Atlas Group

Atlas supports FERMA European Risk Seminar 2016

Every two years, the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) organises a well-established seminar exclusively for risk managers, located in a different country, each time with the support of the local member association. This attracts hundreds of risk professionals from across Europe. In October 2016, for the first time, Malta is hosting this seminar with the assistance of the Malta Association of Risk Management (MARM).

Atlas Group’s Chief Risk Officer, Ian-Edward Stafrace, is also president of MARM and a member of the FERMA committee organising this event. He highlighted, “We have seen rapid growth in the development and recognition of the risk profession and its contributions. MARM is excited to host FERMA’s European Risk Seminar in Malta for the first time, where Europe’s community of passionate risk specialists and risk leaders will be able share and exchange their diverse knowledge and experience.”

The committee has issued the following video message on the content of the seminar and the main objectives for this edition of the event.

Atlas Insurance PCC Ltd is supporting the coming seminar as proud sponsors. More information is available from

Information about MARM
The Malta Association of Risk Management (MARM) promotes, advances and encourages the knowledge and use of risk management within the private and public sectors in the Maltese Islands. It represents the risk management profession in Malta providing its members with a forum for networking and exchanging of ideas and experience though various events and activities. MARM is a member of FERMA, the Federation of European Risk Management Associations

Information about FERMA
The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) brings together 22 national risk management associations in 20 European countries. FERMA has more than 4300 individual members representing a wide range of business sectors from major industrial and commercial companies to financial institutions and local government bodies. These members play a crucial role for their organisations with respect to the management and treatment of complex risk issues. FERMA works to improve the recognition of profile of the risk profession. It is frequently invited to participate in meetings and discussion groups with other trade and business organisations and represents the interests of European risk managers at EU and international level. Through these professional networks, FERMA presents the risk management methodology and its benefits to business and the community. FERMA also works with numerous educational bodies in Europe and welcomes collaboration from academics and all professionals involved in risk management.