|The Brokerage was formed in August of 1989 as a partnership, but converted to a Close Corporation in 1990. The founder directors are Steven du Plessis and Chris du Toit.
Steven du Plessis matriculated in 1981 and after completing his national service went to R.A.U where he graduated with a B.Comm degree. He was employed as a Financial Director at a large clothing retail firm until 1988 when he joined Professional Portfolio Group.
Chris du Toit matriculated in 1981 and went into marketing after completing his national service. He was the Marketing Manager at Florida Park Outfitters for five years until he joined the Professional Portfolio Group in 1988.
In 1989 they teamed up to form Brooksfield Brokers.
The company has since acquired two new directors namely Ben Badenhorst and Shirley Lewis.
Ben Badenhorst started in the Short Term Broking Industry in 1990 and joined Brooksfield Brokers in 1994. His specialties include MultiMark III policy wordings and integration of large corporate accounts.
Shirley Lewis started her career in the Insurance Industry in 1981. She worked for Insurance Companies up to 1993 after which she joined the Broking fraternity. Shirley's knowledge in the short term Insurance industry ranges from domestic through commercial and marine insurance. She also has strong financial abilities and joined Brooksfield Brokers in 1998.
All the directors are members of the Insurance Brokers Council and the South African Insurance Institute. In addition, we are members of the Roodepoort Chamber of Commerce & Industry. We strongly support the code of ethics as laid down by each of these professional bodies.