About Us


"It is our vision to be the leading independent full-service security risk solution provider
in Southern Africa and beyond.


Driven by a passion for security matters, Physical Risk developed and manages a consultancy of independent, accredited and experienced physical security risk professionals that offer a broad range of sustainable security risk solutions.

The team of security management practitioners work with their clients to achieve robust, win-win and quality security outcomes through the delivery of end-to-end solutions by utilizing proven methodologies and tools, in a consistent manner, globally – thus offering their clients:

Icon    Comprehensive, sustainable, ‘hands-on’ quality risk solutions, services and outcomes that  are aligned with latest security industry trends.
Icon    Vendor neutrality in the procurement of products and services from third parties.
Icon    Access to industry thought leaders, cutting-edge research data, training materials, risk assessments and audits, and management services.




Physical Risk has successfully performed security risk assessments, implemented comprehensive personnel protection plans for public figures, managed the implementation of integrated security systems for a number of prominent lifestyle estates, initiated loss prevention programs and executed fraud investigations, etc, across Sub-Saharan Africa (including Nigeria and Somalia), Europe, Middle East and Southern Asia.





“It is our passion to solve our clients’ security puzzles by developing and implementing customized (risk) solutions.”

 - Wayne Hermanson,

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Affiliations and Accreditations


ARC: Association of Residential Committees

ARC is the first association in South Africa established to exclusively support the volunteers and members of Homeowners Associations (HOAs) and Bodies Corporate, as well as their management teams in the achievement of their vision which classically is to protect, maintain and enhance the value of the property as well as the lives and lifestyles of their residents. ARC support services are aimed at all organized residential communities such as golf, lifestyle and leisure estates, cluster developments and townhouse complexes.

Physical Risk is a member.



SASA: South African Security Association


SASA is world class professional body delivering exceptional value through the excellence of its members. It was formed 47 years ago in 1964 as a representative for all security aspects in South Africa, an advocate for industry and a custodian of professional business practices. SASA ensures industry representatives and businesses are professional institutions who are compliant and abide by the laws that govern the industry.

Physical Risk is a gold member.




PSIRA: Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority


The mandate of the PSIRA derives from the Private Security Industry Regulatory Act 56 of 2001. The primary objective of the authority is to regulate the private security industry and to exercise effective control over the practice of the occupation of security service provider in the public and national interest and the interest of the private security industry itself.

Physical Risk is an accredited member.