Monthly Archives: July 2015

FERMA Certification – Call for tender

FERMA Certification reference framework documentations – FINAL

FERMA Certification Flyer

Tender cover

FERMA Certification Call for Tender



Interview with Jo Willaert

Interview with Jo Willaert, Deputy President of FERMA Continue reading

Carl Leeman speaks about the ELD trainings (video)

Interview with Carl Leeman, President of IFRIMA and FERMA Board member on ELD trainings: Continue reading

Interview with Dirk Wegener, FERMA New Board member

Interview with Dirk Wegener, FERMA New Board member Continue reading

Interview with Anna Korbut on Risk Committee

Interview with Anna Korbut, FERMA Board member and executive risk manager for NefteTransService, a railway cargo operator in Russia. Continue reading

FERMA’s next President Johan Willaert looks at the profession

Today, outside financial services we suffer from a lack of clear recognition of what the function of risk management involves and so also a lack of appreciation of the role of the risk manager. There are risk managers located in the financial function, in HR, or in property or in environmental protection. An important number of our members are insurance managers which function is different from the one of risk manager. The problem is that there are as many definitions of risk management as there are companies, and it depends on the culture of the company. For the time being, it is not always clear in the minds of many risk managers themselves and nor in the management of companies. Continue reading

We are at a critical juncture

Following the comments of Deputy President Jo Willaert on the development of the risk management profession, FERMA put some questions to an insurance professional with great insight, Mike McGavick, Chief Executive Officer, XL Catlin.

In the next five years, what issues do you think will most challenge the professionalism of the insurance industry and corporate insurance buyers? Continue reading