About Mirabilis

Infrastructure development is a key facilitator of economic growth. At Mirabilis, we specialise in engineering and construction underwriting with services including risk management surveys and accredited specialist product training.

Underwritten by Santam, the leading general insurance company in South Africa, Mirabilis offers facultative reinsurance in Africa, the Middle East, India and the sub-continent, Central and South-East Asian markets. Our insurance solutions cover a wide range of engineering risks and provide protection against associated risks. 

Mirabilis strives to be the preferred and trusted provider of specialist engineering insurance in Africa and selected international markets.

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Our history

2006 Mirabilis was founded by Russell Myers and Shane Graham.
2011 Mirabilis acquired Construction and Engineering Underwriting (CEU) from Santam and commenced underwriting for Santam, Santam acquired a shareholding in Mirabilis during the same year.
2014 We expanded our scope outside of South Africa to international territories in the Middle East, India, and South East Asia.
2017 S&P A rated security via an agreement with Munich Re of Africa, was obtained.
2019 New Reinsurance Company Limited has authorised Mirabilis to act as its Agent to underwrite and accept, on its behalf, engineering classes of reinsurance business.

Corporate social responsibility

Mirabilis believes that change starts with us. We have partnered with Meals on Wheels in fighting hunger in South Africa. This initiative reaches out to communities and supports sustainable food through community food gardens.

Another cause supported by Mirabilis and its staff is Babies Behind Bars. This initiative provides the necessary resources for babies born and in the care of their imprisoned mothers.


Be part of the engineering insurance future, be part of Mirabilis.

To pursue a career in engineering underwriting with the appropriate qualifications and experience we welcome talented, focused and service competent individuals to our team.

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Mirabilis actively contributes to global development of quality insurance and risk management practice through memberships via Santam on Principles for Sustainable Insurance, ClimateWise and SuRe – The Standard for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure.

Meet the team

Curt Meyer
Chief Executive Officer
Shane Graham
Executive Director
Russell Myers
Mark Barrow
National Marketing Manager
Angela Stone
Chief Financial Officer
Gail Fry
Compliance Manager
Candace Jooma
Claims Manager
Siegfried Grimbeek
Operations & Human Resource Manager
Ursula Scott
Admin Manager
Rudi Ziegelasch
Marketing Technical Manager
Nadia Heeralall
Regional Marketing Manager
Nishani Govender
Executive Assistant & Corporate Communications Manager