Motor Industry Fund Administrators

The Motor Industry Fund Administrators (Pty) Ltd is a registered retirement fund administrator in terms of Section 13B of the Pension Funds Act, with decades of industry experience and a proven track record of performance and integrity. MIFA administers all of the Motor Industry Retirement Funds (MIRF).

Who We Are

MIFA is registered as a retirement fund administrator in terms of Section 13B of the Pension Funds Act.

MIFA is the administrator for MIRF and their five retirement funds which are the Auto Workers’ Provident Fund, the Motor Industry Provident Fund, the Copartes Pension Fund, the Motor Industry Pension Fund (2005) and the Motor Industry Beneficiary Fund. MIFA performs the following roles and responsibilities amongst others.

  • Payment of all benefits which include withdrawal claims; death claims; ill health benefits; retrenchment claims and more
  • Payment of monthly pensions
  • Payment of monthly beneficiary distributions
  • Performs general administration of the funds
  • Assisting members on benefit statements; claim related enquiries

Our overriding aim is to lift the burden of financial worries over retirement funding from the shoulders of the 298 000 MIRF members, transferring this responsibility to our handpicked industry experts and financial specialists.

Together, we give you administration that delivers!


To excel in excellence and provide the very best administration services to the members of the MIRF.
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Board of Directors

Ferose Oaten

Chairperson of the Board

Michael Motsoane

Leesha Koobair

Anderson Nkosi

The MIFA Board is a diverse group of highly skilled individuals from various sectors of the motor industry. Its role is to ensure that the dedicated MIFA team receives support in administering the funds of the thousands of MIRF members. In line with MIFA values, it is the responsibility of the Board to safeguard the legacy of MIFA and ensure continuous value for generations to come.

Our board members are experienced and committed to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to protect the interest of the members at all times.

The board is guided by good governance, legislation and adhere to their fiduciary duties.

Together this trusted team brings you administration that delivers.

Office of the CEO

Motor Industry Fund Administrators

Ettie Claassen – MIFA Chief Executive Officer
Nicole Kente – PA to the CEO and Marketing Assistant

The Chief Executive Officer at MIFA, together with her Personal Assistant strive to provide administration that delivers. One of the core values at MIFA is “Excellence,” which is the type of customer service they align themselves with.

They assure you that your most valuable asset, being your retirement fund savings, will be well managed. Know that they are here to serve and ensure that your query receives the attention it deserves.


Motor Industry Fund Administrators

Beverley Phillips – Claims Manager
Marlene Harper – Client Services Manager
Ronald Mogotlhane – Senior Operations Manager
Ettie Claassen – MIFA CEO
Jabu Nene – Finance Administration Manager
Hassen Ally – Fund Finance Manager

We introduce you to the MIFA Management Team. A handpicked diverse group of highly skilled individuals who keep the engine running in administering your funds.

Our team lives by our slogan “Administration that delivers,” and their overriding aim is to lift the burden of financial concerns over retirement funding from your shoulders and transfer this responsibility to industry experts.

Thank You!

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011 561 9300

Beneficiary Fund Enquiries

Withdrawal Claims

Pensioner Queries

Maintenance Order/Divorce Order/Withholding Matters

Pension Fund Adjudicator Complaints

Tax (IRP5’s and any tax related queries)

Copartes (all Copartes related queries)


275 Kent Ave, Randburg, 2125

Risk Benefit Claims

Unclaimed Benefits & Surpluses

Benefit Statement

Section 14 Transfers

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