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Objectives

The Association provides an alternative platform for the coverage of the professional indemnity risks of architectural practices.  As an alternative, mutual carrier of such risks the Association aims to:

  • Deliver cost-effective insurance in the long-term;
  • Provide Members with control over their professional indemnity insurance and promote the interests of the membership as a whole on insurance issues affecting architects;
  • Maintain appropriate cover and assist Members to align their contractual liabilities with the cover provided;
  • Maintain stability in the cost of cover and remain as independent of reinsurance as is appropriate;
  • Improve standards in controlling and reducing risk within Member practices;
  • Meet the highest standards of governance, risk management and financial practice within the Association; and
  • Contribute towards the development of new talent in the architectural industry.