×

About Us

  • ARIMI About Us page banner

    ABOUT US

    Open the Door to a World of New Learning and Professional Growth Opportunities

    DISCOVER ARIMI – THE ASIA RISK MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE

    ARiMI is the leading professional education and research institution in Asia established in 2003 (formerly known as Asian Risk Management Institute) to answer the need for effective risk management professional education and research in Asia. From the beginning, ARiMI’s focus has been to provide an effective solution to the practical learning needs of business professional as today’s global and volatile economy requires that leaders and managers have access to the latest risk management thinking and tools to competitively position their businesses, ensuring survival and growth well into the future. Over the years, ARiMI has trained thousands of Professionals/Academia, Senior Management and Executives across a wide range of industries (Healthcare, Petrochemical, Finance, Telecommunications, Transport, Media, Consulting firms, Government Ministries, Statutory Boards, Universities and Training Firms) and coming from all over the world.

    ARIMI – MISSION & VISION

    As a professional educational institution, our MISSION is to:

    1. 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.
    2. 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.

    Our VISION is:

    Everyone in an organization will be fully recognized as a RISK MANAGER regardless of his/her position and that 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.

    WHAT WE DO AT A GLANCE

    To support the achievement of our MISSION, ARiMI is engaged in 4 complementary group of activities:

    ARIMI’S CORE VALUES

    Openness and Diversity

    Teaching Excellence

    Rigor & Relevance in Research

    Closeness to Business World

    Entrepreneurial Spirit

    INSTITUTE MANAGEMENT

    ARiMI is based in Singapore. The Institute central office is responsible and manages the overall programs administration, programs development and research for the learning solutions that are delivered in Singapore and around Asia – through our strategic partners in the different countries in which ARiMI operates to deliver its programs.

    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 a program administrator and experts in various fields related to Risk and Crisis Management.

    Meet the Management

    Doureen Wu 2017 ARiMI

    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.

    read more

    Marc Ronez 2017 ARiMI

    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 major worldwide corporations in the education, consulting, risk, insurance and financial services industries. Marc has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth GSB, an MSc in Insurance and a LLM from the University of La Sorbonne. 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.

    read more

    Dr. Er Jwee Ping, Program Director

    Jwee Ping is Program Director of the Institute. He is also an adjunct faculty with the NUS Business School and Singapore Management University. He has many years of experiences in teaching and consulting. Jwee Ping has many years of risk management consulting experience alongside with his academic career. He has project managed numerous risk operational reviews, process and system design improvement projects. Organizations that Jwee Ping has worked with include the US EPA, the United Nations, the Singapore National Co-operatives Federation and the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Jwee Ping has invaluable exposure in dealing with a wide spectrum of working environments and cultures in this region. Throughout his multi-industry consulting experience, Jwee Ping has designed and conducted numerous programs, seminars and workshops. Jwee Ping holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (1st Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore, an MA (Applied Economics) and PhD (Risk Management and Insurance) from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

    read more

    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

    Scale Advisory Board

    Ethics Council

    GET INVOLVED

    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.

    Contact Us

    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 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 wide range 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

    Corporate Recruiters Partnership Program

    Solutions Partnership Program

    PARTNERSHIP INQUIRY

    For more information on any of our partnership programs, please fill up the partnership inquiry form.

    Partnership Inquiry

    OUR PARTNERS

    The American Institutes (CPCU & IIA)

    Risk WISE Magazine

    RISK PARADIGM Information Analytics