The Asia Risk Management Institute (ARiMI), established in 2003 in Singapore, is the first and leading executive education and research institute to answer the need for effective Enterprise Risk Management professional certifications in Asia. ARiMI Programs were first offered in collaboration with NUS Extension (a business unit of NUS Enterprise), which was a centre of excellence in lifelong learning for nearly 50 years.
Over the years, ARiMI has trained qualified professionals, risk consultants, senior management, executives and managers across various industries globally. These industries include finance, healthcare, petrochemical, telecommunications, transport, media, entities of government and statutory boards.
ARiMI offers a variety of programs and be-spoke training solutions to help profit and non-profit organisations attain their business and professional development goals; from 1-day workshops, 3-day master classes, be-spoke training, to 8-day and 6-day professional certification programs ARiMI-CERM™(Certified Enterprise-wide Risk Manager) and ARiMI-CPRM™ (Certified Professional Risk Manager) – the internationally recognised certifications.
We invite you to share our commitment to lifelong learning and to enjoy the intellectual stimulation flourishing within ARiMI’s professional learning community.
- Develop People – to be smart risk-takers and managers with the knowledge, skills and ethical principles that enable them to make difficult decisions that create sustainable value while managing the downside effectively.
- Transform Organizations – to be a stimulating place of continuous learning and innovation by building the capabilities (Control systems supported by Risk-Aware & Crisis Readiness Culture) for sustainable and profitable growth.
- Everyone in an organization will be fully recognized as a RISK MANAGER regardless of his/her position.
- Risk Management competency will be viewed as indispensable, not just to support effective governance and risk control, but also to nurture business innovation for sustainable and profitable growth in organizations.
ARIMI’S CORE VALUESOpenness and Diversity
We believe that we learn through the exchange of ideas and experiences. Therefore, we are open to diversity, respectful of differing views and free from any dominant culture or dogma.Teaching Excellence
Our seminar trainers are experienced lecturers. The seminars are based on proven teaching principles and sound didactic approaches. We encourage diversity in teaching methods, with no single school-of-thought predominating. What matters is the creative impact on participants in the classroom and on business practices at work.Rigor & Relevance in Research
We encourage diversity to stimulate and lead research on challenges and issues faced by companies in Asia, as they strive to manage risks efficiently to create Value. We will not let any single methodology predominate in our research approach, but we will ensure the rigor in the research methodological process.Closeness to Business World
Management knowledge and ensure the continuing relevance of our programs. We aim to build a platform to facilitate and stimulate discussion and learning among faculty and business managers.Entrepreneurial Spirit
We are eager to experiment and innovate in both the contents of our programs and the methods of delivery
ARiMI is based in Singapore. The Institute central office manages the overall program administration, program development and research for the learning solutions that are delivered in Singapore and around Asia.
ARiMI is home to some very energetic, talented and creative professionals, who spend their time ensuring that the requirements of the participants to our programs and of the organizations that employ them have been exceeded. The Central Institute office is staffed with a Chief Risk Strategist who is responsible for the strategy, program and research development, and an Executive Director who is responsible for the overall operations and administration of the Institute. It also houses an Associate Director of Human Capital and experts in various fields related to Risk and Crisis Management.
Meet the Management
Doureen Wu, Executive Director
Doureen Wu is Executive Director, Operations and Administration at ARiMI. Doureen is responsible for ensuring the institute’s operational excellence pertaining to the areas of program administration, business process management, quality control and procedures, client support and service. Prior to her current appointment, Doureen has also served in various professional and senior managerial positions in the transport, industrial development and telecommunication industries. With 20 years of experience in corporate change management, quality service management and program development, Doureen has developed strong expertise in internal procedures and processes re-engineering, delivering great improvement in performance and efficiency for the organizations she worked for. Doureen holds a B.Sc. with a major in Economics and a minor in Mathematics from the National University of Singapore, and an MBA from the Australian National University.
Marc Ronez, Chief Risk Strategist & Master Coach
Marc is responsible for the Research & Development of new learning programs and solutions. An innovative expert, he has designed and authored dozens of workshops and course modules on a wide range of topics from strategic risk management, risk & value analysis, innovation risk management governance and ethical transformation, social responsibility and crisis management as well as popular certification programs such as CPRM™ – Certified Professional Risk Manager and CERM™- Certified Enterprise-wide Risk Manager. Marc is also the Lead Coach and Program Leader in charge of organizing and delivering most of the Institute’s courses, certifications, corporate training programs and solutions. Prior to joining ARiMI, Marc has held a variety of senior positions in Europe and in Asia for multinational corporations in the education, consulting, risk, insurance and financial services industries. Marc has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth GSB, MSc in Insurance from University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne, a Master of Law – LLM from Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II), and Master of Advanced Business Practice from University of South Australia. He is also a Fellow in Applied Risk Management (FARM) from the CARM Institute. Marc is a regular speaker at international business conferences and a contributor to the trade press. He also maintains 2 Professional Blogs: The Risk Management Paradox and Risk Management Demystified to share his insights on practical governance, and risk management issues and to comment on current news.
Jenny Loh, Non-Executive Director, Human Capital
Jenny is responsible for helping organizations to review, design and develop risk management capabilities and competencies and by identifying the right risk management talents in the right position for the right positions. Jenny has extensive experience in the area of talent acquisition and development when she was holding senior HR leadership positions in MNCs such as Apex Tool Group, Ingersoll Rand and Tyco International. She has over 20 years of experience working with companies in their organizational development, change management, succession planning, human resource management and development. Her belief and passion for people and organization development had driven her to move from a career of Estate Management to being a professional Human Resource Leader. It was through this that she recognizes that the key to a company’s success is to drive high performance team by putting the right people in the right position, supported with structured and action learning development, and a framework of organizational planning and development. Jenny holds Bachelor of Science in Estate Management from National University of Singapore and Masters in Science for HR Development from University of Manchester.
Meet the Trainers
Marc Ronez, Chief Risk Strategist & Master Coach
Marc Ronez has over 20 years of experience accumulated through a variety of senior management positions in Europe and Asia for multinational corporations in the risk management, insurance and financial services industries. Through his research, training and consulting work, Marc has helped many organizations from various industry sectors to resolve sticky risk management problems and transform their business and operating models though the design and implementation of effective Risk Management Solutions, optimizing the way they manage their risk profile and prepare to manage various types of crisis and business changes successfully. His clients include organizations from insurance and financial services, government/public organisations, telecom, IT infrastructure, media/communication and oil and gas.
An accomplished coach and trainer with hands-on professional and academic experience, Marc has recognized expertise in organizing and delivering corporate training programs and solutions to share effectively knowledge with international management audiences. He also lectures on various risk and governance management topics at several institutes and universities in Asia.
An innovative expert, he has authored comprehensive methodologies and widely popular learning programs on risk decision-making, corporate governance, performance, human capital, risk and crisis management such as the CERM™ and the CPRM™ programs. Marc is also a sought-after speaker at international risk management conferences and as regular contributor to the field and trade press, he has been published extensively with over 50 articles and white papers to his credit.
Marc has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth GSB, MSc in Insurance from University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne, a Master of Law – LLM from Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II), and Master of Advanced Business Practice from University of South Australia.
He is also a Fellow in Applied Risk Management (EFARM) from the CARM Institute.
Bala Chandrasekaran, Managing Director & Chief Innovation Officer, JLT ASIA
Bala currently leads JLT’s New product development and innovation initiatives in the context of Enterprise Risk and Employee benefits management space. With an international career spanning 20+ years, Bala is a strategic thinker, business leader and hands on technology manager with core expertise centered on the use of technology, process engineering and information analytics.
His current areas of interest include Customer Experience Design, Sense Making, Cyber Risks, Data Analytics and Digital Transformation. He has also been assisting entrepreneurs in their efforts at business planning and risk management.
He is an active member of startup and incubation hubs based out of Singapore, Canada & Bangalore where he mentors early stage technology and ceramic art ventures. Bala holds and MBA from National University of Singapore and a Masters Degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science.
Sam Gibbins, Compliance & AML Trainer
Sam has an extensive background in corporate training across compliance, governance, anti-money laundering, financial crime and soft skills, and helps companies establish their training and development needs by reviewing their existing standards and processes, and offering guidance on areas for further improvement. He works with organisations to develop bespoke content suited to individual client needs for a variety of regional and global businesses.
Sam has, and continues to, train clients under the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) framework. He has worked on course and content design, development and delivery under multiple competency standard frameworks, including the Institute of Banking and Finance Standards (formerly FICS). In recent years, Sam has helped establish a number of financial services Compliance Academies, as well as Graduate Development Programs and Leadership Development Programs for corporate clients across varied industries.
A qualified adult educator, possessing the Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment (ACTA) from the Institute of Adult Learning (Singapore), Sam is also a registered Enrichment Trainer with the Ministry of Education (Singapore). He is a certified Leading Dimensions Profiling trainer, accredited by Leading Dimensions Consulting.
Xi-Wei Yeo, Gamification Trainer
Xi-Wei has been involved in Training and Development for over 10 years, working with international organizations and educational institutions to build training programmes and design new experiences. In 2015, he left a comfortable job as a branding executive in Singapore Airlines and found Living Theories, leading a team that focuses on designing new engagement experiences through gamification. Since then, he’s been invited to speak at multiple conferences and seminars, including last year’s Adult Learning Symposium, and works extensively with public service agencies to build new gamified experiences for the future.
Dr. Jean-Yves Le Corre, Senior Teaching Fellow at International Business School Suzhou
Dr Jean-Yves Le Corre has 10 years’ experience in large multinational corporations working as a business analyst, consultant and and internal audit manager. He also worked for several years as a professional trainer in the field executive education in the Asia region before joining the faculty team of Xian-Jiaotong Liverpool University in 2014. Jean-Yves is currently based in Mainland China.
He holds a french Diploma in Engineering from ENSEM (Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Electricite et Mecanique), an MSc. in Management from the University of London, and a Master in Auditing & Consulting from ESCP Europe School of Management. He is a Sloan Fellow from London Business School (U.K). He obtained his PhD (Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration) from the Bulacan State University, Republic of the Philippines. He is also a Certified Internal Auditor from the Institute of Internal Auditor with extensive experience in training and coaching internal audit executives.
Jean-Yves Le Corre fields of expertise cover contemporary issues in the theory and practice of performance management in the contemporary context of globalisation, interconnectedness, multi-culturalism and digitalisation. His research aims to lay the theoretical foundations for contextualized models of managerial control systems which embrace the complexity of the dynamics in organisations through empirical and indigenous research. His last publication ‘The American balanced scorecard versus the Chinese practice of Ping Heng Ji Fen Ka: A critical analysis’ offers a critical analysis of commonly accepted performance management frameworks in multicultural environments.
ARIMI BOARD COMMITTEES
ARiMI has various Board level committees who are responsible for guiding the Institute’s management on the strategic and operational direction in various key areas. The committees are made up of volunteer certified and professional members who can contribute to in their areas of expertise.Education & Certification Board
The purpose of the ARIMI Education & Certification Board is to promote the development and use of sound risk management standards and practices through publications, exams, training, research and academic partnerships.
Board members includes well-known experts in various area of risk management as well as business leaders and entrepreneurs. Their role is to ensure that ARiMI is focused on delivering value through effective practice oriented corporate learning solutions. The board members also contribute to the Institute’s research programs, curriculum development and to the development of new innovative course content, as well as the overall strategic direction for their particular area of expertise.
Professor Jean_Paul Louisot
Directeur Pédagogique CARM_Institute France
Regional Director JLT Risk Consulting Asia Singapore
Jean-Yves Le Corre
University Lecturer/Senior Teaching Fellow Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University China
Dr. Er Jwee Ping
Program Director Asia Risk Management Institute Singapore
Chief Risk Strategist & Master Coach Asia Risk Management Institute SingaporeScale Advisory Board
This board committee focuses on the needs and interests of the members of ARiMI Scale Network community. It looks at and advise ARiMI on the categories and conditions of memberships. It will also explore how to continuously develop and improve the activities and benefits offered to the various categories of members.
Alvin Chong – ARiMI-CPRM, ARiMI-CERM & ARiMI-FSRM
Risk and Internal Audit Lead Naufar Doha, Qatar
Charles Philip Ng – ARiMI-CPRM & ARiMI-CERM
Senior Manager, Constitutions & Legal Affairs | Chief Risk Management Officer World Scout Bureau Association MalaysiaEthics Council
The Ethics and Professional Conduct Council has two main responsibilities. First, it is responsible for the development and maintenance of ARiMI Standards of Best Practice, Conduct, and Ethics. Second, it is responsible for its enforcement. As a whole, it functions as an “Ombudsman” for the Institute, where any member may bring a concern or ethics complaint regarding any member of ARiMI Scale Network or graduates of ARiMI Certification programs for hearing and resolution.
If you would like to be more involved in the work of the Institute, perhaps by joining one of our committees, please contact for more information.
THE ARIMI SCALE NETWORK
The Scale Network is the professional network and online community platform created by ARiMI to promote connections and nurture fruitfull collaboration efforts between ARiMI certification holders and other risk practitioners.
ARIMI LECP™ RISK PROFESSIONAL LEARNING & COMPETENCY STANDARDS
People are considered to be competent when they are able to apply their knowledge and skills to successfully complete their work activities, in the widest range of expected and unexpected situations, to the standard of performance expected in the position they have in a given organization.
In today global and volatile world, high standards of competence are essential to ensure the effective management of risks and opportunities in organisations. As the leading professional research and educational body for risk management in Asia, ARiMI has taken a leading role to set the appropriate learning and competency standards to nurture effective managers and leaders. ARiMI Standards provide a framework for ARiMI’s certifications and other training programs. They also provide a roadmap to guide the professional learning development of individuals as their progress through their career.
Find Out More
ARIMI CODE OF ETHICS & PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
High standards of ethics and professional conduct are essential to ensure the appropriate management of risks and opportunities in organisations. Hence ARiMI sets forth this Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct to guide the professional and personal conduct of our members and our certification holders.
ALLIANCES & PARTNERS
Since 2003, ARiMI has collaborated with a number of reputable organisations from around the world, such as the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Insurance Institute of America (IIA) and so on. With our partners, we provide the latest in research, best practices, cutting-edge tools and techniques, and new frameworks and solutions in Risk and Crisis Management for our customers in Asia.
TYPES & BENEFITS OF PARTNERSHIPS
The ARiMI proudly joins its expertise with its Partners who can offer the Risk Management tools, techniques, concepts, and philosophies that help our alumni/members and their organizations succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.
You can join our Affiliates Partnership program to market ARiMI Certification Programs. You can also join our Corporate Recruiters Partnership Program and post Job Offer on our portal. You can become a Solutions Partnership and offers your products and services to our community. Finally you can advertise your products and services to our Community. Explore the next sections to learn about the different types of partnership opportunities.Affiliates Partnership Program
Would you like to promote and sell ARiMI highly recognized ERM programs?
We offer an interesting commission structure to partners who can market our Certifications and Workshops programs. Partners who join the Affiliates program will get access to various marketing resources that can help them to promote and sell our programs within their markets. Once your partnership has been accepted, you are an affiliate for any of the approved ARIMI programs. You will get a referral code and an affiliate link to put anywhere you would like (website, email, posts, etc). You can also set up a banner ad on your website pages (more explanations will be provided once you are an affiliate).
For more Information, please fill up the partnership inquiry form.Corporate Recruiters Partnership Program
With their diversity, professional experience and highly developed practical skills, ARiMI alumni are ready to contribute to ERM success of any organizations. Hence to meet your talent acquisition needs, ARiMI Career Services can partner with you to help you source talents from risk analyst to Chief Risk Officer levels.
The Risk Management Career Center on ARiMI Scale Network is a great platform for Job Offer posting and focused candidate searches. The Career Center database has over 500 essentially Asia-based risk professionals for you to tap on.
Find Out MoreSolutions Partnership Program
ARiMI’s Solutions Partners represent our key relationships with organizations who work in cooperation with us to provide relevant risk management related information, tools and other products for the risk professionals in our alumni and members community.
The Solutions Partners Program will be integrated into the Institute’s services through our courses, membership platform and so on. With this, ARiMI can be a pipeline for our partners to successfully reach a wide pool of Risk Management professionals from many industries and functions.
For more Information, please fill up the partnership inquiry form.Corporate Sponsorship & Advertising Program
Through ARiMI advertising and sponsorship packages, you will gain direct access to and increased awareness and recognition from our growing pool of alumni and members who are risk management professionals representing a wide range industries across Asia.
ARiMI various activities and platforms (ARiMI Website, Newsletter, Scale Network Online platform, conferences and so on) offers many opportunities to reach a broad spectrum of the risk profession or to highly target your message to reach specific audiences in our community. Our staff will be happy to work with you to help maximize your success. Find out how advertising and sponsorships can add value and positive returns to your organization. Advertising and sponsorship packages are customizable and typically can include branding, awareness building, marketing, sales and/or exhibition opportunities.
If you are interested and want to find out more, please fill our partnership enquiry form.
For more information on any of our partnership programs, please fill up the partnership inquiry form.
OUR PARTNERSThe American Institutes (CPCU & IIA)
The American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters (AICPCU) and the Insurance Institute of America (IIA) are offering professional certifications and general education to professionals in all segments of the insurance and risk management business as well as specialized study in particular fields. With over 100,000 students through more than 400 semester courses, workshops, self-study, state-of-the-art online courses, and customized in-house programs, this is the institute of reference in the United States for Risk Management and Insurance. We cooperate with the IIA to bring the ARM – Associate in Risk Management suite in Singapore and the region.
Check the ARM ProgramSterling Risk Solutions Sdn Bhd
Established in 2015, Sterling Risk Solutions (“SRS”) is set up as a direct spin-off to the risk consultancy services provided by Sterling Insurance Brokers.
Sterling Risk Solutions is established to provide an independent Consultancy services.
Sterling Risk Solutions main areas of Consultancy are Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Insurance & Claims Management (ICM) and Risk Management Information System (RMIS)
Find Out MoreMaddox Technologies
In this Digital Age, identifying, utilizing and protecting your corporate data and client information is a constant challenge for business. With the influx of information from multiple points, organisations may be overwhelmed by being able to understand and using their corporate data effectively. This may lead to mishandling and data leakage of corporate data which may be a costly affair for businesses.
We aim to create a seamless integration of information that allows it to flow freely and securely within an organisation, allowing teams to collaborate and access their corporate data efficiently. Through our Data Management and Data Security Solutions, we strive towards securing your valuable corporate data, your true asset in your organisation.
Unleash your digital potential with Maddox Technologies!
Find Out More