The International Center for Captive Insurance Education ICCIE ended 2017 with a bang as it awarded the ICCIE Fellow designation to Lesley Thompson from MaplesFS Limited and also announced that 18 individuals received the ICCIE Associate in Captive Insurance or Certificate in Captive Insurance professional designations.
Five of the world's largest risk management associations have agreed to work together toward a recognition of their respective risk management designations/certification programs. The organizations are ALARYS (Latin America), FERMA (Europe), IRMSA (South Africa), PARIMA (Asia) and RIMS (North America).
An American university has chosen Bermuda as the domicile for the first known student-run captive insurance company. This small captive insurer was launched by students enrolled in the Davey Risk Management and Insurance Program at Butler University's Lacy School of Business.