About Us

Columbus Risk is a niche risk adviser offering a comprehensive range of Surety Bonds for professionals.

We strive to provide appropriate and affordable risk solutions whilst acting with honesty, consistency and transparency in everything we do.

Our professional clients need an insurance partner who understands their business risks. At Columbus Risk our highly trained staff offer expert advice, friendly service and products at exceptionally competitive rates.

Our Products

Liquidation
Bonds

Executor
Bond

Curator
Bonds

Trustee
Bond

Tutor
Bond

 

Meet Our Team

As a team of experienced risk specialists, we’re here to ensure all aspects of your insurance needs are considered with the expertise and care they deserve.

When selecting a bond or policy, we’ll be there to guide you through the process so that you’re supported and well-informed. And when you have claim in progress, we’ll be available and easy to reach.

You’ll always speak to a person when you call Columbus Risk. It’s part of our commitment to offering you a personalized service.

Trent Payton

Trent Payton

Director

Husband, father, paddler, cyclist, fisherman, farmer and outdoor adventurer & cook, Trent is passionate about building businesses.

Dan Payton

Dan Payton

CEO

Dan always sees the end before the beginning. He has a passion for Construction Insurance and is an expert at designing risk products for niche markets.

Siphelele Mkize

Siphelele Mkize

Specialist Consultant

Siphelele is able to quickly assess the needs of his clients and expertly guide them toward the correct policy. His experience enables him to simply explain the ‘fine print’.

Seko Thomas

Seko Thomas

Claims Administrator

When you need to lodge a claim, or if you’re uncertain about an incident that happened on site, don’t hesitate to give Seko a call.

Dominique Klein

Dominique Klein

Front Line Administrator

Dominique treats every customer as though they are her only customer, always adding a personal touch. She prides herself in quick efficient service.

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Learn more about Surety Bonds

Trustee Bonds –  What happens when a Trustee resigns?

Trustee Bonds – What happens when a Trustee resigns?

How are Trustee Bonds affected if a trustee resigns or dies? When a trustee resigns or dies and there are trustee bonds in place, their name will need to be deleted from the Letters of Authority by the Master. The master will require: A written resignation from the...

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When is a Tutor appointed?

When is a Tutor appointed?

A tutor will be appointed over the estate of a minor (a person under the age of 18 years) if necessary. The law does not regard a minor as capable of managing their own affairs & they are therefore under disability. Under normal circumstances, the parents of the...

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How do bond claims work?

How do bond claims work?

Bond claims area investigated when it is suspected an estate has suffered a loss due to the actions of the the incumbent named on the bond. On completion of the investigation, the Master must be notified of any potential bond claims and the loss allegedly suffered...

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