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FERMA Newsletter 57 (Table of Contents)

FERMA Newsletter 57 (January 2014)
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January 2014

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The FERMA Survey – revised and clarified

When the first invitations to take part in FERMA’s 2014 risk management survey go out on 17 March, members will see a considerably simplified questionnaire that is easier and shorter to answer. Continue reading

Join FERMA direct

Applications are now open for direct individual and corporate membership of FERMA. Any risk or insurance manager who is not eligible to join a FERMA member association with an interest in European risks can apply. Corporate membership includes up to three individual risk or insurance managers from the same company. Continue reading

The Seminar in Brussels – fresh and green

FERMA invites you to join your colleagues for a special event. It’s the 2014 FERMA Seminar – and celebration of FERMA’s 40th anniversary – taking place on 20 and 21 October in Brussels. The event is returning to FERMA’s home in Brussels at a central venue called Square and there will be a special gala dinner at an outstanding venue included in the registration, which is free for risk managers. Continue reading

Clarity on cyber risks

A new guide to cyber risks designed for entrepreneurs will help risk managers communicate the enterprise wide issues involved to senior managers. The guide is the work of a small team of experts but with guidance from the Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce in Belgium, Rudi Thomaes. Continue reading

Apply now for free professional development training

FERMA and Lloyd’s offer a free professional development programme for talented risk managers with three to five years experience. Continue reading

Letter from Brussels

I wish a successful and fruitful year to all FERMA members and colleagues. Our members have probably never been so active. The energy generated has a positive impact that is easily measured when we look at all the projects, reports and outcomes. Continue reading

Initiative for new risk managers

Airmic has launched a fastTrack initiative for risk managers who are new to the profession. It is aimed equally at young people starting out their careers and more experienced people such as company secretaries and lawyers who have recently taken on risk management or insurance buying responsibilities. Continue reading

Strength from diversity

FERMA is currently assessing how to assess and promote improvements in diversity across the profession led by President Julia Graham. She says, “As with any role, appointments should be based on merit, objective criteria and with regard to the benefits of diversity, including gender. Evidence shows that decisions are inevitably better made when the full range of gender, race and experiences is involved.” Continue reading

AGERS appoints a new executive manager

AGERS has appointed its new executive manager, Alicia Soler. Alicia has a career spanning nearly two decades in various fields in the insurance sector. With a degree in law from Valencia University, her experience began in the broking sector in Valencia. On moving to Madrid she was responsible for the successful creation of the insurance department for Grupo Bartolomé, a key holding group in the automotive industry. She subsequently joined the Association of Alcobendas Entrepreneurs. Continue reading