Our Mission is to strengthen Switzerland’s standing as a center of expertise in risk management and financial engineering. The Swiss Risk Association aims to support and enforce the network and exchange of risk experts from different industries:
- Sharing Risk Information
- Setting Risk Standards
- Organizing Events
- Creating a networking platform
We believe that the financial marketplace Switzerland does and will make a significant contribution to best practices in international risk management.
Board of Directors (BoD)
The Board of Directors (BoD) is responsible for the strategy and represents the association externally. The Board members determine the yearly budget and the membership fees. They handle appeals of membership revocation and membership requests. Some Board members are further chairing a risk chapter.
Executive Committee (ExCo)
The Executive Committee (ExCo) meets once a month to decide on key operational topics: new sponsors, interfaces for sponsors, keynote speakers for Flagship events and Swiss Risk Dinners. They also approve the event calendar proposed by the CEO.
The Chapter Teams manage content and agenda of the chapter events. Each chapter team plans 2-3 yearly chapter meetings, accessibe for members only. Each chapter is chaired by a board member and can be co-chaired by a main sponsor. SRA sponsors and other experts of the topic can take over different roles within the chapter team to contribute.
|Chair||chooses chapter team, responsible for content and agenda, approval before information goes live on the web|
|Co-Chair||deputy and sparring partner of chair, potential role for main sponsors|
|Manager||responsible for operative planning of chapter meetings|
|Advisory||advises chair on speakers, content and agenda|
Office of the Secretary and CEO
The Office of the Secretary (Secretariat) handles the daily operations of the association: event organization, member and ticketing support, management of webpage and social platforms, marketing, sponsoring and accounting. The office is led by the CEO.
Risk Award Committee
The Risk Award Committee launched the Swiss Risk Award in 2017. They also make a first selection of nominees. The committee consists of Anton Seidel, Ioannis Akkizidis, Giselle Lim and János Blum.