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…

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…

Aon’s 2018 maps show political violence and risk on the rise

Aon’s 2018 maps show political violence and risk on the rise

Aon’s 2018 maps show political violence and risk on the rise

Political violence risk has increased worldwide for the third year in a row, while broader political risk is also up, according to analysis by Aon. The broker’s newly released 2018 political risk, terrorism and political violence risk maps also suggest that the global threat posed by Islamic State (IS) has peaked, with its reach likely to fall in 2018. Political…

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…

IRM survey reveals battles ahead for risk managers

IRM survey reveals battles ahead for risk managers

IRM survey reveals battles ahead for risk managers

Shaping corporate culture, proving their value and coming to terms with technological change are some of the key challenges facing risk managers in the comings years, according to research by the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) and key speakers at its recent Risk Leaders 2017 conference. But the good news is risk managers surveyed by the IRM anticipate growing focus…

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,…

UK’s Institute of Risk Management makes maiden voyage to China

UK’s Institute of Risk Management makes maiden voyage to China

UK’s Institute of Risk Management makes maiden voyage to China

A delegation from the UK’s professional body for enterprise risk managers, the Institute of Risk Management (IRM), has made its first ever trip to mainland China in a bid to promote its qualifications and certification programme among Chinese risk managers. The visit was instigated by an invitation from Professor Martin (Ming-Che) Sung, director of the Research Centre for Risk Management…

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