RIMS, the risk management society®, and the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA), will bring together a panel of U.S.- and European-based risk leaders to share common and effective strategies for negotiating the COVID-19 global pandemic. A joint webinar titled, “Risk Management in a Global Pandemic – Early Lessons Learned, EU – US Perspectives” is scheduled for December 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. EST.   


    “Whether its property, customers, suppliers or partners, majority of businesses have global exposures that risk professionals must address in their programs,” said RIMS CEO Mary Roth. “The pandemic has highlighted the importance for global risk management collaboration. We are excited to work with FERMA to share these insightful risk management experiences.”


    FERMA CEO Typhaine Beaupérin added, “risk managers have clearly made important contributions to the resilience of their organizations during the ongoing pandemic. We’re very happy to be sharing and comparing success stories with RIMS, firmly in the belief this will help us all be better prepared for the next big crisis.”


    Panelists include:

    • Athina Pehrman,Group Risk Manager at Electrolux Professional Group, a sustainability leader in the appliance industry.
    • Melanie Steiner, Board Member, US Ecology, Inc., a leading provider of environmental services to commercial and government entities. Former CRO.
    • Typhaine Beaupérin, CEO of FERMA, moderator.


    The RIMS, FERMA webinar is part of a greater collaborative effort between the two associations to address risk management challenges stemming from the global pandemic.  Together, the two continue to explore opportunities to support the risk management community address significant business interruptions, as well as how best to work with insurers and brokers to prepare for future, similar adverse events. To register for the “Risk Management in a Global Pandemic – Early Lessons Learned, EU – US Perspectives” webinar, click here.