FERMA elected four board members at its general assembly held on 20 June. Jorge Luzzi and Julia Graham were re-elected following the end of their previous three year mandates. Anders Esbjörnsson and Edwin V. Meyer were newly elected. All will serve for three years. Isabel Martinez who joined the board in 2012 to fill a vacancy was confirmed as a full board member.
Jorge is the current President of FERMA. He is Managing Director of Pirelli Insurance and Reinsurance Company (PIRCO) and a member of the Italian risk management association ANRA.
Julia Graham Vice-President of FERMA
Julia is Chief Risk Officer of the global law firm DLA Piper, and a member of the UK association Airmic.
Anders Esbjörnsson is a member of the Swedish risk management association SWERMA, Risk Manager for the construction group NCC and Managing Director of the company captive NCC Insurance.
Edwin V. Meyer is General Manager Risk and Insurance Management for ArcelorMittal Group. He is a board member of the German association DVS.
On behalf of FERMA, Jorge congratulated the new board members and paid tribute to the work of Günter Schlicht who retired from the board and contributed greatly during his time as chief executive of DVS.
The full board of FERMA is now: Jorge Luzzi, President; Michel Dennery and Alessandro De Fellice, Vice Presidents; Peter Den Dekker, Anders Esbjörnsson, Helle Friberg, Julia Graham, Carl Leeman, Cristina Martinez, Isabel Martinez, Edwin Meyer and Jo Willaert.
Jorge has indicated that he does not plan to seek re-election as president of FERMA when his mandate expires, although he will remain on the board. The board of FERMA will choose the next president when it meets on 28 September, and he will hand over to the new president at the FERMA Forum.