Airmic seeks to deliver tomorrow’s risk leaders

Airmic seeks to deliver tomorrow’s risk leaders

Airmic seeks to deliver tomorrow’s risk leaders

Airmic has launched its 2018/19 Risk Leadership Programme that aims to turn today’s senior risk professionals into tomorrow’s risk leaders. This follows the successful launch of the first Risk Leadership Programme this September. The programme is aimed at risk managers on the cusp of leadership roles, who want to take the next step in their career. It is entirely focused…

Eberhard Faller wins European Risk Manager of the Year

Eberhard Faller wins European Risk Manager of the Year

Eberhard Faller wins European Risk Manager of the Year

Eberhard Faller, senior vice-president of central insurances at BASF, was named European Risk Manager of the Year at a gala dinner in London last night. He took the leading prize on an evening when winners of the other Excellence in Risk Management categories were announced, along with those from the Excellence in Customer Services and Individual Achievement shortlists. Mr Faller,…

Risk managers struggling to articulate role and value

Risk managers struggling to articulate role and value

Risk managers struggling to articulate role and value

Risk and insurance managers are still struggling to fully explain to their bosses the role they fulfil and benefits they bring to an organisation, according to leading industry professionals. Attending the Risk Management Forum at the annual Brokerslink conference in Marrakesh, they urged their counterparts to make more effort to communicate their true value and drive the profession forward. “A…

Leading risk associations to work towards mutual certification recognition

Leading risk associations to work towards mutual certification recognition

Leading risk associations to work towards mutual certification recognition

Five of the world biggest risk management associations – Ferma, Rims, Alarys, Parima and Irmsa – have signed a letter of intent to work towards mutual recognition of their respective risk management certification or designation programmes. The work will begin by seeking to ensure risk managers can secure continuous professional development (CPD) points for attending each of the association’s events.…

Belrim punches above its weight

Belrim punches above its weight

Belrim punches above its weight

When Sabine Desantoine took over as president of Belrim in the summer, she knew the Belgium risk management association was already in good shape. That said, Ms Desantoine has plans to ensure Belrim continues to meet the growing needs of risk and insurance manager members, as they face a range of domestic and international challenges. Ms Desantoine, who is also…

Ferma building bridges at home and abroad to deliver for members

Ferma building bridges at home and abroad to deliver for members

Ferma building bridges at home and abroad to deliver for members

Ferma is working with european, regional and global risk management associations, as well as the wider risk transfer community, to deliver on its strategic mission to increase leadership in risk management and enhance the profession’s influence. Ferma has been focusing on its new strategic vision during the past year. According to Typhaine Beaupérin, the federation’s CEO, this vision came about…

Latest risk managers sit Ferma’s rimap exam

Latest risk managers sit Ferma’s rimap exam

Latest risk managers sit Ferma’s rimap exam

Ferma held its latest rimap exams during the opening day of its forum yesterday, as it forges ahead with the scheme that has seen 32 risk managers certified to date. The exams, held in Monte Carlo yesterday, build on those previously run in Denmark and Italy. These online exams, which must be supervised by a Ferma-accredited authority, follow the launch…

Driving risk to zero

Driving risk to zero

Driving risk to zero

The story of how F1 put enterprise risk management at the core of its activities and exceeded all expectations. Mark Gallagher is a risk evangelist. For his whole career he has been working at the heart of Formula One’s [F1] struggle, as he puts it, to: “Drive risk down to zero”. Mr Gallagher, who is a keynote speaker at this…

Holistic, strategic risk management key to success

Holistic, strategic risk management key to success

Holistic, strategic risk management key to success

Future, effective risk management requires a holistic approach and risk managers playing a central role in strategic planning, according to Wendy Liu, Zurich’s head of global employee benefits solutions. Ms Liu’s presentation at the Brokerslink annual conference was set against the backdrop of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risk Report 2017, published back in January. She explained that in…

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