Risk management role evolving positively in the Netherlands: Narim

Risk management role evolving positively in the Netherlands: Narim

Risk management role evolving positively in the Netherlands: Narim

The Dutch risk management association Narim is attracting growing interest from younger risk managers as it continues to evolve from its core insurance management supporting function. More experienced Narim members whose traditional role was previously focused on insurance management are also finding that they are increasingly involved in broader business risk matters, a development that they accept with open arms.…

Risk managers urged to sign up early for Ferma Forum to gain discounts

Risk managers urged to sign up early for Ferma Forum to gain discounts

Risk managers urged to sign up early for Ferma Forum to gain discounts

Time is running out for risk managers who are members of Ferma national associations to register for this year’s Ferma Forum in Monte Carlo on October 15 to 18 and bring another member or non-member risk manager for free. Ralph Mulder, Ferma board member and insurance manager at Dutch energy firm Uniper, told Commercial Risk Europe at the Narim annual…

CRAsia launches Risk Frontiers Asia 2017 online survey

CRAsia launches Risk Frontiers Asia 2017 online survey

CRAsia launches Risk Frontiers Asia 2017 online survey

Commercial Risk Asia has launched an online poll as part of its Risk Frontiers Asia 2017 survey, an annual study of the latest trends in risk and insurance management, conducted with the help of our partners Generali and Parima. As of today, risk managers can complete the online questionnaire, the results of which will be featured in the finished survey…

Risk management should lie at the heart of African insurance drive

Risk management should lie at the heart of African insurance drive

Risk management should lie at the heart of African insurance drive

“If we are serious about insurance in Africa, we need to be serious about risk retention and risk management,” said one insurance market practitioner at the Risk Frontiers Africa London event recently. Addressing the room of risk managers and insurance practitioners. Joachim Adenusi, managing partner of Inspirational Risk, warned that there is not enough rigour in the market or enough…

New links forged between Nigerian and UK risk associations

New links forged between Nigerian and UK risk associations

New links forged between Nigerian and UK risk associations

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) UK is expanding its reach in Africa, thanks to a new alliance with a Nigerian risk association. Last week, it signed an alliance with the Chartered Institute of Loan and Risk Management (CILRM), Nigeria, signing a group affiliate scheme agreement between the two organisations. IRM claims to be the leading global professional body for…

Delivering an integrated sustainability agenda: the experts view

Delivering an integrated sustainability agenda: the experts view

Delivering an integrated sustainability agenda: the experts view

Anna Rönngard, sustainability standards manager at Swedish multinational clothing-retail company H & M Hennes & Mauritz, delivered a presentation at the recent Swerma Forum in Stockholm on managing sustainability risk. We look at how H&M tackles the issue and her key advice on how to integrate sustainability across an organisation and tackle some of the leading risks. H & M…

IRM launches 2025 risk survey

IRM launches 2025 risk survey

IRM launches 2025 risk survey

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has launched a survey of its members, looking at the future of risk management. The IRM’s Risk Agenda 2025 has launched with a survey that will be complemented with interviews, roadshows and online debates via LinkedIn. The survey can be completed at: www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DG63RTT The IRM has also published Perspectives on the Future of Risk…

Singapore scores high in global talent poll

Singapore scores high in global talent poll

Singapore scores high in global talent poll

Singapore has been ranked as the second best place in the world for attracting, retaining and developing talent, according to the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI). The index, produced by France-based business school INSEAD, ranked Switzerland as the number one destination, with the UK, US and Sweden making up the rest of the top five. While Singapore was the highest…

Ludlow to take over from Hurrell at Airmic in June

Ludlow to take over from Hurrell at Airmic in June

Ludlow to take over from Hurrell at Airmic in June

John Ludlow will take over from John Hurrell as chief executive of UK risk management association Airmic on 13 June at its annual conference in Birmingham. Mr Ludlow has over 15 years’ experience in senior risk management positions and has been a director of Airmic since 2012, including a year as senior deputy chair. Clive Clarke, Airmic’s current chairman, said:…

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