24/09/2018

Press Release: Risk manager finalists announced for European Risk Management Awards 2018

Awards 2018

FERMA and Commercial Risk Europe today announce the finalists for the Excellence in Risk Management categories of the 2018 European Risk Management Awards. The awards are now in their third year and aim to reward and promote best practice in the risk management community.

The winners will be announced at the European Risk Management Awards presentation and gala dinner in Brussels on 21 November.

The finalists in the Excellence in Risk Management categories are:

Risk Manager of the Year

Philippe Cotelle, Head of Airbus Defence and Space Insurance Risk Management – AMRAE (France)

Mikhail Fedorov, Director of Risk and Internal Control, Eurasian Resources Group – RusRisk (Russia)

Alexander Mahnke, CEO Insurance, Siemens Financial Services GmbH Insurance – GVNW (Germany)  

Rising Star of the Year

Gerjan Delhaas, Corporate Insurance Manager, Unilever – NARIM (Netherlands)

Sevgin Zorlucan Eke, Risk and Control Senior Manager, Assan Aluminyum – ERMA (Turkey)

Danielle Wishart, Senior Business Assurance Manager, ASOS – Airmic (UK)

Innovative Insurance Programme of the Year

Philippe Cotelle, Head of Airbus Defence and Space Insurance Risk Management – AMRAE (France)

George Ong, Head of Corporate Governance and Chief Risk Officer, Northern Ireland Water – Airmic (UK)

Emerging Risk Initiative of the Year

Gulsum Erbil, Risk Manager, Petkim Petrochemical Complex – ERMA (Turkey)

Alex Hindson, Chief Risk Officer, Argo Global – Airmic (UK)

George Ong, Head of Corporate Governance and Chief Risk Officer, Northern Ireland Water – Airmic (UK)

Risk Manager Lifetime Achievement

Carl Leeman, Chief Risk Officer, Katoen Natie – BELRIM (Belgium)

Ignacio Martinez de Baroja, Risk Manager, HISPASAT – AGERS (Spain)

Annemarie Schouw, Manager of Risk And Insurance, TATA Steel – NARIM (Netherlands)

Jo Willaert, President of FERMA, said: “This shortlist acknowledges the outstanding contribution that these individuals make to their organisations, thanks to their professionalism, innovation and expertise in managing risk. We are looking forward to the awards dinner in Brussels on 21 November to salute the winners and meet our friends and colleagues in the European risk management community.”

 

The expert judging panel was made up of:

Andrew Bradley, Lifetime Achievement winner in 2017

Sebastian Bregning, DARIM

Alessandro De Felice, ANRA

Julia Graham, Airmic

Sabrina Hartusch, SIRM

Jorge Luzzi, APOGERIS

Alexander Mahnke, GVNW

Dogu Ozden, ERMA

Ian Stafrace, MARM

Maja Sustersic, SI.Risk

 

Other award categories

The European Risk Management Awards also honour outstanding performance among risk management service providers for Excellence in Customer Service, Insurer Rising Star, Bro-ker Rising Star, Insurer Leader of the Year and Broker Leader of the Year.

Risk managers and insurance buyers were able to vote on the risk transfer partners they believe have delivered outstanding service for the first time this year.

For further information, contact Véronique De Hertogh, Project Manager of FERMA

(veronique.dehertogh@ferma.eu , tel: +32 2 761 94 35).

Full details about the European Risk Management Awards 2018: http://www.ferma.eu/education/euroriskawards2018

For more details about the registration for the Awards Ceremony: http://www.commercialriskonline.com/awards/awards2018/

You can also follow the Awards on Twitter using #euroriskawards.