The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) is the representative organisation of the risk management profession at European level.


A world where risk management is embedded in the business model and culture of organisations.


In a world where risk managed proactively and creatively becomes an opportunity, FERMA’s mission is to:

  • Represent and defend the interests of its member associations and their members to European institutions.
  • Create, collect and share knowledge, practices and innovative approaches amongst its member associations and their members.
  • Improve the recognition of and raise the profile of the profession.
  • Demonstrate the value that professional risk managers bring to organisations.
  • Take the lead with stakeholders who have an interest in risk management.
  • Represent European interests with risk management associations globally.



  • Trust
  • Adaptability
  • Diversity
  • Respect
  • Passion


Download here PDF version of FERMA Strategic Vision