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Frequently Asked Questions

Exco, Legal & Partners

Q: Does IRMSA have a risk register?
A: Yes, it is managed by the Chief Risk Advisor

Q: How do we contact IRMSA’s partners?
A: Via the IRMSA office

Q: Does IRMSA have Memorandums of Understanding / Agreements?
A: Yes

  • Actuarial Society of South Africa (ASSA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners South African Chapter (ACFE)
  • CGF Research Institute
  • Compliance Institute of Southern Africa (CISA)
  • East and Southern Africa Association of Accountants General (ESAAG)
  • Financial Planning Institute (FPI)
  • Institute for Futures Research (IFR)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA SA)
  • Institute of Directors Southern Africa (IoDSA)
  • The Ethics Institute
  • The Insurance Institute of South Africa (IISA)

Q: Is IRMSA affiliated with international bodies?
A: Yes

  • The International Federation of Risk and Insurance Management Associations

    Q: Does IRMSA have reciprocity with any other bodies
    A: Yes

  • Institute of Risk Management, United Kingdom (IRM) UK

Q: Who ensures the Constitution is maintained and regulated
A: The legal and compliance committee

Q: What if I have a grievance/complaint about a member?
A: Contact IRMSA for the grievance policy and process

Q: Why doesn’t IRMSA have a board?
A: IRMSA is a Non-Profit Organisation and not a company




Q: Do you have Regional committees or Chapters in the different provinces?
A: Yes, we do we currently have committee in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Western Cape and Limpopo

Q: Do you have regional Offices?
A: No, we do not have regional offices. Our offices are based in Johannesburg, Gauteng

Q: Should I be interested in joining or being a member of the Regional committees or Chapters what is the process?
A: please send an email to Zama Maphorogo email address Kindly note that your requested will be submitted to the relevant committee for review and approval.

Q: Should I be a member of IRMSA for me to be a committee member on the Regional committees or Chapters?
A: Yes, you should be an active member as this will be reviewed by the committee.

Q: Does IRMSA host regional events?
A: Yes, we do host events in the regions please refer to our events calendar for the dates.

Q: Do you provided training interventions in the regions?
A: Yes, we do provide training please refer to our training calendar. We can also assist with external training for organisations please send your request to

Q: Do you host board exams in the regions?
A: Yes, please contact the professionalisation for terms and conditions.

Q: Will I get a certificate for being a committee member of IRMSA
A: No, you do not receive a certificate,

Q: Do we get remunerated by being a Committee member.
A: IRMSA is a non-profit organisation therefore one do not get paid for being a committee member.




Q: How do I subscribe to IRMSA Communication?
A: Send an email to and we will gladly assist with your request.

Q: Does IRMSA have social media accounts?
A: Yes, IRMSA is on
Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. You can follow us on all these platforms for updates on content daily.

Q: What thought leadership content does IRMSA offer to risk professionals?
A: IRMSA offers a fortnightly
risk chat, monthly newsflash and technical library (only available to members) with thousands of articles, case studies, templates and media content.

Q: How do I contribute to IRMSA thought leadership content?
A: IRMSA always welcomes risk related thought leadership content that can be submitted to which will be sent for review by the Risk Intelligence Committee Publications working group.

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