As the single recognized voice of European risk managers, FERMA has set the following 3 strategic goals to guide its action:
TO BE A EUROPEAN FEDERATION SERVING ITS MEMBER ASSOCIATIONS
Act as a strategic radar for the profession by:
- Systematically monitoring the markets, laws, and regulations.
- Actively listening to its member associations and stakeholders and responding.
- Setting up studies and surveys to identify, analyze, and share current good practices.
Inform national associations and their members about major developments affecting the profession by:
- Communicating through appropriate means, including the FERMA website, social media, newsletter, and emails.
- Organizing seminars, conferences, roundtable discussions, and forums.
TO ENHANCE THE PROFESSION IN EUROPE
Be a rallying point for its members and raise the profile of the profession in Europe.
- Lead initiatives which help to improve standards and recognition of the profession.
- Coordinate the needs of its members and together develop actions that are useful to the profession.
- Maintain two-way communication with national associations.
- Foster cooperation among members of FERMA.
Represent the interests of European risk managers at EU and international level.
- Create and maintain regular contacts with international and EU institutions and other stakeholders with a link to the profession.
- Leverage members’ expertise to develop coordinated actions and positions on strategic issues for the profession.
TO ENHANCE THE POTENTIAL OF INDIVIDUALS AND THE NETWORK
Act both independently and in harmony with the needs of its members in line with agreed common objectives and shared processes.
Promote cooperation and trust within the FERMA team and between its members.
- Foster and organize meetings with national association representatives in a process of building collective intelligence and development.
- Develop relationships between members and between the FERMA team and its members.
Develop personal and collective communication.
- Implement new interactive training approaches.
- Value flexibility, agility, and adaptability in processes.
- Foster teamwork in committees and working groups.
- Promote different ways of thinking, doing, and being.