Institute Administration & Community

ARiMI is home to some very energetic, talented and creative professionals, who spend many hours ensuring that the requirements of the participants to our programs and of the organizations that employ them have been exceeded.

The Asia Risk Management Institute (ARiMI) consists of a Central Office, located in Singapore - that manages the overall programs administration, curriculum development and research - and local campuses through our strategic partners in the different countries in which ARiMI operates to deliver the courses. The Central Institute is staffed with a Chief Risk Strategist who is responsible for the strategy and program development around the region, and an Executive Director who is responsible for the overall operations and administration of the Institute. It also houses a Program Director and experts in various fields related to Risk and Crisis Management.

The Central Institute Office is also responsible for Research and Development to create methodologies, tools and materials for our courses and programs that are delivered in Singapore and throughout the region.

Institute Management

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Institute Administration: 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 19 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.

Institute Administration: 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 the Chairman the Asian Risk Management Society and a former Vice-president of the Risk and Insurance Association of Singapore (RIMAS). 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.

Institute Administration: 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.