International Forum 2019

The international Forum organized by “Russian Risk Management Society” which took place on June 20-21, 2019 in the “Arturs SPA-hotel” located in the Moscow area, was devoted to discussion of new challenges and prospects of risk management development in Russia for 16 years of RusRisk activity.

Approximately 90 supervisors of risk-management departments and risk managers of industrial, insurance, investment and brokerage companies, banks, teachers and representatives of the authorities of the expert community, take it in.

Such well-known companies and organizations supported the forum: “Insurance Broker Willis CIS” Open Company, Insurance group “Sogaz”, JSC “AlfaStrahovanie”, OSAO “Ingosstrakh”, Open Company “Insurance broker “Silayn”, EY, JSC “AIG insurance company”, Open Company “AON Rus-Insurance brokers”, PJSC “MMC Norilsk Nickel”, RSPP Committee for technical regulation, standardization and assessment of conformity, Russian Institute of Directors, as well as international group “Interfax”, Agency of economic information “Prime”, journal “Problems of risk analysis”, RA “Expert RA”, journal “Effective crisis management. Practice”, BO “Financial sphere”, the First independent rating Agency, RIA “Standards and quality”, Analytical banking journal, National banking journal.

There are such special guests at the opening of the Forum: – Javier Mirabal (USA), Executive Director of the Latin American Association of risk management and insurance FUNDALARYS, who shared with the audience the experiences and practices of risk management and insurance in Latin America and the Caribbean within its regional Association;

Igor Nikolaev, the partner and Director of the Institute of strategic analysis FBK Grant Thornton - spoke about current macroeconomic risks in Russia.

First panel discussion - IDENTIFYING TRENDS “The role of risk-management in organization and risk-management practice” (moderator-Yuri Kostenko, Director of risk management, PJSC “AFK Sistema”) was devoted to the practical issues of risk management in Russian companies. There was a lively and professional discussion of risk-oriented approach to business processes in companies and organizations (speaker - Sergei Belousov, JSC “Stroytransoilgaz”), practices of calculation and application of risk appetite (Yuri Kostenko), the relevant tasks of the development of the risk management system in the companies with state participation (Artem Kurbatov, EY company), automation of business processes for risk management and inner control (Victoria Dereza, Open Company “Metalloinvest” and Artem Pinchuk, Interfax), project risk management (Catherine Puzhanova, JSC “PM SOFT”).

The second panel discussion – “Financial risks of industrial companies and digital economy” (moderator – Mikhail Pomazanov, “Promsvyazbank” PJSC) opened with a speech by Alexey Lobanov, Director of the banking regulation Department of the Central Bank of Russia, who acquainted the Forum participants with the progress of the banking regulation reform and the requirements of the Central Bank. There were discussed the problems of Big data and artificial intelligence in risk management and insurance, “pitfalls” of the digital economy, information and economic security. Had an active discussion of Anar Bahshaliev’s reports (Insurance group SOGAZ), Michael Pomazanov (PJSC "Promsvyazbank), Sergei Yakovlev, and others. The program of the first day of the Forum ended with the presentation of the European certification of risk managers of FERMA-Rimap, presented by Tatiana Shemyakina (RusRisk).

Was first held an instant lottery Charitable Fund of assistance to a family unit "Find family" within the Forum.

On the second day of the Forum there was organized a captivating Round Table "PROVIDING CONFIDENCE. Insurance of technical and production risks" (leader – Alexey Prudnikov, head of insurance Department of PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel). In Alexei Elokhin’s speeches (JSC “Alfa-Insurance”), Sergei Todorov (Open Company “Insurance broker Willis CIS”), Olga Brunina (OSAO “Ingosstrakh”), Sergey Biryukov and Pavel Lubin (JSC “NLMK”), Pavel Grishin and Mikhail Gostev (JSC MMC “Norilsk Nickel”), at which approaches of assessment of technical and production risks, as well as international standards and solutions for their insurance, environmental aspects, issues of an effectiveness of the insurance function, internal approaches of companies to the formation of insurance coverage, scoring models for production risks, business continuity plans and other relevant issues were substantively discussed.

In General, the discussion of the most urgent problems of risk management and insurance at the Forum will allow RusRisk to formulate its position within collaboration with Rosimushchestvo, Rosstandart and other government agencies, Russian and foreign partners, as well as in preparation for the next forum FERMA (Berlin, November 17-20, 2019).

The winners of the annual competition “Best risk management in Russia” in four nominations were awarded within the framework of the RusRisk Forum. Vladimir Gamza (Camber of Commerce of the Russian Federation) was recognized as a winner in the first nomination “For the overall contribution to the development of risk management in Russia”. The winner in the second one “Hope of year in the area of risk management in Russia” was Dmitry Voloshin (JSC Sbertech), prizewinner or laureate – Christina Serkova (Committee of state financial control of St. Petersburg). Winners in the third nomination “The Best system of risk management organization” Lyudmila Ozhiganova and Anna Karpova (PJSC “SIBUR holding”), Alexei Elokhin (JSC “Alfa-Insurance”) and Rinat Zaripov (JSC “Leasing company “KAMAZ”). And in the last but not least nomination “Best risk Manager of the year” won Yuri Kostenko (PJSC “AFK “Sistema”).

Were also awarded the Honorary signs of RusRisk “For personal contribution to the development of risk management in Russia” to Sergei Belousov (JSC “Stroytransoilgaz”) and Evgeniy Telenkov (JSC “MMC”Norilsk Nickel”).

The results of the last Forum once again confirmed the growing interest of the business community to the practical usage of the experience of risk management, accumulated in our country and the world, as well as the experience of risk management and insurance in their activities of developing new approaches and tools to overcome crises in various fields.