Horizon Risk Management (Pty) Ltd

Horizon Risk Management (Pty) Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Company established to assist, assess and advise business of prevailing and prevalent operational risks that are detrimental to business success.

In particular, the mitigation of losses to assets, obviation of process constraints, coupled with the implementation of sound management programmes that result in the improvement of the bottom line.


ACFE – Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
SAIOSH – South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.
IRMSA – The Institute of Risk Management of South Africa
PSIRA – Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority


Risk Advisory - 35 years
Insights & Strategy - 10 years
Leadership - 20 years
Vulnerability Management - 15 years


Kevin van Zyl is a seasoned risk professional with some thirty years’ experience, with good strategic appreciation and vision. He is a graduate of the University of South Africa and alumni of the Business School of the University of Cape Town.

Competent in Six Sigma Leadership from the renowned school of CSI International in the United States of America. Kevin graduated as a Black Belt and Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.

He is the Managing Director of Horizon Risk Management (Pty) Ltd.

Kevin played a pivotal role with the prevention of significant losses in the platinum mining and refining environment.

Kevin van Zyl

Leader – Coach – Mentor
Kevin van Zyl Managing Director of Horizon – Umsobomvu Risk Solutions

He was also instrumental with the strategic delivery of:

  • A security operations management programme which provides a framework for continued improvement and to enhance the professionalism of security operations;
  • A code of conduct which supports the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms following the findings of the Farlam Commission;
  • The support to major capital programmes that ultimately lead to the significant reduction in unaccounted losses;
  • A crowd management process and procedure for dealing with adverse crowd management events;
  • Sophisticated crime prevention plans with a proven track record explicitly supporting business needs;
  • Information and advice to audit and risk committees;
  • Leading people to success with their career development.


Horizon Risk Management (Pty) Ltd’s vision is to provide optimum contemporary, but affordable, strategic business continuity techniques for business in South Africa and abroad through majestic, stable, durable and incorruptible practices.


Horizon Risk Management (Pty) Ltd’s mission is to:

  • Provide the most suitable contemporary business continuity model appropriate to our client’s requirements;
  • Identify and assess the adverse risk variables that impact a company or organization;
  • Continuously advise of the most beneficial remedies to ensure business assurance and continuity;
  • Assist our clients to maintain a sustainable enterprise risk management programme;
  • Provide a professional, effective and efficient service to meet our client’s expectations;
  • Ensure positive sustainable service relationships;
  • Continue with service excellence not exceeding excessive cost;

Our Core Services

Business Continuity

Skills Development

Occupational Health and Safety

Security Risk Management


  • Unashamedly Ethical
  • Stewardship
  • Committed
  • Accountable
  • Client Value Creation
  • Passion


Horizon Risk Management (Pty) Ltd acknowledges its social responsibility towards its customers, employees and communities in which it operates.

Our commitment is:

  • To be honest and ethical in all our dealings.
  • To provide efficient, economic and effective products and services in an impartial manner.
  • To provide all stakeholders with timely, accessible and accurate information.
  • To refuse to elicit, accept or pay any bribes, and to encourage others to do the same.
  • To negotiate all contracts with the utmost integrity.
  • To pay taxes, and to honour all our creditors.
  • To pay reasonable salaries and wages.
  • To submit ourselves to just and ethical governing authorities.
  • To remember the poor by investing generously and sacrificially in the broader community.
  • To collaborate with our peers to impact our community and nation.