Twenty candidates from 12 countries have been selected for the first FERMA-Lloyd’s professional development initiative for risk managers. Announcing their names at the FERMA 2011 Risk Management Forum in Stockholm, Benno Reischel, Lloyd’s head of Northern Europe, international markets, said that it was a “logical step” for Lloyd’s to sponsor and provide the FERMA programme, because it had for many years valued professional training and risk management as prime elements of success.


“We want to support the risk management community by combining an insight into practical insurance topics with risk management needs, including the possibility for the participants to experience Lloyd’s and the London marketplace personally on the spot,” stated Reischel.

The selected candidates are:

  • Austria: Hannes Überbacher, Red Bull
  • Belgium: Lena Bogaerts, Recticel
  • Belgium: Sabine Desantoine, ING Belgium
  • Denmark, Christian Julin, Falck
  • Denmark: Kim Sørensen, Carlsberg Breweries
  • France, Leopold Larius, Edenred
  • Germany: Ruben Müller, Voith Assekuranz Ermittlung
  • Germany: Jiri Trpisovsky, Volkswagen Financial Services
  • Lithuania: Kristina Bernotaite, INVEGA
  • Netherlands: Denise Ozmis, AkzoNobel
  • Netherlands: Bernard van den Berg, Ballast Nedam
  • Poland: Martyna Butryn, Telekumunikacja Polska
  • Russia: Igor Mikhaylov, Mobile TeleSystems
  • Russia: Artem Voronchikhin, Severstal
  • Sweden: Malin Bernsten, SNDO
  • Sweden: Fredrik Finnman, ASSA ALBOY
  • Sweden: Claude Zambeaux, Electrolux
  • Switzerland: Sabrina Hartusch, Triumph International
  • Switzerland: Alexandre Voisin, METALOR
  • United Kingdom: Victoria Tattersdill, DLA Piper

More information about this programme is available here: “FERMA Professional Development Initiative”

See also: Young Risk Professionals page