Full steam ahead for Italy’s rimap certification initiative as Anra steps up

Full steam ahead for Italy’s rimap certification initiative as Anra steps up

Full steam ahead for Italy’s rimap certification initiative as Anra steps up

The Italian risk management community has embraced Ferma’s rimap risk management certification programme with open arms, and some 90 individuals have already passed Anra’s ALP (Anra Learning Path) diploma that offers simultaneous accreditation to rimap. Alessandro De Felice, president of Italian risk management association Anra and chief risk officer of global cables company Prysmian, told Commercial Risk Europe this week…

Calling all risk managers: share your insight in our Risk Frontiers Asia survey

Calling all risk managers: share your insight in our Risk Frontiers Asia survey

Calling all risk managers: share your insight in our Risk Frontiers Asia survey

Commercial Risk Asia is calling on all risk managers in the region to help us compile the industry’s most authoritative report on risk management, technology, insurance and innovation. The Risk Frontiers Asia survey, run in partnership with global insurer Generali and Parima, the region’s leading risk management association, is an annual study of the latest trends in risk and insurance…

Risk management pay surveyed for first time

Risk management pay surveyed for first time

Risk management pay surveyed for first time

South African risk managers enjoy increasing pay packages, with benefits, according to a first ever survey by the Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA). IRMSA commissioned 21st Century to conduct a customised remuneration and benefits survey for its members (individuals and organisations) within the risk management industry. “This survey, the first of its kind in South Africa for the…

BBC Europe editor Katya Adler to provide Brexit speech at European Risk Management Awards

BBC Europe editor Katya Adler to provide Brexit speech at European Risk Management Awards

BBC Europe editor Katya Adler to provide Brexit speech at European Risk Management Awards

Commercial Risk Europe and Ferma are pleased to announce that BBC Europe editor, Katya Adler, will provide a keynote address on the impact of Brexit to attendees of this year’s European Risk Management Awards taking place on 6 November 2017 at The Gibson Hall, London. Reporting during the most turbulent times in Europe for many years, Ms Adler has become…

Ferma launches rimap certification online

Ferma launches rimap certification online

Ferma launches rimap certification online

European risk managers can now study for Ferma’s rimap certification online and will soon be able sit its exam via the internet, following today’s launch of a new web platform. The online rimap system is now live, with the first examinations set for September. Ferma has partnered with ANZIF, which supplies online insurance and risk management education, to deliver its…

Ferma calls for organisations to set up cyber risk governance group with risk managers at the helm

Ferma calls for organisations to set up cyber risk governance group with risk managers at the helm

Ferma calls for organisations to set up cyber risk governance group with risk managers at the helm

Ferma and its audit counterparts have called on European organisations to set up internal cyber risk governance groups led by risk managers, to help manage growing digital threats. The European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing (ECIIA) and Ferma make their case in a new report on cyber risk governance, and presented its findings during a high level event at…

Construction safety a top concern for China to address: Parima conference

Construction safety a top concern for China to address: Parima conference

Construction safety a top concern for China to address: Parima conference

Basic safety measures are lacking on many Chinese construction sites despite the rising public anger over the Tianjin explosion of 2015, where the full extent of damage has yet to be quantified. With the One Belt One Road initiative likely to signal a boom in construction, there is an urgent need for enhanced safety standards and it has become a…

Supply chain issues high on agenda of Chinese risk managers: Parima conference

Supply chain issues high on agenda of Chinese risk managers: Parima conference

Supply chain issues high on agenda of Chinese risk managers: Parima conference

Risk managers in China have become increasingly aware of the growing risks in their supply chains, thanks to a number of high profile incidents in the region in recent years – from the Tianjin explosion in 2015 to the Melamine-tainted milk scandal in 2008. The subject was raised at the recent Shanghai conference of the Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Management…

Companies must not freeze in face of bewildering array of risks: San Millán

Companies must not freeze in face of bewildering array of risks: San Millán

Companies must not freeze in face of bewildering array of risks: San Millán

Companies cannot allow the sheer range and scale of threats currently facing European businesses to deter them from taking risks in pursuit of profit and expansion, according to a leading Spanish risk manager. This year’s European Risk Frontiers survey, carried out by Commercial Risk Europe with risk managers from across the continent, has found that recent events such as global…

The busiest of years for Airmic chair

The busiest of years for Airmic chair

The busiest of years for Airmic chair

As the outgoing chair of airmic, Clive Clarke has had a somewhat busy year as the risk landscape changed apace. The UK voted to leave the EU only two weeks after he took the seat at Airmic, and just months later Donald Trump was elected US President. Geopolitical risks have also included terrorist attacks on several European cities, including London…

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