To continue with the work started in 2015, FERMA, ecoDa and AIG will organise a series of webinars in 2016 about the Risk Conversation at Board level

Time: January 29th 2016 from 10:30 to 12:00
Interested? Please send your request to

Building a robust corporate culture through organisational design
– central control or local empowerment?

1st Webinar BiographiesDeveloping a productive corporate culture is a key task facing large organisations:

  • Is it better to achieve this goal by imposing strong control over regional business units from head office?
  • Or should local or outsourced business entities have the power to make their own decisions and manage their own risks?
    Does a silo structure get in the way of developing a unified corporate culture, as argued in a recent book by FT journalist Gillian Tett?
  • Or is a better corporate culture created by a flat, non-hierarchical organisational framework?

Speakers will include Gilles Hilary (INSEAD), Riitta Mynttinen(Finnish board member), Carolyn Dittmeier (Chair of audit committees)

The conference will use the GoTo Webinar system, which is a Citrix based tool. Please use the below link to ensure you have the requisite level of IT system requirements:

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Upon indicating your interest in attending the webinar to, you will be emailed back an invite entitled “Join us for a joint conference with ecoDa/AIG and FERMA”.

Please use the link contained within the email to register for the webinar so that you will be able to ask questions and contact the Administrator, this will take about 1 minute to complete. You will need to complete the registration process before the scheduled date of the webinar to ensure seamless access to the tool on the day.

You will then receive an automated email confirming your participation in the webinar. From this email you will be able to add the date and time to your calendar, and also give further instructions on audio options when connecting to the webinar.

One hour before the webinar is due to begin, you will receive a reminder email with the link to access the webinar contained within.