Our team is responsible for the management of business and client relationships across multiple divisions.

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Our People

We have an experienced leadership team in place to drive us into the future. Our company is led by CEO and founding member, Michael Petersen, whose entrepreneurial skills have guided the company from a small start up to a significant player in the financial services industry. The importance of people is underpinned in our Vision, they are the center of our business.  Our People are passionate about working together and are experts at what they do.

At RBS we strive to Attract, Acquire and Develop a diverse workforce and foster a culture that celebrates individuation and growth through valuing differences of opinion, encouraging open debate, active listening and innovation.

“Our people are the centre of our business”

Our Executives

Michael Petersen
Michael Petersen
Founder & CEO
Sean Pretorius
Sean Pretorius
Chief Operating Officer
Deseree van den Berg
Deseree van den Berg
Executive Head: Human Capital

Employee Value Proposition

A winning culture

“Employees are at the center of everything we do.  We not only offer competitive market related reward and recognition programs but a culture of inclusiveness and collaboration.

Accessible leadership

Our leadership team is accessible to all levels in the organisation and we encourage participation and healthy debate.  Job satisfaction, personal growth and healthy relationships is important to us.”


  • Open door – Direct access to decision makers
  • We don’t care about a hierarchy
  • Visionary
  • Collaborative


  • Paid Study Leave
  • Financial Study Assistance
  • Internships and Learnerships
  • Internal and External courses
  • Continuous Professional Development


  • Loads of fun
  • We love trying new things
  • Staff socials
  • Team Work – Relationships
  • Encourage dialogue
  • Value diversity


  • Annual Gratuity
  • Staff Awards
  • Long Service Awards


  • Market related salary
  • Medical Insurance
  • Medical Aid
  • Allowances
  • Provident Fund
  • Paid Leave

Diverse Workforce

We have a diverse workforce of more than 600 people across the country.  Our staff is not only made up of insurance experts but also various other roles such as Business Intelligence, Legal, HR and Finance.

To join our dynamic team have look at our current vacancies:

Working For RBS

Investing in Talent

Learning and Development is important to us.  We offer annual Learnership and Intern programs to passionate young people who wants to build their career in Financial Services.  Opportunities are made available annually.  Have a look on our Online portal for opportunities.

Natasha Baliso
Claims Consultant
Yaseen Essop
Rising Star
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