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FERMA Newsletter 54 (Table of Contents)

FERMA Newsletter 54 (July 2013)
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FERMA elects board members

FERMA elected four board members at its general assembly held on 20 June. Jorge Luzzi and Julia Graham were re-elected following the end of their previous three year mandates. Anders Esbjörnsson and Edwin V. Meyer were newly elected. All will serve for three years. Isabel Martinez who joined the board in 2012 to fill a vacancy was confirmed as a full board member. Continue reading


International individual and corporate members eligible for FERMA

FERMA has agreed a change to its bylaws to accept two new categories of members: individuals and companies with an interest in European risk management who are not eligible to join an existing FERMA member association. Continue reading


FERMA is moving

From Monday 22 July 2013, FERMA will be located in its new offices at

Avenue de Tervuren 273, b12
1150 Brussels
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The year in review

FERMA has accomplished an enormous amount during the two years that I have been its president. Our starting point has been the question from the board – how can we continue to strengthen the voice of risk managers in Europe? Continue reading


Letter from Brussels

The holidays are coming, but before you go, make sure you’ve registered for the Forum.

From Monday 22 July, FERMA’s offices will be in a bigger, new space, not far from where we are now. Our doors will be open to welcome members. Some of you are already taking advantage of coming to the office when we are meeting the authorities here in Brussels. Visit us, meet FERMA’s team and learn who is working backstage to promote risk management in Europe. Continue reading


Countdown to the Forum

The early bird deadline is just a few days ahead and I am looking forward to taking the pulse of the registrations. Depending on the figures, we will decide on our next marketing and promotional actions. Until now we’ve seen that, as expected, we have received large support from our Dutch, Belgian and German members. Perhaps more surprisingly, Denmark is very active and DARIM is close to achieving its target for the Forum. So don’t hesitate; follow the Danish example! Help your own national association to reach its attendance target. Continue reading


Ladies in Risk Management Lunch

Historically, risk managers, brokers and insurers have found the insurance market to be pretty much a man’s world, but gradually the number and involvement of women have increased. The FERMA Forum Ladies @ Risk Lunch, which takes place on 1 October, is an opportunity for women involved in the marketplace to talk through the challenges and opportunities in their work Continue reading


Flying by sun: Solar aircraft founder and pilot to speak to FERMA Forum

Bertrand Piccard is a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. In March 1999, he made the first non-stop, round-the-world balloon flight, and from there, he says, flying around the world day and night without fuel seemed an obvious next step. Continue reading


Expert Views

In its response to the EU Green Paper on long term financing of the European economy, the European Confederation of Directors’ Associations (ecoDa) took the opportunity to highlight some areas where good corporate governance can enhance long term thinking and growth for companies. Continue reading