Parima, Marim and Willis Towers Watson offer July risk events in Kuala Lumpar, Bangkok and Macau

Parima, Marim and Willis Towers Watson offer July risk events in Kuala Lumpar, Bangkok and Macau

Parima, Marim and Willis Towers Watson offer July risk events in Kuala Lumpar, Bangkok and Macau

Asian risk managers have three association events on offer in July in Malaysia, Thailand and Macau – organised by the Malaysian Association of Risk and Insurance Management (Marim), and the Pan Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association (Parima) in partnership with Willis Towers Watson. The Marim annual conference takes place 17-18 July in Kuala Lumpur and focuses on the theme…

Ferma rolls out rimap CPD scheme and announces AMRAE equivalence

Ferma rolls out rimap CPD scheme and announces AMRAE equivalence

Ferma rolls out rimap CPD scheme and announces AMRAE equivalence

Ferma has rolled out its continuous professional development (CPD) programme to help those qualified maintain their rimap certification, and announced that AMRAE’s training programmes, as well as those provided by US education provider The Institutes, have been granted equivalence to rimap. Ferma said the CPD programme offers more than 100 days per year of courses, conferences and other activities across…

RIMS urges countries to adopt revamped ISO 31000 as risk management standard

RIMS urges countries to adopt revamped ISO 31000 as risk management standard

RIMS urges countries to adopt revamped ISO 31000 as risk management standard

RIMS has called for all countries to adopt ISO 31000: 2018 as their national risk management standard, following publication of the revised and updated guidance in February. The risk and insurance management society supports US adoption of ISO 31000 as an American risk management standard, and is encouraging all countries around the world to pursue the same course of action.…

Parima recruits EB provider Maxis as a partner

Parima recruits EB provider Maxis as a partner

Parima recruits EB provider Maxis as a partner

The Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Managers Association (Parima) has announced a partnership with employee benefits provider Maxis GBN that will see the two collaborate on a series of events as Maxis looks to expand its captives business across Asia. Under the terms of the partnership, Maxis will be present at Parima’s two regional conferences in 2018, in Bangkok in May…

IRM appoints global ambassador for Australia and APAC

IRM appoints global ambassador for Australia and APAC

IRM appoints global ambassador for Australia and APAC

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM), an education body for risk professionals, has appointed Sydney-based independent risk consultant Gareth Byatt as a new global ambassador for Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Mr Byatt has been an active member of the IRM for a number of years as, well as a member of the association’s infrastructure, risk and innovation special interest…

Parima adds new board members

Parima adds new board members

Parima adds new board members

The Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Management Association (Parima) has added three new members to its board committee, in a sign of its growing presence in the region. Rehanna Box, Satoshi Hoshi and Takehisa Banno joined the board on 8 March, bringing the total number of members to 26. Ms Box, insurance advisory partner at the Sydney office of international law…

IRM announces ambassador for Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos

IRM announces ambassador for Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos

IRM announces ambassador for Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM), a UK-based risk education body, has appointed Saman Bandara as a global ambassador for Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos as it continues to expand its operations in Asia-Pacific. Mr Bandara is head of insurance, forensics and it risk and analytics at EY Vietnam, where he has worked for 11 years. He is also a long-serving…

IRM continues Asia expansion with India ambassador’s appointment

IRM continues Asia expansion with India ambassador’s appointment

IRM continues Asia expansion with India ambassador’s appointment

The UK-based Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has appointed two ambassadors in Gurgaon, India to act as local experts for students and budding risk professionals. Sonjaj Kumar, vice-president, business risk, at Aviva India, and Abhishek Paul, associate vice-president, risk and conduct assurance at the Royal Bank of Scotland, India, will be the first ambassadors appointed in India where the IRM…

Parima announces details for 2018 conferences

Parima announces details for 2018 conferences

Parima announces details for 2018 conferences

The Pan-Asia Risk and Insurance Management Association (Parima) has revealed the dates and locations for next year’s conferences as well as the theme for both events – ‘Overcoming Uncertainty’. The first event will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 22 May 2018 and will be based on a sub-theme of ‘Preparing for 4.0’. Risk managers from the likes of AirAsia, Thaioil, Raytheon Australia,…

Big data and analytics are risk managers’ top tech concerns: Parima/MMC report

Big data and analytics are risk managers’ top tech concerns: Parima/MMC report

Big data and analytics are risk managers’ top tech concerns: Parima/MMC report

A report into emerging technology has revealed that risk managers expect data analytics and process automation to transform their industry. The Targeting a Technology Dividend in Risk Management report, published by the Pan-Asian Risk and Insurance Association (Parima) and Marsh & McLennan Companies’ (MMC) Asia-Pacific Risk Center, looks at how new technology would likely be deployed in the Asia-Pacific corporate…

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