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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


Risk Managers wanted! Call for application

FERMA is looking for risk managers to speak at the FERMA Risk Management Forum 2015 that will be held in Venice from 4 to 7 October and is calling for applications

15 workshops will be held on various topics. In the call for application document, you will find a more detailed description on what the different session leaders would like to achieve during their session.

Please download the Call for application FERMA Forum 2015 here

If you are interested in joining the Forum as a speaker, please do fill in the form and send it back to veronique.dehertogh@ferma.eu before 10 April 2015.

The selection of the different speaker will be confirmed by end of April by the session leaders and committee members.

Thank you for your support!