Monthly Archives: June 2013

FERMA to accept international individual and corporate members

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has agreed a change to its bylaws so that it can accept individual and corporate members who have an interest in European risk management. Until now membership has been limited to national risk management associations in Europe. Continue reading


FERMA elects four board members for 2013-2016

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


FERMA Position Paper on the proposed Directive on disclosure of Non-Financial and Diversity Information by certain Large Companies and Groups

FERMA Position Paper on the proposed Directive on disclosure of Non-Financial and Diversity Information by certain Large Companies and Groups Continue reading


Disclosure alone does not control companies’ social risks, FERMA tells European Commission and the European Parliament

Public disclosure of a company’s social issues is good, but by itself does not show that the risks are under control, the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has told the European Institutions. Continue reading


Carl Leeman speaks about the IFRIMA (video)

Interview with Carl Leeman, President of the International Federation of Risk and Insurance Management Association (IFRIMA)and FERMA Board member. Continue reading


Solar Impulse initiator and pilot Piccard to speak at FERMA Forum 2013

Bertrand Piccard, founder and pilot of the world’s first successful solar powered plane and psychiatrist, is to be the opening keynote speaker at the 2013 Risk Management Forum of the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA). Continue reading


XXIV AGERS Congress

On May 31 the latest AGERS Risk Managers Meeting was held with 25 professionals taking part from the sectors of heavy industry, the metal industry, logistics and transportation, distribution, hospitality, energy, food, banking, telecommunications and chemistry. Continue reading


Environmental Risk Management REPORT AVAILABLE NOW

The complimentary webinar hosted by Zurich, the Federation of European Risk Managers (FERMA), PRIMO and the Harvard Business Review on Environmental Risk Management will be held on June 26th, 2013 from 15:00 to 16:00 CEST Continue reading


FERMA executive manager elected to association’s board

Florence Bindelle, executive manager of the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA), has been elected to the board of the European Society of Association Executives (ESAE). Continue reading


Julia Graham looks forward to the European risk management gathering in Holland at the end of September.

Former Airmic chair Julia Graham looks ahead to the FERMA risk management forum, which aims to help risk managers grow their stature.

For years as risk managers, we have talked about influencing the organisations we work for, says former Airmic chair Julia Graham. “Now if we seize the opportunity, we will find that more top management than ever before is willing to listen to their risk and insurance managers as trusted advisors.” Continue reading