shares nor has a financial interest in any of the aforementioned product suppliers.  More than 30% of the division’s total remuneration, including commission over the last 12 months, was earned from Old Mutual Insure.

Crop Cover

For agricultural producers, SSK offers crop insurance (including Multi Risk Insurance and Fire Cover) by Agriseker, Mutual & Federal and Santam Agriculture.

Other Services

Through other brokers, the following are also offered for your convenience: Discovery Medical Plans (MGB Pty Ltd), Life Insurance (MGB Pty Ltd), Group Life Insurance (Seed Benefit Consulting CC) and Funeral Cover (Metropolitan Life).

Authorised Financial Service Provider

Sentraal-Suid Co-operative Ltd is an authorised Financial Service Provider (FSB licence nr. 1107) licensed to provide financial advisory services, as well as financial intermediatery services in respect of the following products: Short-term Insurance – Categories: Personal Lines and Commercial Lines (including Agricultural Lines).

SSK’s FSB license is available on request and can be inspected at any of our insurance branches. Alternatively, it can be viewed here: FSB Licence (PDF | 195 KB)

Compliance Officer

Jaconette de Beer
E jaconette@moonstonecompliance.co.za | W www.moonstone.co.za

Indemnity Insurance

SSK has Professional Indemnity Insurance at AIG South Africa Limited (Policy referal SENTR 001/0001).

Complaint Procedure

If services are not satisfactory, a complaint procedure has been implemented at any of the abovementioned branches. Alternatively, a Complaint Procedure Manual can be downloaded from our website.



Ian du Plessis

Main Road
Avontuur  6490

T 044-752 3004
F 044-752 3272
E ian.duplessis@ssk.co.za


James Ackhurst

42 Van Riebeeck Street
Heidelberg 6665

T 028-514 8712
F 028-722 2206
E james.ackhurst@ssk.co.za


Frans Marx

Industrie Road
Mosselbay 6500

T 044-601 1200
F 086-503 1641
E frans.marx@ssk.co.za


Jacques de Beer

Ladysmith Road
Riversdale 6670

T 028-713 3516
F 028-713 3303
E jacques.debeer@ssk.co.za


Abrie Jooste

1 Koringland Street
Swellendam 6740

T 028-514 8784
F 028-514 8903


Carola Koekemoer

1 Koringland Street
Swellendam 6740

T 028-514 8784
F 028-514 8903
E carola.koekemoer@ssk.co.za

Business Hours

Monday – Friday: 07:30 – 17:00