The recent spate of piracy attacks in the Gulf of Aden means ship owners face rising costs. Ben Norris reports on the risk management and transfer options available.
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Norwegian risk managers seek to work with Swedish and Danish neighbours following acceptance by FERMA.
IGREA, the recently formed association for risk and insurance managers with the biggest companies in Spain, already has 17 members and is on track to meet its target of about 25 members, according to acting President Daniel San Millan, Corporate Risk Manager at Madrid-based construction company Ferrovial Group.
The new international risk management standard, ISO 31000:2009 Risk management—Principles and guidelines, that provides principles and generic guidelines on risk management, has already sparked greater interest in risk management in both board and classrooms according to experts.
Marie-Gemma Dequae, former President of FERMA, has become a lecturer at Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School. Ben Norris asks her what she is up to and about the development of risk management education in Europe.