Asian risk managers struggle with new experience of hardening market: Baron

Asian risk managers struggle with new experience of hardening market: Baron

Asian risk managers struggle with new experience of hardening market: Baron

Risk and insurance managers across the Asia-Pacific region are struggling to deal with the new experience of having to deal with a hardening market, according to Franck Baron, president of the Pan Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association (Parima), speaking as it met for its conference in Kuala Lumpur this week. But the increasingly challenging market conditions actually present Parima…

Baron opens Parima conference with call to members to learn language of the c-suite

Baron opens Parima conference with call to members to learn language of the c-suite

Baron opens Parima conference with call to members to learn language of the c-suite

Risk and insurance managers across the Asia-Pacific region need to up their game when in communication with the c-suite and the board, and learn the language of the business as well as risk, so that senior management can better appreciate the value that they bring to the table, said Franck Baron, president of the Pan Asia Risk & Insurance Management…

RIMS presents ERM award to Recology

RIMS presents ERM award to Recology

RIMS presents ERM award to Recology

RIMS has awarded its 2019 Global Enterprise Risk Management Award of Distinction to Recology Inc, a resource recovery firm in San Francisco. Presented at its ERM Conference in New Orleans, the award recognises Recology’s implementation of its ERM programme in just over a year. RIMS said Recology has achieved “outstanding integration of ERM with governance and strategy”. The firm’s ERM…

Aaqelah Haq scoops South Africa’s Risk Manager of the Year award

Aaqelah Haq scoops South Africa’s Risk Manager of the Year award

Aaqelah Haq scoops South Africa’s Risk Manager of the Year award

Aaqelah Haq has scooped the Risk Manager of the Year award at the Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) annual awards. Ms Haq, who works for the Western Cape Government, received her prize at a glittering ceremony in Johannesburg. Warren Young, of Sanlam, was named as runner-up. Risk Specialist of the Year was Mpho Modisane, from the Airports Company…

PARIMA expects 300 delegates at latest event as intangible risks take centre stage

PARIMA expects 300 delegates at latest event as intangible risks take centre stage

PARIMA expects 300 delegates at latest event as intangible risks take centre stage

The Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Management Association (PARIMA) expects up to 300 delegates to attend its final regional conference for 2019 on 4-5 November, which will be held at the Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel in Malaysia’s capital. PARIMA now has more than 2,000 members representing more than 1,130 companies across the Asia-Pacific region, and has been a real…

Nigerian risk association launches joint certification with Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers

Nigerian risk association launches joint certification with Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers

Nigerian risk association launches joint certification with Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers

Nigeria’s Association of Enterprise Risk Management Professionals (AERMP) has signed a deal with the country’s Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) to launch a joint Certification in Enterprise Risk Management and Compliance, as well as training and other capacity-building initiatives. Olayinka Odutola, director general/CEO, AERMP, said: “This collaboration indeed represents a new dawn for all financial market participants (capital market and…

AMRAE Barometer finds risk managers still not making use of new technology

AMRAE Barometer finds risk managers still not making use of new technology

AMRAE Barometer finds risk managers still not making use of new technology

French risk managers still make little use of new technologies such as robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) in their daily jobs, but risk professionals are gaining traction within their organisations, finds AMRAE’s latest Risk Manager Barometer. The survey, published every two years in partnership with PwC, shows that French risk managers are becoming more involved in topics such as compliance…

Sustainability and resilience rise to prominence in Italy

Sustainability and resilience rise to prominence in Italy

Sustainability and resilience rise to prominence in Italy

As a country that suffers drought, flood and earthquake, Italians are well used to the challenges posed by natural catastrophes. So, it comes as no surprise that a group of risk managers meeting in Milan for our Risk Frontiers Europe survey said they have had resilience on their agenda for many years. Several major Italian corporations are listed on the…

Infrastructure risks topped agenda at first Francophone risk management conference

Infrastructure risks topped agenda at first Francophone risk management conference

Infrastructure risks topped agenda at first Francophone risk management conference

Infrastructure risks topped the agenda when about 120 risk professionals met for the first RARM conference. Attracting delegates from across the Francophone Africa region, as well as from Europe, the RARM 19 conference was also attended by a representative of the Minister of Equipment and Road Maintenance; a representative of the director general of the Port Authority of Abidjan; the…

Airmic to launch online mentoring scheme amid several education initiatives

Airmic to launch online mentoring scheme amid several education initiatives

Airmic to launch online mentoring scheme amid several education initiatives

Airmic will launch an online mentoring programme for members next year, as part of a series of initiatives to help prepare them for the modern world of risk and boost career prospects. The UK risk management association announced the scheme at its ERM Forum this week, alongside a planned competency guide to support members along their career path and news…

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